**** DONE: 1/48 Grumman Martlet IV 842 Sqdn - Carrier Aircraft GB

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  1. rochie

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    #1 rochie, Aug 1, 2012
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    subject Grumman Martlet IV JV394 842 Sqdn HMS Fencer
    Name: Karl
    Category: intermediate
    Kit: Tamiya
    Scale:1/48
    Accessories: Eagle strike Decals

    ok here's my first build for this GB, continuing my the Fleet Airm Arm Aircraft having done a Corsair and a Hellcat.
    this aircraft started all the good natured ribbing of our friend Terry, which he takes with good humor and have been waiting for ages to do this subject since finding the picture below.

    sorry Dogsbody, hope you'll forgive me ?:lol:

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    I'll let you off - this time! No 1/48th scale ex-Paras with cameras though !
     
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    Cheers mate, thought about a diorama of that pic of you from Duxford !!!
     
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    Great choice for first aircraft entered. I'll dig around for a suitable figure. (cough, cough.)
     
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    no don't Terry will kill me !!!
     
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    did get this started this morning, can see from the pics i need to touch up the head rest !

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    I hope it will be after finishing of the model, Karl.

    Terry , let him finish the model before your farther action, please. :lol:
     
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    OK, he can finish the model first - then I kill him, but only once!
    That was quick work Red Two, and looking good.
     
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    was up early today, every one else was still in bed so made a start, the parts are just resting together not glued but the Vallejo paint does dry very quick so it helps productivity a bit !!!

    and thanks
     
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    Wow, Karl .... you got off to a quick start on this one. Lookin' good...

    Charles
     
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    First out of the chute. Nice one Karl.
     
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    Fast work and nice :) I can't wait for this one :)
     
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    Great choice Karl! Looking forward to it.
     
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    I have this one in my stash so I look forward to your tips.
     
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    Jolly good old fruit!
     
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    Beauty Karl.....like that code too!! :D
     
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    thanks Guy's

    this kit is almost building itself, got fuselage and wings done, pics later
     
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