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OFFICIAL: Hanger Queen IV Campaign
b17-peter
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Hessen, Germany
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Posted: Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 09:07 AM UTC
Hi there,
now working on the decals and some last painting....


I hope to finish it over my Easter holiday.
Have fun modeling!
Removed by original poster on 04/19/14 - 14:06:15 (GMT).
md72
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Washington, United States
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Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 05:32 AM UTC
That reminds me I've got a lull here, I should be working on the Corsair...
MichaelSatin
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:27 AM UTC
Just a reminder here, but there's still no ribbon loaded for this campaign. Always a good idea to have a flashy ribbon, it can drive enlistment!

Michael
MLD
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Vermont, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 06:32 AM UTC
I knew I couldn't maintain my focus on the B1, so here's a late war fighter trio already in progress. Hopefully I will get one of these done this week


Ancient REvell Ta152, Hobby Boss Me163 and FW 190

Me163 Hobby Boss quick builder and boy is it. It's got about 15 parts total including the wheeled dolly.


Not sure why I stopped after washing only one wing


Crummy Hobby Boss 'pebbled' plastic that I was too lazy to sand out.

pretty proud of the pinstripes though..

topside looks good

It's going to hang from my clasroom ceiling so done will be done.

weird, I cropped these on photobucket before posting, but the uncropped versions are showing up here. Maybe the changes have not taken effect there. Will check back later.
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
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Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014 - 08:34 AM UTC
@Rob Nice looking bird so far!

At least I've got my USN decals for my Skyraider. Will start to finish it soon.
RedwingNev
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England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
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Posted: Monday, March 24, 2014 - 06:44 PM UTC
Nice camo Rob.

Don - shame about the masking, that was an interesting looking whiff.
29Foxtrot
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Victoria, Australia
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Posted: Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 05:34 PM UTC
Hi All,

I finished the SEA Scheme on my Hobby Boss F-111c now all I need to do is track down a 48 scale sheet to replace the kit offerings for the R.A.A.F. birds.




Paints on the upper surface are Humbrol Enamels #'s 116, 117 and 118, lower surface if Vallajo Black Acrylic.
Lakota
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New Mexico, United States
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Posted: Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 12:12 PM UTC
Howdy Y'all
I tried to make some progress over the week.

I ran into some problems.
I tried to mask the leading edges and ended up pulling up the metalizer and green cammo. I ended up hand painting the yellow leading edges. The paint was thick and uneven. I will use 1000 grit to wet-sand the yellow paint and smooth it out. Then back to the drawing board.
Take care,
Don "Lakota"
Lakota
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New Mexico, United States
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Posted: Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 12:12 PM UTC
Howdy Y'all
Here's my entry, Monogram's 1/48 F-5E Freedom Fighter. I also had some bad luck with old decals so I'm building this plane as "what if." I'll put green splotches on it and dress it up in Japan markings.


I'll plan to finish this for our club's "Japan" contest in May.
Take care,
Don "Lakota"
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
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Posted: Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 10:18 PM UTC
Before you give up on those decals which decline to stick, try applying them on a small puddle of Future/Klir and let it dry. That ought to hold them in place.[/quote]

Thanks for your good advice Jessie, but I must say, I've decided to leave it there and get me some USN decals from the colorful 60ies. EagleStrike has some good ones. I can always leave General Ky in the cockpit "on a visit with his "american brothers in arms"
Jessie_C
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British Columbia, Canada
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Posted: Sunday, March 02, 2014 - 09:00 AM UTC

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Hi Richard, rigging was never my subject but yours seems to become a decent job. Will be looking great, I'm sure.

Bad news from my SPAD project, it's the final blow to my intended build of General Ky's personal mount. The spare decals didn't disintegrate, but instead declined to stick and that was it. I'll be looking for an alternative for the USN. There are some exhibitions coming here and I will be looking there. Anyway the campaign lasts for the rest of the year, so I'm looking forward to finish over the next months.



Before you give up on those decals which decline to stick, try applying them on a small puddle of Future/Klir and let it dry. That ought to hold them in place.
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
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Posted: Sunday, March 02, 2014 - 08:36 AM UTC
Hi Richard, rigging was never my subject but yours seems to become a decent job. Will be looking great, I'm sure.

Bad news from my SPAD project, it's the final blow to my intended build of General Ky's personal mount. The spare decals didn't disintegrate, but instead declined to stick and that was it. I'll be looking for an alternative for the USN. There are some exhibitions coming here and I will be looking there. Anyway the campaign lasts for the rest of the year, so I'm looking forward to finish over the next months.
raypalmer
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Monday, February 17, 2014 - 04:36 PM UTC
Rigging suckksssss. I'm not going to be jumping in to bed with another stringbag anytime soon I can assure you.




raypalmer
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Monday, February 10, 2014 - 02:45 PM UTC
This is the stubborn hog I intend to drag across the finish line:




The awning just went on tonight.
rochaped
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Lisboa, Portugal
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Posted: Sunday, February 09, 2014 - 08:28 AM UTC
Bob, i sure plan to finish it well on time and start working on it this week.
HQ campaigns are indeed drivers to pull out some great unfinished kits laying in the dark corner of the shelves, just look at those shown here already

Cheers
Pedro
Bigrip74
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Texas, United States
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Posted: Sunday, February 09, 2014 - 06:25 AM UTC
Pedro: looks like ive seen that 110 before. I hope you are able to finish that beautiful model this time. I now get to watch many good looking build pulled from the cobb webbed recesses.

Bob
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
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Posted: Saturday, February 08, 2014 - 11:20 PM UTC
Hi,

my SPAD is somewhat completed, now I have to wait a little for the decals. They are quite old and I detected that some got a little yellowish. So I pinned them on the window and let the sun do its work.
Some stencils from the Hasegawa kit are already placed.
RedwingNev
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England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
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Posted: Friday, February 07, 2014 - 07:01 AM UTC

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Neil

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Wow John, that Boomerang looks to big and too good (and too expensive!) a kit to be left unfinished.



Your not wrong about the price, it's easily the most expensive kit I own. The main reason I havnt finished it is the lack of confidence with resin



I don't know why, it looks amazing so far. I bet its a heavy old beast too!

I would be concerned about how the resin would respond in the heat of an Ozzie summer though, I would be terrified of warpage.
shorty53
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 - 07:40 PM UTC
Neil

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Wow John, that Boomerang looks to big and too good (and too expensive!) a kit to be left unfinished.



Your not wrong about the price, it's easily the most expensive kit I own. The main reason I havnt finished it is the lack of confidence with resin.
md72
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Washington, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 - 01:57 PM UTC
warreni
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South Australia, Australia
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Posted: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 - 01:25 PM UTC
Jonathan I am definitely no paragon!! I don't want to start any new kits just yet to create any hanger queens.. Moving 2100km is an incentive not to create anymore fragile items..

[quote}A clean desk is a sign of a sick mind. Now you have to go to a swap meet or trade with a buddy to get a started kit to finish! [/quote]

Anyone who would like to send me a kit to finish for them please email me for my address..

md72
#439
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Posted: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 - 11:36 AM UTC

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I don't know if it is good or not but I have no hanger queens for this campaign.. I cleaned up the hobby room and finished them all off.



A clean desk is a sign of a sick mind. Now you have to go to a swap meet or trade with a buddy to get a started kit to finish!
JClapp
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Massachusetts, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 - 10:59 AM UTC

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I don't know if it is good or not but I have no hanger queens for this campaign.. I cleaned up the hobby room and finished them all off..



well aint you the kitbuilding paragon.
warreni
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South Australia, Australia
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Posted: Wednesday, February 05, 2014 - 09:41 AM UTC

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oops, we're off and running. I'll have to get out my camera a shoot a couple of hanger queens, then figure out which one in can finish by the end of the year.



I don't know if it is good or not but I have no hanger queens for this campaign.. I cleaned up the hobby room and finished them all off..