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  1. With the release of the Airfix Sea Fury I thought it might be useful to park all the info in one thread. I'll assist with technical information and info more specific to the Royal Australian Navies operation. And of course this thing will make an appearance or three To get things started here's a couple of shots of a NOS Mark 4E gyro gunsight as fitted to the Sea Fury. This is the bit Airfix missed
  2. Many years ago - well 2012 to be exact I started to build this kit for a GB on another site (UAMF to be precise) however part way through I discovered a major problem with the kit I'd bought of eBay and gave up the build at that time. Ever since its been languishing on the shelf of doom until I did some sorting out last week and picked this up again. I'd bought some aftermarket stuff to go with it to improve some parts of what is essentially a very basic kit I'd bought the resin cockpit set that was intended for the Trumpeter kit. This meant in needed a bit of fettling to fit this one, but I reckoned it was possible. So here is the sprue shot - can you spot the problem? Anyway, so I started building and the cockpit went in okay Bit closer The wings went together okay Then the problem revealed itself... Yup thats one SINGLE tailplane - the other one was missing! Back in 2012, I'd only been back in the hobby about a year and a half, so this was enough to put me off the kit and it got pushed back into the shed. Since then of course I'd built some truly ridiculous things (bar armour Scimtars, giant Oil Platforms etc etc), so the challenge of scratch building a new tailplane crossed my mind as being an interesting and doable challenge - lets face it, I've overcome worse problems in my modelling career! I've got one tailplane so this can be used as a template, so I cut up some 1mm plastic card and sandwiched it with some .75mm card and slathered it with filler... Then after several sanding, shaping and more filling sessions, it got given a coat of Mr Surfacer 1000 from a rattle can This has been sanded a bit more, some surface dimples filled again and more sanding and now its currently got a new layer of Mr Surfacer 1000 drying to see what it looks like. I've decided to build this as an Australian plane in sky and EDSG, so looking forward to progressing and finishing this after all this time...
  3. A few photographs of preserved Sea Furies in Australian museums; VX730 at the Australian War memorial in Canberra and WG630 at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Nowra. For a walkaround of these aircraft, take a look here: http://warbirdswalkaround.wixsite.com/warbirds/single-post/2016/11/20/Camms-Ultimate-The-Dashing-Hawker-Sea-Fury
  4. Hi all, I feel like this subject has been previously discussed at some length, but I've been trawling through the site for some time with no luck. I hope then that I may bring this up again, if only to ask for a "point" to the correct discussion. I have seen many a Korean War-era Sea Fury model done in the common EDSG/Sky scheme, except that the Sky seems quite a bit different from the WWII shade. These differences run towards a lighter, slightly yellower shade. I have seen some debate on whether or not the Korean War era version of Sky was in fact a different shade with partisans on both sides. So the question for me remains, were Korean War-era Sea Furies undersides painted in the same color that we know from WWII, or was a somewhat different official shade with the same name in use? A thousand pardons for stirring this pot, I know it's an old debate for many here; I simply cannot find the thread that puts the question to rest. Help me Obiwan; can you provide me with a "point" to the final discussion/findings? Thanks in advance, Jim
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