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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".


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  1. Be advised, due to the age of the decal sheet, that you have to put a new coat of varnish on top of the decals before placing them into water, otherwise they will shatter into thousands of pieces... Danny Coremans DACO Products
  2. Lufthansa Regional, and this is pure to avoid long-time-consuming license negotiations that other airliners tend to take... But the stenciling is standard for all E190s, so the sheet is always usable Danny
  3. but you need to use this URL for the full website Danny
  4. Change 'years' into 'months' … the kit decals for the new Revell E190 have been designed already... Danny Coremans DACO Products
  5. Well, in my defense, I designed the decals based on the real Concordes, trying to fix all the panel and door shape errors by giving more correct decals. I even don't understand how the kit designers were not able to get the tail outline correct... So for all who are going to build a 1/72 Concorde: just fill all panels and doors and you'll get a bit more accurate Concorde ... Too late for you, sorry I didn't catch this topic sooner Danny Coremans DACO Products
  6. At this moment my idea is to truck a pallet with books straight from the printer to Telford rather than to have them delivered first and then probably overload my car… I'll contact all UK-residents who have pre-ordered the Lightning book that they can pick up their copy at Telford if they want, otherwise it will be mailed out the day after Telford. Danny
  7. A year later than originally scheduled, but I'm more than happy to announce the files of the upcoming "Uncovering the EE Lightning" bible have been sent to the printer this morning. The next 3 weeks the book will get printed, folded, binded, packed, shipped and delivered - just in time for the IPMS UK model show at Telford. I've activated the website page, so you can order it from this moment onwards. The "Uncovering the F-14 A/B/D Tomcat " is also being reprinted at the same time, so they will be both available next month! Danny Coremans
  8. Good news for you all, I've been preparing a reprint during the last months - not as much new pictures (only the F-14A cockpit section will have 4 extra pages and 90% new pictures) - but all 700+ pictures have gone through the latest versions of Photoshop, so most pictures show more details than before. Also some errors in the captions and scale drawings have been corrected. It will be available at Telford, still "hot from the press"... Danny
  9. Yes, I'm trying to get it finished within the coming weeks, so it can be printed by the end of next month to have it on my tables at Telford "still hot from the printing plates"... Danny
  10. For those who would like to order this set, please remember to use the full website (with frames) as otherwise the shopping cart won't be visible... Danny Coremans DACO Products
  11. Hi Mathy I don't want to be a spoiler, but the dayglo painted tip tanks in the Belgian Air Force were only HALF painted in dayglo… On the inside they remained dark green to avoid distraction for the pilots, and this can be seen on the inner fin of these pictures: Secondly, if I were you, I would remove the pylon tanks asap and replace them with those of my F-104 Starfighter Set. It's not worth to keep those "bomb shaped" pylon tanks on such a nice model... Danny Coremans DACO Products
  12. Hi Bob Yes that was me I had a closer look at your spine problem, and although there's a subtile difference between the early and late Marks, it's not the difference that Airfix is giving: Middle = F.1 / Bottom = F.6 red line is based on F.6 and here's a comparison for the gun panel for your holes: Feel free to find more differences, it aids me too to have a closer look at everything :-) Danny
  13. Well, it seems my book won't be ready for Christmas after all, there's still a lot of work ahead with creating the captions. So the release will be something for 2016 as I'm no longer going to rush it... On the other hand, to help you with the spine already: this part of the spine is different between the early and later marks, and Airfix seems to have done the early mark version. The F.3 / F.6 / F.53 have a bigger battery than the F.1 / F.2 and as such this part of the spine had to be enlarged. So try to find similar pictures of the area of the F.1 / F.2 to be able to compare the spine angles... Danny DACO Products
  14. Hi John Have you used my DACO Decalsetting solution on these decals? If not and you still want to give it a try, you can still apply the Strong version on top of these decals. Chances are big that the silvering will go away ... Best Regards Danny Coremans DACO Products
  15. Hello Hutch If my Decalsetting product has made the colours of your decal running again then I can only imaging that these decals were printed by an inkjet printer and that they were not protected by a layer of varnish. I'm not saying "never", but normal (screen) printed decals will not have this effect when using my Decalsetting solution. It's also important to use the correct version of my Decalsettings - Soft, Medium or Strong - for the right decal. Using the Strong version on thin 'home-made' inkjet printed decals will probably burn it straight away, that's why there's a Soft version too ... Best Regards Danny Coremans DACO Products