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Old Mar 02, 2013, 11:16 PM
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Old Mar 02, 2013, 11:18 PM
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Was that today?

Weather was gorgeous up here in the high desert; flying with the gang out at Calico drylake until the winds picked up at noon....sunny and 75 degrees, just perfect !
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Old Mar 02, 2013, 11:21 PM
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sunny and 75 degrees, just perfect !

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Old Mar 02, 2013, 11:24 PM
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Nice Hurricane and great sunset shots. What's your power setup?
Old Mar 02, 2013, 11:24 PM
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heading out tomorrow morning. should be a balmy 35 degrees if im lucky with 10 mph winds! you guys are blessed..
Old Mar 02, 2013, 11:30 PM
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Old Mar 03, 2013, 12:27 AM
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yep it was today, the Hurricane is just stock with BL25 and 60amp ESC and 3 cell 3200 batts.

it actually got too hot around noon...85 degrees but the afternoon flying was perfect.

and Thanks!
Old Mar 03, 2013, 11:13 AM
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Went out to trim the Spitfire this morning, lost the canopy out in the pasture,...Then I go and get the BF-109, the second flight I'm doing a full throttle pass, straight up and WHACK! uh, what was dat? I still had control, so I made a pass and the Got-dam spinner exited stage wherever, never seen it go.
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Old Mar 09, 2013, 05:56 AM
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Parzone Albatros D.Va


(Edited) picture of my completed Albatros. The spring is coming!

Greetings from the Bernese Oberland
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Old Mar 12, 2013, 08:59 AM
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Jasta 11 WW1 Colour Scheme on a Me Bf 109 F


I've been inspired by a Fantasy profile I found by Bill of http://www.clavework-graphics.co.uk/...aft_start.html

Agreed it's not what the scale police may like to see, but she sure stands out.

For those who may have missed it on the 109 thread.
Old Mar 12, 2013, 09:18 AM
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Rob that plane is beautiful nice job! Couple of questions...I just bought my first airbrush. How do you paint large areas? You can't use an airbrush can you? If so what kind of tip would I buy? Thanks and sorry for the noob questions

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Old Mar 12, 2013, 09:24 AM
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Rob that plane is beautiful nice job! Couple of questions...I just bought my first airbrush. How do you paint large areas? You can't use an airbrush can you? If so what kind of tip would I buy? Thanks and sorry for the noob questions

Paul
G'day Paul,
I spent some $$ on this, I bought Tamiya spray cans for this job. The model was in MANY pieces during the painting. The most time consuming prep work was masking the canopy. About 2 hours to mask, and cut away the tape for about 10 seconds worth of spray. It was worth it for the nice lines (generally) on the canopy frame.

I tried using an airbrush on my customised FMS Zero. It was taking AGES. In the end, I just bit the bullet and got spray cans. To cover large areas, I've found that the spray cans are the best. Note though, I spray over existing paint and decals. Spraying on bare foam can lead to the propellant in the can eating the foam. I test on a foam box normally.

Hope the info was useful.
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Old Mar 12, 2013, 09:33 AM
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Paul, additionally, ALL of my decals come from Callie Graphics.
http://callie-graphics.com/
She does a fantastic job, and is low cost. She did the decals for this model, + provided 8 others I needed for 2 other models for $32USD delivered to my door here in Oz.

Rob
Old Mar 12, 2013, 11:25 AM
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Rob, the scale police has no problem with anachronisms like that

Had the Kaiser won, these planes might still have looked like they did
during WWI.

I challenge you (if you have another one roaming about) to make a STEAMPUNK version.

That would be extra awesome.



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Old Mar 12, 2013, 12:43 PM
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You'll have no problem seeing that Rob. Bloody beauty.

Good flying say hi to Deb and Bronte


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