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Exemplary Phantom, one of the very best I've seen on these forums. 

 

Well done Bill, superb work. 

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2 hours ago, Alan P said:

Exemplary Phantom, one of the very best I've seen on these forums. 

 

Well done Bill, superb work. 

Thanks Alan! It means a lot to hear that from you. 

- Bill

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18 hours ago, thorfinn said:

'Exemplary' is a singularly appropriate term; truly a thing of beauty from tip to tip and top to bottom!

 

12 hours ago, ivan-o said:

Absolute stunner 👌

 

9 hours ago, Bell209 said:

One phine Phantom!

 

3 hours ago, RMCS said:

Excellent 

 

1 hour ago, Billy54 said:

Very nice, I like it a lot. 

 

57 minutes ago, Graham T said:

That's outstanding.  I wish I could weather a model like that!

 

46 minutes ago, Vultures1 said:

Wow.  Phabulous Phantom - well done!

 

13 minutes ago, Rich F said:

Great looking Rhino!👍

 

Many sincere thanks to everyone for your gracious comments. I'm overwhelmed by all the positive response to my Aardvark.

 

-Bill

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Beautifully finished Phantom, really nice work!

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Absolutely superb Bill.  Such a great build of an iconic aircraft, just lovely.

 

Phil

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Really nice, well done!!! I like the weathering in particular, a very convincing and realistic finish.

n.b. I think the forward nose wheel door seems to have slipped, the top edge of the door should be more or less right up against the fuselage.

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Cheers,

J

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2 minutes ago, JeffreyK said:

I think the forward nose wheel door seems to have slipped

Hmmm... That’s very strange, I’m sure it was in the correct position at one time. Thanks for catching that!
Bill

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Holding my breath, I was able to remove the errant nose gear door, without causing any collateral damage, and relocate it to its proper location (you can also see I’ve repaired the “200” decal):

 

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Better!

 

The root cause turned out to be a design error on ZM's fault (compounded by my inattention during assembly). The locating tabs on top of the door are too long:

 

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