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OFFICIAL: Hot 1950s in the Cold War Campaign
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Posted: Monday, November 19, 2018 - 07:36 AM UTC
Instructions were found again and the cockpit is ready for closing up. Since the clear parts are a bit on the thick side I opted for more contrasting colors, so that in the end there is still something to see in the cockpit.

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Posted: Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 05:53 AM UTC
If nobody has any objections, I think we can go ahead with this ribbon.
I started to cut plastic Yesterday, unfortunately today my two year old son has hidden the instruction sheet somewhere so I need to find it before I go ahead with the build (I know I know I shouldnt have let him play with it). Im not that familiar with the Dragonfly as to attempt a construction without instructions

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MichaelSatin
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Posted: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 01:21 PM UTC

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Ok so we might have a winner, what do You think ?



Let me know and I'll be glad to upload it!

Michael
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Posted: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 10:04 AM UTC
Ok so we might have a winner, what do You think ?
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Posted: Thursday, November 08, 2018 - 03:33 AM UTC
Yes Franck, the second yellow and black choice, the one without 1950s across the stripes.
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Posted: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 11:50 PM UTC
Howdy Y'all

I'll vote for #2 also.
Take care,
Don "Lakota"
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Posted: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 09:24 PM UTC
Are you ok with the second proposal ?
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Posted: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 07:40 AM UTC
I think I like the plain (plane?) yellow and black stripes. Didn't know about them in Suez, yellow and black were also used on some 4th Fighter Interceptor group in Korea.
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Posted: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 04:17 AM UTC
Those stripes look nice. I like it. Any other suggestions ?
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Posted: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 03:30 AM UTC

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During my spare time, i've make two ribbons inspired by the suez campaign stripes.

(1)

(2)



No. 2 was what I had in mind.
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Posted: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 - 12:19 AM UTC
During my spare time, i've make two ribbons inspired by the suez campaign stripes.

(1)

(2)
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Posted: Tuesday, November 06, 2018 - 09:34 AM UTC
Sorry for the late reply on the ribbon question, I was bussy today with final touch-ups on the Hurricane for the MTO Campaign. Both ribbons suggested so far are cool - the thermometer suggested by Frank and the stripes suggested by Jessie. I will try to do the stripes ribbon tomorrow - provided I didnt forget how to use Corel
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Posted: Sunday, November 04, 2018 - 02:19 PM UTC
Thanks Michael!
I didn't know what to think about #1.
I think Jessica had an idea for #2 but I don't know how to do graphics.
Take Care,

Don "Lakota"
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Posted: Sunday, November 04, 2018 - 12:41 PM UTC

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Howdy Y'all
I had a couple of questions:
1. Why is the campaign running for less than the usual 6 months?
2. Does anyone else have an idea for a ribbon?
Just my 2 cents of comments.
Take care,
Don "Lakota"




Don,

The answer to your first question is: Because I can't do math. It's fixed now.

Don't have an answer to the second one, that's on our Fearless Leader Jacob to decide.

Michael
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Posted: Sunday, November 04, 2018 - 12:01 PM UTC
Darn! And I just finished my F-86F.

Jim
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Posted: Sunday, November 04, 2018 - 11:43 AM UTC
Howdy Y'all
I had a couple of questions:
1. Why is the campaign running for less than the usual 6 months?
2. Does anyone else have an idea for a ribbon?
Just my 2 cents of comments.
Take care,
Don "Lakota"

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Posted: Sunday, November 04, 2018 - 10:40 AM UTC
Howdy Y'all
Here's the kit I will be building. I changed my mind and decided not to do Jesse Brown's Corsair. I understand the HobbyBoss F4U-4 is a better kit so I'll build one some day.




I haven't decided if I'll use AM parts, I have a cockpit and wheels. Does anyone know if the True Details cockpit would fit into the HobbyBoss kit? It is made specifically for the Hasegawa F4U-4.
Take care,
Don "Lakota"
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Posted: Thursday, November 01, 2018 - 09:04 PM UTC
I have this special hobby in 1:72 somewhere in my stash :



The first mission is too find him

The good news is that we have found a bigger apartment and i'll have my men cave
(in february)
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Posted: Thursday, November 01, 2018 - 08:44 PM UTC
@Mihael : Surely now, who would not quit his job to do models ? , nah Im kidding, it wasnt what it used to be so I figured lets have an "extended" holiday over Christmas.

@Franck : Seafire would be interesting for sure, which kit do You have in mind ?
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Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 07:49 PM UTC
i've a lot of planes in my stash who fought during the korean war, the malaya incidents, the indochina war. so it's difficult to choose a kit.

i think, i'll make a Beaufighter for the malaya incident and a seafire mk.47 for the korean war.
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Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 04:07 PM UTC
Ah Scrap I got the Hong Kong 1/144 Meteor in a goodie bag at at model convention but it didn't have any decals. Finding 1/144 RAAF/RAF decals on this side of the pond is a bit problematic.

The F-80 is starting to look like a go.
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Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 01:07 PM UTC

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@Jacob, I hate you, I've wanted that one in 1/72 since the last time I saw "The Bridges of Toko-Ri"

Another campaign I'm behind on and it just started. Haven't decided between a Korean Corsair, F-80, or a possible Suez Gloster Meteor. I'd love to do the Meteor, it's 1/144 but I think the plastic is a Mk IV and the decals are for a Mk VIII. Could anyone tell the difference???



Oh yes. The Mk 8 Meatbox had an entirely different tail and a longer fuselage. All is not lost, however. Miniwings does a Mk 8 in 1/144. In larger scales there's the Hannants/MPM/Airfix 1/72 and Airfix 1/48 kits.
md72
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Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 08:00 AM UTC
@Jacob, I hate you, I've wanted that one in 1/72 since the last time I saw "The Bridges of Toko-Ri"

Another campaign I'm behind on and it just started. Haven't decided between a Korean Corsair, F-80, or a possible Suez Gloster Meteor. I'd love to do the Meteor, it's 1/144 but I think the plastic is a Mk IV and the decals are for a Mk VIII. Could anyone tell the difference???
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Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 07:44 AM UTC

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So here is my entry for the campaign. Not sure yet if the camo will be for Marines or Navy, both got heavily involved during Korean war. I have quit my job, so hopefully this build will go quick!



Quitting your job seems like kind of an extreme length to go to in order to get a model done!

Michael
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Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 04:07 AM UTC
So here is my entry for the campaign. Not sure yet if the camo will be for Marines or Navy, both got heavily involved during Korean war. I have quit my job, so hopefully this build will go quick!

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