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Aces on the Wrong Side of History GB - 2018

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  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Sunday, April 15, 2018 2:12 PM

Very nicely done Waggish. Great job on the scheme, the mottling look really well done.

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

 

On the bench: Amusing Hobby 1/35th Lowe

  • Member since
    July, 2014
  • From: Meridian, ID
Posted by modelcrazy on Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:09 PM

Great job WA, hard to believe that's a 1/72!

Steve

ON THE BENCH

1/35 Hobby Boss Fieseler Storch
1/72 Hasegawa Nell
1/48 Tamiya Swordfish
1/350 Tamiya Prince of Wales

In Que

1/700 Tamiya King George V

 

  • Member since
    July, 2014
  • From: Meridian, ID
Posted by modelcrazy on Sunday, April 15, 2018 3:50 PM

Also WA, I was thinking of picking this up tomorrow, if someone dosn't buy it before I do.

It was flown by Tetsuzo Iwamoto who was credited with at least 87 victories based on the RAF and FAA scoring systems, but his diary claims 202 alied aircraft. Either way he was one of the top scoring aces in the IJNAS.

I'll let you know if I get it.

Steve

Steve

ON THE BENCH

1/35 Hobby Boss Fieseler Storch
1/72 Hasegawa Nell
1/48 Tamiya Swordfish
1/350 Tamiya Prince of Wales

In Que

1/700 Tamiya King George V

 

  • Member since
    August, 2012
  • From: Parker City, IN.
Posted by Rambo on Sunday, April 15, 2018 4:36 PM
WA: That looks really good great job on the mottling and the decals.

Clint

  • Member since
    April, 2006
  • From: ON, Canada
Posted by jgeratic on Sunday, April 15, 2018 4:57 PM

Waggish, excellent job with the Airfix Emil. Yes
Colours look very good, and great stuff with the mottling at this scale.

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Thanks  Bish.
The bust is a total of six parts if one includes the brass rod to mount - note no base.  Also have the option to go hatless.

regards,

Jack

 

  • Member since
    April, 2015
Posted by Mopar Madness on Sunday, April 15, 2018 5:59 PM

Wag - Nice Emil!  Those decals look great.

Chad

God, Family, Models...

At the plate: 1/72 Airfix A-4 Skyhawk

On deck: 1/700 Trumpeter Graf Zeppelin

In the hole: 1/72 ICM FW 189A-1  

  • Member since
    April, 2005
  • From: Australia
Posted by taxtp on Sunday, April 15, 2018 6:03 PM

WA, your 109E looks spot on. Nice job !

Jack, I'll be interested to watch you paint that bust.

Cheers

Tony 

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

  • Member since
    December, 2002
  • From: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Posted by Bish on Monday, April 16, 2018 2:05 AM

Cheers Jack. I like the look of that, nice detail and the two heads is a nice touch. Will have to get a couple of theirs.

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

 

On the bench: Amusing Hobby 1/35th Lowe

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    May, 2013
  • From: From the Mit, but live in Mason, O high ho
Posted by hogfanfs on Monday, April 16, 2018 7:36 AM

Waggish, great job on the Emil!

 Bruce

 

 

  • Member since
    March, 2003
  • From: Towson MD
Posted by gregbale on Monday, April 16, 2018 8:24 AM

Really lovely work on the Emil.

An inspiring bench-mark for the rest of us!

Greg

 George Lewis:

"Every time you correct me on my grammar I love you a little fewer."

 

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  • Member since
    April, 2017
  • From: Earth
Posted by TomcatModelKits on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 6:20 AM
Count me in! I'm planning on building two 109s flown by Erich Hartmann. One is a Hobby Boss 48th Scale G-6, and the other is an Academy 72nd scale G-14 in winter camo. Whenever I try upload photos to this forum they never appear, so I'll probably post updates on my youtube or twitter. Here are the links so you guys can check them out: https://twitter.com/TomcatModelKits https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-21TUgHUso3N2ifb0d32JQ Good luck to all of you joining! :D
  • Member since
    September, 2012
Posted by GMorrison on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 9:19 AM

Well, now you have me thinking.

I've got a cute model in the stash of Marseille and his car "OTTO". 

I'll see if I can get it out and if it's intact.

  • Member since
    September, 2016
Posted by TheWaggishAmerican on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 1:04 PM

TomcatModelKits
. Whenever I try upload photos to this forum they never appear, so I'll probably post updates on my youtube or twitter.

Tomcat, I entered you into the roster. As for your picture problem- here the solution. NEVER use the upload button. Upload your image to flickr, right-click on the image in the camera roll, click copy, then come back to the forum and ctrl+v the picture directly to your post. 

Bish, ModelCrazy, Rambo, mopar, hogfanfs, and gregbale, thanks! I've actually finished my other submission as well- but I didn't take a whole lot of WIP pics, so I don't know if I'm going to post it or not. 

GMorrison, thanks! I you find it and you still want in, let me know. I've never heard of 'otto' before- very interesting. 

jgeratic- Thanks! That looks like a very nice molding. Are you planning on hat, or no hat?

taxtp- thanks, and I'll be watching with great interst as well. 

 

youtube.com/c/TheWaggishAmerican

On the Bench- Tamiya 1/48 Fw-190D9, AMT 1/72 F-15, Academy 1/72 OV-10, 1/32 Fiesler Storch, 1/200 Mercury, Gemini, Atlas, Saturn 1b, Saturn V, Monogram 1/72 'Nam- Tour of Duty' F-4J

  • Member since
    August, 2015
  • From: the redlands Fl
Posted by crown r n7 on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 4:53 PM

waggish great job on the 109 ! And the 1st one done.

  

 Nick.

  • Member since
    September, 2012
Posted by GMorrison on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 12:52 AM

I found this kit in the stash. Actually I have a second too, not Marseille.

  • Member since
    April, 2006
  • From: ON, Canada
Posted by jgeratic on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 9:30 AM

TheWaggishAmerican

 

jgeratic- Thanks! That looks like a very nice molding. Are you planning on hat, or no hat?

 

 

Right now, I envision the build to be with the hat.

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GMorrison, if you do decide to go with 'Otto', that would be cool to see another figure build.

regards,

Jack

  • Member since
    September, 2012
Posted by GMorrison on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 11:58 AM

Waggish, I'd like to enter with "OTTO". I'll do the Marseille figure, it'll never come anywhere close to what Jack can do but it's 54mm big enough to see what I'm doing.

This guy was something, 150 some kills against Western Allies. Died at the age of 22.

  • Member since
    September, 2016
Posted by TheWaggishAmerican on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 12:25 PM

GMorrison

Waggish, I'd like to enter with "OTTO". I'll do the Marseille figure, it'll never come anywhere close to what Jack can do but it's 54mm big enough to see what I'm doing.

This guy was something, 150 some kills against Western Allies. Died at the age of 22.

 

I've entered you. He truly was something. Can you imagine the tole he would have taken if he had survived long enough to hunt the American bomber streams pre-escort?

youtube.com/c/TheWaggishAmerican

On the Bench- Tamiya 1/48 Fw-190D9, AMT 1/72 F-15, Academy 1/72 OV-10, 1/32 Fiesler Storch, 1/200 Mercury, Gemini, Atlas, Saturn 1b, Saturn V, Monogram 1/72 'Nam- Tour of Duty' F-4J

  • Member since
    April, 2005
  • From: Australia
Posted by taxtp on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 7:01 PM

I'm looking forward to seeing your Marseille GM, I'm painting one in another GB.

Cheers

Tony

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

  • Member since
    March, 2013
Posted by kyleSD70MAC on Thursday, April 19, 2018 1:28 AM

I guess I might join. I've got an Academy Bf-109 G-6 in 1/72 I'm going to decal as Franz Stigler's plane, from when he escorted the badly-damaged B-17 "Ye Olde Pub" to the North Sea, saluted, and flew away instead of shooting them down. Just need to get the right paints for it.

I also have revell's 1/32 Fw 190A-8 I hope to make as Otto Bach's plane (https://roncole.net/collections/authentic-aircraft-relic-displays/products/luftwaffe-fw190-ace-otto-bach-relic-display-ron-cole-aviation-art-wwii), which I have a piece of, but I'm still trying to find enough decal sets to make the scheme before I get back to it. But that'll have to wait for another time.

  • Member since
    September, 2016
Posted by TheWaggishAmerican on Friday, April 20, 2018 7:23 AM

kyleSD70MAC

I guess I might join. I've got an Academy Bf-109 G-6 in 1/72 I'm going to decal as Franz Stigler's plane, from when he escorted the badly-damaged B-17 "Ye Olde Pub" to the North Sea, saluted, and flew away instead of shooting them down. Just need to get the right paints for it. 

Stigler is a really interesting guy. He ended the war flying 262's from an airstrip made out of an old highway. When you're sure you want in, let me know and I'll add you. 

youtube.com/c/TheWaggishAmerican

On the Bench- Tamiya 1/48 Fw-190D9, AMT 1/72 F-15, Academy 1/72 OV-10, 1/32 Fiesler Storch, 1/200 Mercury, Gemini, Atlas, Saturn 1b, Saturn V, Monogram 1/72 'Nam- Tour of Duty' F-4J

  • Member since
    September, 2012
Posted by GMorrison on Friday, April 20, 2018 1:11 PM

I got out the two Kubel kits I have. The first one is a straight DAK car, the second is the same kit with Marseille and the OTTO decals. For those wondering, OTTO is "eight" in Italian. He was given the car by the Regia, why they added the OTTO is in some dispute.

I had started the DAK car, and then found OTTO and bought that kit too.

Here's the DAK car, a real glue bomb. I'm going to rescue it and keep the second kit in the box.

First things first, take it apart.

  • Member since
    August, 2012
  • From: Parker City, IN.
Posted by Rambo on Friday, April 20, 2018 3:09 PM

GMorrison: Looks like your going to have a lot of clean up there.

Clint

  • Member since
    September, 2012
Posted by GMorrison on Friday, April 20, 2018 4:05 PM

I only have myself to blame. At the time I was trying runny CA and it got all over.

I've since gone back to solvent cement, and gotten better at this gig.

At least the CA is pretty easy to scrape off. I was able to snap this thing apart in about an hour.

Yes, cleanup will take a couple of beers tonight.

  • Member since
    August, 2012
  • From: Parker City, IN.
Posted by Rambo on Friday, April 20, 2018 4:22 PM
Can't wait to see it back together lol.

Clint

  • Member since
    April, 2017
  • From: Earth
Posted by TomcatModelKits on Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:27 AM

I got my 109 G-14!  I built the G-6 version of the kit a few months ago, and it was really fun!  I can't wait to start this one tomorrow!  WIP pictures will be posted too.  Big Smile

(you might have to click the picture in order to see the image)

  • Member since
    April, 2006
  • From: ON, Canada
Posted by jgeratic on Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:40 AM

TomcatModelKits

 

(I'm replying to this post because I can't seem to find a button which allows me to post something without replying to someone else's.  If anyone can point it out to me, that would be highly appreciated.  I don't use this forum very often so I haven't familiarised myself with it yet.)

 

Tomcat, you can hit any 'reply' button in the thread, but your post will still end up in chronological order, i.e. as being the last post until the next person comes along to reply.

The only advantage of picking a specific response to reply to, is you are given the option to directly quote them in your post (like I just have done). Cool

regards,

Jack

  • Member since
    April, 2017
  • From: Earth
Posted by TomcatModelKits on Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:52 AM

Thanks!

  • Member since
    September, 2016
Posted by TheWaggishAmerican on Saturday, April 21, 2018 11:11 AM

GMorrison, how did you get those seperated? It'll be interesting watching you salvage her. 

 

Tomcat, it's great to see that you're getting started!

youtube.com/c/TheWaggishAmerican

On the Bench- Tamiya 1/48 Fw-190D9, AMT 1/72 F-15, Academy 1/72 OV-10, 1/32 Fiesler Storch, 1/200 Mercury, Gemini, Atlas, Saturn 1b, Saturn V, Monogram 1/72 'Nam- Tour of Duty' F-4J

  • Member since
    March, 2003
  • From: Towson MD
Posted by gregbale on Saturday, April 21, 2018 1:08 PM

I'll be working on my 21stCentury Bf109 slowly at first, since I'm about 3/4 of the way through another labor-intensive parallel project. But I've cut my first plastic, and started to work out details of the build. It's not going to be 'super-detailed,' but I'll replace or improve enough to dress it up a little.

I'll probably be content to leave ailerons and flaps in a 'neutral' position...but to me a 109 doesn't look right without the radiator flaps split. I used my micro-saw and a scriber to dismount said flaps:

The molded-in interior detail is way-simplified for 1/32 scale...but really not too bad, with deep relief, and judging from other online builds I've seen, paints up quite nicely. The 'bucket' and IP are also a good start:

I do, however, have a nice pre-colored intstrument panel from Eduard that I intend to use; so the prominent 'pockets' to hold the kit part need to be removed:

I've started work on the IP, but no photos yet.

Glad to see new 'faces' jumping on the wagon. I look forward to seeing all the projects develop!

Greg

 George Lewis:

"Every time you correct me on my grammar I love you a little fewer."

 

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