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    Nick Adlam

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  1. Hi David just to echo the point above- I emailed Airfix regarding some marking changes to the sea hurricane which they actioned. Supply them with some evidence and they will listen. best regards Nick
  2. I commented on this post a while back but what the heck. Its gonna be a Fairey Battle and a Seafire both in 1/48 for new items!
  3. Jonners' builds for 2017 - Not a bad year this year!

    Lovely builds Jonners. Really like the seafire especially! Nick
  4. Tony`s 2017 Output,...UPDATED

    Fantastic output and always unusual or seldom seen subjects. All the best for 2018! Nick
  5. Hi Folks, here's what I managed to finish this year: All the best for 2018! Nick
  6. I also note they are releasing a firefly MkI as well. Though the picture is of a V
  7. Wow, in 48th would be very impressive.
  8. Thankyou everyone for your comments! Nick
  9. Tintin model aeroplanes - new?

    I recently spotted the Prentice in a stationery shop in Edinburgh and thought it looked lovely!
  10. Iceberg and After

    Your welcome and there's some nice BPF schemes with a splash of colour here and there on Vengeance's Barras. Helldiver looks lovely btw- proper chunky aeroplane isnt it!
  11. Fairey Swordfish.

    Does it look like this: https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=swordfish+long+range+fuel+tank&rlz=1C9BKJA_enGB692GB692&oq=swordfish+long+range+fuel+tank&aqs=chrome..69i57.10383j0j4&hl=en-GB&sourceid=chrome-mobile&ie=UTF-8#imgrc=JWc38Pao13YySM:
  12. Iceberg and After

    Not strictly true- post-cessation of hostilites, HMS Venerable used her barras against Japanese boats that were feared would launch a suicide attack on allied targets in Hong Kong harbour on 31 Aug and 1st September 1945.