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  1. woljags

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    one of my Fav subjects apart from fleet air arm aircraft is flying boats,due to working 7 days a week at present i'm not getting time for much if any modeling at present,[i should have more time next month]but i have been keeping my hand in with a couple of flying boats before i start the sunderland,these are both revell kits ex matchbox of the walrus and stranraer,pics will follow shortly of my progress but i have not taken detailed pics during the builds due to not knowing how to work my new camera phone,i think i'm getting old
     
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    Cool!
    Remember building Matcbox old Walrus!
     
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    Nice Bob!

    Got the Revell boxing of the Matchbox Walrus myself.
     
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    Ist of these posts is of the walrus showing the example i saw at the fleet air arm ,the others are showing the detailing being added,i cut out the side windows that on the kit are just transfers blacked out as these were on the aircraft i saw,i plan to finish her as walrus 1 from hms victorious 1945 in the far east

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    more to follow shortly when i get some more time,

    thanks for looking
     
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    Very cool. I'll be following as I just picked up an Airfix Walrus recently. I haven't opened the box yet but its a re-box of an older kit so I don't expect much. Still it will be my first go at a Flying boat and rigging. Keep up the good work
     
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    Good stuff Bob. I've had an idea for a long time to do a 1/48th scale Walrus, picking up a downed pilot - one of these days!
     
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    Now that would be REALLY cool!
     
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    Totally!

    Looking good mate!
     
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    cheers Chaps,there's something about a flying boat that hits the spot,love to see your effort Terry sounds fantastic
     
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    Echo that, and great work so far Bob, your scratchbuilding is improving mate!

    Why don't you make it as a GB entry for the carrrier build?
     
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    i started this sometime ago Evan,it won't be fair on others
     
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    Got one name when it comes to flyingboats...CATALINA! 8)
     
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    Glad you can fit some modelling in Bob, good stuff!
     
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    Yep, with Wayne on that!
     
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    i do have a cat on the go as well,but i've not touched it for a few months
     
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    I have a spot for the boats to Bob.:cool: Looking good to sir!:thumbright:
     
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    cheers chaps more pics to follow shortly once i've downloaded them
     
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    Got a couple, well, I've got 6! All in 1/48 as well! I'm sure that there's a word for this! :oops: :lol:
     
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