**** FINISHED: 1/48 F-8E (FN) Crusader French Aèronavale

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  1. Vic Balshaw

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    #1 Vic Balshaw, Jul 20, 2010
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    Username: Vic Balshaw
    First name: Vic
    Category: 2 – Intermediate
    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Revell/Hasegawa/Aires/me
    Model Type: F-8E Crusader in the colours of an F-8E(FN) Crusader, No 37 of the French Aèronavale, Flottille 12.F. French Aircraft Carrier "Clemenceau" (R.98), 1980's.

    This build though made from the basic Revell box kit, some of the more detailed parts were taken from the leftover parts of the Hasegawa F-8E Crusader and the Aires resin bits not used in my first Group 6 Build.

    I would also like to add my sincere thanks to all of you Guru and would be Guru modellers for your comments and encouragement which most certainly lift the spirit and contribute to my motivation.

    7A-1-3 Front.jpg

    7B-1-2 Front Stbd.jpg

    7C-1-1 Back Stbd.jpg

    7D-1-2 Back.jpg

    7E-1-2 Back Port.jpg

    7F-1-2 Front Port.jpg
     
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    #2 Vic Balshaw, Jul 20, 2010
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    This is my additional four shot selection.

    8-A 1 Stbd.jpg

    6-F 1 Front Port.jpg

    8-A 3 Front Stbd.jpg

    8-A 4 Forward Port.jpg
     
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    That looks fantastic. Very well done. :)
     
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    very nice Vic, the Clemenceau is getting scrapped just down the road from where i live !!!!!
     
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    Looks great Vic!
     
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    WOW! Great work Vic!!!
     
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    Awesome job Vic!
     
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    Very nice work Vic!
     
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    Excellent job Vic, well done mate.
     
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    I believe they're going to use the scrap from Clemencau to erect a new tower in Middlesboro' - to be called the Smoggie Tower. Like the Eifel, but bigger, so it can be seen peeking through the smog clouds.........
     
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    Nice one Vic
     
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    Very very nice Vic!
     
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    Awesome stuff Vic!8)
    Cheers,
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    #16 Vic Balshaw, Jul 20, 2010
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    Thank you gentlemen, your all very kind and it's much appreciated.
     
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    Scrubbed up alright Vic....well done sir!:D
     
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    Thank's Wayne
     
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    Sweet mate 8) looks tops
     
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