**** FINISHED: 1/48 F-80c "Li-do-bee "- Your Favorite Aircraft of All Time GB

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  1. meatloaf109

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    #1 meatloaf109, Mar 8, 2012
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    Username- Meatloaf109
    Name- Paul
    Catagory- Intermediate
    Manufaturer- Monogram
    Kit- Lockheed F-80
    Scale- 1/48
    Accessories- I hadn't intented to at first, but it got some aluminium foil panels.
    This is my first entry into my first online group build, The lucky 13th! Yay!
    I finally got the name of this bird right, it IS "Lid-do-bee" named after the Col's three daughters.
    This was an experiment that turned out well, I am very pleased with the foil, and will be covering the P-35 much the same.
    One thing I learned was that the foil's non shiny side is indistinguishable from the silver paint! There are panels done that way in every shot.
    Really!
    I also should mention that I have no idea why the shots seem to be in different light, I did them all at the same time without moving my fat arse.
    #1.jpg #2.jpg #3.jpg #4.jpg #5.jpg #6.jpg #7.jpg #8.jpg #9.jpg
    On to the P-35!
     
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    Very nice. A few more close up shots would be appreciated too.
     
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    Very Nice !
    One of my favorite aircraft
    Good effort
    Cheers Mike
     
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    Well done Paul looks great!
     
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    Very nice indeed Paul.
    The variations in colour temperature of the lighting are possibly due to the camera's metering/white balance system - they sometimes have a brain fart - and this can happen during the first depression of the shutter button, when the focus and exposure are set on the 'Auto' or 'Normal' setting. I have at least two shots taken last week, from exactly the same angles, where one had a 'warm' cast, and slightly soft focus, but the second was spot on.
     
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    Wooo Awesome job :) Gotta love the paint job and markings on this one :)
     
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    #7 meatloaf109, Mar 9, 2012
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    Ah Ha, So it WAS a Zombie curse reflecting off a flight of migrating geese flying through swamp gas while Venus was low on the horizon!
     
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    Great job Paul!
     
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    That is Nice Paul :thumbright:
     
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    Very nice.... :thumbright:

    Charles
     
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    That could possibly be another explanation Paul !!
     
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    great job
     
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    Very nice Paul and a good one for your GB starter.
     
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    Nicely done!
     
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    Excellent job Paul! That is a sharp build sir!:thumbleft: :cool:
     
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    Great result there Paul, well done!
     
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    Very well done Paul. She looks great!
     
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    Thanks to one and all, watch for the P-35, progress soon!
     
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    Nice one Paul. If there's any chance of getting brighter lighting on those pics, it would help the judging though.
     
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    Nice work Paul i would like to try the foiling.
     
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