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avro683

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About avro683

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  • Birthday 07/09/1958

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    Aviation. Most Sport (watching these days)

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  1. avro683

    1/48 Lancaster B.III (Special)

    The undercarriage legs on the Tamiya Lancaster seem to be somewhat of a conundrum. The 1970 first issue, which I got for my 17th birthday in September 1975, have you build and fit the legs and wrap the nacelles around them yet the latest version has you installing the gear after the nacelles are fitted yet the parts are the same. Most odd.
  2. It’s one of the extremely rare occasions where being stuck at the back in a wheelchair is an advantage! Really wonderful to see the film in the cinema again, just a shame it was only for one night.
  3. avro683

    Bhagdad Fury, Airfix 1/48

    Sea Furies did have hooks as they primarily operated from aircraft carriers. One is provided in the kit.
  4. avro683

    Hawker Sea Fury FB11

    It's the camera pod.
  5. That’s definitely one of the better ones. I have seen much worse.
  6. avro683

    Hawker Sea Fury FB11

    I do Duncan. In fact as far as I am aware they all have to some degree.
  7. avro683

    Hawker Sea Fury FB11

    It looks like the starboard fin is short shot. I have seen other examples too.
  8. avro683

    Aoshima Thunderbird 1

    My lovely wife bought me an Aoshima Thunderbird 1 for our Wedding Anniversary this year. The obvious thing for me then was to watch Trapped in the Sky to see which version of Thunderbird 1 was used as the kit provides both wheels and skids for the undercarriage, which hopefully will be strong enough to support the model. Continuity must have been a nightmare for the model makers and film crew as when TB 1 arrives at the danger zone the gear changes three times during the course of the landing! The kit is basic but there is sufficient detail to make this a very good model. I’m really looking forward to building the kit as despite being 1/144 scale it is impressive in size. It will be good to finish a model!
  9. avro683

    The Percival P.56 Provost 1/48

    That looks lovely
  10. avro683

    1/48 Eduard Mirage IIIC

    I believe that Lifecolor produce the correct blue. I was discussing exactly this with a friend yesterday.
  11. Are there any other platforms than Flickr we can use for pics please? I ask as a fellow member clicked on a picture and it corrupted his laptop to the extent that it's not useable.
  12. avro683

    The Percival P.56 Provost 1/48

    If it's as good as your Argosy it will be a fabulous kit.
  13. Using acrylic paint helps too. Much easier to clean both the pot and the airbrush.
  14. avro683

    Airfix Victor B.2

    Magnificent, thanks to you both.
  15. avro683

    Airfix Victor B.2

    Hi Dennis, very useful info there. One question, does the point of the NACA triangle face forward or aft? Many thanks.
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