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  1. Hi, Ive always wanted to make the two LSP’s below, does anyone know where I could get them please, conversions, etc? Royal Navy AEW 1 Skyraider CAC Boomerang I already have a 1/32 Trumpeter AD-4 Skyraider so could use that for the AEW Royal Navy Conversion? Boomerang, I have no clue if one has ever been made? Thanks in advance.
  2. Yes it’s very helpful indeed, thanks very much. Each post teaches me a lot more about the subject that I’m going to take the plunge on and make very soon. Thanks again
  3. Hi, l’ve always wanted to do a very early Spitfire Mk1 of 19 Sqn when they were at Duxford in 1938. I have the 1/32nd Revell Spit Mk2a (New version) but can’t seem to find and aftermarket for it regarding the Watts 2 Blade Prop, Resin Cockpit, Correct Oil Cooler, Etc. As it’s been an ambition of mine to do this for my lounge display cabinet, I’d like to throw all that I can at it to make it the ultimate Spitfire model. Can anyone point me in the right direction please of what aftermarket items I would need for this project, and where to get them please, as I’ve spent hours searching but not come up with anything. Thanks in advance
  4. Hi all, Im about to bite the bullet next week and buy the 1/32 SU-25UB Frogfoot, mainly because it’s an ugly beast and unusual. I also want to throw a load of resin at it too, just for something different, and I see that Aires make a load of sets, but, what I want to know is will the Frogfoot A Wheel Bays and the Electronics bays fit into the two seat UB version? Im really looking at doing a fully loaded (Weapons wise) Ukrainian Digital Camo version, so would like to know what aftermarket there is out there for this kit, what’s the best for it, how’s the kit build, etc etc. Not bothered about the cost really as it’s going to be a once in a lifetime long term build, so the time spent will outweigh the costs. Im after as much help as possible really. Thanks
  5. Do you have any web links for me to look at regarding the US MiG-23’s please?
  6. I have spent best part of today, and got nowhere, on trying to cross over the paint Colors from the bottom jet scheme, into Hataka Orange Line, MRP, or Tamiya. Please Please can some help me? Even if they are FS codes, that would help!! I’m going nuts! Ive tried loading the Paints4models paint conversion chart but it doesn’t work on an iPad and I don’t have a PC. Thanks in advance. https://acrylicosvallejo.com/en/producto/hobby/sets/air-war-en/soviet-russian-colors-mig23-flogger-from-coldwar-to-90-vallejo-airwar-71606/
  7. A while ago, I found some pictures of a Polish or Russian (??) MiG-23 in a three tone scheme of White, Medium Grey and Black, and another in White, Blue, Grey. I am buggered if I can find the pictures now tho! Doh!! I'm currently building the Trumpeter MiG-23 with every item of aftermarket I could lay my hands on and loved the above scheme but am annoyed I lost the info, can anyone help? Either the above Schemes or even a nice Natural Metal finish MiG would be my dream, can anyone help? If someone happens to find the above three tone scheme, any ideas on the actual colours or MRP/Mr Hobby/Etc numbers? Thanks so much in advance.
  8. I’m currently building the Tamiya A6M5 and am stuck on the colours for it! The Scheme I have chosen for it is attached, BOTTOM AIRCRAFT WITH YELLOW BAND, but, as it’s a Nakajima built machine, I cannot work out the Green shade for the upper surfaces, is it IJN Green D1 or IJN Green D2? Same for the Grey undersides - Hairyokushoku Grey Green? I only use AK Real Colours so help with those paint codes would be a great help if possible please? Thanks in advance.
  9. Hi, Im looking to do one of my Tamiya Spit’s with open gun bays and open radio hatch, but I can’t seem to find any aftermarket that will help with either of these, does anyone know of anything please? Thanks
  10. I have the chance of buying either of the 1/32 HPH resin kits of the F7F Tigercat or the ME410, relatively cheap, but.........I can’t decide which to get??? Which one would you have and why?? Has anyone built either of these and can show pictures and offer advice on them please? Im not a newbie to resin kits nor shy away from a challenge! Thanks
  11. I’ve been watching many YouTube videos of Russian and Polish MiG’s on startup, and many of them use a starter or Ground Power Unit that is basically a square box on wheels, the front two wheels are obviously movable to steer the unit. The GPU actually looks very similar to the British ‘Houchin’ GPU except the Russian/Polish Unit doesn’t have the ‘Side Trays’. So, it would seem right to scratch build this unit, or even use some of the parts from the 1/32 Flightpath ‘Houchin’ GPU to use as a basis?? I've searched the web for the aforementioned HAD Models conversion for the APA-5D unit but to no avail. Thanks
  12. I’m doing a MiG-23 so anything from that timeline really. I suppose 1960’s to present. I can’t find any pictures either to work from unless anyone can help.
  13. Hi, Anyone know where I can lay my hands on a 1/32 Soviet Jet starter cart please? Or Even some pictures so I can have a go at scratch building one? I’ve trawled the web but can’t find anything!? Thanks
  14. Hi, Can someone help me please? Im looking for the following dimensions in mm for any of the Trumpeter MiG-23 Line please. I need; Total Wingspan (Wings Open) Total Length (Inc Pitot) Total Height (Bottom of Wheels to Tail Tip) Many Thanks
  15. I want to do one of the aircraft from the 1969 film ‘Battle of Britain’, so, tell me what I need and where from please? Thanks
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