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'Results obtained.' Avro Anson Mk.1 N9945


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A masterpiece, Tony! :worthy:  :clap:  Following your WIP was entertaining and educational - but also intimidating at times, with all the sorcery needed for the amount of brass you put in it ....  :D 

 

I'm sure you made FLT Bufton's son proud. :clap:

 

Ciao

 

 

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Aye lad, that'll do.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(translated from Yarkshirian' "Utterly fabulous model old man")

 

;)

 

 

A proper tour de force too, a journey of extreme pleasure for all we participants

 

Yes mate that WILL DO thank you for the enjoyment

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What a stunner!

 

Having watched the WIP, and enjoyed seeing this marvel in creation along with the customary banter, seeing it in good light and totally complete from all angles is a pleasure well worth the wait. Well done that man!

 

So now I'm doing some mental rythmatic. Annie takes 18 months and 100 pages, so two vixens could extrapolate to 3 years and 200 pages. Perhaps not quite that simple but we are certainly in for an entertaining next build, and ...... some serious potential competition here on the endurance stakes for @Fritag maybe?

 

Terry

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Finally finished and well worth the wait. I

followed the WIP with interest along with its numerous asides.

 

Great photos too. Captured on a rare fine day in this part of world. It does look ready to fly.

 

Great job.

 

In other news Airfix just announced a brand new state of art Anson. 😣

 

Only joking.

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Absolutely bloody gorgeous.

Fantastic workmanship Tony, and an absolute gem of a model.

Congrats on a job very well well done!

 

Ian

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4 hours ago, Heather Kay said:

Only 18 months, and well worth the wait. :clap:

Glad you think so Heather. 😁

 

4 hours ago, giemme said:

Following your WIP was entertaining and educational - but also intimidating at times, with all the sorcery needed for the amount of brass you put in it ..

It's the audience that makes it G!

4 hours ago, perdu said:

Yes mate that WILL DO thank you for the enjoyment

My pleasure to have done it in such estimable company Bill! :thumbsup2:

4 hours ago, Wulfman said:

Another fantastic build, a master class! The level of skill on this site is amazing.

Every day another wonder Wulfman. That's one of the things I love about this place too!

2 hours ago, CedB said:

Absolutely bloomin' gorgeous that is. Superb job matey :) 

Most decent of you Ced! 👍

2 hours ago, AdrianMF said:

Yery nice! A wonderful build thread too.

Many thanks Adrian: would you believe I initially thought that maybe three months would have seen it done? :facepalm:

1 hour ago, bbudde said:

Did it make a take off for a first flight after the photo session?

If only Benedikt! :rofl:

1 hour ago, Terry1954 said:

Having watched the WIP, and enjoyed seeing this marvel in creation along with the customary banter, seeing it in good light and totally complete from all angles is a pleasure well worth the wait. Well done that man!

It's been quite a ride Terry hasn't it?

As to the length of time on the Vixens - three months should have them done.

(I think that on every build btw...) :laugh:

1 hour ago, noelh said:

Captured on a rare fine day in this part of world. It does look ready to fly.

Some cracking light today eh Noel? Rotten evening outside now though...

1 hour ago, limeypilot said:

Fantastic workmanship Tony, and an absolute gem of a model.

Deep thanks Ian. :thumbsup2:

43 minutes ago, Cookenbacher said:

Ah, the Baron's shrink ray does it again.

:rofl2: Now to try it on the mortgage for the house Cookie!

32 minutes ago, Greg Law said:

One of the great builds of this forum.  Good to see it done.

Most kind Greg. :thanks:

8 minutes ago, Tomoshenko said:

Glorious Tony. Thoroughly enjoyable, cultural and educational thread too.

Gosh thanks! Like an episode of 'How' then I guess Tomo... 😀

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4 hours ago, TheBaron said:

Dear all.

I'd like to present my recent adventures with the character-full old Airfix kit of 'Faithful Annie'.

I thought that you would try and improve the basic kit a bit Tony!

 

 

 

...only joking, I run out of superlatives with your work, just incredible modelling of the highest order, both in imagination and technical skill.

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2 hours ago, TheBaron said:

As to the length of time on the Vixens - three months should have them done

OK folks, now that we have all stopped laughing, shall we open the betting?

 

Terry

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5 hours ago, TheBaron said:

 

5 hours ago, TheBaron said:

Some cracking light today eh Noel? Rotten evening outside now though...

There was. But it got bad later. The wind was whistling around the Da Robertas chipper in Salthill this evening. Dodgy door letting in the draft but the chips were delish.

 

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15 hours ago, 71chally said:

I thought that you would try and improve the basic kit a bit Tony!

 

 

 

...only joking, I run out of superlatives with your work, just incredible modelling of the highest order, both in imagination and technical skill.

:rofl:

Hard not to try your best when you get such incredible support and knowledge on here James!

14 hours ago, CJP said:

Fabulous piece of model engineering Tony - I'm settling in to watch you do your magic on those Sea vixens now

Kind of you CJ: get some comfy cushions as it could take a while... 😁

14 hours ago, IanC said:

I'm new to this build, but that's a little work of art. 

 

Almost the real aircraft miniaturised.

 

 

That's kind of you Ian :thanks:

13 hours ago, keefr22 said:

Possibly the most wonderful 1/72 model aeroplane I've ever seen!

*Makes note to send two Christmas cards this year.

Keith, you are impossibly generous sir.

13 hours ago, Buzby061 said:

My gob is well & truly smacked.

I hope no teeth were damaged in the incident Pete!

:thanks:

13 hours ago, Terry1954 said:

OK folks, now that we have all stopped laughing, shall we open the betting?

Not sure you thought that through Terry: I'm bound to win on the account of insider knowledge.... :hmmm::police:

10 hours ago, noelh said:

Dodgy door letting in the draft but the chips were delish

Sounds like a culinary version of S&M... :laugh:

7 hours ago, AdrianMF said:

Yeah, right....

I sense a trace of skepticism creeping into proceedings... :rofl:

 

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