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    • Mike

      PhotoBucket are no longer permitting 3rd party hosting   01/07/17

      As most of you are now painfully aware, Photobucket (PB) are stopping/have stopped allowing their members to link their accumulated years of photos into forums and the like, which they call 3rd party linking.  You can give them a non-refundable $399 a year to allow links, but I doubt that many will be rushing to take them up on that offer.  If you've previously paid them for the Pro account, it looks like you've got until your renewal to find another place to host your files, but you too will be subject to this ban unless you fork over a lot of cash.   PB seem to be making a concerted move to another type of customer, having been the butt of much displeasure over the years of a constantly worsening user interface, sloth and advertising pop-ups, with the result that they clearly don't give a hoot about the free members anymore.  If you don't have web space included in your internet package, you need to start looking for another photo host, but choose carefully, as some may follow suit and ditch their "free" members at some point.  The lesson there is keep local backups on your hard drive of everything you upload, so you can walk away if the same thing happens.   There's a thread on the subject here, so please use that to curse them, look for solutions or generall grouse about their mental capacity.   Not a nice situation for the forum users that hosted all their photos there, and there will now be a host of useless threads that relied heavily on photos from PB, but as there's not much we can do other than petition for a more equitable solution, I suggest we make the best of what we have and move on.  One thing is for certain.  It won't win them any friends, but they may not care at this point.    Mike.


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  1. Thank You all for the Compliments and information. Cheers Bill
  2. Thanks for all the positive feedback and thanks for the Beaufighter info. I tend to agree with you regarding the daylight aspect of the Battle. Cheers Bill
  3. Thank You All Very Much. Rigging was a challenge ,but a few beers and seemed to steady up. (I wish) Cheers Bill PS..Question to all...Does a Beufighter belong in the Battle of Britain collection??? Your opinions Please ? Thanks
  4. This is the Airfix Kit and it was fun. Two toned scheme ...light and dark greens and browns. Decals from Hannants and they worked great, Xtradecals... Battle of Britain. SBS Resin engine....Very nice and very hard to see. Steel Wire for Bracing, EZLine for antenna. Photo-etched seatbelts,drilled out gun barrels Loved the shiny spinner and don't care if its correct for BoB. Looks cool Last photo shows the cross arms I almost forgot. Thanks For Looking Cheers Bill
  5. Thank You Sir for the Compliments Bill
  6. Thank You All for the Positive Feedback Bill
  7. Thank You Guys Paul, you are way to nice...Cheers Bill
  8. Thank You Gentlemen for your comments I have completed the "Thud" with the addition of the F.O.D. Covers Cheers Bill
  9. Greetings This is a classic kit and one of the best representations of this aircraft . I was stationed at MacConnell AFB,Kansas in the 70's and got to watch them fill the sky. This aircraft has Kansas markings from that period and is a F-105F backdated from the kit F-105G. Aftermarket was Resin Seats, Metal Main Gear,MV Lenses for Landing lights, and Master Pitot. Paints were "what we have on hand"..Gunze Dark Green, Testors Acrylic Light green, Vallejo Brown and Humbrol Light Grey, over-coated by Testor Rattle Can Dullcoat (decanted). Had to go outside for the Photos because the model is quite Large . Reason for two different backrounds. Used Uschi Powders on Speed Brakes exhaust petals Really great kit of this Very Large "Fighter" Aircraft. Cheers Thanks for Looking Bill
  10. Agree..Framing is So Cool. rest of Model is "GOOD" , Alright better than "GOOD" Bill
  11. Greetings What a fun Kit. Well engineered, Good Decals (a tiny bit thick). Simple scheme. The Zactomodel exhausts are friggin Super. Gunze Paints and alclad Metals Exhausts wow Fun Build Thanks for Looking Comments welcome Bill
  12. Thank you all for the information and the positive feedback. Cheers Bill
  13. Thank You all for the positive comments Cheers Bill
  14. Thanks for comments and information Cheers Bill
  15. Completed Version of Build Comments Always welcome Cheers Bill