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Modern Group Build - COMPLETED - THANKS ALL !!

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  • Member since
    April, 2005
  • From: Australia
Posted by taxtp on Monday, June 06, 2016 1:43 AM
Yeah, I'll second that. Cheers Tony

I'm just taking it one GB at a time.

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    June, 2014
Posted by BrandonK on Monday, June 06, 2016 8:57 AM

Gamera, nice to hear you have some forward momentum. I am soooo itching to get going on this. I gotta clear the bench some first though.

BK

On the bench: 1/25 MPC Deserter GMC 4x4   

On Deck:

1/48 Pro-Modeller SB2C-4 Helldiver

1/48 Italeri Tornado IDS "Black Panthers"

1/48 Hasegawa P-38J Lightining

 

 

  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Monday, June 06, 2016 4:04 PM

BrandonK

Bish,

Glad you like the badge. I think it is one of the coolest planes ever built. Saw one in action when I was in the AF many moons ago. Super cool.

BK

 

I can agree with you there. Unfortunatly, i have never been lucky enough to see one fly, only on the ground. But thats impressive enough.

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

On the bench: ICM 1/35th Sd.Kfz 251/1 Ausf A

  • Member since
    July, 2014
  • From: Boise ID area
Posted by modelcrazy on Monday, June 06, 2016 4:16 PM

How about an RC version Big Smile

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-7r6Y_BxNo

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    August, 2014
  • From: Willamette Valley, Oregon
Posted by goldhammer on Monday, June 06, 2016 4:55 PM

I know I am getting old, forgetful, and senility is creeping in at a dead run.  And to top it off, it has been 40+ years, but Tamiyais calling for XF-19 in the office,with the instruments in flat black. 

I seem to remember that they were either very dark grey or black, simular to MM aircraft interior black, and most all of the instrument cases were just flat black, some were textured.

Thoughts??

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    June, 2014
Posted by BrandonK on Wednesday, June 08, 2016 8:55 AM

B_one fixer
Currently re-scribing  the whole kit.

That's a lot of work, but it certainly makes for a better looking model, in my opinion. Good looking office there. Looking forward to seeing this come together.

BK

On the bench: 1/25 MPC Deserter GMC 4x4   

On Deck:

1/48 Pro-Modeller SB2C-4 Helldiver

1/48 Italeri Tornado IDS "Black Panthers"

1/48 Hasegawa P-38J Lightining

 

 

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    June, 2014
Posted by BrandonK on Wednesday, June 08, 2016 8:56 AM

goldhammer

I know I am getting old, forgetful, and senility is creeping in at a dead run.  And to top it off, it has been 40+ years, but Tamiyais calling for XF-19 in the office,with the instruments in flat black. 

I seem to remember that they were either very dark grey or black, simular to MM aircraft interior black, and most all of the instrument cases were just flat black, some were textured.

Thoughts??

 

I am certainly not the one to be asking, but I have found that kit color callouts are often times incorrect. Hopefully someone else here can shed some light upon this issue.

BK

On the bench: 1/25 MPC Deserter GMC 4x4   

On Deck:

1/48 Pro-Modeller SB2C-4 Helldiver

1/48 Italeri Tornado IDS "Black Panthers"

1/48 Hasegawa P-38J Lightining

 

 

  • Member since
    August, 2014
  • From: Willamette Valley, Oregon
Posted by goldhammer on Wednesday, June 08, 2016 10:56 AM

I have the question listed on an F4 forum as well.  Will put up what I find out.  The Squadron booklet wasn't much help with colors as their pit diagrams were in the form of drawings.

 

***EDIT**

One of the guys over on Phantom Society got back, saying he uses either Dark Gull Grey or Dark Ghost Grey, with flat, gloss and interior blacks for the instruments and control boxes.

  • Member since
    August, 2015
  • From: the redlands Fl
Posted by crown r n7 on Wednesday, June 08, 2016 12:10 PM

ok Im in with this kit .Hasegawa 1/48 learjet C-21A .Im finishing up two kits now but I like the time frame on this GB

Nick.

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    June, 2014
Posted by BrandonK on Wednesday, June 08, 2016 7:20 PM

crown r n7

ok Im in with this kit .Hasegawa 1/48 learjet C-21A .Im finishing up two kits now but I like the time frame on this GB

 

ALRIGHT !! done and done.

BK

On the bench: 1/25 MPC Deserter GMC 4x4   

On Deck:

1/48 Pro-Modeller SB2C-4 Helldiver

1/48 Italeri Tornado IDS "Black Panthers"

1/48 Hasegawa P-38J Lightining

 

 

  • Member since
    November, 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Thursday, June 09, 2016 7:47 AM

B1: Looks good, about where I am but I haven't painted anything yet. 

Crown: Cool, looking forward to seeing how you paint her. I hate gloss white. 

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

  • Member since
    August, 2014
  • From: Willamette Valley, Oregon
Posted by goldhammer on Thursday, June 09, 2016 8:42 AM

Seeing the Lear---story told me by our FBO in Quincy (70 miles from Reno) when I was taking lessons back in the late 60's/early 70's.  When Bill Lear was at Stead outside Reno, he flew into Reno one day.  Was #2 behind a Cessna single engine prop.  Controller was twitchy about a jet behind the prop, and told Lear to execute a 360, to get some more spacing.  Bill, knowing he would not run over the Cessna, did a 360 roll.   Controller came unglued and started giving him all kinds of grief.  Bill just told him, I did a 360.....you never said in what direction you wanted it.

True or not, don't know, but is still good for a chuckle with the flying crowd.

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    January, 2015
Posted by BrandonD on Thursday, June 09, 2016 4:20 PM

Put me down for the 1/48 Eduard (Hasegawa) A-4 Skyhawk "Vietnam Scooters." I'll toss in something for a loadout to go along with it.

And if it's going to be such a long one, I'll likely go in with a 1/48 Eduard Mig-21R in Cuban markings and a 1/48 Eduard Mirage III.

-BD-

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    June, 2014
Posted by BrandonK on Thursday, June 09, 2016 11:53 PM

BrandonD

Put me down for the 1/48 Eduard (Hasegawa) A-4 Skyhawk "Vietnam Scooters." I'll toss in something for a loadout to go along with it.

And if it's going to be such a long one, I'll likely go in with a 1/48 Eduard Mig-21R in Cuban markings and a 1/48 Eduard Mirage III.

-BD-

 

Gotcha down Buddy. I too am looking forward to getting some of my newer stuff on display and out of the box.

BK

On the bench: 1/25 MPC Deserter GMC 4x4   

On Deck:

1/48 Pro-Modeller SB2C-4 Helldiver

1/48 Italeri Tornado IDS "Black Panthers"

1/48 Hasegawa P-38J Lightining

 

 

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    April, 2014
Posted by B_one fixer on Saturday, June 11, 2016 1:03 AM

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    January, 2014
  • From: Toronto
Posted by Rob S. on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7:41 PM

Office on that t-cat looks fantastic thus far B-one...way to go!

I am happy to report my MiG 29 has arrived after 6 weeks from China!! Man, 6 weeks. Anyway, the seller did say between 10 and 20th of June. Pretty accurate for ChinaPost. Anyway, I opened 'er up and she's the typical modern Trumpeter quality. Extremely nice kit and I'm looking forward to getting started after I finish up a few things. I expect to get at this one soon.

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On the Bench: Nothing on the go ATM

  • Member since
    June, 2014
Posted by BrandonK on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 10:26 PM

B1, that pit is looking really sharp. I hope I can do as good of a job when I start my F4. I haven't built any modern kits for 30 years, so I have no experience with the layout or color. Ill have to move carefully.

Rob, I really like the Mig 29 and I cant wait to start mine. I too have some kits that need t be done first however. Looking forward to yours.

BK

On the bench: 1/25 MPC Deserter GMC 4x4   

On Deck:

1/48 Pro-Modeller SB2C-4 Helldiver

1/48 Italeri Tornado IDS "Black Panthers"

1/48 Hasegawa P-38J Lightining

 

 

  • Member since
    November, 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:48 AM

Oh wow B-1, that cockpit looks great, if mine comes out a tenth as good I'll be pleased with it. 

Rob: Looks like a nice kit, I've come to really like the Trumpeteer stuff. 

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

  • Member since
    April, 2014
Posted by B_one fixer on Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:26 PM

thanks everyone for the compliments, I got the paint laid down on the tomcat. This is going alot faster than I thought it would. The scme I picked is a VF-41 bird in 2001 with a unique overall Dark Gull Gray scheme. It really stands out compared to the usual TPS ghost gray tomcats.

  • Member since
    April, 2014
Posted by B_one fixer on Monday, June 20, 2016 9:40 PM

Calling this one done. It went by alot quicker than expected. Maybe I will build another kit we shall see.

Revell's 1/48 F-14D converted to an A. Decals are from CAM decals depicting VF-41 in 2001 in thier overall dark gull grey scheme.

  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 1:03 AM

I seemed to have missed this completly B-one. Lovely finish, really nice looking build.

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

On the bench: ICM 1/35th Sd.Kfz 251/1 Ausf A

  • Member since
    November, 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 8:07 AM

Oh wow B1, I've barely gotten started and you're done- and beautiful job there too!!! 

KUDOS!!! Yes

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

  • Member since
    May, 2013
  • From: From the Mit, but live in Mason, O high ho
Posted by hogfanfs on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 8:55 AM

B1,

Fantastic job! I really like the paint scheme (I have the same CAM decal set, just for this scheme) and the weathering looks great!

 Bruce

 

 On the bench:  1/48 Eduard MiG-21MF

                        1/35 Takom Merkava Mk.I

 

  • Member since
    June, 2014
Posted by BrandonK on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 9:12 AM

Holy cow B_One !! That is one seriously nice looking F-14. That has to be one of the nicest ones I've seen done here, and that's saying something.  Supergreat work on that kit. Kudos for being #1 out of the gate and to the finish line.

BK

On the bench: 1/25 MPC Deserter GMC 4x4   

On Deck:

1/48 Pro-Modeller SB2C-4 Helldiver

1/48 Italeri Tornado IDS "Black Panthers"

1/48 Hasegawa P-38J Lightining

 

 

  • Member since
    April, 2014
Posted by B_one fixer on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 11:01 AM

Thanks everyone for the kind words. I had a week off from work so I just plugged away at the kit and before I knew it i was done.

  • Member since
    January, 2014
  • From: Toronto
Posted by Rob S. on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:08 PM

Truly a magnificent beast B-one!! Way to go YesCoolYes

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On the Bench: Nothing on the go ATM

  • Member since
    January, 2014
  • From: Toronto
Posted by Rob S. on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 7:11 PM

Brandon, could you please amend my entry? I'm going to shelve the MiG in favour of a Canadian CF-18 in the Battle of Britain commemorative scheme as I want to get this one on the go and I'll hit the MiG later this summer.

I was saving this for another build that seems stalled, so, I wanna giver 'er a go.

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On the Bench: Nothing on the go ATM

  • Member since
    June, 2014
Posted by BrandonK on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 11:04 PM

Rob, got the entry added. Nice, that will be a neat scheme for the F-18.

BK

On the bench: 1/25 MPC Deserter GMC 4x4   

On Deck:

1/48 Pro-Modeller SB2C-4 Helldiver

1/48 Italeri Tornado IDS "Black Panthers"

1/48 Hasegawa P-38J Lightining

 

 

  • Member since
    November, 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Thursday, June 23, 2016 11:02 AM

That looks awesome Rob, I love these tribute paint schemes.

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

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