Tim's F4J Phantom
Posted 03 February 2009 - 03:07 PM
Posted 07 February 2009 - 09:56 AM
Thats a modified noseleg from a Hasegawa F-4K.
Unfortunately I dropped this model last night, which broke the noseleg - so overnight repair.
It also broke a lug off one of the stabilators - which had been modified to "stick full back" position.
The modification also increased the anhedral noticeably - so another opportunity has presented itself.
Every cloud and all that.
Hoping to complete this model in time for Yeovilton.
Posted 07 February 2009 - 11:37 PM
Tim's rig to set the stabilator anhedral - consisting:
Model jacked up on its box,
tape showing forward edge of stabilator, sprue glued to rear fuselage at 'stickback' angle of stab.
another box jacked up underneath to get the anhedral correct.
However since then, I fell down the stairs whilst carrying it This Phantom's second crash in 2 days - and a BIG one. Damage was surprisingly light - just loss off both stabs, nose-wheels, and canopy bowscreen. Amazingly the maingear is unaffected.
I've re-assembled the undercarriage, and canopy so far.
Posted 09 February 2009 - 05:03 PM
That will be the intention.
I like what you are doing with this, are you adding a base to it?
Originally to have the deck-crew swarming around the catapult, as it's attached.
However when I realised that figures would cost double what the aircraft kit cost me - and I had no idea if flaps/slats idea would work for this kit, I cropped my deck ideas, to a bit of catapult real-estate immediately under the plane.
Maybe I missed it but what colour/make of paint did you use for the gull grey?