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       Hello everybody … I am almost finished with my Mitsubishi F-2, so looked through the Stash. I have three options sitting here to choose from. In descending order of my choice I have an Hasegawa 1/72 F-86D this one actually. 

 

https://www.scalemates.com/kits/hasegawa-02018-f-86d-sabre-dog--178363
 

It has two complete kits but I think only one will be in Japanese marking's as I want to do a USAF version also. Next up is this kit a 1/72 Hasegawa Cf-104/F-104J combo kit. 
 

https://www.scalemates.com/kits/hasegawa-00446-f-104j-cf-104-starfighter--211404

 

However was thinking of holding it as a second build in the Canada group build. Last choice is this an old Eagles talon vacuform 1/72 Kawasaki Ki.32 Mary. 
 

https://www.scalemates.com/kits/eagles-talon-et102-79-kawasaki-ki-32-mary--167693

 

This will be my first ever complete vacuform kit and it will get done but Im looking for an IM kit for some parts. Preferably the Airfix “Val” or Hasegawa “Kate” for the spats and prop as well as possibly the interior bits. If i use the “Kates interior and prop, I’d need to use the eagle talon wheel spats. So stay tuned and sometime soon a kit will start here in this thread. Which one it is will be determined by how I feel. If you wish to offer ideas or thoughts or vote please do so. 

 

 

Dennis

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Delighted to see you bringing a Vacform to the party Dennis  I've never built an Eagles-Talon kit before, looking forward to following this one :popcorn:

Best of luck.

Cheers Pat 

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17 minutes ago, JOCKNEY said:

Delighted to see you bringing a Vacform to the party Dennis  I've never built an Eagles-Talon kit before, looking forward to following this one :popcorn:

Best of luck.

Cheers Pat 

If I can find the bits Id love to build it, if I cant I may start it and take it as far as I can. 

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Hello Pat @JOCKNEY and @arfa1983 I decided to hold on the vacuform as I dont have an interior or good wheel Spats to use. Once I have them I will get into it. I opted to go with the F-86D VezKAEL.jpg

 

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I then just jumped into the deep end and built up most of the plane tonight. 

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Sadly I spilled Tamiya extra thin down the side of the fuselage. I think my caps brush is failing and its turned into a hypodermic of some sort. As sometimes it picks up a large amount of glue. hXDmudN.jpg

 

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The only bad spots are on the bottom of the fuselage shouldnt be too bad considering this will be aluminum. 

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Last photo shows two of the aircraft types used as all weather interceptors in the 1950’s and early 60’s. gwZqQ5r.jpg

 

Please feel free to ask questions, post comments or add thoughts. 
 

Dennis

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27 minutes ago, Col. said:

Cool subject choice Dennis :speak_cool:

Though I think Im a bit cracked as far as things go ? With this one I now have 16 builds running on my desk. Granted 3-4 will be done in a week or less so that helps. 

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Ooo Dennis, finally we get to see a Sabre Dog in the build!!  :thumbsup:  I was wondering/hoping we would see one here.

 

Nice to see you're off and running with her as well.

 

Well good luck with this build, sounds like you have a very busy work bench, look forward to seeing this one completed.

 

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Haven't been asleep Ive been working on this quietly. hBCfM97.jpg
 

Still needs the antiglare, the second metal tone on the wings, and the metal around the exhaust. zqwaWkh.jpg
 

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Please feel free to ask questions or post comments.

 

Dennis

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It's looking good Dennis :thumbsup2:

I can see you've added the prop spinner, but when are you going to add the blades?........

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18 minutes ago, CliffB said:

It's looking good Dennis :thumbsup2:

I can see you've added the prop spinner, but when are you going to add the blades?........

That might make for some interesting questions up in RFI. 

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