My Wimpy

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  1. Jgonzalez

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    Here is my progress on my Trumpeter 1:48 Vickers Wellington Mk. III

    The cockpit
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    The pinkish interior fabric
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    The turrets
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    Main wheel pits and engines
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    The body is ready
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    The geodetic wings
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    Ready for priming
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    Almost there...
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    and.... the mess :oops:
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    More pics soon (before christmas...)
     
  2. Matt308

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    Excellent.

    BTW. What is the allure of the green mats with the ruled lines? I don't get it. I see all of the non-US folks with them.
     
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    Looking good

    looks like a decent kit to
     
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    Looking good mate. What squadron are you going to represent?
     
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    Nice progress! It's looking good.

    Matt, they're cutting mats, I need one so I don't destroy my kitchen table, I don't have the luxury of a dedicated modelling area.
     
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    Matt, we couldn't use those cutting mats anyway...they're metric! :lol:
     
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    True GG...it would f*ck up your cutting severely!
     
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    nice work Jgonzalez
     
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    nice progress!
     
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    Only real modellers have them!:D :lol: :p :rolleyes: :D
     
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    Thanks you guys. I must finish her before Christmas (hoping there will be something really nice under the tree... something plastic!)

    It is a self-healing cutting mat, not only protects your table (there isn't much left to protect anyway...), but it helps keeping your hobby knife sharp. Down here you find them in different colors and systems (metric or imperial). I find the green one the best because it gives a nice contrast against light colored plastic pieces. For green or dark color kits (e.g. Tamiya's Zero A6M5c) there is a light-pink one.

    As for the kit, it is beautiful. At first I was a little scared (I kind of have a "made in China" PTS). But this model is well done. Except for the rear wheel pit and the buttom part of the nose, the fit is almost perfect.
    The gun turrets and the engines are real model-candy.

    Wildcat I'm building the RAF 115th Squad
     
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    What does PTS mean? if it means what I think it means...

    GOOD ON YA!!
     
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    Not so, Mate. My bride has had one for years.... uses it in dress-making.
    Her's is in inches and I have a smaller one for modeling.

    Charles
     
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    Excellent Wellington J'Gon! Coming on very nicely.
    Matt, those mats are available in imperial measurement, normally from graphics supplies stores, from A4 up to A1 sizes. I keep forgetting I've got my ex-print industry one (American made), and I've never used the measurement grid anyway!
    I'll either have to start using it, or buy a new desk, the trenches from scalpel cuts are getting rather deep!
     
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    With all guys here.:D Nice work.:D

    Concerning these cutting mats.On one side they are in metric and on the another one in inches.So I agree with Wayne.:D :lol:
     
  16. Jgonzalez

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    Post Traumatic Stress!

    Wikipedia: (...) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to one or more terrifying events (...) :dead:
     
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    Very nice looking build there J'Gon and I have done a few Trumps and love the fit on most.Kevin
     
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    Great work mate, looking lovely :)

    Along with my glue and knife my cutting mat is my most important piece of equipment.
     
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    Looks great 8) keep up the hard work my man.
     
  20. Jgonzalez

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    Update, giving the first coat of matt black

    Maybe before new year I'll have her done.

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