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About Jetgrob

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    Pickering, Canada
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    British military<br />Army <br />Navy<br />Air Force

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  1. Is there an Ark Royal model?

    1/700 Dragon produced (Ro7) as she appeared in 1991 (Through deck cruiser) 1/700 Starling Models are producing (Ro9) As she appeared after her last refit. (Later this year) https://starling-models.co.uk/index.php 1/700 Fujimi (Ro9) as she appeared in the 50's 1/700 Aoshima (91) does it in two versions 1/700 Trumpeter (91) not yet released. 1/350 merit (91) big kit with lots of detail and lots of after market additions available. I didn't include Revell 1/720 or Airfix 1/600 Some are easy to find others are harder, hope this helps.
  2. Tanmodel Buccaneer?

    Has it been released yet?
  3. Ark Royal R09 1/700 kit

    I just read in Airfix Model World (page 10, Sep issue) about a 1/700 Ark Royal R09 circa 1978 is being produced by Atlantic Models and Starling Models. Does anyone know anymore about this and is it on any of the companies website?
  4. Merlin Folded Rotors

    I just ordered a set, since I live in Canada the price is in US dollars it is around 28 US dollars or 22 GBP I got 10% off because it was my first order.
  5. Merlin Folded Rotors

    I was looking on line to see what was available to convert a RN Merlin to have folded rotors and came upon this. https://www.shapeways.com/product/HJJFXLSBZ/folding-rotors-for-revell-italeri-1-72-merlin Has anyone tried these?
  6. HMS Victorious R38 - looking for pictures

    Thanks Bootneck this is brilliant, just the info I was looking for. It will come in handy.
  7. what was your very first Airfix kit.

    My first Airfix kit was actually 3 kits I received for my birthday. Golden Hind (The little one with the water base, if I remember correctly it had a couple of holes so you could hang it on the wall). HMS Ark Royal F4U Corsair. The only one I painted was The Golden Hind. The corsair went strait out the bedroom window crashing below. HMS Ark Royal went into the bath tub to be sunk by duckie.
  8. HMS Victorious R38 - looking for pictures

    I am trying to build the Airfix kit and would like to know. I wish to build it as she was on her last deployment. What colour is the flight deck? Green as in the instructions? Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
  9. Andover Kits

    Has anyone looked at the S&M model of the Andover? What is it like? What decals come with it?
  10. Avro Shackleton AEW Mk. 2 Details

    Nice job. Now Airfix are releasing a AEW this year.
  11. Wessex In N.Ireland 70's

    Some more good info. Thanks
  12. 70's British army

    This is great guys thanks fro all the info.
  13. Wessex In N.Ireland 70's

    Thank you for all the help I will look into all the suggestions and links.
  14. Wessex In N.Ireland 70's

    My sister has asked me to do a diorama of a Wessex as used in N.Ireland in the early 70's She served in the UDR and was flown all over in a Wessex. The Wessex is easy but I would like to know if anybody has made Figures (Military) Landrover Saracen Bedford lorry. from this era. I have checked local hobby shops and have had no luck. Any and all help would be appreciated.
  15. Jaguar logo

    That's a terrible idea it should have the blue star of the Cowboys on it.