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    A-7D Corsair II.

    Post  J.Fenech on Fri Apr 08, 2011 10:06 pm

    Hobbyboss 1/48th kit, true detail seat build OOB. Not totally happy with the end result but glad that it is finished so that I can move towards something else.






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    Re: A-7D Corsair II.

    Post  Gordon on Sat Apr 09, 2011 8:19 am

    Nice job Joseph

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    Post  iCocker on Sat Apr 09, 2011 9:38 am

    Another favorite of mine, well deserved to take the name from his WW2 brother ... as usual Joe immaculate paintjob!

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    Post  Dottore on Sat Apr 09, 2011 10:09 am

    Impressive paintwork to say the least! Still using enamels Joe?

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    Post  skyhigh on Sat Apr 09, 2011 2:27 pm

    [quote="J.Fenech"]Hobbyboss 1/48th kit, true detail seat build OOB. Not totally happy with the end result but glad that it is finished so that I can move towards something else.


    Joe can you tell me ,why not happy with the end result..
    may be the white looks so bright , for me it looks nice ..I once back in 1983 built the same model with differnt number ,but mine was Esci the only one you could find at that time...what memories....

    welldone Joe for the built.....




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    Post  Ray on Sat Apr 09, 2011 5:26 pm

    Marco, asa I saw this bird, I thought about yours Twisted Evil

    Yes, what memories as I remember DROOLING over it in 1986 when it was only an infant of 3yrs I love you Twisted Evil

    JF, sorry I relegated you to 2nd spot, but I'm sure you understand the JOY of seeing Marco's Golden Oldies Sad

    Having said that, your production line never seize to Amaze & Inspire one & all mostly because you never compromise quality vis a vis quantity Cool


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    Re: A-7D Corsair II.

    Post  J.Fenech on Sat Apr 09, 2011 5:52 pm

    Dottore wrote:Impressive paintwork to say the least! Still using enamels Joe?

    Dottore

    Thanks Dott, enamels they are. Seat is in acrylics.

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    Post  J.Fenech on Sat Apr 09, 2011 5:54 pm

    Gordon and Ivan, thanks. It certainly lived up to his WWII name counter part, and from the same stable.

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    Post  J.Fenech on Sat Apr 09, 2011 5:57 pm

    Marco, I am not happy mainly with issue regarding the kit rather than the paintwork. Really got a bit itchy about this and wanted to finish it as soon as possible and move on!!
    Glad to see some of your models.
    p.s. - white looks brighter cause of the camera flash, but it is still white anyway!

    Ray, thanks and no problem for 2nd relegation, we must keep trying to bring him back!!!!!!

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    Post  ascomt on Sat Apr 09, 2011 6:20 pm

    Hi Joseph

    Still looks awesome, notwithstanding any "mistakes" by the manufacturer - Your paintwork really makes up for any such shortcomings.

    Prosit.

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    Post  J.Fenech on Sat Apr 09, 2011 6:42 pm

    ascomt wrote:Hi Joseph

    Still looks awesome, notwithstanding any "mistakes" by the manufacturer - Your paintwork rally makes up for any such shortcomings.

    Prosit.

    Alex

    Thanks Alex.

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    Post  AdriaN on Sat Apr 09, 2011 8:48 pm

    the 'SLUFF'
    what paint numbers did you use? similar to the thuds camo

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    Post  clioguy on Sat Apr 09, 2011 9:54 pm

    Looks very good Joe actually.... don't know what you are complaining about!!

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    Post  J.Fenech on Sun Apr 10, 2011 6:55 am

    clioguy wrote:Looks very good Joe actually.... don't know what you are complaining about!!

    thanks. Have a look at reviews around the web and you will know what I am talking about.


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    Re: A-7D Corsair II.

    Post  J.Fenech on Sun Apr 10, 2011 7:08 am

    AdriaN wrote:the 'SLUFF'
    what paint numbers did you use? similar to the thuds camo

    'SLUFF - Short Little Ugly Fat Fellow'

    FS30219 - Tan
    Fs34102 - Medium Green
    Fs34079 - Dark Green

    Same for the thunderchief in in wrap around scheme and when used with fs36622(very light grey undersides)

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    Re: A-7D Corsair II.

    Post  Ray on Sun Apr 10, 2011 9:41 am

    J.Fenech wrote:
    clioguy wrote:Looks very good Joe actually.... don't know what you are complaining about!!

    thanks. Have a look at reviews around the web and you will know what I am talking about.

    ILLUMINATE me pls as I don't know where & what Sad Shocked

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    Re: A-7D Corsair II.

    Post  J.Fenech on Sun Apr 10, 2011 11:49 am

    Ray wrote:
    J.Fenech wrote:
    clioguy wrote:Looks very good Joe actually.... don't know what you are complaining about!!

    thanks. Have a look at reviews around the web and you will know what I am talking about.

    ILLUMINATE me pls as I don't know where & what Sad Shocked

    See this link - http://www.airliners.net/photo/USA---Air/LTV-A-7D-Corsair/1856028/L/&sid=6ad477d9ec7784c9a16ceb378ed0c712


    Hasegawa on the right, there is quite a difference in the intake profile, and compare to the picture link above. The hobbyboss corsair on the left looks sort of squashed and the intake in no rounded.







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    Re: A-7D Corsair II.

    Post  skyhigh on Sun Apr 10, 2011 12:54 pm

    Joe so why you choose Hobbyboss, when there is more accurate Hasegawa... scratch

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    Re: A-7D Corsair II.

    Post  J.Fenech on Sun Apr 10, 2011 4:11 pm

    skyhigh wrote:Joe so why you choose Hobbyboss, when there is more accurate Hasegawa... scratch

    I did not have the hasegawa D version, so when this came out I went for it. Who would have guessed that there is this gross error in a recently released modern kit(just about a year or so) of a modern aircraft. Sad

    I have made up my mind, when I will have a chance I will get the Hasegawa A-7D and plan to finish it in 2 tone grey Smile

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    Post  bcauchi on Sun Apr 10, 2011 8:17 pm

    The Hasegawa kit looks spot on as regards accuracy of the nose and the shape of the intake, the photo you took is the same angle as the one in the link and they look exactly alike.

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    Post  J.Fenech on Sun Apr 10, 2011 10:03 pm

    bcauchi wrote:The Hasegawa kit looks spot on as regards accuracy of the nose and the shape of the intake, the photo you took is the same angle as the one in the link and they look exactly alike.

    The picture confirms that the intake of the hobbyboss is flawed and hasegawa got the intake right.

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    Post  Samwel18 on Tue Apr 12, 2011 9:01 am

    Very nice clean finish Joseph as usual to your high standard Wink

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