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camper1

Monogram F102

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Hi Folks

Another F102 from the Monogram stable of Century fighters.

 

Finished with Xtracolor paint and Superscale decals,I really like this series, easy to build and finish.

 

Cheers

 

Ian

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That's another beauty, remind me again who has too much time on their hands?  I agree that the old Monogram kiis are great fun to build and are very good replicas, most of which have not been surpassed to this day.

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a great looking build, with a perfect finish on the paint job. I read somewhere that the '102 was George Bush's plane whilst in the Texas Air Guard

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Avoiding the draft while with the National Guard is the phrase you were looking for Fights-On !!!!;)

Sorry Camper 1.  Great looking jet.

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Hello,Ian - Wishing you "All The Best" for the New Year.What a great start for you with another splendid looking 'Dagger'.Again,I love the quality and detail of the painting and finishing work and also your chosen scheme.

😉👍 As always,Paul.

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Cracking bit of work, really nicely done

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Hello Ian,

Great build. With Monogram you can't go wrong!

From a time when air frames were spotless.

Regards,

Orion / The Netherlands.

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Such a pretty aircraft.

I grew up on Monogram 1/48, lovely kits.

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Very very nice Ian.

Are we perchance going to see a Greek or Turkish one in your stable?

Richard

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Hi Richard 

I have a couple more to do and then I may do the one which is in the Turkish Air Fore museum.

I took quite a few pictures of it a couple of years ago.

 

Cheers

 

Ian

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WOW that is a beauty mate......one of yur best so far I`d say! Don`t do a Turkish one,.....the Greek ones look much nicer!

Just to let you know,....I was rushed into Salford Royal on Friday by Ambulance and had a spinal op,.....which has got rid of all the pain down my right leg,......just got home tonght! 

Cheers

           Tony

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smart looking aircraft. monogram kits are always fun to build.

 

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Very neat ! Congrats !

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Wow. I like this a lot. Excellent job  :clap2:

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Great looking Dagger lovely paint work and nice choice of markings.

 

Giy

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Very nice work.

 

I agree with above regarding the fun with Monogram kits. They were a great way to to do a fun and reasonably accurate build of an aircraft from any era. 

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22 hours ago, tonyot said:

the Greek ones look much nicer!

Only when they painted them up in the Mirage colours after they were relegated to decoys Tony otherwise the usual grey. (plus a couple of later deliveries in Vietnam style camo)

Turkey with the square national markings (Should that be squaredels?) Ian but since its a 'deuce' and we can never have too many..do both :devil:

Richard

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