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#1 LSP_Ron

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Posted 19 February 2017 - 07:49 PM

Now that the B-25 is done I'm in for a second build for this GB.  I'll crack the box open tonight. 


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Posted 19 February 2017 - 08:44 PM

Watching with interest!
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In progress: 1/32 Trumpy P-38L (very slowly), 1/32 Trumpy Me-109E-4, and some others.....

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#3 LSP_Typhoonattack

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Posted 19 February 2017 - 09:00 PM

Great. I think it's a pretty cool old kit.


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#4 LSP_Ron

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Posted 05 March 2017 - 05:13 PM

I'm having a lot of fun with this build. All these years of building and I've never once built a P-38. I've had this old Revell kit in the stash since the 80's. I bought it new, the instruction sheet is all yellowed and brittle it's so old now.  The fit is so far is surprisingly good.  I've finished the cockpit last night, it's totally factitious using odd bits from the spares box. It will look the part under a closed canopy.

 

Cheers

 

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#5 Peterpools

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Posted 05 March 2017 - 06:12 PM

Ron

Nice progress on the front office .. and I'm with you - it's all about fun and enjoyment

Keep 'em coming

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Posted 12 March 2017 - 12:21 AM

This builds quick.  I am not going into a lot of detail as this will be a ceiling hanger when done.  There is a lot of lead in this sled though. Lots of sanding to do yet. I had to replace the wheels with Aires ones. The kit ones are really really bad.

 

Cheers.

 

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#7 Peterpools

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Posted 12 March 2017 - 12:59 AM

Ron

Way to go - some really nice progress on the P-38

Keep 'em coming

Peter


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Posted 12 March 2017 - 04:55 AM

Looking good and a really quick build!



#9 LSP_Ron

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 10:36 PM

In primer,  a little body work to do and I'll have it is silver soon

 

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Ron

 

 

I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.

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#10 Bill_S

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 10:39 PM

Looking good, Ron. Slow down!


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Posted 13 March 2017 - 10:56 PM

Looking good, Ron! Maybe I should try this approach with some of my old Revell kits.

 

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 11:02 PM

Thanks,

 

Yes you should Kev,  it's actually quite refreshing. The kit isn't nearly as bad as one would think. Once I got past the silly thought of rescribing the whole thing it turned into a lot of fun.  I forgot to put some card in the boom intakes though. You can see right through them which doesn't look right

 

 

Oh well


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Ron

 

 

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Posted 20 March 2017 - 11:42 PM

Here is "Happy Jacks Go Buggy"

 

I like the name!  Almost ready for a clear coat and some weathering.  

 

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#14 Peterpools

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 12:02 AM

Hi Ron

Looking mighty good for sure. seems as if you found the key to building and enjoying the older kits without facing the daunting adventure of scribing and riveting the entire aircraft.,

Keep 'em coming

Peter


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Posted 21 March 2017 - 05:07 AM

Very nice, Ron!






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