Vought for the day

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  1. Migrant

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    The old Airfix 1/72 Vought OS2-U Kingfisher, brought up to date with re-scribing, a vac canopy, photo-etch cockpit set, custom decals etc.

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    Very nice work. :)
     
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    Beaut job !
     
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    That's a good looking build and though not a 1/72 fan, the review in this month's Scale Aviation Modeller I'm somewhat tempted to get one once they hit the Aussie market.

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    Migrant, you do wondrous things with those old Airfix kits!
     
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    WOW in 1/72 !! Looks better than the 1/48th I did many years ago. What did you use for rigging the floats, looks to scale VERY NICE.
     
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    Hey, nice work. I've seen pics of that plane in the water (I think it was that one), and it sure looks different out of water. Cool. 8)
     
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    Good work!
     
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    Nice looking plane! Very good work!
     
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    Great looking model!
     
  12. Migrant

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    Thanks for your feedback!'

    Cheers Hawkeye; the vertical wires are from the White Ensign photo-etch set, the cross-braces are stretched sprue.
     
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    That is very cool. I think I'll need to get me one of those:twisted:
     
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    I like it, looks great!:D
     
  17. Migrant

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    Thanks again guys. I don't think the Airfix Kingfisher is currently available, but they're easy enough to find on eBay and suchlike, and much cheaper than the Pavla kit :)
     
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    Cow's ear into silk purse! I remember an article in Scale Aircraft Modelling many, many moons ago (methinks 'twas about super-detailing the Airfix Wildcat) about how all you need is a good basic outline to turn an old, out-dated hunk of plastic into something special. This model exemplifies that approach! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Wow... Kingfisher OS2U-3 is STUNNING!

    All the best!
    Dusan.
     
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    Just saw your article featuring this Kingfisher in Scale Aviation Modeller. Excellent article Migrant! :thumbright:
     
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