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  1. [SC] Arachnicus

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    Would you all mind if I made a thread in here with a start to finish build where me and my six year old build a plane? It's not a WW2 plane. It's a snap together Harrier. I will be the assistant and 95% of the work will be done by his hands.

    Is a jet build okay to do in here? I thought it would be interesting to see a start to finish build done by a six year old.




    Tom
     
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    There is not a problem, Tom. Although the forum is for WW2 aviation mostly these modern planes are welcome too. Each thread that can show other guys here your path for modelamaking is fine.
     
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    Yep, get it posted. Always good to see youngsters starting out in modelling.
     
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    Agree. Make sure you post pictures. We gotta have pictures.:) It's always good to see the little ones getting interested in this hobby.:cool:
     
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    You not started yet!? :lol:
     
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    Bring it on! I love it when we have new modellers introduced. Tell your son that Mr. C (ccheese) just built his first plastic model too and Mr. C is over 70 years older than your son! How cool is that! :cool:
     
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    And of course Jan has to have adult supervision when modelling, as he's not supposed to use sharp objects .....
     
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    Does that include a sharp tongue and a very sharp intellect?
     
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    Of course! :evil4:

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    My very first model was a snap together and to this day when I see them in a store it brings back good memories.
     
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    Well oen of the two... :toothy5:
     
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    Hey if I can post my wifes "bedazzled" Corsair, I don't think a six year old accomplishments are too far removed!
    I hope Annie doesn't see this.
     
  14. [SC] Arachnicus

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    I am looking forward to snapping a pic of my son with a airbrush and paint mask on...lol.
     
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    Good man. Looking forward to it.
     
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    Bring it on, I say!:D
     
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    The decals on this model are crap. Factory offset and ruined. I do have British insignias so no drama. I'm not sure a two toned camo is the best. Does anyone know of a more simpler color scheme?
     
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    Depends on the mark of harrier I think Tom.

    AFAIK, the Mk.Is and GR.3s had two tone wraparound, or two tone upper and light grey lower, but the later versions have/ had modern 'one tone fits all' schemes.

    Great idea posting the build with your son too. Glenn and his son did the same for the Cold war GB. :thumbright:
     
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    Harrier GR3 scheme from late 1970s onward was Dark Green and Dk Sea Grey wrap around, final scheme for the GR9 was overall Camouflage Grey, previously Medium Sea Grey with Dark Sea Grey uppers.
     

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