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      Ongoing DDoS Attack causing Forum Slowness   26/04/17

      In case you have missed the announcement, the reason that the forum has been slow at times since the minor version update the other day is due to a Denial of Service attack, brute force attack on our email, and judging by the lag with our FTP response, that too.  If you're feeling like you're experiencing a glitch in the Matrix, you're not wrong.  This is the same MO as the attack in September 2016 that occurred when we transitioned to the new version 4 of the software.  We're currently working with US and UK cyber-crime departments, who specialise in this sort of thing, and we're hopeful that we'll be able to track them down this time by using the accumulated evidence already held.    We are pretty certain that it's a continuation of the same attack last year, only at a reduced intensity to deter people from using the site "because it's terribly slow", rather than taking it down completely, and we're also sure of the motivations of those responsible.  Spite.   Please bear with us in the interim, and wish us luck in dealing with these.... "people".

HAMP man

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  1. Tomo beat me to it, but I was was going to post up Hello Hello, I'm Back Again, but decided it was a bit un-PC Strange how excited a mortal can get when the gods add to the greater understanding Far more delicate than the PP offering if memory serves Box On Strickers
  2. Morning from old South Wales Nice job with the 'pit seams, and engine covers, better than mine! I chickened out on the canopy masking and bought my way with a Peewit mask set, very good by very fiddly. Just a thought, but the RAF decals supplied with the kit are for a Butterworth based aircraft, which if my O level geog hasn't failed me is east of Suez, so would the AckEmmas be attired in trop get up? Just a thought.... Nice idea about the dio tho Note to self...more grass Regards Strickers
  3. Morning from Old South Wales, just completing this one, and you might consider the following:: The instructions would have you construct the cockpit tub and rear fuselage as separate sub assemblies. This will give a step above and below the leading edge of the wing that might be difficult to eradicate. I joined the cockpit sections to the rear fuselage halves before mating the halves together, which allowed me to minimise the gap. Also I attached the engine covers to the exhaust ring before fitting over the engine, this should ensure that you have no gaps in the engine covers, but you might have to reduce the diameter of the engine is smidge as I did. Apart from that and seat belts up the pointy end and a seat for the rear gunner mine was OOB and looks tidy Strickers
  4. As we used to say around the turn of the century 'Goodness Gracious Me' An S1? Didn't Winkle Brown have summat to do with this beastie? Oh Goodie Goodie Gumdrops more pearls of Wis from the Du Strickers
  5. Seems to be a few threads that are getting close to to their denouement and authors are deciding to rewrite the chapters much to the amazement and pleasure of the onlookers and followers. The bar is so high I can hardly make it out from down here. Box On Strickers
  6. Oooo you tease! tap.tap.tap. Is it there Yet? tap.tap.tap. Strickers
  7. Bauhuas glass eh? Oh the irony LOL (as I believe the youngsters write) Strickers
  8. Smoove! Box on Strickers
  9. Brandy in a plastic cup????? Another one of Obama's fiendish plots, no doubt. Seriously Stunning Spitfires Box on Strickers
  10. Them buttery castors (a piece of toast always falls butter side down?) and all the sticky out dangliy things look too good to paint. Vunderful Varspie Box on Strickers
  11. Just a walk in the park Kanasky! Major Lieutenant Colonel brilliant save there. Box on Strickers
  12. Just when i buy my first pot of Missed A Serfy Sir he gives us LSG....which one is best? or is it a colour thing? We need to know. Yours B Wildered Wales
  13. You'll love this one even more because she has been difficult - Irene Cahill (midwife) Box on Strickers
  14. I'd forgotten about the Airfix HKGMP (Hokey Kokey Gas Masked Pilot) and TJE (Thin Jimmy Edwards)! I see you've not painted the handlebar mustache on TJE....perhaps because it was a full set or nowt in the Fish heads? If this one is to go skywards then perhaps TJE could undergo minor shoulder lowering? Or bum reduction Fettle away me old son Box on Strickers
  15. I'm just jealous: A that you have one and B you fettle so well Never liked the taste of battery acid