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Any chance of new F-8E/J parts?


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#16 Bill M.

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Posted 24 January 2017 - 04:16 AM

Well, I can understand that Paul is quite busy. The part that I really want to see most are the asymmetrical Y-racks for sidewinders, etc.. No one has accurately done them in 1/32 scale. Of course other Crusader conversions and corrections would be welcome too.
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Posted 10 March 2017 - 02:14 AM

Good point. The Sidewinder rails are "unique", to put it mildly. I'm sure Paul is aware of this. If i were him i'd probably be pondering how to go about casting something like that, but strictly a guess on my part. Due to its shape, not sure if you could make it a one piece casting.

 

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#18 Aptivaboy

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Posted 12 March 2017 - 05:07 PM

If you're thinking about new parts or conversions, how about this guy: https://en.wikipedia...2000-002001.jpg

 

It's probably a pipe dream, but as a NASA and F-8 aficionado I'd love to see it, certainly the prettiest paint scheme to ever adorn a Crusader.

 

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#19 Bill M.

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Posted 12 March 2017 - 05:39 PM

That is an interesting F-8-- no doubt. I'm just interested in some corrected parts to build a correct F-8E/J fighter. The asymmetrical Y missile racks are absolutely needed. Corrections to make the nose more round would certainly be welcome too. Hopefully someone will do them someday.
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