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THE OFFICIAL IN THE BUFF B52 GROUP BUILD

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Posted by greentracker98 on Saturday, March 9, 2013 12:16 AM

Oh okay, BUFF huh LOL

Dom - was just surprised, you signed me up before I finished editing post LOL

A.K.A. Ken                Making Modeling Great Again

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Posted by Bockscar on Saturday, March 9, 2013 12:20 AM

Striker8241

buffjock

Russ, I started my Bear H today along with the EB-52. Pics will be posted to Flikr in the next day ot so.

That is all, Basher Five-Two over and out....


 
Cool! Looking forward to seeing your progress, Allen.

I second that, I saw some Bear pics a while back, a super-detailer's dream.

"Just the Bear facts, Ma'am":

search?q=tupolev+bear&hl=en&client=firefox a&hs=qYE&rls=org.mozilla:en US:official&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei= dQ6UaD2MqaB2gXQ64CwAQ&ved=0CI0BEIke&biw=2463&bih=1261

Dom

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Posted by Bockscar on Saturday, March 9, 2013 12:33 AM

greentracker98

Oh okay, BUFF huh LOL

Dom - was just surprised, you signed me up before I finished editing post LOL

LOL;

Hey Ken,

Are you a rig driver, I have my license but got an office job.....

Always wanted to do long haul between Ontario and California.

You know, with a name like yours, the rig drivers might buy you a beerBeer

Dom

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Posted by greentracker98 on Saturday, March 9, 2013 12:59 AM

Dom - I wanted to drive, but hurt my back before I had  a chance I'm on SS Disibility. So, now I do plastic 18 wheelers.

My last name  isn't Worth, but my 1st name is Ken. I picked up the "Worth" nick at CTEMBC forum website. I'm also building Lisa Kelly's Kenworth in 25 scale from Ice Road Truckers.

A.K.A. Ken                Making Modeling Great Again

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Posted by Buffirn on Saturday, March 9, 2013 9:30 AM

Striker8241

 

Buffirn

After Russ finishes his D-model, here's his next project:

That shouldn't take too long! Big Smile

Augh! Big Smile Bang Head

That's not a "no". 

So when do you start?Wink

Jim Williams

 

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Posted by Striker8241 on Saturday, March 9, 2013 9:38 AM

The next time I turn 40 Big Smile.  Seriously, that is a nice looking H model...hmmmm

 

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Posted by greentracker98 on Saturday, March 9, 2013 9:51 AM

Darn, Sad I found the perfect nose art for my 52 "SAC TIME" She's nude, oh well there are others that are wearing some clothes. I guess it wouldn't be a good idea for other displays as well, not just here LOL

A.K.A. Ken                Making Modeling Great Again

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Posted by wynder on Saturday, March 9, 2013 12:58 PM

*cue the Arnold Horshack imitaton...*

I DO I DO!!

I had thought of joining this BUFF GB and building that very B-52 (XB-52 49-0230).

Late in its career, the XB-52 flew with two P & W J-75's.

Looking like an overgrown B-47, I really wanted to build this BUFF, but I've just moved from AZ to TN and everything is pretty much packed away. I may dig out a 'D' that is constructed but needs a new paint job. I have had it since just after high school, (I'm 47 now...) and it has been through a LOT. It is now in "flight" configuration with the gear and bomb doors all shut, but needing finishing and detailing with Phase V and other things to make it more correct. That shouldn't take much digging through boxes to find all I need.

I had asked Allen earlier by email about the command shields on the XB below. Does anyone have any idea what shields they would be, nose under "Stratofortress" and tail centered in the orange stripe. Anyone? I will build this configuration eventually when I get settled.

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Posted by wynder on Saturday, March 9, 2013 1:03 PM

I DO! I meant to post as a reply, but my post ended up as a new one on page 3.

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Posted by Bockscar on Saturday, March 9, 2013 6:32 PM

wynder

*cue the Arnold Horshack imitaton...*

I DO I DO!!

I had thought of joining this BUFF GB and building that very B-52 (XB-52 49-0230).

Late in its career, the XB-52 flew with two P & W J-75's.

Looking like an overgrown B-47, I really wanted to build this BUFF, but I've just moved from AZ to TN and everything is pretty much packed away. I may dig out a 'D' that is constructed but needs a new paint job. I have had it since just after high school, (I'm 47 now...) and it has been through a LOT. It is now in "flight" configuration with the gear and bomb doors all shut, but needing finishing and detailing with Phase V and other things to make it more correct. That shouldn't take much digging through boxes to find all I need.

I had asked Allen earlier by email about the command shields on the XB below. Does anyone have any idea what shields they would be, nose under "Stratofortress" and tail centered in the orange stripe. Anyone? I will build this configuration eventually when I get settled.

Wynder,

Thanks for that pic, that is one very cool looking BUFF, and yes, looks like a B-47 on steroids alright.

Refurbishing a beloved BUFF is definitely a good idea, I am partial to airplanes with a bit of history, and really like putting them back into commission, so I'll put you down for that.

Please send us some pics of what she looks like now, I would love to see them.

Dom

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Posted by wynder on Sunday, March 10, 2013 2:43 PM

It has become obvious to me that I need some help with posting here. I don't know how to quote to reply, I don't know how to attach these nice GB "signs" or whatever they're called... Is there a page on how to use this forum? I'm amazed that I successfully attached a photo of the six-engine XB-52 when it was doing engine testing. Must this be so complicated?

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Posted by wynder on Sunday, March 10, 2013 2:45 PM

... And to get rid of this "Sorry" sign below.>>>

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Posted by eatthis on Sunday, March 10, 2013 2:50 PM

anybody got any vietnam buff decals they dont need?

 

snow + 4wd + escessive hp = :)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7egUIS70YM

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Posted by greentracker98 on Sunday, March 10, 2013 7:36 PM

Wynder - I too am at a loss for posting quotes. I'll be watching to find the answer. Thanks for posting the question. I should've done it long before this.

A.K.A. Ken                Making Modeling Great Again

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Posted by Striker8241 on Sunday, March 10, 2013 8:14 PM

Guys, first you need to click on the "Use rich formatting" link.  If it's not at the bottom of the reply window, hit Reply.

This opens the Edit window. Just above in the text you'll see "Quote" . Click on this and it will show your the quoted text in hypertext tags ( [quote: name]  at the beginning and [/quote] at the end.

Hit Enter to move down a line and then enter your reply.

Cheers,

Russ

 

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Posted by Bockscar on Sunday, March 10, 2013 8:45 PM

Hi Wynder,

If you want to reply and quote, you hit the Reply button, then, hit the text that says "Use Rich Formatting" that has popped up beside it. Next, you will see Quote in green, and then you hit that.

The other person's post should now be visible, and the cursor should be just beside the end of their quoted post. In this format you can also use the tools that appear, you have used the video/picture link successfully.

To change one of your posts, and this comes in handy for racy nose art and the like as this is a family siteSmile

you will see a tiny yellow pencil to the bottom left of your post, hit that and your post comes up and then you can edit away, if you click on that photobucket tag and hit delete it should go away.

When you're done, hit "Post" and your revamped post should show up.

IF you go to "Forums" there's a menu of helpful info and tips, and a link to a "Help" forum.

Good luck posting, questions are welcome if you are still having problems.

Dom

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Posted by Bockscar on Sunday, March 10, 2013 8:52 PM

eatthis

anybody got any vietnam buff decals they dont need?

Naw eathis, wish I had a few xtra myself.

Duke Maddog or buffjock would probably be the guys if anybody.

Dom

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Posted by greentracker98 on Sunday, March 10, 2013 9:07 PM

ok, I think i got it,

A.K.A. Ken                Making Modeling Great Again

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Posted by Bockscar on Sunday, March 10, 2013 9:15 PM

greentracker98

Testing I don't see "Quote" to click on and I clicked on rich formatting. The edit box comes up empty

If you get into the Rich Formatting mode, you will see the grey banner at the top of your text box, it has all the tools and options in it. Just above that and to the left you should see the word "DESCRIPTION" and right above that there should be the word "Quote" in green.

if it's not there, maybe there's a compatability issue with your browser.

Dom

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Posted by greentracker98 on Sunday, March 10, 2013 9:19 PM

Bockscar

greentracker98

Testing I don't see "Quote" to click on and I clicked on rich formatting. The edit box comes up empty

If you get into the Rich Formatting mode, you will see the grey banner at the top of your text box, it has all the tools and options in it. Just above that and to the left you should see the word "DESCRIPTION" and right above that there should be the word "Quote" in green.

if it's not there, maybe there's a compatability issue with your browser.

Dom

  Testing - Got it - Thanks Dom Big Smile

A.K.A. Ken                Making Modeling Great Again

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Posted by Buffirn on Sunday, March 10, 2013 11:39 PM

eatthis

anybody got any vietnam buff decals they dont need?

I have the Super Scale set 72-152 that I am not using.  Send me a PM and we can make a deal.

Jim Williams

 

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Posted by Buffirn on Sunday, March 10, 2013 11:43 PM

greentracker98

Darn, Sad I found the perfect nose art for my 52 "SAC TIME" She's nude, oh well there are others that are wearing some clothes. I guess it wouldn't be a good idea for other displays as well, not just here LOL

I have the Warbird Decals set with SAC Time from Griffiss on it.  I won't be using that particualr set of decals.  PM me if you want them.

Jim Williams

 

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Posted by greentracker98 on Monday, March 11, 2013 12:29 AM

PM sent Jim Thanks

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Posted by eatthis on Monday, March 11, 2013 3:24 AM

pm sent jim

 

snow + 4wd + escessive hp = :)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7egUIS70YM

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Posted by buffjock on Monday, March 11, 2013 7:25 AM

Well, I started  sawin plastic last nite on my first GB. Russ has some pics he gonna  post for me. For the record, if anyone here has any leftovers from the GB, Dont throw them away. I have been saving 1/72 B-52 parts for the last 20 years.  Anything from landing gear to whole planes, I dont never knonw what Im gonna need or someone else may. Anyhoo, back to the GB, Id tell you what all the plane will have , but since its a "secret CIA one-off the never existed" you may realized the its mostly classified....Wink

NFN

Allen

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Posted by Bockscar on Monday, March 11, 2013 7:25 AM

greentracker98

Darn, Sad I found the perfect nose art for my 52 "SAC TIME" She's nude, oh well there are others that are wearing some clothes. I guess it wouldn't be a good idea for other displays as well, not just here LOL

Speaking of which, Eduard just released a P-38, with very risque nose art.

I can't post it it because this is a BUFF thread, PTP, and it is a family site, but if you search for Eduard Kozy Koza, you can check out the, uh, new kit 1170, P-38J Over Europe.....very nice bird....Whistling

Dom

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Posted by Striker8241 on Monday, March 11, 2013 8:51 AM

Hi, All,

Here are some pictures of Buffjock's "CIA B-52". He's adding forward and aft fuselage plugs here...

 

The last picture is of his Russian Bear kit.

 

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Posted by greentracker98 on Monday, March 11, 2013 5:19 PM

Bockscar

greentracker98

Darn, Sad I found the perfect nose art for my 52 "SAC TIME" She's nude, oh well there are others that are wearing some clothes. I guess it wouldn't be a good idea for other displays as well, not just here LOL

Speaking of which, Eduard just released a P-38, with very risque nose art.

I can't post it it because this is a BUFF thread, PTP, and it is a family site, but if you search for Eduard Kozy Koza, you can check out the, uh, new kit 1170, P-38J Over Europe.....very nice bird....Whistling

Dom

Very Cool Dom, I doubt that I'll be able to get it bcause of financial difficulties Crying

A.K.A. Ken                Making Modeling Great Again

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  • From: Ontario, Canada
Posted by Bockscar on Monday, March 11, 2013 7:29 PM

Striker8241

Hi, All,

Here are some pictures of Buffjock's "CIA B-52". He's adding forward and aft fuselage plugs here...

 

The last picture is of his Russian Bear kit.

Buffjock;

That's some serious Buff-O-Plasty going on. I have two questions;

1) Where'd you get the fuselage plugs, scratched?

2) How are you planning to reattach them? I have an idea if you haven't thought of it already, but don't want to crowd your build.

Russ: thanks for posting those, it's kind of scary seeing the parts lying around like that, a spooky reminder of the "Boneyard" and the "Guillotine".

Dom

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Posted by buffjock on Monday, March 11, 2013 10:02 PM

Dom,

Fuse plugs were borrowed from another AMT kit I got from ebay about ten years ago. It wasnt a complete kit

Initial attachment is done with ordinary testors liquid glue in the little black squeezy bottle.  After the initial set, it will be  reinforcded with good ole Devcon 5 ton epoxy.It AINT coming back apart....Maybe I shouldnt mention my "Eliminated" B-52D. Im tellin ya Kasner, its just like the boneyard around here....

NFN

Allen

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