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    Post  Paul Salomone on Mon Feb 06, 2012 2:29 pm

    Try the site "Primeportal.net", you have lots of detail to follow in the walk arounds available for various models of the F-8. Basketball Basketball

    looks like you are doing a good job on this one as well. When ever possible, don't ask Marco to do the research, for there is the possibility that he will want the credit for the making of the model. pirat pirat


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    Post  skyhigh on Mon Feb 06, 2012 4:56 pm

    Proximo41 wrote:Marco i have a little bit of a problem regarding the interior colour of the crusader (not the cockpit or wheel wells). in the Squadron Signal walkaround im finding two colours (zinc cromate yellow and green) but i think that the colour photos are from two different aircraft. my qusestion is, could it be possible that on the same aircraft one can find both colours? my idea is that i spray the cannon bays green and the refuling pod bay in yellow. what do you think?




    No... No.. wait a minute , dont hurry Chris I give you an answer later..

    There is possibilities of green , yellow and grey but let me check ref , because most of the walkaroud aircraft paint with what they want , and most of them are not correct Fs colors..... cheers
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    Post  skyhigh on Mon Feb 06, 2012 5:00 pm

    Paul Salomone wrote:Try the site "Primeportal.net", you have lots of detail to follow in the walk arounds available for various models of the F-8. Basketball Basketball

    looks like you are doing a good job on this one as well. When ever possible, don't ask Marco to do the research, for there is the possibility that he will want the credit for the making of the model. pirat pirat


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    lol! No Paul no I never asked for credit, it's just that I hate to see incorrect finished models especially in our club , with all this ref we have ... lol!
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    Post  Proximo41 on Mon Feb 06, 2012 5:29 pm

    skyhigh wrote:
    Proximo41 wrote:Marco i have a little bit of a problem regarding the interior colour of the crusader (not the cockpit or wheel wells). in the Squadron Signal walkaround im finding two colours (zinc cromate yellow and green) but i think that the colour photos are from two different aircraft. my qusestion is, could it be possible that on the same aircraft one can find both colours? my idea is that i spray the cannon bays green and the refuling pod bay in yellow. what do you think?




    No... No.. wait a minute , dont hurry Chris I give you an answer later..

    There is possibilities of green , yellow and grey but let me check ref , because most of the walkaroud aircraft paint with what they want , and most of them are not correct Fs colors..... cheers

    ok Marco, I wait Smile
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    Post  Proximo41 on Mon Feb 06, 2012 5:38 pm

    skyhigh wrote:
    Paul Salomone wrote:Try the site "Primeportal.net", you have lots of detail to follow in the walk arounds available for various models of the F-8. Basketball Basketball

    looks like you are doing a good job on this one as well. When ever possible, don't ask Marco to do the research, for there is the possibility that he will want the credit for the making of the model. pirat pirat


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    lol! No Paul no I never asked for credit, it's just that I hate to see incorrect finished models especially in our club , with all this ref we have ... lol!

    Paul, I know that sometimes he's a pain in the arse(were models are concerned), and when I bring a finished model to the club I feel as if I'm going to a work interview or an exam, BUT, AND IT'S A BIG BUT, he does that on a porpose, he always try to push us that little bit further to produce better models. Thanks to him we are one of the best model clubs in Europe. so from here I would like to thank you Marco for all the help that you give us. we love you Smile
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    Post  skyhigh on Mon Feb 06, 2012 5:42 pm

    ... Embarassed Embarassed Embarassed ...
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    Post  skyhigh on Mon Feb 06, 2012 6:35 pm


    It seems that is very scares to find early pic of the interior , and there is a mix of green and yellow as you sad , I think I go for the yellow , but I don't mix green and yellow ... Exclamation

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    Post  Paul Salomone on Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:47 pm

    Marco,

    I was just pulling your leg. I know that when it comes to research, you are one of the best in town.

    As a judge - god help us, but then again, you point out things that other modellers, may have skipped.

    All in all Marco, keep it up, better a pain in the arse, then making sub-standard models.
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    Post  Proximo41 on Mon Feb 06, 2012 8:09 pm

    Paul Salomone wrote:Marco,

    I was just pulling your leg. I know that when it comes to research, you are one of the best in town.

    As a judge - god help us, but then again, you point out things that other modellers, may have skipped.

    All in all Marco, keep it up, better a pain in the arse, then making sub-standard models.

    I TOTALLY AGREE WITH YOU!!
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    Post  skyhigh on Mon Feb 06, 2012 8:30 pm

    Paul Salomone wrote:Marco,

    I was just pulling your leg. I know that when it comes to research, you are one of the best in town.

    As a judge - god help us, but then again, you point out things that other modellers, may have skipped.

    All in all Marco, keep it up, better a pain in the arse, then making sub-standard models.

    lol! I now Paul that you were joking .. lol! now I get use to it, some one have to be a pain in the .. .. lol! Heq take it or leave it uhx... lol!

    But as you sad I do my best, that we don't make sub-standard models , and thats why we are the best model club in Town... cheers
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    Post  Proximo41 on Wed Feb 08, 2012 7:42 am

    more progress

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    air vents pannel was sanded down and redone (on both sides)

    now to the gun bays...

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    the kit is full of injection moulding marks in visible areas!! Sad

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    moulding marks removed

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    ATTENTION!!! WET PAINT Smile

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    i opted for interior green because i could not find chromate yellow, and i think modeling wise green is better for weathering

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    first black wash

    that's all for now folks ... good day to you all Smile


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    Post  Proximo41 on Wed Feb 08, 2012 7:53 am

    question...
    Marco, i'm wondering if the aft pannel was hinged in that way, from the bottom. its the only photo that i managed to find on the internet.

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    Post  skyhigh on Wed Feb 08, 2012 6:02 pm

    Chris Mela you went green not yellow... Question Question
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    Post  skyhigh on Wed Feb 08, 2012 6:17 pm

    Yes chris this is the right side or straboard side , yes the after panel go down.. cheers

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    Post  Proximo41 on Wed Feb 08, 2012 6:22 pm

    skyhigh wrote:Chris Mela you went green not yellow... Question Question


    Yes Marco, i did not have any yellow and id did not find any at model shop. But i think that green is better for weathering ans since both colours were used i did not bother much.
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    Post  Proximo41 on Wed Feb 08, 2012 6:23 pm

    skyhigh wrote:Yes chris this is the right side or straboard side , yes the after panel go down.. cheers

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    Mmmwwwaaa love you!!!!! lol!
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    Post  skyhigh on Wed Feb 08, 2012 6:25 pm

    If you want I have some Humbrol yellow if it's not dry.. Idea
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    Post  skyhigh on Wed Feb 08, 2012 6:27 pm

    By the way Chris keep on posting your work , so I can catch some of your technik.. Idea
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    Post  skyhigh on Thu Feb 09, 2012 4:10 pm

    Chris a photo of the other scheme...

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    Post  skyhigh on Thu Feb 09, 2012 4:14 pm

    These are some action shots , from vietnam era......

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    Post  skyhigh on Thu Feb 09, 2012 4:16 pm

    But for me I prefer this one.......


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    Post  Proximo41 on Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:48 pm

    more progress
    1st gun bay almost ready

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    Post  skyhigh on Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:56 pm

    Fast progress Chris very fast... Basketball
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    Post  Guest on Fri Feb 10, 2012 8:21 am

    Nice work !!
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    Post  Guest on Fri Feb 10, 2012 12:10 pm

    Nice Work !!! Sure this gonna be another masterpiece and thanks for choosing another aircraft from the post war and yes glorious cold war era !!!

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