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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".
Mike-Blue23

Hobby Boss 1/48 FJ-4B

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Hi Everyone,

 

This is my first model after having bought so many and not building them over the years, i have alays been hesitant to assemble and paint them and finally decided to give it a go, if you look closely enough you will see several mistakes, I learnt alot with this model and it took longer than I thought it would, I have never filled and sanded before and I learnt what puttys I like and which ones I dont.

 

I didn't like the empty space behind the seat so I scratchbuilt several things based on 2 grainy pictures of that area something i thought i would surely stuff up. Masking was a disaster on several occasions the paint peeled off with the tape.

 

I could talk for ages on it.

 

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Great job, you should be very pleased with what you achieved. Well done.

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Its turned out very well and nicely finished.

 

Robert

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Very well done Mike, I like that a lot.

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Very nice indeed Mike.

Thanks for sharing.

 

Chris.

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Lovely !

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A fine build and finish. :goodjob: Id be very pleased with that. I really would like that kit scaled down to the   (so called)"gentleman's scale"

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- Very well done the detailing through the canopy is excellent, good show

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I do love a Fury and your's looks particularly good, I like the subtle weathering i don't think they were in service loung enough to get too tired looking. Congratulations on a greart build and thanks for sharing it.

 

Colin

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That's very tasty, a nice addition to any collection

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Lovely job. I did one a few years back and really enjoyed it, might do another in the future if the urge comes back.

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Great job, you could be proud of it, I wish mine, would look like yours ;)

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Wow, what a lovely looking Fury. I like that a lot Mike.

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Very nice indeed, well done!

Sid

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