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russ c

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  • Birthday 05/20/1962

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    Model building, The Secret War in Laos, Indochina,

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  1. Really nice `Loach` there, great job on the figures too
  2. Awesome job, fantastic build and weathering
  3. Howdy Everyone, Thought I`d post some pic`s of a recent completion photographed in much sunnier times. Well...... last week actually My attempt at Italeri`s 1/48 UH-1D/H `Slick` kit I originally intended to do it as an RAAF Bushranger but after some research found that the decals provided in the kit bore no resemblance to the actual aircraft. So I waited and searched on Ebay now and again but nothing and eventually thought I might as well do a US Army one using the other kit decals. I couldn`t find any photo`s of the actual aircraft so what the he
  4. Really nice Spitfire and great collection too
  5. Superb, all those improvements really paid off.
  6. Great looking Tomcat Bryn, was expecting the desert scheme but that one suits it, really nice work
  7. Great looking Wirraway, really nice work
  8. Great looking Jaguar there Gazza, really nice work
  9. Great job on a bit of a tricky kit, really nice work
  10. I started with base coats of Humbrol 157 for the top and light grey 64 for the lower surfaces. then drew the panel lines lines in with a mechanical pencil, then gloss and decal followed by matt coat. then drew the panel lines over the decals with pencil. Then knocked the pencil lines back a bit by dry brushing with short stiff brush using dark and light olive drabs. next added faded areas by dry brushing with medium and light greys and rubbing it about with my thumb before fully dry to blend it all together a bit, then dry brushed and stippled aluminium to scuffed and chipped areas. Dry b
  11. Thanks, between Pearl Harbour and Coral Sea, the US Navy undertook a series of offensives against the Japanese at Wake, Marshall and Marcus Islands amongst others. This would be the operation referred to, I think. Hence the bombs as opposed to torpedo loaded. Cheers Russ
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