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Kanguroo
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 06:05 AM UTC
Thank you, Michael and all participants.
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 01:24 AM UTC
Thanks Michael. Ran this one to the wire. Feels good to get one Hanger Queen to the finished shelf.
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Posted: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 01:16 AM UTC
Well, the time has come to bid this one a fond farewell. Thanks to all who participated and congrats to those who finished (unlike your's truly)!

Ribbons are being awarded as we speak, so let me know if you didn't get one and think you should. See you all around the airfield!

Michael
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Posted: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 09:37 PM UTC
Good looking Tomcat.

Outsmarted the gallery and got my pics uploaded.
Kanguroo
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Posted: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 08:43 PM UTC
Hi all,
I finished my entry in time.





Thank you all for this great campaign.
Cheers,
K.
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Posted: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 04:36 PM UTC
Nice looking Eagle you have there Chris, good job!
McScheffer
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Posted: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 03:53 PM UTC
Hey mates,

I've finished my F-15. Thank you for the extension. Without that I thought it would get lost undone in the dark of my cabinet









Regards
Chris
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Posted: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 12:15 PM UTC
Oof, I'm getting an HTTP error 500 also. What's the work around?
md72
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Posted: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 12:06 PM UTC
It's over. My nearly 8 year long ordeal with this kit is done.
I started in January of 2010 Kitech F-16.

Quite possibly my first kit with an open office.



Thanks for the extension, I still ran down to the wire. Great work everyone! I'm ready to try another terrible teen or a century series build. Just not with another Kitech kit
c4willy
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Posted: Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 07:41 AM UTC
Hi Michael I was getting a HTTP 500 error, I did find a work around of sorts I uploaded them singly so now pics are in the relevant galleries. My thanks for your help though.
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Posted: Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:22 PM UTC

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And we're done! Well the tanks are just pushed into place they need weathering but the airframe is done and here is the proof.
I am however having issues loading the pics into the gallery, I've checked the size and they're all around 550kb so not too large. Any ideas oh leading lights of our admin team?



Chris,

Nice work! I don't know why you're having trouble uploading. I do know there were some issues reported a few days ago but I thought they'd been fixed and I don't think they affected the galleries anyway. What's it doing?

Michael
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Posted: Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:24 AM UTC
I feel your pain. I've got the MLG doors on, spent the night painting the AIM-9s. Once the gear doors have set a bit, I'll start hanging the stores. It's a race to the wire.

And who decided on a load out with 2 AIM 9-Ls and 2 AIM 9-Ps?
c4willy
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Posted: Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:18 AM UTC
And we're done! Well the tanks are just pushed into place they need weathering but the airframe is done and here is the proof.

IMG_1896 by Chris WIlson, on Flickr

IMG_1899 by Chris WIlson, on Flickr

IMG_1900 by Chris WIlson, on Flickr

IMG_1902 by Chris WIlson, on Flickr

I am however having issues loading the pics into the gallery, I've checked the size and they're all around 550kb so not too large. Any ideas oh leading lights of our admin team?
md72
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Posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:59 AM UTC
Front gear done. Main gear in place, probably no where close to the actual locations. Got the boarding ladder painted, the canopy actuator installed and some of the underwing ordinance glued to the pylons. I could finish this on time..
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Posted: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 06:15 PM UTC
Franck, looks great. Congratulations on finishing. I got part of the landing gear on last night. This one is going to run to the wire for me...
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Posted: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 04:58 PM UTC
Only 1 word: Finish !









md72
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Posted: Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 11:16 AM UTC
Well Chris, this one has the opposite problem. There are only 7 decals on this kit. They omitted the national insignia, the turbine warning band, the emergency ejector warnings, the full up builder's block.

Well I've got them all on, now I have to clean up the finish and get the fiddy bits in place.

McScheffer
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Posted: Saturday, December 09, 2017 - 09:11 PM UTC
Hey Mates,

you build beautiful Jets. They look great.

One week left. Hundreds of Decals to put on.



I will get it finished untill sunday. Looks positiv



The GWH F-15 I is a wonderful Kit. I enjoy the building very much but made some mistakes during the build (Decals, Painting, etc.). I ordered another one for the next Terrible Teens Campaign

Regards
Chris
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Posted: Friday, December 08, 2017 - 09:53 AM UTC
Oh great. I finally get to the decals and find out they've gone LOW vis on the national insignia for this kit.

Not a single star and bar insignia on this sheet anywhere. I'm sure I could source some somewhere, but why? I'll get the rest of the decals on and call it done...
c4willy
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Posted: Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 12:44 PM UTC
Good luck Franck! I'm fortunate my wife supports my "addiction" whilst not really understanding it.

Well I've been working as quickly as I can on my Tomcat it's going together reasonably well. But guess who missed the fact that the leading edges are plain aluminium? This guy! So another furious masking session later and looking good!

Decals up next! Ordnance and airframe both have a reasonable supply of stencils.

IMG_1859 by Chris WIlson, on Flickr

IMG_1864 by Chris WIlson, on Flickr

IMG_1863 by Chris WIlson, on Flickr

IMG_1862 by Chris WIlson, on Flickr
MichaelSatin
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Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 - 05:35 PM UTC
You can do it, Franck. Tell her it's safer if you're not around people for a little while.

Michael
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Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 - 01:24 PM UTC
i'm currently decalling my F-16CJ.

I hope i can finish, but it's very complicated due to christmas time in Alsace .

Lot of family and friends are visiting us, and my girlfriend is not so happy when i go modelling during my sparetime.
md72
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Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 - 12:06 PM UTC
I think I'm done with the painting!
All 4 major colors on, might need a little touch up here and there. but overall it looks like the drawing. And I think there was more tape than paint on this bad boy.

Now on to the fiddly bits.
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Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 - 03:59 AM UTC
Hi All,

I've not been too active on this campaign due to the move. This one was a reach for me, and the move had priority. That said, I was able to spend a little time on the Fujimi F-15. Overall, it's not a bad kit considering its age (circa mid 1970's). Offering mostly recessed panel lines, very affordable and pretty good fit. To bring it up to standards one will want at least a decent ejection seat. A cockpit, landing gear (they are incorrect) and perhaps some burners. For a stand model it appears to fit the bill.

A couple of shots of the landing gear area getting closed, which was a bit of a chore. I did discover that Vallejo acrylic filler is a cool filling product, making this go much easier.





I decided that this one would make the move, so it'll be done in the next Hangar Queen campaign. With that, I bow out, and wish you all a wonderful campaign. There are some really nice ones here!

John
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Posted: Tuesday, December 05, 2017 - 10:38 AM UTC
Struggling towards the finish. There may be more tape on it than paint. I've got 3 of the 4 grays on.

Masked off and painted the Gunship gray tonight, but overshot onto the nose. No problem, whip out the second airbrush and shoot light ghost gray onto the front, OH NO , that was supposed to be Neutral Gray. Oh well, clean out the brush and shoot the Neutral Gray. Hope I didn't it up to bad might be able to get the last gray on the nose cone tomorrow. Then just glue on fiddly bits and decals...