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OFFICIAL: Hanger Queen IV Campaign
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.




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.
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: 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"
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"
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"
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.
RedwingNev
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England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
Joined: February 07, 2004
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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.
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.
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.
MichaelSatin
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AEROSCALE
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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
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...
Removed by original poster on 04/19/14 - 14:06:15 (GMT).
b17-peter
#392
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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!
MLD
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Vermont, United States
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Posted: Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 09:49 AM UTC






Going to call the 163 done.
Ta152 next probably..

Mike
Robbd01
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Arizona, United States
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Posted: Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 01:50 AM UTC
Here is my submission. It is coming over from the Club Med Campaign.




Cheers
MLD
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Vermont, United States
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Posted: Monday, April 21, 2014 - 11:02 AM UTC
163 is in the gallery.
Let's see how many shelf queens I can finish off before Dec...

Mike
RedwingNev
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England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
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Posted: Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 12:16 AM UTC

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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



Hi Michael, I know a ribbon has been created, is it my job as campaign leader to upload it?





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163 is in the gallery.



Hi Mike, its not showing up - campaign gallery is empty.
Lakota
#123
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New Mexico, United States
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Posted: Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 06:05 AM UTC
Howdy Y'all
I will hopefully finish my Monogram F-5E this weekend. I need to get it done for our club's "Japan" contest this coming Friday. The bad news-NO CAMERA in the house! My family went on a trip and took the cameras. I'll post the finished model when they come back.
@Robbie-how do you like those Sword kits? I've never built one but some of them are interesting subjects like the ones you've chosen.
Take care,
Don "Lakota"
MLD
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Vermont, United States
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Posted: Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 09:54 AM UTC
AW crud, they're in the 2014 campaign folder, not the hanger queen folder.

Sumbody hold mah beer, lemme try again...

Mike
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
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Posted: Monday, April 28, 2014 - 02:31 AM UTC
Hi people,

at last I got my Skyraider finished and can present some pictures here.
I'll put some better ones into the gallery.
Hope you enjoy it and have fun


RedwingNev
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England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
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Posted: Saturday, May 03, 2014 - 12:37 AM UTC



Wow, never realised how much the Skyraider looks like a Hellcat from that angle!
North4003
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Alabama, United States
Joined: August 01, 2012
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Posted: Sunday, May 04, 2014 - 01:39 AM UTC
I noticed there is no campaign ribbon. My proposal is for a new design, a phoenix rising from ashes.
RedwingNev
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England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
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Posted: Monday, May 05, 2014 - 05:12 AM UTC
Someone has designed a campaign ribbon (same format as before, just with the III changed to IV), it just needs uploading.
anselneo
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Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Joined: January 23, 2013
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Posted: Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 02:10 AM UTC
Hi, Just enlisted and Im going to complete the F14 which I indeed to finish (maybe start is more apt a word) for the airfix campaign but never got around to it since I moved houses.

IMG_20140511_160612 by anselneo, on Flickr

IMG_20140511_160631 by anselneo, on Flickr