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The Spadgent

"Oooh Matron" It's a P-38 Lightning with a saucy paint job in 1/48

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Nice update. She's looking a real beaut!

 

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Quick update as my chance of Plastic looks slim over the next day or too.

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The tape was removed and  I needed to check seams.

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not to bad off the bat but with a little sanding we are away.:thumbsup:

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masking action and sponge added so I could get a primer test on. Psssssssst. :D

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pretty smart in my opinion. I need to re instate some panel lines on the cowl at the front and down the booms. Here's the top re scribed.

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im really happy with the way it's all slotted together. No real issues with the fit of parts even with the butt joins.

the bottom wasn't quite as good and needs a little Mr S to help along but compared to what I'm used to it's pretty ace. 

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I need to let that dry before sanding off a little. What do you mean you can't see where? :o the bit by the rear of the well and that roundish plate. I know terrible right. Oh the pain etc. :P

fencing night with the boy tonight so that's yer lot.

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Im at a beer festival over the weekend so possibly some Bank holiday action? 

Fingers crossed. I wanna get that silver on.

 

thank you all for the kind words and thanks as always for stopping by and indulging my ramblings. 

 

From a Black Country mon, here's to you guys.  

 

Happy modelling.

 

Johnny Beer 

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I suppose beer festival could be considered a legitimate excuse.

 

Martian

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Beer festival ???

Imported or only local, must try it one day:rolleyes:

Here, it is beer festival in almost any and every pub:rofl:

Good job on the P-38, what kind of primer did you use ?

I tried primer for the first time on my P-47, seem good.

Come on John, let's paint now:penguin:

Sincerely.

Corsaircorp

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Beer festival?  You lucky bugger.

Hope you have a good time.

 

Matt.

 

Ps. The lightning is looking good too.

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You'll never get a fence put up wearing that kit, you won't be able to see what you're doing, and what sort of hammer is that!

The Lightning is looking good though.

 

John

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8 hours ago, Martian Hale said:

I suppose beer festival could be considered a legitimate excuse.

 

Martian

Maybe the only legitimate excuse :D:D 

 

Primer shows a pretty smooth job, Johnny :clap:

 

Ciao

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Great progress being made here..  Great modelling going on...

 

I used to be a fencer, it's a great sport, tell your son to keep it up.  Lefties being less numerous than righties always have an advantage...

 

You should give it a go yourself...

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Very nice Johnny, she's looking really smooth.

Enjoy the beer festival - remember you have to try them all so just a sip of each eh? Ah har har :) 

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1 hour ago, CedB said:

just a sip of each eh?

Like that's ever going to happen!

 

Martian

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Looking good Johnny. As a card carrying Brummie I gotta concede you Black Country folk know how to brew a good beer. Can't beat a nice Bathams. Holdens as damn good too, not forgetting Stourbridge's finest - Enville. Sorry to be a health and safety nanny, but fencing and beer...

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13 hours ago, The Spadgent said:

fencing night with the boy tonight so that's yer lot.

And I thought that was a screenshot from Assassin's Creed...Your lad looks most purposeful in that gear! :thumbsup2:

 

Them movable wooden beams on the walls in the background  me all nostalgick for the school gym and why I always had a sicknote for PE...

 

Oh yes, the Lightnining looks most Optimal Primed. Optimal? Optimus? Oh never mind. :pirate:

 

2 hours ago, Tomoshenko said:

Sorry to be a health and safety nanny, but fencing and beer...

Always wear a safety harness. ;)

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Enjoy the festival Johnny.

Tony

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Is it only or does anyone else find that clip strangely hypnotic....

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Looking awesome. Always great when the priming goes on and there's nothing much left to do! Remember no plastic on a hangover :tired:

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She's looking fantastic. No doubt about it!

Did you ever come to a decision on the final decor scheme and nose- art, or is the jury still deliberating?

Which ever, she's gonna look good.

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