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      PhotoBucket are no longer permitting 3rd party hosting   01/07/17

      As most of you are now painfully aware, Photobucket (PB) are stopping/have stopped allowing their members to link their accumulated years of photos into forums and the like, which they call 3rd party linking.  You can give them a non-refundable $399 a year to allow links, but I doubt that many will be rushing to take them up on that offer.  If you've previously paid them for the Pro account, it looks like you've got until your renewal to find another place to host your files, but you too will be subject to this ban unless you fork over a lot of cash.   PB seem to be making a concerted move to another type of customer, having been the butt of much displeasure over the years of a constantly worsening user interface, sloth and advertising pop-ups, with the result that they clearly don't give a hoot about the free members anymore.  If you don't have web space included in your internet package, you need to start looking for another photo host, but choose carefully, as some may follow suit and ditch their "free" members at some point.  The lesson there is keep local backups on your hard drive of everything you upload, so you can walk away if the same thing happens.   There's a thread on the subject here, so please use that to curse them, look for solutions or generall grouse about their mental capacity.   Not a nice situation for the forum users that hosted all their photos there, and there will now be a host of useless threads that relied heavily on photos from PB, but as there's not much we can do other than petition for a more equitable solution, I suggest we make the best of what we have and move on.  One thing is for certain.  It won't win them any friends, but they may not care at this point.    Mike.
Xmald

Caudron G.4 Copper State Models 1/48

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So my great adventure with the best kit I`ve built so far is over. I think Edgar and the whole CSM team has done a great job.
My model depicts the G.4 used for artillery spotting in C.74 Franco/Belgian unit. Several modifications have been made such as Chauviere propellers, Colt machine gun, different gun mount. The superb quality decals with cowling numbers and different serial were painted by Melius Manu. As far as I know all these will be available at CSM soon. The colt gun is greatly detailed with a small PE.
The whole building process can be seen in under construction thread:

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wow that looks fantastic,  the rigging looks great. 

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superbly made, best WW1 this month I feel, hope it lives behind glass😊

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:gobsmacked: Man! - That is amazing! :D

 

i can honestly say, that I would never attempt what you've done! :winkgrin:

It is so out of my league!

What a model! :goodjob:

 

Cheers :bye:

Hans J - who is loss for words!

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What a fantastic build! I would have certainly lost my mind trying to get that one finished. Good Work!:thumbsup:

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That is utterly stunning! A masterpiece from every angle, and that spiders web of rigging is phenomenal!

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Jesus, that's amazing. Simply stunning. Congratulations.

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Not bad at all my Friend. Some parts are really stunning!

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WOW - I think I never saw that bird before and also know why - must be a beast to get done. And you did it justice.

 

Cheers,

Michael

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This is a wonderful piece of work. Brilliant!

 

Dave

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That's going to be one hell of an act to follow!

 

Martian

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That is absolutely amazing, one of the best pieces of work I've seen here.  That airplane looks like the term "taildragger" applies literally.

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Fantastic work there, looks amazing

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That's a jaw dropper if I ever saw one. Just the rigging is just unbelievable!

 

When I saw the overview pics, I thought – this must have taken a lot of patience. But the I saw the close-ups of turnbuckles and the other fittings and realised that the rigging is firmly in the masochist domain. The I felt a great relief that I'm not into pre-1920:s aviation…

 

Huge respect!

 

Kind regards,

 

Joachim

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truly stunning work, that rigging must of took for ever and many curses lol. but looks superb very nice work indeed...

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That is a great model indeed!

I would say classic words: "No, ładne cacko!" :)

Cheers

J-W

 

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Great galloping gonads Philip, that is one stunning replica. Well done, and it deserves to be in a museum. Your patience has been rewarded with a beautiful model.

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Truly a real work of Art - I take my hat off to you Philip.

 

Regards

 

Dave

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Wonderful model and an excellent build. A real tribute to your master skills and a good kit.

 

P

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WHOAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA   !!!   could there possibly a more difficult rigging job than this ..... Stunning model :)

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