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Cold War (1950-1974)
Discuss the aircraft modeling subjects during the Cold War period.
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betheyn
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2007 - 10:37 AM UTC
Whilst putting in a cat flap, guess who forgot the shelf was above the idiots head, yep me .
And down it came, the F-100, F-101, and the F-102 didn't fly very well and landed even worse.
Oh well I was wondering what to build next. Looks like a salvage job, once I figure out what bit goes on what aircraft .
Morale of the story, don't do any D.I.Y .
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2007 - 10:41 AM UTC
Ouch That's going to need a big bandage, I have no doubt you'll have them back in formation real soon.

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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2007 - 11:26 AM UTC
Oi Va
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Posted: Monday, July 16, 2007 - 10:06 PM UTC
Hmmm,, reading this thread brings 3 questions to mind.

1....How low was the shelf???

2....How bigs the cat????

3.....What on earth possesed Lena to allow you to be let loose with DIY equipment of any sort???!!!!!

Have fun figuring out what bits go where. Im sure you'll have them together again soon mate

Nige

PS. Ive just put all my collection in a display cabinet on the wall at home. Hopefully they will STILL be there where I get home later today
My DIY skills are on a par with yours mate
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Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 - 02:39 AM UTC
Now you got an excuse to buy some more kits. Replacements, you know.

Good luck on that one. Did you finish the catdoor?
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Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 - 06:48 PM UTC
Wow, talking about bad luck - or DIY

Is it not dangerous to have a cat that close to your models anyway?

Hope they will come together well.
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Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 - 07:06 PM UTC
Hi Andy

Ouch! Painful! - in every sense of the word.

And, to add insult to injury, I bet you'd only just unpacked the models after your house-move too...

All the best

Rowan
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Posted: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 - 09:27 PM UTC
Just released!
CCTV footage of Andy and the cat thats responsible for all this mayhem!!
Nige
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Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 - 02:43 AM UTC
Thanks for the kind words, but I should really get a cabinet as this isn't the first time a model has fell off a shelf.
I wish it was a cute white thing, instead of the great fluff ball I have .
Well the F-100 is back together, but it was the least damaged ofthe three.
Yes Rowan they had only been up a day .
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Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 - 04:25 AM UTC
Andy -- Rowan and I were wondering how your settling in was coming along -- now we have graphic proof -- better luck with your next bit of home improvement
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Posted: Wednesday, July 18, 2007 - 09:41 AM UTC

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Andy -- Rowan and I were wondering how your settling in was coming along -- now we have graphic proof -- better luck with your next bit of home improvement


Well my modelling room is done apart from getting some cabinets, so I shall never do anymore D.I.Y again .
Here is a couple of pics of the new room. On the second pic you can see the shelf the aircraft fell off of. The door underneath is where the catflap went.