CF-18 Number 739 of 416 Sq Canadian Forces, Cory "Bud" Ulmer

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  1. Catch22

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    It's done! Overall the model was excellent, though the canopy actually sucked. It wouldn't fit shut around the ejection seat, so it's not perfect. If I do another one (which I probably will :lol:) I'll definitely do it canopy open and on the ground. The decals are also good, if a little glossy. Weapons are from the Hasegawa Weapon Set C.

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    That's awesome!!
     
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    :oops: Thanks! I'm pretty happy with it, minus the canopy.
     
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    Great job.I love the way Canada paints the canopy on the lower nose.
    Ed
     
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    Awesome work Catch!!:thumbright:
     
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    Thanks guys!

    Yeah, I think Canada has the best looking scheme of standard F-18s, but maybe I'm biased! :lol:
     
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    Juuuuuuust a bit :lol:
     
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    :lol: Still nice looking though.
     
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    SWEET build. Is the seat/ Pilot hitting the canopy? Is is possible to remove the seat and maybe file down the bottom so it sits a bit lower in the cockpit?
     
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    Nice job Cory. I was going to suggest the same about the seat - maybe have to chop off the pilot's feet too!
     
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    Thanks guys!

    Dirk, I actually did that a fair amount, but it didn't do me a whole lot of good. I think if I went too crazy I'd run into problems in regards to it looking too low. Next time at least I'll know to look out for that.
     
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    The pilots feet? WTF? What did he do that he has to lose his feet? If anything his head should be removed. :lol:

    Regardless, it is still a sweet build. One to be proud of and I must say one I'm a bit envious of.
     
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    :oops: Thanks Dirk. I really enjoyed this one because it had some personal meaning to it.

    And Terry, our posts crossed earlier so I didn't see it. He DID lose his feet, and his legs halfway up to his knees! :lol: I put him in well after the instructions said, so he wouldn't even fit in. However, it didn't affect the canopy as the seat's exactly where it should go and it doesn't go under anything.
     
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    Nice job Cory!
     
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    Thanks Andy!
     
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    great work!
     
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    Very nice, I love the '18. Great job

    Darryl
     
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    Nicely done Cory. :)
     
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    Thanks guys! :)
     
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