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fjs
  • Member since
    September, 2017
G'day
Posted by fjs on Tuesday, September 05, 2017 3:29 AM

Hello all, My name is Fletcher (fjs), I live in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. I am 16 and yet I have been modeling for 9 years already! My first project was an Airfix M113 Armord Cavelry asult vehicl. I have joined this forum just to ask advice, complement your models, shair the work I do and see all your beautifull models!

On the bench: airfix 1/72 P-51D Mustang

 

fox
  • Member since
    January, 2007
  • From: Coatesville, Pa.
Posted by fox on Tuesday, September 05, 2017 7:02 PM

Welcome to the Forums Fletcher! Glad to have you aboard!

You've come to the right place to accomplish your goals. The members here are very knowledgeable and are ready to help you with any problems/questions that you might have. That's what we're here for.

I've been building for 70 of my 76 years and learned a lot here and I'm learning something new almost every day. My favorites are 1/72 and 1/48 WWI & WWII planes along with sailing ships. But, I also build anything I see that strikes my fancy and my wallet says OK.

Enjoy! Looking forward to seeing pics of your builds.

Jim  Captain

Photobucket Main WIP: Rebuild of Monogram 1/8 "Big Deuce" with 1/8 Pocher V-12 in rear - 10%

   On the Bench:   Revell 1/48 Ju 52/3m - 50%;  Revell 1/96 USS Kearsarge - 20% 

I keep hitting "escape", but I'm still here.

  • Member since
    July, 2012
  • From: Douglas AZ
Posted by littletimmy on Tuesday, September 05, 2017 7:28 PM

Howdy Fletcher !  I started building models at a young age too ( I was 4 ) but now I'm 51. 

I almost remember 16..... LOL.  Feel free to ask as many questions as you want . Sombody usually has the right answer. Dont forget.... we love pictures . make sure to post a few of your builds. 

                      Dont worry about the thumbprint... paint it rust and call it "Battle damage" !

  • Member since
    January, 2016
  • From: Outside The Box
Posted by Hunter on Tuesday, September 05, 2017 7:55 PM

Welcome Fletcher, and hope you enjoy yourself!!

Hunter

  

On the Bench:  Tamiya 1/48 A6M5C Type 52 Zero (Japanese VI GB)

  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Wednesday, September 06, 2017 12:12 AM

Welcome aboard.

 ''I am a Norfolk man, and I glory in being so''

  

On the bench: Hasegawa 1/32nd Ju 87G-2

  • Member since
    March, 2003
  • From: Northern New Jersey
Posted by Tojo72 on Wednesday, September 06, 2017 5:40 AM
Hello and welcome to the forums

  • Member since
    January, 2017
  • From: East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia
Posted by damouav on Wednesday, September 06, 2017 6:15 AM

Welcome aboard mate.

Look forward to seeing your future builds.

In Progress
1/48 Hasegawa Corsair AU-1 (F4U-6)
Pending
1/48 Hobby Boss TBF-1C Avenger
1/48 Tamiya P-47-D Bubbletop
1/48 Hasegawa P51-D
1/48 Roden S.E.5a
  • Member since
    September, 2003
  • From: AandF in the Badger State
Posted by checkmateking02 on Wednesday, September 06, 2017 9:50 AM

Welcome to the Forums, Fletcher!

Nulla Rosa Sine Spina

 

 

 

  • Member since
    May, 2017
  • From: Denver, Colorado
Posted by MrStecks on Wednesday, September 06, 2017 12:50 PM

Welcome aboard Fletcher.  This is a great community and I think you'll like it here.  I look forward to seeing your builds.   Welcome Sign

Cheers, Mark


On the bench: Eduard 1/32 P-47 Dottie Mae

In the queue: Tamiya 1/32 P-51 Mustang;  WNW 1/32 Fokker D.VII (Fok.) "Early";  Revell 1/48 B-25J;  AMT 1/48 Lockheed Vega;  AMT 1/48 Stinson Reliant SR-9;  Revell 1/48 TBF Avenger;  Hasegawa 1/48 Nakajima E8N1 Type 95 Reconnaissance Seaplane (DAVE) Model 1

  • Member since
    July, 2014
  • From: Meridian, ID
Posted by modelcrazy on Wednesday, September 06, 2017 3:40 PM

Welcome Fletcher. I started at 5 and have been building for 51 years.

ON THE BENCH

1/48 Revell P-40B
1/25 Monogram 57 Chevy Bel Air

In Que

1/700 Trumpeter Slava class Russian missile cruiser
1/48 Italeri Hurricane Mk.1 Trop (waiting for new parts from Italy)

  • Member since
    June, 2014
  • From: New Braunfels , Texas
Posted by Tanker - Builder on Thursday, September 07, 2017 8:43 AM

G'day Fletcher ;

 I welcome you to the forums . I have a friend I work with who is a retired Train Driver from your great land . I look forward to seeing your builds and helping if you have a question I can answer . Tanker-Builder

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