**** DONE: 1/48 Hawker Tempest V - Your Favorite Aircraft of All Time GB

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  1. rochie

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    #1 rochie, Feb 6, 2012
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    ok i'll be building this alongside the Dora

    subject Hawker Tempest V, EDM 122 wing RAF
    Name: Karl
    Category: intermediate
    Kit: Eduard
    Scale:1/48
    Accessories: kit supplied PE set and some of the resin bits

    tempest.jpg tempest1.jpg

    any pictures or Ref's will be appreciated
     
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    Well that one didn't stay in the stash long did it Karl?

    Beaut choice though!
     
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    thanks mate, surprised its lasted this long to be honest !!!!
     
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    Looking forward to this one Karl.
     
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    Another good choice mate.
     
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    thanks guys, looking forward to getting this one started and have resisted doing JF E !!!!
     
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    You mean there are more Tempests than JF-E? :lol:
     
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    just the one above i believe !
     
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    Great choice Karl!
     
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    Cool! Looking forward to this one, too!
     
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    Double SWEET!
     
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    Very nice choice Karl.
     
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    cheers fella's
     
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    Some references for you Karl

    The Hawker Tempest Page

    Pic and profile from Osprey's Aircraft of the Aces 27 Typhoon and Tempest
     

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    cheers mate, have that book and it seems the yellow spinner, scoreboard and badge were after war additions
     
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    Gonna be very cool Karl 8)
     
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    Great choice Karl, and with my initials it's bound to be a winner! :) :)

    Interestingly, Mackie was an electrician before the war and went back to it after. He was chief inspector of the Tauranga power board when I was living there (though of course I didn't know him)
     
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    :shock::shock::shock:
    of course i knew they were your initials my friend and always intended to build it your honour !!!!!!! :lol::lol::lol::lol:
    better make a decent effort on this now then eh !!!!
     
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