armstrong whitworth whitley by frog 1/72nd

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  1. woljags

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    another of my old models needing restoration this time a a/w whitley by frog,pics to follow shortly
     
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    i'm not sure howi'm going to refinish this one any ideas
     
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    I always liked that plane.
     
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    Really? I'm on the opposite side but nice model nonetheless.
     
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    Looking shabby. But I'm sure Bob will make it nice again.
     
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    Got some work ahead of you Bob, but I'm sure you'll sort it.
     
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    i will do my best,still on a learning curve,i might try to crack open the cockpit to get some detail in there,i'm also not sure how to refinish her,bomber command or fleet air arm
     
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    FAA ? didn't know they used them, thought it was just BC, Coastal Command and Airborne Forces.
     
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    almost looks like the ones you see being pullled from underwater
     
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    i read somewhere that they used them to anti-sub dutys but i've not had much luck finding any info on a subject
     
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    #11 Wurger, Aug 5, 2011
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    Bob, I think you meant the Coastal Command but not the FAA.

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    yes it did look like that,sorry must be a senior moment on my part
     
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    I like the occasional resto project. This looks like it'll be fun to watch
     
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    restorations are fun projects.
     
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    some progress pics to follow shortly,i've managed to get the cockpit open with out any damage,inside i found quite a lot of detail already including nav position and table that looks as though it was part of the original kit
     
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    canopy now removed ,pic shows cockpit detail already fitted as part of the original kit
     
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    progress so far with new prop blades made and now in new camo and markings,the marking are not of any aircraft just for fun so that it looks ok
     
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    Looking nice.
     
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    Love the Coastal Command schemes.
     
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