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Trumpeter English Electric Lightning corrections


Iain

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OK - appears there's some interest out there still - thanks for all your responses!

 

No promises as I'm still on a very steep learning curve here - but am feeling more motivated again. Don't have a lot of self confidence in my abilities these days - so can be my own worst enemy when it comes to getting things finished.

 

Fortunately I have some very good friends who've had experience of producing their own model products who seem to be happy to give their advice/expertise when needed.

 

As you can see - most of the basic shapes are done (a huge amount of work) - it's final fettling and surface detail that needs to be done - although I haven't sorted the wings yet.

 

I'm still a way off having anything of production quality - but will focus first on finishing the canopy/sill area as I think this will have the most impact on a finished model.

 

Liberator wing correction priority - but I'll take some Lightning parts into the office so I can fettle at lunchtimes when I'm in the office.

 

I'd still really like to do a few Lightning builds for my own enjoyment - which is where this all originated!

 

Blue skies,

 

Iain

 

 

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8 hours ago, Robthepom said:

i subscribed to your website, i'm very interested

 

Is there a reason why i cant see the earlier photos on this thread anymore???

 

Apologies - the photos were hosted on my old website - so links no longer work I'm afraid.

 

I still have all the photos - so if there's anything you want me to dig out and re-post just shout.

 

Iain

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On 4/29/2019 at 10:44 PM, Iain (32SIG) said:

Holy thread resurrection Batman!

 

Have been asked a few times recently what happened to the Lightning parts I was working on for the Trumpeter 1:32 Lightning...

 

Well, I kind of lost the will on this one - kept finding new things that needed fixing and lost interest - just got burned out.

 

However, with the recent emails I've received (plus seeing another Lightning project appear on LSP) I'm thinking it would be a pity to waste all the work I've done so far.

 

So - question - is there still interest in some correction parts out there?

 

This is where I was at:

 

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Above: F1a

 

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Above: F Mk 3

 

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Above: F Mk 6

 

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Canopy and cockpit sill area...

 

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Cannon ports...

 

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Kinda where I left off.

 

Is there still interest out there?

 

Iain

 

 

Iain,

I will purchase a couple of sets. Kits ready and waiting

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