**** FINISHED: Sea Gladiator, N2272/G No 804 Sqn Fleet Air Arm, Hatston Orkney

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  1. vikingBerserker

    vikingBerserker Well-Known Member

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    #1 vikingBerserker, Dec 1, 2010
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    Username: VikingBerserker
    Name: David
    Category: Category 2
    Scale: 1/48
    Kit: Roden Gloster Sea Gladiator
    Accessories: Some scratch building

    I had fun with the rigging, but wished I had weathered her a bit more. I did get to experiment with a few new techniques I'd never done so I was pretty excited about that.
     

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  2. Airframes

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    Beauty David, great job mate! Don't worry about the weathering being shore-based Royal Navy, with no decks to swab, they had to keep something clean !
    Come to think of it, it's a wonder they didn't have a White Ensign flying from the radio mast !!
     
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    Beautifully done David!
     
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    Excellent work David! The antenna and wire work on her is great!! Kudos!!!!:thumbright: :cool:
     
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    Turned out beautiful David!
     
  6. vikingBerserker

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    Thanks fellas!
     
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    Spot on David, best bit of rigging I've seen in a long time, mines is diabolical, great job mate.
     
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    very nice Dave! :cool:
     
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    Another great build! well done.
     
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    Well done Dave. :thumbright:
     
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    great job David, i love it and now i want one
     
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    With all here. Great work Dave.
     
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    8) Done a great job David, well done sir!:D
     
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    Thanks guys, much appreciated!
     
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    Looks great David, the rigging job is superb...
     
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    Good work!
     
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    Thanks gentlemen, I appreciate that!
     
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    Another Nice work of art out there,looks really good David.:thumbleft: Cheers
     
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    That's a really lovely beauty you've made there.
    And respect for the wiring - I bet something like that would have me going bananas in zero secnds. It looks great. :thumbleft: :thumbright:
     
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    Excellent! Damn fine job there VB! 8)

    Cheers

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