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    Post  in nannu pec on Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:23 am

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    skyhigh wrote:
    I was trying to see if you are paying attention :lol

    Frankajt copy Chris jew daqtejn ta' riga fuq idejk lol! lol!

    Loooooooooool tajba Ray.......Chris....be assured.....El professore del aeronautica.. will find your crusader...no doubt about it !!!! lol! lol! lol!
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    Post  Guest on Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:44 am

    [quote="Proximo41"]
    skyhigh wrote:See I told you ..that I will find it.........cheers


    Ha ha at last..... Damn black cone!!! According to the decal sheet it's white

    Marco, pay attention don't mix up the versions Twisted Evil Twisted Evil even if it is a number 4,'kieku kien 109, kin jghaddi??" Twisted Evil
    It is not an F-8E, but an earlier version, the nose cone is more pointed and not IR seeker.


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    Post  Guest on Mon Feb 13, 2012 10:48 am

    Nice progress!!
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    Post  Proximo41 on Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:54 pm

    iiiiiiiiiiiii he put me to the test..... AND I PASSEDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD!!!!!!!!!!!! YAHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO lol! lol! lol! lol! lol!
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    Post  Paul Salomone on Mon Feb 13, 2012 2:47 pm

    Nice job Chris, sunny

    keep it up and lets have it ready for the exhibition. cheers

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    Post  skyhigh on Mon Feb 13, 2012 3:49 pm

    [quote="J.Fenech"]
    Proximo41 wrote:
    skyhigh wrote:See I told you ..that I will find it.........cheers


    Ha ha at last..... Damn black cone!!! According to the decal sheet it's white

    Marco, pay attention don't mix up the versions Twisted Evil Twisted Evil even if it is a number 4,'kieku kien 109, kin jghaddi??" Twisted Evil
    It is not an F-8E, but an earlier version, the nose cone is more pointed and not IR seeker.


    lol! lol! Jf that's why I sad if I'm not mistaken ... lol! lol!
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    Post  Proximo41 on Tue Feb 14, 2012 7:05 pm

    more progress, now it's the cockpit's turn for some painting, washes, dry brushing etc....

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    tomorrow i will bring all the progress with me to the club.
    cu tomorrow guys
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    Post  skyhigh on Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:18 pm

    And finally here is your F.8E No 04 fully loaded with zuni rockets and snake eye bombs



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    Post  Proximo41 on Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:03 am

    [quote="skyhigh"]And finally here is your F.8E No 04 fully loaded with zuni rockets and snake eye bombs



    you'r a GOD!!! Smile Thanks Marco
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    Post  skyhigh on Wed Feb 15, 2012 6:24 am

    [quote="Proximo41"]
    skyhigh wrote:And finally here is your F.8E No 04 fully loaded with zuni rockets and snake eye bombs



    you'r a GOD!!! Smile Thanks Marco


    Oh come on man don't make all this fuss... we are just a bunch of model alcoholic's drunken lol! lol! and perfection in authenticity that's all cheers
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    Post  Paul Salomone on Wed Feb 15, 2012 7:50 am

    Nice Job Chris,

    looking forward to see the cocpit pieces this evening. Unfortunately cannot bring along my bits and pieces, as I would need a van to carry the lot.
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    Post  in nannu pec on Wed Feb 15, 2012 11:56 am

    [quote="Proximo41"]
    skyhigh wrote:And finally here is your F.8E No 04 fully loaded with zuni rockets and snake eye bombs



    you'r a GOD!!! Smile Thanks Marco

    Walking Aircraft Encydlopedia !.... study study study minjiera ta infurmzjoni.... Idea Idea Idea Idea Marco you don't build models...which is a great shame... Mad Mad Mad Mad Mad imma you are an asset to us modelers habib... Wink Wink Wink
    in nannu !
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    Post  Wayne on Wed Feb 15, 2012 12:21 pm

    in nannu pec wrote:
    Walking Aircraft Encydlopedia !.... study study study minjiera ta infurmzjoni.... Idea Idea Idea Idea Marco you don't build models...which is a great shame... Mad Mad Mad Mad Mad imma you are an asset to us modelers habib... Wink Wink Wink
    in nannu !

    I believe that this is about to change Nann cheers

    You might see some new models (rumor has it there are 3 Wink ) coming from the master sooner than you think. Right Marco Exclamation Question Smile

    If not, Joe Fenech and me have something planned which might prove to be the right catalyst. Can't wait bounce

    By the way... nice progress Chris!


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    Post  Ray on Wed Feb 15, 2012 1:30 pm

    [quote="skyhigh"]
    Proximo41 wrote:
    skyhigh wrote:And finally here is your F.8E No 04 fully loaded with zuni rockets and snake eye bombs



    you'r a GOD!!! Smile Thanks Marco


    Oh come on man don't make all this fuss... we are just a bunch of model alcoholic's drunken lol! lol! and perfection in authenticity that's all cheers

    Definitely this is the QUOTE OF THE DAY....model alcoholics drunken

    P.S. Wayne & JF......Don't forget I'm in that wicked plan too Twisted Evil as I'll supply the jocolor in whatever form I/we might conjure it to be so it would compliment the COLOURS Laughing cheers

    Xi Pjacir, Marco ma tafx x'inhu lest ghalik jekk ma tobdix cheers lol!
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    Post  Wayne on Wed Feb 15, 2012 1:43 pm

    lol! I almost want to go ahead with this plan as much as I want to see Marco working on new models What a Face


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    Post  skyhigh on Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:09 pm

    Wayne wrote: lol! I almost want to go ahead with this plan as much as I want to see Marco working on new models What a Face



    Give some clue Evil or Very Mad Evil or Very Mad I insist I want some clue... Twisted Evil Twisted Evil
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    Post  ascomt on Wed Feb 15, 2012 6:46 pm

    Hi Chris

    awesome work ...will watch this build with great interest.

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    Post  AdriaN on Wed Feb 15, 2012 9:02 pm

    skyhigh wrote:1/32nd F-8E Crusader - Page 4 F8u-1_10

    i thought this pic looked a bit strange... THEY HAVE NO STABILIZER FINS! Idea Question
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    Post  Proximo41 on Thu Feb 16, 2012 9:00 am

    and if you thought that the Crusader is a large model in 1/32nd scale, take a look at the Thunderchief in same scale!! Smile

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    Post  Guest on Thu Feb 16, 2012 9:28 am

    Proximo41 wrote:and if you thought that the Crusader is a large model in 1/32nd scale, take a look at the Thunderchief in same scale!! Smile

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    it is just a little bit bigger!! lol!
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    Post  Guest on Thu Feb 16, 2012 9:37 am

    Regarding the ejection seat. The F-8E had 2 seats during its service.


    1st - Martin Baker mk-F5
    http://www.martin-baker.com/products/Ejection-Seats/Mk--1-to-Mk--9/Mk--5.aspx


    2nd - Martin Baker mk-F7 fit from 1968 onwards.
    http://www.ejectionsite.com/mkf7seat.htm



    http://thanlont.blogspot.com/2011/02/transition-to-martin-baker-ejection.html
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    Post  Guest on Thu Feb 16, 2012 10:05 am

    Trumpeter has got different U.S weapon sets in 1/32nd

    1/32 USAF Aircraft Weapon Set 1 - http://www.luckymodel.com/scale.aspx?item_no=TP03302


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    Post  Proximo41 on Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:34 pm

    J.Fenech wrote:Trumpeter has got different U.S weapon sets in 1/32nd

    1/32 USAF Aircraft Weapon Set 1 - http://www.luckymodel.com/scale.aspx?item_no=TP03302



    ordjajtom Guz, thanks a lot Smile
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    Post  Proximo41 on Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:35 pm

    J.Fenech wrote:Regarding the ejection seat. The F-8E had 2 seats during its service.


    1st - Martin Baker mk-F5
    http://www.martin-baker.com/products/Ejection-Seats/Mk--1-to-Mk--9/Mk--5.aspx


    2nd - Martin Baker mk-F7 fit from 1968 onwards.
    http://www.ejectionsite.com/mkf7seat.htm



    http://thanlont.blogspot.com/2011/02/transition-to-martin-baker-ejection.html

    so I am in the right track am I not? it looks that mine is a Mk.7
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    Post  in nannu pec on Thu Feb 16, 2012 12:45 pm

    Miexi habib looking forward to see this beautiful beast ready Chris...just love Navy aircraft...
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