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Dave J

Soo.... What did you just get???

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Gus;- your wife and mine need to have a wee chat....I can only dream of having dearest front up with one of these beauties!

Good luck with the new project!

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8 minutes ago, Dennis.E said:

Gus;- your wife and mine need to have a wee chat....I can only dream of having dearest front up with one of these beauties!

Good luck with the new project!

 

You reckon that's bad? ... Check the guy over on LSP (from Belgium) ...

 

His wife ASKED him to build her a 1/32 B-17 ... :censored:

 

Much respect for his Oceans 11 style in pulling off the biggest con job in modelling history!!

 

Not only did he get permission from SWMBO to buy an expensive kit ... she actively BELIEVES she wants him to do it!!

 

Amazeballs!!

 

Rog :)

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Hi Rog,

Yes I saw over on LSP what Mark had achieved!? :o

Mine was just luck, I could have ended up with anything - as far as my wife is concerned they are all just dust collectors. If I can convince her that that's a good reason to buy a display case big enough for 32nd scale jets then I'll have managed a similar 'con'!

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Ok, ok, I did it.  I sprung for DeAgostini Millenium Falcon.  Plus some extras.  I won't even *think* about starting the build until I have at least the first half of the shipments, but the first load arrived today, giving me an idea about what to expect.

 

the Falcon bits:

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And the Extras:

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These are PE and decal sets for the cockpit, hold, turret interiors and main engine screen.  All by ParaGrafix.  I also have some extra cockpit lighting enroute, and I'm looking at some other bits as well.  

 

This kit gives me something that's just plain fun to which to look forward.

 

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Finally, after a long time doubt about to purchase one or not, i did it............:oops: 

 

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Want to make a Belgian Target towing Mosquito, so the extra decals that came with the kit was a nice surprise.

 

For reference, i got me some books, two for the Mosquito (i know, the one isn't for the same type, but the Belgian Target towing device is explained in it.) and one to get some advice regarding bare metal painting.

 

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For the rest some materials, the perfect plastic putty (i heard a lot of positive comments about it, so time to try out.), some micro brushes, perfect for chipping effects, extra thing Tamiya cement quick setting and the new liquid chrome pen, something i really wanna try out.

 

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Greetz

 

Danny

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Here we go ...

 

Very impressive - The postage out of China collected 4th March ... arrived at my post office 10th March!

I have already acquired the Trumpeter renditions of the Ju-87A and B ...

Here's the Ju-87D and G ...

 

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Of course, with these there are the typical Trumpeter issues ... A couple of inaccuracies. Though in this instance I'm pretty sure that most can be worked out with a bit of parts swapping!!

In a weird quirk ... the bomb load/crutch required for the D is in the B kit ... and vice-versa ... corrections to the shape issues in the B kit will come via Brian Fawcetts resin correction set.

The G kit under-wing guns are handed ... which, of course, aren't on the real bird ... The D kit contains a repeat sprue for this (for whatever reason) - so I should (barring any weird fit issues) be able to pull the required correction from this kit.

 

The D and G kits also contain some Geißkanne pods (suitable for a D-3) ... Those who know their Stuka's will remember that the earlier D variants had the shorter wingtips ...

So a Hasegawa/Revell kit will be needed ... either to install this ordinance variation ... or for the wing tips, perhaps?

 

Rog :)

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Score of today shopping at the Antwerp modeling convention........

 

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My very first HK kit, after i bought the Tamiya Mosquito last week i decided to buy the HK Mosquito also.

 

I had a nice chat with Jeroen and Cees, thank's mates for the nice talk:thumbsup2::thumbsup2:

 

Greetz

 

Danny

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More AM ...

 

GMF had one last Schatton-Modellblau 1/32 BK.5 brass barrel in stock ... So I nabbed it!! ... since I had to pay for shipping anyway, I added the B-25 tail end correction set:

 

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The BK.5 barrel was acquired so that I can make this:

 

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From this:

 

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The two problem factors now are: ... theres a telescopic sight for the gun which sits in the cockpit, poking out of the windscreen and the bomb-bay doors were bulged in order to fit the gun and magazine.

 

I can't scratch build for nuts ... so what to do?? ...  :shrug:

 

Rog :)

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Finally, after a long time doubt about to purchase one or not, i did it............:oops: 

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Score of today shopping at the Antwerp modeling convention........

Hi Danny,

From zero with doubts to two. The Mosquitos are swarming around you. Yeah, once you get bitten you are infected. I will stay with my Tamiya one and a lot of AM an give the MK IV a pass. Hard to say no :).

Cheers Rob

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Been a hard day for my postie.
 

Millennium Falcon stuff including pulsating animated Hyperdrive lights (Neopixel), Paragrafix PE, underside lights and gear bay doors.

 

Bandai AT-ST

 

Fisher Models Meteor T.7 conversion for HK Models kit

 

Tirydium lighting set for Moebius 1/32 Cylon Raider (Original series)

 

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