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  1. Lucky13

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    ...build a good model in less than 24 hours?8):D:lol:
     
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    Are you talking a day or 24 hours combined?
     
  3. Lucky13

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    In 24 hours straight Sir, 12.00 to 12.00 or whatever...
     
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    Now you've started something!
    Ah! Wasn't there a pic in one of the threads a couple of months back, where some guys built a Spit on their way to one of the Oz expos?
    I suppose it could be done, to an extent, if it wasn't too complex, and straight OOB.
    I aint going to try though - with my hands, it can sometimes take that long just to open the bl**dy box!
     
  5. Lucky13

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    Straight OOB old bean, you're allowed different decals though....



    Started what now?
     
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    With painting and all? I'm not sure its possible. How much time is needed for paint to dry anyway?
     
  7. Lucky13

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    I think that it'd be possible with acrylics, not so sure about the enamels though....:D
     
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    It's completely possible. I used to do it all the time as a teenager.

    Go to hobby store, get kit, build kit, nothing to do for the rest of the day.
     
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    I think you could do it with say a Corsair or a Hellcat or some other solid colour plane and with acrylic paints.
     
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    You don't think that it'd be possible with a Luftwaffe or any other machine, with more than one colour in the camouflage?
     
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    Probably could with a Hobby Boss 1/72nd scale kit, there're only about 15 parts!
     
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    There's no way I could do it; if I finish a kit inside of 24 MONTHS, then I'm working fast! My problem is I'm too much of a perfectionist; if I don't like something, I strip the paint off and start all over again (well, at least on that one piece). Also, I like to give a MINIMUM of 24 hours between coats of enamel paint; there's definitely a difference between "dry" and "cured" paint. Ideally, you should let enamels cure for about a week before giving it a second coat, masking it, and/or applying decals.
     
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    You'd be pushing it. Dry times can really screw things up.
     
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    I learn't that one the hard way ;)
     
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    Lets see......

    Single engine because anything more would add time.

    Monoplane - same reason.

    Jet engine because less parts and almost zero paint scheme.

    How about a 1/72 Sabre jet or MiG 15?
     
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    To small for me Chris....I'd do the F-86, but in 1/48! :oops:
     
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    I've got it! And you could even do it in 1/32nd scale!
     
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    Then I'll need a place, like a hangar to store her in old chap....
     
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    Btw, is the F-86F-30 the only Sabre at the moment from Academy?






    I never learn to keep my blasted trap shut! :lol:
     
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