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About Osher

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  1. Deleting a member

    How does one have a membership removed? Is it possible to have all posts removed?
  2. The Happy Birthday thread

    Happy Birthday Kevin (Model Madness)!
  3. 1:48 He 178

  4. Airfix Wellington MK III

    Looks good, especially for an old bird!
  5. Humbrol metal cote

    Funny, my metalcote is really good, better than the regular stuff.
  6. Sprue bank/ recycling?

    An environmentalist on the radio said something that didn't go down a treat for the ultra-PC BBC: that most recycling is tosh, as it costs more to recycle than to obtain virgin, and the that's produced is low-grade anyway. He went on that whilst some is useful and good, much of it is assuage middle-class environmental angst.This is not new: during WWII most items taking for melting (park railings, pots and pan, etc) were not used productively, but it was done to make people feel like part of the solution, not the problem.
  7. My Monochrome Spitfire

    BRILLIANT. Absolutely brilliant. Words fail me...
  8. F50

    Oh, is this the coupe version of the F-50 Barchetta? I'm entering the Revell one
  9. The last build of 2009

    Stonking mate, stonking!
  10. Academy 1/72 BF-109E3

    Well, it was good in places, and I could have made into something decent, but, gave up as it wasn't worth the extra effort. At least I know I can paint decently, and, whilst I need to mask better, it could have been easily touched up
  11. This is the new Airfix BF-109G6. I was disappointed as the interior is a crap seat, and, er, that's it. Even in the 1960's this would have been considered Spartan. Moreover, the seat doesn't even fit well!!! Exterior seems OK. I mucked up the canopy, as I attempted to use MicroMask, rather than tape. Feeling disappointed with the build (actually, on reflection, it wasn't that bad), I decided to save the rather nice decals, and paint it a unique scheme, using old decals. I brush painted it, as I just wanted to get it done, and off the workbench. I assumed that the Czechs gave some G-6 to the Russians post war for testing (possible?), and the Russians would have slapped some green on it, and used basic insignia. So, I did the same. Some green which looked vaguely Russian, and decals from a Yak-15 kit, long gone. Nose was red (it was for my Godson, and I wanted to break up the colour) - well, red noses were used on some Czech aircraft, so, it's probably. Fishing line for the ariel.
  12. Nice! Also, the hammer might be right in red. Basically, they could be red or metal, or, if a ground crew was busy covering everything in green, in interior green too (not uncommon), so, leave the hammer in red I say.