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  1. DrewH

    Prepare to have your mind blown...

    I will never admit how I found this out.
  2. DrewH

    Aires Cockpit Fit Issues???

    Yup - nothing but normal for resin parts. Sometimes even serious grinding and sanding isn't enough. As others have done this kit with the Aries pit - I'd say it's just down to how much fitting is needed. Find where the parts are too wide, start by sanding the interior of the fuselage halves to thin the plastic there first, then again on the tub where there is excess that doesn't match the curve of the fuselage. Inevitably a Dremel with a grinding bit is your best friend in these situations. Check the plastic against a light often to make sure you're stopping when the plastic is thin but not too thin that you risk blowing a hole in the side of the kit. Or forget it and use the kit cockpit - it fits pretty good without modification. Use the resin parts to detail as you can (cut off and use as scab on parts) or as a template for some scratch building.
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    Wingnut wings is developing three new kits

    If you read this: http://www.wingnutwings.com/ww/product?productid=3189 It states at the bottom: Model Features: Halberstadt Cl.II escort fighter and ground support aircraft. I'll leave that to you gents to go wild with that one.
  4. DrewH

    EA-18G Growler, SHADOWHAWKS

    beautiful spark bug. looks stunning and a fantastic finish!
  5. DrewH

    Forum Upgrade

    Eject eject eject!
  6. Happy birthday Wolf! There's a beer here in the fridge for ya! come on over!
  7. DrewH

    VF-96 Showtime 106

    Great photo Jari - Thank you. I swear I went through that album but didn't see this one. Thank you for posting.
  8. DrewH

    VF-96 Showtime 106

    Thank you Maru! Great ebook site. may just become a member there to see what all they have to read.
  9. DrewH

    VF-96 Showtime 106

    Great! Thanks Nick. I'll see where I can find the book. Cheers!
  10. DrewH

    VF-96 Showtime 106

    gents - I've exhausted my abilities to locate more pictures of this aircraft. All I've been able to come up with is one of the nose during refuelling and one of the plane on the deck with the nose obscured by a wing. Both are of the left side. Does anyone have any photos they wouldn't mind sharing? I'm looking for it's time on the USS Constellation, F-4J during it's Dec '71 to June '72 cruise. Looking to do Lt. Connelly's bird which had 2 mig kills on 10 May 72.
  11. DrewH

    2018 IPMS Phoenix Convention

    It used to be but I have no clue if that has changed. Best send a query to know for sure.
  12. DrewH

    2018 IPMS Phoenix Convention

    Yes, plus if you are not an IPMS USA member - you need an additional $35 also to bring that to active status to even register. Chalk it up to an even 2 bills canadian by the time you add the Pima tour (cause you have to do the boneyard - it's a playground for modellers) I did Anaheim in '06 and we had free run in Yanks Air Museum.
  13. If it works for you - that's all that matters.
  14. Bravo mate - absolutely stunning finish! well done.