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  1. Hi years ago airfix magazine did a conversion article using i think either blackburn shark or swordfish floats , it was 1:72, but would SMER 1:48 swordfish floats match the spitfire ones ? or are they to large ? or would 1:48 ar-196 floats work ? cheers jerry
  2. Hi All Many thanks again for all the opinions and taking the time to tell them it helps me a lot in trying to figure out my retirement options cheers jerry
  3. Hi I don't think there was much of that sea hornet left when they got it see bottom three photos in the link cheers jerry https://warbirdsnews.com/aircraft-restoration/de-havilland-sea-hornet-airworthy-restoration-project.html/amp
  4. Hi All, Faintly recalling a memory that tiger and blake were going to be recommisioned & entered dockyard hands in 1982 Just wondered if my memory was correct and what happened ? cheers jerry
  5. Hi A handy site P-40 http://www.p40warhawk.com/Models/Technical/Technical.htm cheers jerry
  6. Hi Yep he is a good old cat about 14yrs + and retired to indoors only now he has actually lived longer than the two dogs i had, but both were old rescue dogs so thankfully he will be ok with me getting a dog in retirement cheers jerry
  7. Hi Again thanks for the input, it all helps with making the decision i sat down & tried talking with my cat, but he just looks and stares at me cheers jerry
  8. Hi ordered the new 1:350 hms conqueror from mikromir, just got the long wait now for crossing the pond and postie to drop it off cheers J
  9. Hi All Thanks for all the replies, all give me things to think of divorced years ago, hence posting here for valued BM input keep the opinions going, good or bad it all helps, as somethings i hadn't even thought of cheers jerry
  10. Hi All Retirement is looming once the house sells has anyone move from city life to country life ? did you cope with the change ok ? my intention is to stay in BC Canada but i imagine a chsnge from city to country anywhere in the world would be a similar experience So anyone done the move ? Country Love it or Hate it ? any regrets ? any thoughts ? cheers jerry
  11. Hi link down the page is a drawing for the fuel tanks locations https://sites.google.com/site/he111handbook/fueltanks cheers J
  12. Hi I am away from my notes, but i seem to recall some HE-111 with the external racks had a R├╝stsatz that fitted fuel tanks in the empty space in the internal bombay cheers jerry https://ww2aircraft.net/forum/threads/heinkel-he-111-h-3-h-6-h-16-bombloads.36445/
  13. Hi I like the diorama idea you including a king neptune ? cheers jerry
  14. Hi Thanks, i was looking in hannants etc cheers jerry
  15. Hi Another thing i just recalled was the waterlines were painted out on some of the ships can"t remember about atlantic conveyor cheers jerry
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    Hi Watching good morning britain 8th june the reporter describes the skyhawk as a seahawk jerry
  17. Hi When i was in devonport dockyard, as the falklands was kicking off, the dockyard painters were mixing batches and colours of paint to make south atlantic grey as there was none available in NSN stocks as you went past the frigates moored on the dockside on the river tamar, i don't think i saw one that was the same colour south atlantic grey cheers jerry
  18. Hi Where did you find the kit to purchase ? cheers jerry
  19. Hi Thanks for posting it it reminded me that i still had to find a mosquito book and a lancaster book, to complete my set hopefully they will soon be crossing the pond cheers jerry
  20. Hi Not sure of the accuracy of it would a revell 1:32 mosquito nose make a cheaper conversion to the 1:32 tamiya, or does the revell have shape issues cheers jerry
  21. Hi does this help ? xvi sprues https://www.largescaleplanes.com/reviews/review.php?rid=1922 iv sprues https://www.largescaleplanes.com/reviews/review.php?rid=1518 cheers jerry
  22. Hi What is happening to airfix QC it doesn't seem to be getting any better cheers jerry
  23. Hi I have a italeri stirling IV and getting stuff ready before starting to build the one that visited western canada in ww2 my problem is i can't find a source to buy a H2S radome i can't justify buying the new italeri III just for a H2S radome would one from a lanc or halifax fit ? any ideas ? ( i have tried wants section already ) cheers jerry
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