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colin ritchie

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  • Birthday 02/04/1958

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    Aberdeen ,NE Scotland
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    !/32 modelling mostly

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  1. Just posted this over on LSP , but I thought it might be worth posting here as well, The kit itself is like nothing I've ever built before , 3D printed , pieces such the U/C legs are single pieces There are issues with the model , especially the fit of the wings to the fusalage , and the rather crude Sidewinders, (I use the Eduard ones) and of course the infamous Fields and Meadows 4 colour splinter scheme , something that too weeks to complete even with a very impressive stencil set - so on to the pics The decals in the set are beautiful, very strong Opaque and they stand up to handling The access ladder and tow bar are included in the kit , and again are one piece printings - and beautiful So there we are a kit that may not be thick on the ground , but it it is great build and perhaps a sign of things to come Oh and a very happy peaceful and healthy 2022
  2. I do want it ,since I have an interest in early jets , but goodness that is an ugly aeroplane ,the 2nd last pic especially , so ugly it could almost be French *Now running for cover
  3. Really nice work , for me the Printer harness was a game changer m no more dratted PE!!!!
  4. Nope , the Helldiver was the first in their new IM series, , sometime next year I think .
  5. Very very nice kit , and since I can't access the FB link, is there any wiff of a price for this beautiful P-40 ?
  6. WW2 models begging for models in 1/32 don't have to include the usual suspects , so how about Hurricane (All versions) Blenheim Beaufort Beaufighter Brigand Barracuda Firebrand Firefly That should keep u going for a while
  7. I've said all I'm going to say about the plastic in the kit , but those Decals are something else, absolutely beautiful with some great options
  8. I'm watching a F9f-5 Panther , and Ill bet it'll go a lot higher that the 155 where it is at the moment , it's a good job I bought then from Fisher before the fire , , of well good times You never miss what you've got until it's gone, ok it's a cliché , but its still true
  9. Went for 130 +,, Best of luck with the T7/8 - it's really an easy build , and highly enjoyable
  10. Ah ha! - so it was you that bought it , I'd been following this one on EvilBay , however since I'd just bought the T8M conversion just a couple of weeks before , costing me my soul and my wife's Remember Fantasy print shop do some beautiful Hunter T7 decals - which is what I did when I turned my T8C into a T7 a few years ago , when Fisher's products wern't as rare as unicorn tears ..
  11. Looking at that build, my life long obsession with 1/32 might be receding somewhat , that looks to be a superb kit , and light years ahead of the ancient Tamiya one, I certainly can see one of these in my future
  12. What a perfect example of modern tool making , a beautiful kit , but as an unrepentant builder of large scale model , I can't help wishing that this model was 32nd , , ah well C'est La Vie ...
  13. RIP The Tamiya Lanc , and about time too , damm that looks good
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