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Scotsman last won the day on October 3 2012

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  1. I was going to build a RP armed Banff Stike wing Mossie , but I couldn't deceide the rig to build, I did have the old Paragon RP Mk 2 rig they sold , but I was EXTREMLY wary about drilling/in the wong pl;ace etc etc , so I comprimised and built a 333Sq aircraft , Strike wing , but no rockets.. ok its a cop out , but I can live with it! colinR
  2. Nesher.. Nesher...Nesher... Oh yeah baby!
  3. Oh you little tease....! DO Tell!
  4. conversion .. Hmm .. Or a complete kit?
  5. Howevere it comes Graham I'm sure it'll be worth waiting for! ColinR
  6. Ah the old Blue circle fighter ... A block of concrete in the nose to simulate the weight of the missing radar .. happy days for the RAF I've used that set many years agio, its over 20 years old, and to be honest its really had its day , the WSO cockpit upgrades might be use if you're planning an F3 conversion, but you'll need a LOT more than this set to build a definative F3 ,, colinR
  7. Well since the books ended at Season 5 more of less, then the lack of subtalty in story telling is only to be expected.. As Paul ans storm are minded to sing ,"Write George, Write like the Wind" , Well he didn't , and so we reaped the rewards!
  8. Superb wok , and it looks like another order will be on its way soon, I have the Lodel boxing of the Beau, but these resin parts knock those Vac form Pieces into a cocked hat - as we say north of the border PS .. who said you could look up my profile pic.. white hair , check facial hair check , expanding waistline , charming welcoming demnor for all non scots Check! ColinR
  9. Just stumbeld acoss an article entitled.. This Breathtaking HD Footage From Aboard USS Shangri-La Aircraft Carrier Was Originally Filmed In 1962 Well for once the results don't lie... follow Link For the whole story and the link to the acutal film - the quality is something else.. ! colinR Actual link fixed
  10. Scotsman

    SpaceX

    I've had an intrest in Spaceflight almost since I can remember , (I was 11 when Apollo 11 landed , so that probably explains it). anyway , I have a small library of reference books covering Apollo /Geminei etc, intrestingly at the beginning of Apollo they had to agree on just how they were going to land on the moon. Thanks to Von Braun the accepted method was Direct Ascent , (see Destination Moon for what it would have looked like), but that approach was finally passed on because in the words of an engineer, "It would be like backing an Atlas back on to the pad" Now every time I watch SpaceX I recall those words, and I sit there amazed that yes they do indeed back something larger than an Atlas on the the pad , every dammed time.. As I said in my comment on the first flight of the Stratolaunch aitrcraft at the weekend , We really are living in the future!
  11. Ditto , after paying HMRC's ransome at the Post Office this afternoon, I'd just like to echo what others have said, the quality is fantastic, and as an aficionado of Resin upgrades , the fidelity of the parts in this set are so much crisper than what I seen in sets from other manufacturers Steve , if you produce any more bits for the Beaufighter , I'm in..! ColinR
  12. For Brits of my generation it feels increasingly that we're living in the world of Thunderbirds, With this beast flying, and SpaceX landing 3 rockets back on the pad/barge earlier in the week, it seems the future is noW ColinR
  13. If you have ANY intrest in the F-4 , or it you just like beautiful videos .. spend 8 mins watchign this one , The JSDF 302 Sq is retiring its F-4Es soon and they made this video , and frankly it contains some of the best camera work I've ever seen , freeze frame in places and you have the a masterclass in detailign a Japanese F-4 enjoy https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=480&v=wfc7qBVplxQ colinR
  14. Not only Legal, but positively encouraged! - especially after the odd dram or two ! colinR
  15. We are modellers, not assemblers.. grinding, sanding and Fettling is the breath of life! ColinR
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