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Hanger Queen 7
eMan
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Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017 - 02:22 PM GMT+7

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Love those Hasegawa kits! There is not much to use for scale in the photo, is it 1/72 or 1/48?
It's the 497 little stencil decals that I both love about them and slow me down terribly.



Hello Mike, the kit is in 1/72 scale.
TankerTweaker
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Posted: Thursday, November 09, 2017 - 10:58 AM GMT+7
Construction done. Time to head to the paint shop.

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Zhivago
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Posted: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 - 08:37 AM GMT+7
Hey everyone, I'm just getting to posting in this campaign, too. There's been a LOT of stuff going on in my life so bear with me, please! I'll post a couple of pictures from my late October start as well as a couple taken within the last few days. I apologize for the lack of continuity.

Anyway, I'm doing the ICM 1/72 scale Sikorsky Ilya Muromets Type 'Veh', a WWI Russian bomber. This is my first ICM kit and I have to say that I'm a bit disappointed with certain aspects of it: there are some fit issues, a lot of cleanup (including flashing and mold release agent residue), directions lacking in...direction, and even some mold imperfections. But I'm building it mostly because it's a fascinating subject and a relatively scarce kit. Problems aside, I'm enjoying the build. http://put.url.here/image.file" BORDER="0">
TankerTweaker
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Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 03:42 PM GMT+7
I'm coming a little late to this campaign. I've had this Monogram F-15 on the self unfinished for sometime now, almost ready for painting. So hopefully I can get this done by the end of the year.

Alan M.
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drabslab
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Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:41 AM GMT+7
Now that looks like a mean piece of machinery :-)

I am still slaving away on my MIG-19. It will never become a top model I am affraid, but I am glad that I finally found the energy to finish it

MLD
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Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 12:40 AM GMT+7

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I'll build the Macross VF-11B to the campaign, here is the status of my entry.






Love those Hasegawa kits! There is not much to use for scale in the photo, is it 1/72 or 1/48?
It's the 497 little stencil decals that I both love about them and slow me down terribly.
eMan
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Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017 - 03:40 PM GMT+7
I'll build the Macross VF-11B to the campaign, here is the status of my entry.



drabslab
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Posted: Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 06:29 AM GMT+7
here it is, standing on its feet and with a few bits and pieces added.



Adding +/- 80 grams of lead strips to the nose has done some damage that I need to repair now.

spaarndammer
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Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 03:46 PM GMT+7
Wow,

That what if is nice coming together. Especially with the big gun, it is a pretty a mean machine



Jelger
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Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 07:48 AM GMT+7
Some progress on my Me 110 model 1947 or whatever it should be called. The jet engines are in place and the wings and tail is shortened.

I have magnetized the weapon options on the underside. I made a 6 bomb rack, a massive heavy glide bomb and a 75mm AT gun.

Next is a white base coat and then probably some more sanding and filling.

More to follow











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Posted: Friday, October 06, 2017 - 06:56 PM GMT+7
Great to see so many builds getting finished! Well done, guys.

I have finally made some more progress on my Edouard 1/48 Bf 110. It will be made into a what if jet engineed heavy support aircraft with a glide bomb underneath. Still a ton of stuff to do, but at least it is taking shape.

More to follow





spaarndammer
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Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 02:42 AM GMT+7
Hi all,

Now that my Spring and Summer modelling brake is over (it was exceptionally long this year), i started working again on my Mig-21. Finishing this model was a prequisite for starting working again on my P-47.

I my last post was in February and back then i was busy with adding all the decals.

RIght now, i have almost completed my micro Mig. All decals were added followed by a gloss coat of Alclad Clear (by brush). Then i added a AK-47 wash (Kriegsmarine grey), followed by a matt coat from the can. This is where she is right now:







The last thing I have to do is to paint and add the canopy and the AA missiles from Shelf Oddity. And then take decent pictures



Jelger
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Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 09:28 AM GMT+7
Yak 7 after a/b session, the F6f will need to wait till I am able to get the a/b cleaned. The black really seeped into the body of the a/b.
Bigrip74
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Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 02:10 PM GMT+7
Ive finally prepared two a/c for paint tomorrow. Not sure you can see the pencil outline for the 3 different colors on Hellcat Mk. II, the Yak 7V has been painted the green now for the black.


Bigrip74
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Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 12:14 PM GMT+7
I let my airbrush set for 30 days and WOW! It bit me when I tried to use it this morning for (6) airplanes that I thought I would paint. Not only did the airbrush fight, the pump and the quick release attachments were all angry.
Cleaned the airbrush again and found some rust on the needle. After a couple of hours I removed the quick release adapters and reinstalled Teflon tape to the fittings on the pump after a leak was detected.
Was finally able to paint (5) a/c in phases such as upper or lower surfaces.
I will use the photo cube for the first time tomorrow to post photos.
MLD
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Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 07:30 AM GMT+7
I still cannot get the gallery to let me upload images.
Still trying, still getting kicked out.

"This page isn’t working

gallery3.kitmaker.net is currently unable to handle this request.
HTTP ERROR 500"
drabslab
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Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 05:54 AM GMT+7
Now here it is (at least when I won the fight with the kitmaker gallery)



It ended up on a shelf for several reasons:

> its a tail sitter and I should have checked this before glue-ing it together
> I found the kit on a hobby show, and it must have been 20 years old by then. Consequence the decals were as yellow as possibly could be.
> it is from SMEG, detail is "not prefect" which on its own already reduces the ambition to finalise it.

But hey, now I have new decals and I want it to stand next to my MIG-15.

I only have to figure out how to add more than 50 grams of lead to the front without ruining it completely.



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drabslab
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Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 05:03 AM GMT+7
Some splendid results here and ... I enlisted as well to this campaign. The problem is... which plane am I going to finish?

Its not so much that I don't have a hangar queen, its having to many of them that makes it difficult to decide. In fact, I don't have only a hangar queen, I also have the King, The queens mother, a few princes and princesses, and half of the nobility on the shelf of shame.

Most of these models were confronted with some "difficulty" along the build varying from worthless decals to being put aside because I got bored with the model. Most of them are not very good kits to start with, which explains as well that they got cornered at some point.

But I must finish a few of these, not only because on 1 November I start building a B-52 in 1/48 scale for the "lost art" campaign and that will keep me busy for quite some time.

Now I need to decide which one comes fisrst
MLD
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Posted: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 - 04:04 AM GMT+7
Another one bites the dust...



I was VERY pleasantly surprised that 20 yr old Bare Metal Foil under 3-4 layers of paint and topcoats still comes off clear parts and that 20++yr old Krystal Kleer is still up to holding them in place while the BMF is scraped off!

Pretty happy with the green tint to the upper windows. REALLY hope Kitty Hawk retools their D to 1/35. THAT would be a kit I would go to town on!

Off the shelf of shame and into the display case.
MLD
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Posted: Tuesday, August 01, 2017 - 01:57 PM GMT+7

progress warts and all.. probably a shelf queen for 20 yrs. Older than my son certainly.
Probably not going to build the DML weapons mount or fill the interior with figures, I'll hopefully wait for the 1/35 Kittyhawk kit, if it ever surfaces...

Add the tail rotor and antenna, fix the tail stinger and missing blade antenna, peel the BMF from the windows and clean them up... done by weeks end???
Zhivago
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Posted: Friday, July 28, 2017 - 01:21 AM GMT+7

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Now for another problem: Isn't there supposed to be an enlist button? I followed the link from page 1 ("enlist here") but I can't seem to enlist.



Hey Karl!

Are you logged in when you go the campaign enlist page? If you're not logged in, you won't be able to see the enlist button or enlist in the campaign.

Michael



Alrighty! Thanks, Mike. That was most likely the issue. In any case, I'm enlisting with the aforementioned Ilya Muromets. Pictures to follow shortly.
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Posted: Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 11:42 PM GMT+7

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Now for another problem: Isn't there supposed to be an enlist button? I followed the link from page 1 ("enlist here") but I can't seem to enlist.



Hey Karl!

Are you logged in when you go the campaign enlist page? If you're not logged in, you won't be able to see the enlist button or enlist in the campaign.

Michael
MLD
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Posted: Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 01:13 PM GMT+7


Next up.. Panda's ancient ( horrible) UH 1D Huey..
Zhivago
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Posted: Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 04:32 AM GMT+7

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Hey, everyone. I'm working on a Heller Amiot 143 that is presently in the Unfinished Builds 2017 campaign. It was suggested that I enter it into this campaign (I've been "working" on it for the past couple of years on and (mostly) off. My question is this: is it cool to have one kit entered into 2 campaigns? If so, I'd like to join this one since it is definitely a hangar queen!



Hi again Karl, I think it was me over in UB who steered you over here.
Sorry, rules say one campaign per build, but if you are like me (us) and you've got a few more on the shelf of shame, bring them out and join the fun.

Mike



Thanks, Mike. I figured as much but thought I'd check. I do have an ICM Sikorsky Ilya Muromets bomber that I've occasionally worked on over the last year. I'll enlist that one here. Problem solved.

Now for another problem: Isn't there supposed to be an enlist button? I followed the link from page 1 ("enlist here") but I can't seem to enlist.