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OFFICIAL: Hot 1950s in the Cold War Campaign
Antilles
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Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 03:44 AM UTC
eMan:
Great finished chopper. For me, it would be a real horror to fix the big canopy without adding scratches to it. Nicely done .

Peter:
Your A-26 look fantastic. I have to look for a similar kit in 1/72 scale. Congrats .

petbat and Jacob:
Thank You for leaving a comment. It is the second time I build the Fujimi kit. Last time was 25 years ago.

Jacob:
Sanding looks good. Have You already a primer on it?

Oliver
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Slovakia
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Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 07:52 AM UTC
Both the Bell OH-13 and the A-26 look great guys. I cant wait for the new 1/48 A-26 to come out.
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Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 04:37 AM UTC
Looks good, I've got the ancient Airfix flavor in the stash. Sadly I'm so bogged down with my RAF and Jolly Rogers builds, that I'm not even gonna get the fuselage closed up on my F-80.
b17-peter
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Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 04:28 AM UTC
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Hi Mark, it's the Italeri kit, new tool in 2005. [/quote]

And now it's finished, just in time


Thanks for another interesting campaign!
Good luck!
b17-peter
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Posted: Friday, April 19, 2019 - 09:14 PM UTC

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Sorry, not specific enough. The kit, old Airfix or a newer tool?


Hi Mark, it's the Italeri kit, new tool in 2005.
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Posted: Friday, April 19, 2019 - 12:43 PM UTC
Me too Paul. Committed to others, so had no time
Hudson29
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Posted: Friday, April 19, 2019 - 10:30 AM UTC
I hope there will be a take two with this campaign? I have a number of kits that would like to be built but I'm starting too late for this version.
md72
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Posted: Friday, April 19, 2019 - 07:39 AM UTC
Sorry, not specific enough. The kit, old Airfix or a newer tool?
b17-peter
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Posted: Friday, April 19, 2019 - 06:46 AM UTC

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Peter, Who's A-26 is that?


What do you mean? Unit, pilot?
md72
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Posted: Friday, April 19, 2019 - 05:52 AM UTC
Peter, Who's A-26 is that?
b17-peter
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Posted: Friday, April 19, 2019 - 04:27 AM UTC

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Coupple of pictures of the Dragonfly. That thing is fighting me all the way. I had to putty and sand that thing 4 times. Its a very very very short run-ish kit.



Keep going Jacob, I believe it will work out great on your bench!
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Posted: Friday, April 19, 2019 - 04:23 AM UTC
@ Lap Man - Your little heli looks very nice indeed! Congrats
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Posted: Friday, April 19, 2019 - 04:18 AM UTC
Nearly done!

Happy Easter Holiday for everyone
eMan
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Hong Kong S.A.R. / 繁體
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Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 01:57 PM UTC
Bell OH-13E MASH version finished.



eMan
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Posted: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 08:06 PM UTC
Bell OH-13E progress update.



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Posted: Sunday, April 14, 2019 - 06:05 AM UTC
Wow that Sabre brings back memories of the old but not so very good Heller kit. The NMF look great Oliver.
Peter judging by Your previous works, theres plenty of time for a A-26 or two
Great progress Pasi. Hard to imagine that the Sherman had better loss to kill ration in 1960s then in 1940s

Coupple of pictures of the Dragonfly. That thing is fighting me all the way. I had to putty and sand that thing 4 times. Its a very very very short run-ish kit.

DSC_0564

DSC_0566

DSC_0568
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Posted: Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 07:33 AM UTC
Nice work keeping that frame work straight Lap Man.

Oliver the Sabre is fantastic. A very colourful rendition and a real eye catcher.

Pasi, nice to see a tank in the mix. Sherman is coming along nicely.


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Posted: Friday, April 12, 2019 - 06:37 PM UTC
Should be done in time:



Takes couple of weeks...
Antilles
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Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Posted: Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 08:43 PM UTC
Peter: Thank You! Nice choice. I have read a review of this kit and it seems to be a nice one.

eMan: Nice Progress! I can hear Radar O´Reilly shouting out for incoming helicopters.

My Sabre heads to the finishing line. Decals are on an a post shading is done.




Oliver
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Posted: Sunday, April 07, 2019 - 05:08 PM UTC
Progress update, MRC 1/35 Bell Model 47D MASH helicopter.



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Posted: Saturday, April 06, 2019 - 06:59 AM UTC
@Oliver, Deine F-86 sieht jetzt schon super aus, prima!

..and here's my entry, just in time, I hope:



Intended to build it OOB with resin gun barrels, wheels and engines.


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Posted: Tuesday, April 02, 2019 - 07:25 AM UTC
Wow Guys. Some really great work going on.

Jose, that Wyvern is fantastic. Excellent (and fast) build.
Torpon
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Posted: Tuesday, April 02, 2019 - 05:55 AM UTC
Oliver, that looks fantastic, great NMF!

I am terrorised already with paining mine. So far I have been working in the cockpit. Great little model the 1/72 Eduard Mig 15.



Carlos.
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Posted: Friday, March 29, 2019 - 04:34 AM UTC
Franck and Carlos: Nice choices! I will enjoy Your build.

The Sabre had some awful wing fitting.


So it took some time to get it into the correct position.

After sanding most of the panel lines were gone and I am not a clever panel scriber.


After several putty and sanding actions I decided to go for some paint. I primed the bird with white color and put on the yellow markings. After this the sabre was painted gloss black and than Alclad chrome.
This is the result so far:


Oliver
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Posted: Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 01:50 AM UTC
Hi everyone,

Great selection of models in this campaign. And congratulations to Jose on the first finished model, great Wyvern.

My entry is a North Korean Mig-15 in 1/72 from Eduard. Hopefully I will start this weekend with it, after I finish with the Jolly Rogers campaign.



I am already terrorised with the NMF and worried about not being able to finish on time.

Carlos.