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  1. machine shop tom

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    Hi guys! I'm a new member. I think this site is really great. I am an avid WWII modeler, usually planes and armor. I am looking forward to learning from and sharing with all of you.

    tom
     
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    Welcome tom. Stick around and contribute... more than 3 posts :D
     
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    Njaco The Pop-Tart Whisperer
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    Hi! Any specific type of planes do you model?
     
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    Well come mate......

    enjoy your stay!!!

    Feel free to post your models ;)
     
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    Awesome avatar heinz
     
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    Man, thats an oldie, but goodie.... U wanna see an awesome one???? Just for u Kloby, use if u would like....
     

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    I tend to gravitate towards any WWII aircraft in 1: scale. I have a gallery at hobbytalk.com in the model section.

    Here is a link to my gallery:

    http://photos.hobbytalk.com/showgallery.php?cat=500&ppuser=28813

    I will post some pics here when I learn the ins and outs of this forum.

    tom
     
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    tom

    Nice. Do you use an airbrush, looks like it.
     
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    Yes, I use an airbrush. This is the first batch I have used one on. The Me109 is the first model I have used a double-action airbrush on. The Avenger and Wildcat are modeled after planes that flew from my Dad's CVE.

    The Spitfire was built by my 10-year old son. He hand painted the cammo.

    tom
     
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    thanks. I saved it, but can't use it yet until I start actually flying Ospreys on account of BAD LUCK
     
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    Cool, nevermind the PM...
     
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    BTW, the pic is a badass shot... I like the Osprey, and wish it was in service while I was doin Ops...
     
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    Hallo Tom !!!
    Nice to read you there.Very nice models at the link you've posted here. :)
    Greetings.
     
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    Thanks to all for your replies. It is a very good feeling knowing that people from all around the world have such warm thoughts and greetings.

    tom
     
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    Damn nice siggy Wurger!
     
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    Welcome Tom.....
     
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    mkloby

    You fly/flew Ospreys....wow, I just had one go past the house about 2 weeks ago. I had never seen or heard one before. Damn...what a thrill it was just for a moment seeing that dude go by in level flight. And the props holy cow they are huge. Sorry to say I heard him coming a ways off but we have thick air here on the northwest coast. How much power that is, it must feel fantastic.
     
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    THX DerAdler.:D And I'm still impressed by yours.:D
     
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    I did not make mine though...
     
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