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billneill

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  1. billneill

    Missing clear sprue in new 1/48 Airfix Sea Fury

    Is not the clear sprue in its own bag? at least that's normal practice nowadays. I seem to have read that kit QC is by weighing the complete boxed kit, to quite close tolerances, rather than having someone look and say looks ok to me. Not casting any nasturtiums but there was an article in the hobby press a while back called 'the dark side of the spares box' or something like that. one of the common ones was someone opening a kit box in the store or warehouse and pocketing useful bits. I'm sure this is a genuine case but there are many reasons for parts not found other than manufacturer quality.
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    Hawker Fury

    Thanks very much Jure that's exactly what I need. I am building the 32 scale Montex Fury excellent kit but not much instructions. I found many pictures but no good drawings but it is clear from the pictures that your drawing is good, very small dihedral on upper wing and more on the lower. Thank you Bill
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    Hawker Fury

    Thanks Jure I'm sure its a typo the upper wing is flat or very near and the lower has some dihedral maybe about 3 degrees?
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    Hawker Fury

    Got this in progress but wondering about wing dihedral? I got no decent drawings only a very small one from the Putnam Hawker book. Seems to me a little bit of dihedral on the upper wing and a bit more on the lower? Anyone please help with the actual dihedrals in degrees? Thanks Bill
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    Single Skybolt carrier 72 scale

    I reckon I can get a Skybolt semi submerged in a Vulcan bomb bay. It's only slightly longer than a Blue Steel and some of that would be the aerodynamic fairing at the tail, I could lose that. A three Skybolt Vulcan? Be a bit overweight but could lose some fuel, its not coming back is it. :^(
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    Single Skybolt carrier 72 scale

    I got one Skybolt missile left over from a Vulcan/Skybolt build. Anyone suggest a suitable hypothetical carrier aircraft for it? Wont fit under a TSR2 already tried that. Thanks Bill
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    Tiger moth G-ACDC color

    G ACDC is going to have to go on the back burner for a little while I sort out paint and decals want to do the original dark red. Meantime I'm going for G ANOD in all black because its real easy and keeps the momentum up. Bill
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    DH Hornet Moth interior color

    OK try again https://photos.google.com/photo/AF1QipOuOQOVAXBc_sVJx30qaDMcSjfu2guy-ZrgXaRj
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    DH Hornet Moth interior color

    So this is where we are now... next up tweaking the windscreen to fit nice. Rest of the glazing will be in Clearfix. Bill ok ok I'm trying to put a picture in here off my phone (Samsung Android) and it wont play....help......
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    Tiger moth G-ACDC color

    HI John Could I trouble you for a couple sets of your ACDC decals? Two because of my hamfistedness . I found another Tiger kit, actually your Aero72 one, so I'm shooting for both ACDC plus another scheme to be determined when I get the rest of the Moth thread bits in. Let me know please how I can pay you Thanks Bill
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    Tiger moth G-ACDC color

    Well now I really messed it up, this was going to be a quick oob to go with the Hornet Moth which is now in paint.... But once I start veering off the box stuff then I start thinking get some more decals for the deeper red scheme which leads to looking at alternative schemes which leads to 60 odd quids worth of Moth kits and decals inbound now I have to buy the wife something of equivalent value. Oh well I was going to get into a 72 scale British civil series anyway so what better than a bunch of Moths. Bill
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    Tiger moth G-ACDC color

    Thanks that looks about right. do you recall which Tamiya red it was? I got TS8 Italian red and TS49 Bright red, the Italian red looks closest? Next modelling day I'm going to lay down three stripes of white/silver/black then at right angles over that the three most likely reds and see what looks good. Red in particular seems quite sensitive to the under color Bill
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    Tiger moth G-ACDC color

    Started in on the 72 scale Airfix Tiger Moth as G-ACDC to complement the Fox Moth a building. Got a problem with the red color, the Airfix callout is for humbrol 20 Crimson, but when I look at my tin of that looks way too dark compared to pictures of ACDC on the web. Anyone built ACDC yet or got a better suggestion for the color? Thanks Bill
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    DH Hornet Moth interior color

    After a bit of thought I decided to drill and pin (.5mm brass wire) the wing and tailplane attachments. This will let me finish the parts separately and have some wiggle room in aligning the wings. The area around the doors is a mess right now I broke the door window frames, oh well press on.... Bill
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    DH Hornet Moth interior color

    Thanks John that helps with some other issues as well, I am going to have to scratch most of the undercarriage and other struttery as the cast resin bits are too delicate for my fumble fingers. Bill
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