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wdedig

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  1. As I am traveling, my workbench is gathering dust. I have gone through all the necessary build steps(in my head) just need to get to basement. Cheers Bill
  2. Mark Are those the decals from Last Years Nats?
  3. Greetings Guys The book is my reason for this build . Great read and super story. The African aircraft photo in the book is the guide for my build. This is the older Airfix BF 109F. Good Shape and fairly easy construction. Gil I will have to say there have been some "consultations" with Mr Numerick regarding this build. I wish I could blame him for the mistakes along the way ,but those are mine alone. Barry has given me some great input on the 109F aircraft.
  4. Started this a few weeks ago and have been traveling to much A few progress notes Added a hinge (Stretched sprue on the front engine panel center line, highlighted some panels, added resin Interior (was dumb the kit interior was just fine.Stupid AMS) Enhanced the Trop filter with some mesh and pre-shaded the piano hinge on top Did some corrections on the cooler scoop on the bottom, Painted the white parts,Nose,fuselage band,Wing tips, and painted Yellow lower panel. Time to post and allow drying.
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    Couple of things I'll note: 1. lots more modeling forums nowadays ,international like Hyperscale and ARC, Scale related like 72nd scale, topic related like USAF SIG, And the list goes on. 2. Modelers themselves,like my club in Pittsburgh A. 1/3 are IPMS members B. 1/3 of those build regular C. 90% of those do very little posting and photos. Just some non-scientific breakdowns and my opinions on limited posting seen As for me. I post my stuff here, 1/72nd Modeller,ARC and Hyperscale . I average about a completion every 3 months. Not much to keep the forums filled. Cheers Bill
  6. Thanks Ken..ps would love to see info on your P-40. Beautiful model Cheers Bill
  7. Thanks I believe I have to choose either F-16 B to a Sufa or F-16D to a Barak I think those are right. Picked up a F-16 D Hasagawa this weekend at the Pittsburgh show. All 1/48 Thanks Bill
  8. Thanks For positive comments Guys Cheers Bill
  9. Thanks Mark Next F-16B will be back to desert scheme Cheers Bill
  10. Challenging Build But hey thats Modelling Love Those "Cans" Comments always Welcome Cheers Bill :D
  11. Hey Gil McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle (Hebrew nickname: 'Baz' ('Falcon')) Cheers Bill
  12. Thanks Gill Let's see if any of our IPMSers will save me a trip to Google Cheers Bill
  13. At the decalling stage mostly on,but allowing to dry before second coating of "Future" Isra decals and Resin Interior Testor Acrylic Paints and a biz-zillion stencils Hoping to Jazz up a Grey airplane...we will see These are the burner cans that came with the "special Hasagawa F-15C along metal gear, Ok some assembly and Painting More Photos when Complete Cheers Bill
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    Sword P-47N

    Thanks Gil Sometime just a simple build gets me refocused Cheers Bill
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    Sword P-47N

    Thanks guys Finish is gloss blak primer with Airframe Aluminum Alclad base. A little polished Aluminum on the control surfaces for some contrast. Overcoated with Alclad Acrylic gloss. Strictly simple build Bill
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    Sword P-47N

    Hello Finished a few weeks ago and forgot to post here. Fun Build nice detail ,especially the surface detail Very Shiny Pacific Scheme Guns are parallel to ground..I read this kit was otherwise? Complete "out of box" including kit decals Nice Nose "ART" Thanks for Looking Bill
  17. Thanks Guys Figured it might be a clean ride in 1941 Cheers Bill
  18. Thank you very much for the feedback guys I have posted a build of the B-26 on 72nd Scale Forum. http://z15.invisionfree.com/72nd_Aircraft/index.php?showtopic=4229 I have also submitted a build article to Brett Green for Hyperscale. If more info needed please let me know Thanks Bill Dedig
  19. Hello Gil The finish is Polished Aluminum Alclad over a gloss black Tamiya decanted spray primer. This a early short wing bird and that's why I used the Monogram kit Cheers Bill
  20. Hello This was completed yesterday and I am now completely grey haired. Cheers Bill Start Point Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays
  21. Thanks for all the feedback. Next jet will be a F-16B in 1/48 th. Cheers Bill
  22. Mark You have my permission. I f you want more let me know Thanks Bill
  23. Mark guide me again please. The link didn't function Cheers Bill
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