**** FINISHED: 1/48 Sea King Mk 50 - Home Country Modern Aircraft / Spitfire Marks GB

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  1. Vic Balshaw

    Vic Balshaw Well-Known Member

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    #1 Vic Balshaw, Aug 15, 2012
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    Username: Vic Balshaw
    First name: Vic
    Category: Judge – Non competing
    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Hasegawa kit No 70-201
    Model Type: Sikorsky Sea King HAS 3H converted to a Westland Sea King Mk 50 with the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) as seen on its final decommissioning flight via Sydney and Canberra and then onto Nowra where it will join the Naval Aviation Museum.

    Extras: Just a few. Airwaves 48 089 Resin Sand Filter Box. Airwaves Resin Main Troop Door Open. Aussie Decals A48-007 Decal set. Eduard ED48 408 PE Interior detail set. Eduard ED48 012 PE External detail set. Eduard EX401 Canopy mask. Plane Bits 48-010 Resin Aussie conversion.

    My sincere thanks also to you all for your support, encouraging comments and snippets of help and a special thanks to me old friend "Old Bill" for the special low profile decals without which this model would have lacked that final correct look.

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  2. Vic Balshaw

    Vic Balshaw Well-Known Member

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    And for my personal collection and please forgive the extra couple of pictures but I just have to show the little extras in their full glory.

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    Well done Vic. :cool:
     
  4. Vic Balshaw

    Vic Balshaw Well-Known Member

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    Thankyou my friend.
     
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    that's a top effort Vic, well done mate!
     
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    Damn helicopters.....

    Well done Vic. The extra work you put in definitely shows.
     
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    Very well done, Vic. I'm impressed with the extras....

    Charles
     
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    Wow!, Look at all those krassenhausers and do-hickies! Very nice!
     
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    That's a cracker Vic, a very impressive model mate!
     
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    Nice work Vic!
     
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    that is bloody great Vic, well done
     
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    Well done.
    And all them krassenhausers, wow.
    Love the main rotor plumbing.

    Another top job...
     
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    Thanks Chaps, very kind of you.
     
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    Very nicely done Vic!
     
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    Vic Balshaw Well-Known Member

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    Thanks mate.
     
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    Fantastic Vic!!
     
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    She turned out great, I love the little extra details :)
     
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    Well done Vic, I like all the scratch built details you added.
     
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    Many thanks gents.
     
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    Great job Vic.
     
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