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Everything posted by 66Foxtrot

  1. Your skills never cease to amaze me.
  2. I'm curious how many members make up the current membership body?
  3. There's now a Facebook group for the 2021 Nationals, in case anyone is interested: https://www.facebook.com/groups/270897917458272/ 2021 IPMS Nationals Las Vegas "Very Best of the West."
  4. I'm so sorry for your loss....The Robins look great. I think she'd love them.
  5. Tamiya 1/48 Messerschmitt Bf-109G-6, as flown by Constantin “Bazu” Cantacuzino during the LCOL James Gunn rescue mission. You can read the whole crazy story at https://www.historynet.com/pilot-prince-rescue.htm Additions include: Eduard Seat Harness. Eduard LooK instrument panel. Bare Metal Foil to hydraulic oleo struts. “Invisible” thread aerial. Exito decals. Erla Haube canopy sourced from EDU82111X overtree kit. Radio Aerial cone fashioned from plasticard.
  6. I reached out to Len Pilhofer, and this was his email to me: " Greetings James, Yes, we do plan on having vegetarian options for the buffet as I discussed this with our convention rep at the Embassy Suites. I do not know the exact options yet as those details are still being worked out. Once the exact menu is ironed-out (i.e., exactly what will be in the self-serve trays of the buffet line) I will post to the website. If, at that time, you feel those options are not adequate I will gladly refund your banquet ticket. I hope this helps... -Len"
  7. One of the most incredible models I've ever seen.
  8. I am aware of the Wednesday/Thursday shuttle that has been arranged for taking people from the airport to the hotel, but does the hotel itself have a shuttle going back to the airport Sunday morning? I couldn't find any info about this on their website. I'm looking at an 0530 flight home, and I'd rather not spend the money on a rental car all week. What's the Lyft/Uber situation like around San Marcos?
  9. Maj Harry Crim, CO, 531st Sq., lifts his P-51 off Iwo Jima with full combat load of ammo, six 5 inch rockets and two 165 gal. wing tanks. (Harry Crim)
  10. Major Harry Crim of the 21st group’s 531st squadron was a veteran pilot with 2,200 hours total time, & had logged 35 in the P-51. It was enough to become well acquainted with the Mustang’s characteristics, though Crim still favored the P-38 from his Mediterranean tour. An aggressive Floridian, Crim was one of the more experienced fighter pilots on Iwo. He had flown a full 50-mission tour in North Africa, Sicily and Italy with the 14thF. G. in P-38s. After the sand, flies and disease of Tunisia, where he lost 50 pounds, Crim became something of an Iwo booster. He believed that 100% con
  11. Your model is absolutely spectacular. I can smell (and almost taste) the JP-5.
  12. Daaaaaaammmmmmnnnnnnnn that's nice!
  13. Great Job! On this venerable old chestnut.
  14. Wow...that's really cool!
  15. Wow you aren’t kidding. I just looked his site up, those cars are amazing! http://www.wworkshop.net/Duesie_Build/Menu.html
  16. Maybe scale up some 1/72 ones, and print out on white decal paper??
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