Fonderie Miniture 1/48 Handley Page Hampden [ pics ]

Discussion in 'Your Completed Kits' started by ian lanc, Dec 21, 2007.

  1. ian lanc

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    hi all,
    i just finished this last week and i do believe i'm the first to complete the hampden :shock: it was the worst kit i've ever done :evil: ......

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    thanks for looking....ian.
     
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    Now that is awesome!!! :cool:
     
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    agree with wildcat, what made the kit so difficult ian?
     
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    Nice work, I've always had a thing for the 'flying tadpole'. :)
     
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    A great model job for one of the ugliest bombers to take to the sky!
     
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    God save the Queen and your model!!!

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    Possible it was the worst kit you 've ever made but you have managed on this in an excellent way.A very nice model of the not very popular aircraft.
    Well done Ian Lanc. :D
     
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    ah I see what you mean ian, the only kits I have worked with are academy, italeri and eastern express. my lanc is an eatern express model and while it all fits togethr alright, there are heaps of excess plastic everywhere!
     
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    :shock: after looking at the build sequence, I must say you've done a fantastic job, well done!....but as syscom3 says it's still an ugly bird!!
     
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    8) Excellent Ian.!
     
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    Nice work Ian!
     
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    Nice looking model, Ian. A job well done. What do you use for filler ?

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    hi charles,
    i use ispon p38 car body filler :shock:, i do all my fillering with this filler as i used it in the car repair buisness :lol: and i can work with it better than model fillers :!:

    ...ian.
     
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    I am not familiar with this particular brand/product, but I know of "bondo".
    Shame that stuff won't work on balsa/tissue models

    Been in the auto repair field since 1971, altho not body work. Now I do
    paperwork.... warranty ! Thanks...

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    Nice work on my favorite bomber :) No guys, it's not ugly, but you must be very special to see the beauty of it 8)
     
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    Terrible job my @ss. That is a work of art for new production run. And ugly. C'mon. She's a beaut!
     
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    I always found it better looking than some I must say.
     
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    there you go A4K

    ....ian.
     
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    Thanks mate, I hadn't seen that thread before!

    You did a great job of it, to see it like that you wouldn't realise the work that went into it (always the way isn't it?)
    The only noticable problem area seems to be that port wing to fueslage join.

    Always nice to see a flying pan handle/suitcase/ tadpole in model form, I for one think it's a beautiful aircraft.
     
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