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    Post  Gordon on Mon Oct 05, 2009 10:54 am

    Aermacchi MB339A PAN (Frecce Tricolori) 1-48 scale







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    Post  alexbb on Mon Oct 05, 2009 11:58 am

    nice choice gordon
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    Post  Joseph on Mon Oct 05, 2009 12:28 pm

    Dan ghal Catania? bomba he nice choice Smile

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    Post  bcauchi on Mon Oct 05, 2009 1:26 pm

    Mejjet biex narah lest, bil-livell li lhaqt, dan ghandu jkun bomba. Ajruplan sabih b'kuluri tal-genn.
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    Post  Ray on Mon Oct 05, 2009 3:16 pm

    Go for it Gordon and get it READY for Catania!!! Welldone minn issa for the choice of subject and as Brian said, you'll produce a STUNNER!!!

    I remember drooling over John Saliba's version way back in 1986 (it was done before that year and am sure Marco KNOWS well the EXACT Year, Month, Day and Time) which actually was a conversion back then as there was no kit per se........it was displayed at the model shop Suspect

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    Post  skyhigh on Mon Oct 05, 2009 10:08 pm

    Oh Ray I have to answer this , you have bring me memories .. in fact that was 1984 the 2nd annual SSM comp held in Excelsior Hotel, good old days , yes that was great John w Saliba conv of the Mb326 in 1/48 he managed to get 2nd place and I got first place with my F-104 tiger meet ..also in the background there is other five of my models two 109's,F-100D, SR-71 and the F-104..
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    Post  bcauchi on Tue Oct 06, 2009 7:51 am

    I remember those competitions with the placings noted on the red/white cockade. I was never at excelsior but i remember them at Floriana when i first joined the club. i still have a photo somewhere with my Ju87, the one at the museum with one of those near it. It felt so good, it was a third place i believe.
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    Post  Gordon on Tue Oct 06, 2009 10:31 am

    bcauchi wrote:I remember those competitions with the placings noted on the red/white cockade. I was never at excelsior but i remember them at Floriana when i first joined the club. i still have a photo somewhere with my Ju87, the one at the museum with one of those near it. It felt so good, it was a third place i believe.
    Thank you ta ritratt man
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    Post  Gordon on Tue Oct 06, 2009 10:32 am

    Joseph wrote:Dan ghal Catania? bomba he nice choice Smile

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    Post  Ray on Tue Oct 06, 2009 10:56 am

    gordon wrote:
    Joseph wrote:Dan ghal Catania? bomba he nice choice Smile

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    Gordon HA JKUN LEST GHAL CATANIA BIL-FORS cheers

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    Post  iCocker on Tue Oct 06, 2009 12:56 pm

    Gordon minghajru tista tinsa Catania! Togghobhom zgur lit-Taljani : )

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    Post  Gordon on Wed Oct 07, 2009 8:56 am

    iCocker wrote:Gordon minghajru tista tinsa Catania! Togghobhom zgur lit-Taljani : )

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    Post  Ray on Wed Oct 07, 2009 2:07 pm

    gordon wrote:
    iCocker wrote:Gordon minghajru tista tinsa Catania! Togghobhom zgur lit-Taljani : )

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    Post  AdriaN on Thu Oct 08, 2009 1:18 am

    Il Viking xsar minnu gor?
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    Post  Gordon on Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:59 am

    Ray wrote:
    gordon wrote:
    iCocker wrote:Gordon minghajru tista tinsa Catania! Togghobhom zgur lit-Taljani : )

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    Bravu, IMMA xorta pprova lestieh li kont minnek Twisted Evil Ray affraid
    xoghol fuq Aermacchi mixi
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    Post  Gordon on Thu Oct 08, 2009 11:01 am

    AdriaN wrote:Il Viking xsar minnu gor?
    meta Aermacchi ikun lest ikompli il-Viking
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    Post  Gordon on Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:45 am

    inqasmili bicca mil-canopy kif nista niraga?
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    Post  Dottore on Fri Oct 09, 2009 11:57 am

    Being a clear part...you'll have to order a spare it seems!!!!

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    Post  iCocker on Fri Oct 09, 2009 12:14 pm

    Vac-u-form it out of clear acetate ... another option then the easy way Dottore hinted!

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    Post  Joseph on Fri Oct 09, 2009 1:27 pm

    Dik il-windshield nahseb hux, you either send for a replacement or vac-u-form it, it's shape is very simple so it will come out very nice as a vac-u-form. If you opt for the latter option let me know so I will get you a piece of clear acetate and explain to you the process. If you have any difficulty we will do it at club but first you have to fill the windshield with milliput.

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    Post  Gordon on Fri Oct 09, 2009 2:00 pm

    Joseph wrote:Dik il-windshield nahseb hux, you either send for a replacement or vac-u-form it, it's shape is very simple so it will come out very nice as a vac-u-form. If you opt for the latter option let me know so I will get you a piece of clear acetate and explain to you the process. If you have any difficulty we will do it at club but first you have to fill the windshield with milliput.

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    xi hu vac-u-form?
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    Post  iCocker on Fri Oct 09, 2009 3:13 pm

    Il-Canopy bil-milipput tuza bhala forma biex hekk kif issahan il-clear acetate tafasha fuqha u jkollok il-canopy irqieqa u to scale, fl-ingwagg semplici, hemm ukoll mod kif tuzgha kaxxa bil-wicc imtaqab u vacuum cleaner u tgahmilha ukoll, jidirli li David fil-marine section wera kif issir ...

    Pratikament qiesek qed tghamel mould ...

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    Post  Gordon on Fri Oct 09, 2009 6:25 pm

    tahseb li David ikollu cans jaghmilha ghax m'ghandix ghodda. Filkaz jibghatli fuq l-email jekk irid.
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    Post  iCocker on Fri Oct 09, 2009 6:29 pm

    Nahseb ghamel kif qallek Joseph, imlija bil-milliput u l-Erbgha jurik [taghmluha] il-klabb ghax ghal bicca zghira ma hemmx ghalfejn hafna ghoddha hlief li is-sahhan il-plastic ... avza ftit lil Joe!

    Gej u Ctania, ha nicelebraw il-Kuncizzjoni minn hemm : )

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    Post  J.Fenech on Fri Oct 09, 2009 7:46 pm

    Do as being suggested, fill it gently with milliput otherwise it will break completely making it harder to work with. You have to vacform the new windshield, the advantage is you can make multiple copies, just in case. You can also do as the doc said as well. Just a small advise, when seperating the clear parts from the sprue, it is better to use a fine razor saw and then gently sand down the rest, as using the blade to seperate and clean can result in quite a damage to the clear part, including breaks, and this is experience, learned sometimes the hard way.

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