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SGTJKJ
#041
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
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Posted: Sunday, August 09, 2020 - 10:49 PM UTC
Thanks for all the comments, Guys. The last details fixed. I am calling this one done.

Thanks for the extension. Then I avoided having to rush this build.

A very old kit, but I am very satisfied with the end result. Difficult to get the weathering right with very little recessed detail and only a bit raised detail. In the end I think it looks realistic.

Looking forward to see more builds for this campaign.







SHAKY962
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Posted: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 01:33 AM UTC
@Jesper: BEAUTIFUL!!!

20200810_112331 (1) by Shaky962, en Flickr

20200810_112320 by Shaky962, en Flickr
SHAKY962
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 03:26 PM UTC
After a long delay..... I finished

20200813_001537 by Shaky962, en Flickr

20200813_001507 by Shaky962, en Flickr

Thanks a lot for this great campaign!!!
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
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Posted: Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 10:50 PM UTC
@Jose and @Jesper - Great builds, they look fine! Congrats

I hope I'll get my Viggen in a good model, too...
SHAKY962
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 02:09 PM UTC
Sure!!!!!
md72
#439
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Washington, United States
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Posted: Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 05:58 PM UTC
I could end up with an F-106 before long. Two troublesome seams to fix, touch of paint in the cockpit, mount the canopy, do so masking and head for the paint shack.

stoney
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British Columbia, Canada
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Posted: Friday, August 14, 2020 - 05:26 AM UTC
Love the build Jesper,, nicely done, congrats on finishing!

Just got back from a break up to the Yukon, nice to get away from the coast and the rain, feeling like I can push through this build now, thanks for the extension!
Missing a few in progress pics but heres where the Draken is at, masked the numbers to avoid using the big hasegawa decals, worked pretty well, bit of cleanup left to do but overall pretty happy with them, just have to spray the black around the intakes and I think the painting is done.

belly is mostly blocked out, working from a bunch of random reference showing a big difference in some of the panels

hoping with the bad weather I can get a good chunk of this done this weekend, though we brought a border collie pup home with us so that may take over my life and destroy my socks before the deadline, fingers crossed
Cheers everyone!
Eric.
SHAKY962
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Posted: Friday, August 14, 2020 - 03:03 PM UTC
@Eric,

Amazing work with the J35!!!
stoney
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British Columbia, Canada
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Posted: Monday, August 24, 2020 - 04:44 AM UTC
Thanks Jose, Im kind of getting bogged down fighting the decals, theyre super thick and sadly I couldnt find any aftermarket replacements. Im currently building up around them with Aqua-gloss then hope to sand them down a bit to get rid of the severe step left from the film. I melted them with solvaset and microsol as well as I could, had to pull out the tamiya extra thin on one of the tail markings to really melt it down (nerve wracking last ditch technique) I should be able to get it weathered up in time for the end of the campaign if I can stick with it
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
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Posted: Friday, August 28, 2020 - 09:40 AM UTC
@Eric - Go for it! I like your Draken!

Step by step I'm nearing the decal stage with my own Saab....
SHAKY962
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Posted: Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 06:33 AM UTC
Peter

Nice!!!!!!!!!!!!
stoney
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British Columbia, Canada
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Posted: Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 09:31 AM UTC
Started the weathering on the belly of the beast, basing it off of some dirty-ish Draken pic reference.


Peter, Saab made such weird and interesting aircraft, I hope your decls go down nicely for you!
john41492
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Malacca, Malaysia
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Posted: Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 07:03 PM UTC
Hi All,

Jose and Eric, really nice jobs! Peter and Mark, looking good!

I've thoroughly enjoyed this build. The kit is from the early 80's, but Monogram was on game. Sure, there are places that needed a little help, such as the undersides of the intakes, and the front fuselage parts to play nice. Though, not as much work as one would think.

So, got it all together and cleaned up and replaced the few lost panel lines. Then I went ahead and painted it up with my version of ADC grey. I think I got it. I also made a mask for the front end and did it in gloss black. Granted only the radardome should be gloss, though for this one I'm letting it ride!

Rear view:


Front view:



With three layers of clear (my future mix) I flipped her over and finished off the weapons bay, and the detail here is really nice.



I've spent three days doing the decals, which are quite nice. These are from Revell for this kit, and one can see the quality they put into them. So that and the little bits and she's gonna be done! More to follow soon!!

Be safe, wash your hands and have fun!
md72
#439
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Washington, United States
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Posted: Sunday, August 30, 2020 - 07:30 PM UTC
sneaking up on the finish line. Just a bunch of fiddly bits to attach and align.

eMan
#298
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Hong Kong S.A.R. / 繁體
Joined: August 08, 2002
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Posted: Wednesday, September 02, 2020 - 02:46 AM UTC
Northrop N-1M finished.




md72
#439
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Washington, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, September 02, 2020 - 08:15 PM UTC
Calling this one done. Hasegawa 1/72 F-106A.

Replaced the kit misiles with a set from a Hasegawa Weapons set.

Aftermarket decals from Microscale.

And a family portrait with a veteran of Delta Dawn Campaign..

john41492
#442
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Malacca, Malaysia
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Posted: Friday, September 04, 2020 - 02:47 AM UTC
Hey Everyone!

Lap Man, I've always liked that plane, and you did a wonderful job with it. Mark, nice choice, and lovely finish!

I too am calling this one done. I really had a lot of fun building this. The kit is typical Monogram from the 80's, great detail, pretty good fit. This is a re-release from Revell, and the kits decals performed very well, and snuggled down nicely with Mr. Softener. I used very little Mr. Surfacer 500 on this kit, mainly on the intakes. I did have to scratch out the gear door actuator for one of the main gears, due to it getting lost somewhere. Aside from that an overall good kit, one that I can recommend!



The weapons bay is very nicely done, the missiles are so so, but it's hard to tell once it's all put together. I've read where some have problems with this, I encountered no issues.



I was a bit surprised at just how big this plane really is, it's now occupying as much space as my B-25!





A fun build and another great campaign! I've really enjoyed this one. Thanks all!

Take care and have fun!!
md72
#439
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Posted: Friday, September 04, 2020 - 05:09 AM UTC
I'm guessing that it's 1/48. Looks great, love the detail in the speed brake.
MichaelSatin
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AEROSCALE
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Friday, September 04, 2020 - 05:53 AM UTC
Those are some beautiful Darts! I've always liked that plane.

Michael
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
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Posted: Friday, September 04, 2020 - 06:03 AM UTC
@Lap Man, John and Mark - Splendid-looking models, my congrats!

I'm struggling towards the finish line with my Viggen....


....desperately trying to make it
Cheers
Peter
stoney
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British Columbia, Canada
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Posted: Saturday, September 05, 2020 - 08:33 AM UTC
ok, pretty close. I couldnt handle the decal silvering and carrier film thickness of the tail numbers so I sanded it down and re-did the paint. One of the things I like about the MRP Lacquers is the ability to blend back into existing paint seamlessly.

MR surfacer 1500 primer on

mostly blended back in

and heres my 99% I think, the kit Pitot was terrible so a brass replacment is on its long winded way to me but Im calling it done beyond that.



So after the build, Id say it was a fun kit, not great, not bad, and as much as I like the subject it just didn't really grab me for the last half.maybe its the chaos of life these days, the fact that I had a very stressful and enjoyable hockey playoff run to follow (go canucks, good push) I may revisit this one in a few months but for now Im good. Ill take some better pics for the gallery, good work everyone!
md72
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Posted: Saturday, September 05, 2020 - 04:52 PM UTC
Well Michael, I consider that high praise for John's model. It deserves it. Kinda of a participation ribbon for mine.
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
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Posted: Sunday, September 06, 2020 - 07:16 AM UTC
@Eric - Very good, great job on your Draken!
MichaelSatin
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Sunday, September 06, 2020 - 08:05 AM UTC

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Well Michael, I consider that high praise for John's model. It deserves it. Kinda of a participation ribbon for mine.



Everyone who finishes gets the ribbon, Mark. Which means not me. That damn Nesher keeps kicking my butt. Oh well, some great stuff here, from ALL of you!

Only a couple of days left everyone, down to the wire!

Michael
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
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Posted: Sunday, September 06, 2020 - 01:01 PM UTC
Hi mates,
I've got my Viggen into the final lap, tomorrow the remaining two Sidewinders will get mounted and the pictures for the gallery fixed
Anyway, I can call it DONE