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simmerit

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  1. The worky thing has completely taken over. Its the mrs big birthday next week also, so I'm off to SA for a week. I'll be back on it when I get back. Honest. Anywa, I've missed catching up on the builds on here
  2. I meant November. I dont know if I'm coming or going at the minute as the worky thing is manic!!
  3. Erm no. I always put the models down in the summer months and pick em up when the clocks go back, which is the end of this month. I should be back on it in September. Its a labour of love......................
  4. Catching Pictures in the Air

    I'm still here fella. Its the summer and I always close down the modelling in the summer. Dark nights soon, so I will be back on the bloody Wokka
  5. All I got done was the filling on the doplar - she made me build a deck yesterday
  6. So the other side is done. That last snag on the snag list that's preventing me priming is this The dreaded doplar. Should be done tomoz. Quick hound update. She's mahoosive now and a total pain in the arrse
  7. well that was a dismal failure!! BUT This works! One down, one to go!
  8. This is the problem with the hinterweb - one of the lads on ARRSE provided some input The steel ballistic panels used to be a **** as they were so heavy, one on the inside of the bottom of each cockpit "door", two smaller ones on the floor either side of the cyclic stick, the companionway floor (turned it into an ice rink when wet), the door plug externally armoured (you've done) and three panels across the floor between station 120 and 160 (between the escape hatch LH and the door RH); these were half inch ish armour plate with cut outs for the cargo tie downs and bolted down in each corner.And the door panels were painted black on both sides, so they don't show up well in pictures (as the whole cockpit is black), as were the cockpit floor panels and the companionway. I can't recall off the top of my head what colour the cabin floor ones were - kind of rusty looking I seem to remember so might have been a red oxide like primer colour. This is what an armour package for a Chinook looks like, and bang goes some of that lovely detail of my air crews lovely Oakley desert boots that I spent so much time on................ see lower door for ballistic plate. Another one for the snag list, but it wont stop me priming it!!
  9. There is - I've got it, but I'm not sure if it goes all the way round. I hadnt spotted that by the way! I've also got the back of that plastic strip to trim off . I' not sure how much I can do on this as I'v got hardly any piccies - that's the best one I've got really. Someone. Somewhere, will be reading this saying 'that's wrong'.........
  10. That will do I think.
  11. maybe it does. I think I'll stick with that
  12. There is is from another angle. Any views? Does that work?
  13. I did..................... its the Peroni. That's my excuse anyway........ hahahaha (as they say). Hello Terry mate - yep I'm good, and close!! Just struggling with this at the minute. Not convinced. Views???????? and got these on just by the armour plate So apart from the Doplar and where the other sand filter where it is attached to the fuel feedline covers, I'm REAL close. I am
  14. Its a bit scary I have to say.......... and thank you by the way. On the finishing touches now before I prime it
  15. managed to crack on a teeny bit. Its the little bits that make the difference InAccurate Armour carbon aerial comes in useful, does it not
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