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Hanger Queen 7
rochaped
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Lisboa, Portugal
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Posted: Monday, March 13, 2017 - 09:45 AM UTC
Hi,

So I've come to the conclusion that this Hasegawa 109 K that's been linking in my shelf for years would be the best runner up for this campaign.

here goes 2 pics...


As it was till late last month, and the fact that I was unable to properly use the masks to get a perfect Blau 16 number got it on hold till now



Cleaned the fuselage sides and started repainting it

Cheers
Pedro
ltb073
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New York, United States
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Posted: Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 06:44 AM UTC
Is this too much complete to fit into the Hanger Queen topic
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It was originally for the Operation Market Garden Campaign a while back but I never finished it
SGTJKJ
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
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Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 09:39 AM UTC
Beautiful Camo, Matthew! Very nice brush work!
spaarndammer
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Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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Posted: Wednesday, March 01, 2017 - 06:36 AM UTC
Started with decalling. There are quite a few. One side is almost done and gives a good impression how it will turn out in the end.

Decals set fine with a bit of set and sol, although there is quite a bit of unprinted decal film, which is better to remove first before applying decals.





Jelger
spaarndammer
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Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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Posted: Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 06:28 PM UTC
That Henschel has a very nice camo pattern, Matthew, it looks very good, as does the many other projects that are being saved in this campaign.

I didn't sit still either. The MIG-21 is a nice distraction from my P-47D build.

The Mig-21 is now painted in its intended colors:


And an Alclad Aqua gloss coat was applied 3 times by brush for the decals.

In the box of the Mig i found also these Shelf Oddity R-60 AA missiles, which apparently were ordered by me to dress up the Mig. The stuff is pretty tiny, with the missile body ~ 2cm in length. Lucky enough all fins have very small pins that seem to fit in holes in the body, so according to instructions, building these missiles shouldn't be too difficult .





Jelger
Northern_Lad
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United Kingdom
Joined: September 17, 2012
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Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 09:32 AM UTC
After languishing on the shelf for a couple of years, Ive attacked this Henschel HS123 with a hairy stick. It needs a touch up here and there. Just so long as I can maintain momentum and not get distracted with at least a dozen other ongoing projects, this baby might get finished sometime soon.

here are a few pics.









cheers

Matthew
md72
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Washington, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 05:11 PM UTC
I've long wanted to open up panels on a kit and show the electronics bays, just never been brave enough to do it.
Dragon164
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British Columbia, Canada
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Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 01:15 PM UTC
Yes 1/48, I started it in the 80's cut all sorts of panels out to add details I have since put them all back you can see in the last pic a bit.

Cheers Rob.
md72
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Posted: Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 01:21 AM UTC
I told you it would be fun. Looks like a neat kit, 1/48?
Dragon164
#226
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British Columbia, Canada
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Posted: Monday, February 13, 2017 - 02:40 PM UTC
Well, after being shamed into joining this campaign by Mark

I decided to do this.

Cheers Rob.

tinbanger
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#121
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Ontario, Canada
Joined: February 04, 2008
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Posted: Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:39 PM UTC
This will be my Hanger Queen entry:-



MLD
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Vermont, United States
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Posted: Friday, February 10, 2017 - 03:41 AM UTC
annndddd.. done.
Now to drag out the ladder after school and hang the Vega there just next to the Electra and after the Spirit of St Louis.


Pics in the gallery later.

what's next..? Stuka, F15 Gulf War, Su-34... Macross Valkyrie????
md72
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Posted: Friday, February 10, 2017 - 03:17 AM UTC
And now for something completely different:


But wait a minute Mark, aren't you working on a Mustang? Well yes, but this an Academy 1/72 P-51B that I 'finished' back in 2000. while it's been in storage a mouse ate the paint off of the spinner and the port side decal broke up. So while I was doing the spinner on my 1/48 P-51, I went ahead and repainted the spinner on this one too.

As to the Testors 1/48 P-51D, a made a little progress and even got a decal on it.


Now I have to pack them all away as I head to China for 3 weeks.
md72
#439
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Posted: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 - 08:34 AM UTC
Thanks D!. The finish is ---old-new-Floquil Old Silver. I heard that Old Silver was the best stuff for NMF work. Finally stumbled across a bottle at the LHS. Turns out it wasn't lacquer based like real Old Silver, so I guess that made it New Old Silver. However Rust-oleum killed off the Floquil line so that made it Old - New - Old Silver.

It did work way better than Testors Silver. The paint cured, dry to the touch in a reasonable time. The paint job itself is 3-4 years old (Mustang Heaven Campaign) and holding up OK. I did notice it getting a but sticky to the touch while I was working on the cockpit, but that could be finger grease and not the paint. Still I'm using a cloth glove to handle the model as I finish it off.
AussieReg
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Victoria, Australia
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Posted: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 - 07:43 AM UTC
Some great work gong on here, really satisfying to get some of these old builds ticked off the to-do list I'm sure.
Mike, up close you can see some of the fit issues, but the finish and the markings on that Vega look great.
Mark, your P-51 is looking good. Very nice NMF, looking forward to decals going on. Close to the line now with the bulk of those jobs deleted from the list mate.

Cheers, D
md72
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Posted: Tuesday, February 07, 2017 - 04:09 AM UTC
Little bit here, little bit there, all of a sudden my list of 24 tasks is down to 5!!! Progress!:



Put the prop together
decals
attach the landing gear doors
paint the exhausts
add the antennas and pitot tube

Almost there....
MLD
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Vermont, United States
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Posted: Sunday, February 05, 2017 - 02:26 PM UTC
Amelia Earharts Lockheed Vega MPM 1/72, crummy fitting kit, but the decals are really nice. I was worried the longer run stripe and the gold decals would shatter, but they're perfect





Clear coat tomorrow and then up on the classroom ceiling it goes.
MLD
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Vermont, United States
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Posted: Thursday, February 02, 2017 - 01:08 AM UTC
Jelger, You are right it does deserve to be finished and you've come to the right place. Welcome!
It is a nice looking little kit. I may have to re-examine my thoughts on the scale having previously thought them too small to be well detailed.


mike
spaarndammer
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Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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Posted: Thursday, February 02, 2017 - 12:49 AM UTC
Hi all,

I will join this Hangar Queen campaign as well, as I have a 1/144 MIG-21 from Eduard to finish.

The original thread can be found here:
unfinished Mig-21 business

And the last picture of that thread was this:
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I am not sure why the build was stalled, but it deserves to be finished as the model is quite nice.



Jelger
MichaelSatin
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 11:49 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Great work! I saw your tribute post too. One less HQ. Don't forget to post in the gallery! There is a gallery, isn't there?



Thanks, and yes there is!

Michael
Bigrip74
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Texas, United States
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Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 09:38 AM UTC
Michael, great job and I can still remember that day

Bob
md72
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Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 09:24 AM UTC
Great work! I saw your tribute post too. One less HQ. Don't forget to post in the gallery! There is a gallery, isn't there?
MichaelSatin
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 07:36 AM UTC
And just like that: My humble tribute to John Glenn, the Atomic City 1/12 Mercury spacecraft Friendship 7:

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26.5 inches tall from retro package to tip of escape tower. A very nice kit that frankly requires some modeling experience since the instructions aren't always clear and it's sometimes tricky to figure out how things fit together. But I sure like the result!

Michael
md72
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Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 05:25 AM UTC
That's the ticket. Just a few small steps add up. I've managed to knock off about half of my to do list. Still looks like a long way to go, but I think the end is in sight.
MichaelSatin
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 05:08 AM UTC
Interesting stuff here! I've been working on the big Mercury capsule and suddenly, today, found myself here:

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Put the sub-assemblies together, add the straps to the retro package, and he's ready to launch!

Michael