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World War II: Japan
Aircraft of Japan in WWII.
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Hasegawa zero 1/32 scale
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Posted: Sunday, August 05, 2018 - 09:05 AM UTC
Having not built anything since May and with lost mojo on the hurrie which ended up back in its box resting on the shelf .

I need to feed the inner drive calling me back to the bench . Even though summer is here it has been a hot one and the heat is beginning to be to much . Since finding myself spending time in doors again time to start a new project .

So , Hasegawa new tooled Zero will be under the knife . Few details will be added ...

Eduards etch set for the cockpit

Eduards landing flaps

Eduards Brassin wheel set

RB Productions seat belts

Master Barrels Armament & Pilot tube set



Will have some progress post soon ...


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Posted: Sunday, August 05, 2018 - 09:18 AM UTC
Looking forward to your progress...
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Posted: Sunday, August 05, 2018 - 12:11 PM UTC
Great to see a return to the work bench Jessica, my absence is still ongoing but I'm hoping to get back into the swing of things soon. I look forward to seeing how the new tool Hasegawa goes together and the level of detail provided int he kit, as well as the extra's you will add. Who know's perhaps inspiration will strike??
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Posted: Sunday, August 05, 2018 - 12:36 PM UTC
Terri,

Good to see you back!

Looking forward to your Zero. Thinking of making it pretty or beaten up?

That box art - the Zero was a beautiful aircraft. IIRC, Joe Foss, over Guadalcanal, hesitate pulling the trigger for a moment just to admire the airframe.
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Posted: Sunday, August 05, 2018 - 02:22 PM UTC
Whoa Terri - another one with red circles on it ! Count me in and welcome back !

Richard
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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 08:49 AM UTC
Terri,
It's about time you've come on back to the bench. I for one have really missed you.

So now you're building a super scale Japanese A6M5c Zero. Sure looks like Richard is really happy about it. I'm still waiting for his return to the bench as well.

As usual, I'm pulling up my old man's rocking chair, and following right along. As a shameful plug, my latest build is the 1/24 scale Fujimi Martini Porsche 917K in the AutoModeler site. Drop by and check out my 1st car build.

It's been in the 90's day after day after day here, with some really nasty T storms thrown in just to make it real interesting. Not looking forward to the electric bill, that's for sure

Joel
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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 09:40 AM UTC
I'll follow along as well. All the smoke in the air left the sun a a bright red circle at sunset and had me thinking of zeros. This will be a good one to follow.
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Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:46 AM UTC
Terri,
This is a great looking kit to get back into the game with. I purchased it myself a while back when it was first released— got a steal on it for $40 at my LHS! Hasegawa has really released a beauty with this one and it’s subsequent release, and I think you’ll enjoy it a lot. I had a fellow modeler “beg” me to let it go to him for a couple of trades, and since I already had the Tamiya A6M2 Zero, I relented, but now wish I’d kept this kit. I did get an Oscar and a partially built Tamiya F4U in trade though. But still, one can never have too many Zeros! Enjoy!
VR, Russ
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Posted: Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 04:01 AM UTC
Thanks for dropping guys . At this time the project has been put on hold . I will answer your questions in awhile . But right now this isn't a good time for me .

I had to put Blau down a few days ago do to kidney failure and I having a very hard time dealing with this . He was my soulmate ..

Until later ....



Terri
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Posted: Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 08:36 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Thanks for dropping guys . At this time the project has been put on hold . I will answer your questions in awhile . But right now this isn't a good time for me .

I had to put Blau down a few days ago do to kidney failure and I having a very hard time dealing with this . He was my soulmate ..

Until later ....



Terri



Terri,
So sorry to hear that. I've been there twice, and it's never an easy thing to do. Hopefully sooner then later you'll comes to terms with the lose. Maybe even get another Soulmate.

Joel
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Posted: Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 09:56 AM UTC
Very sorry to hear that. We just lost our service dog, Keisha, a few months ago. I sill look for her to play ball. You loss and grief are real. We looked and waited and found a new friend when it felt right. You need a place to reinvest the love.
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Posted: Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 11:09 AM UTC
Hi Terri - I am so sad to hear of your loss - I am a dog lover and have gone through the difficult time you are experiencing my self - never easy .
I have often said there are only two things wrong with dogs

1). You get too attached to them

2). They don't live long enough

There are times when I prefer their company to that of humans .

I hope you heal quickly - Richard
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Posted: Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 12:03 PM UTC

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Hi Terri - I am so sad to hear of your loss - I am a dog lover and have gone through the difficult time you are experiencing my self - never easy .
I have often said there are only two things wrong with dogs

1). You get too attached to them

2). They don't live long enough

There are times when I prefer their company to that of humans .

I hope you heal quickly - Richard



Richard,
Agreed on both accounts.

Our dog Rags, yep that was his name as I got him as a puppy from the pound. His formal name was Sir Bag of Rags. Anyway,my son had one upstairs bedroom, I had the other as my model/computer room. When my son moved down stairs to the finished basement, Rags decided he wanted his room. So that's where he slept and hung out when he wanted his privacy. And yes, he had a bed too.

Joel
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Posted: Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 05:55 AM UTC
Terri,
As a lifelong dog owner, I sympathize with your loss of a family member. My condolences. hope you're feeling better soon.
VR, Russ
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Posted: Monday, August 13, 2018 - 07:58 AM UTC
Hi Terri

I was so sad to read your news. I don't have a dog at the moment (the first time in my life), because my work means I simply couldn't look after it properly. Saying goodbye has been a heartbreak every time - but the wonderful memories last forever and I do believe the parting is only temporary. When you're ready, find a new friend who needs a loving home - the joy and laughter they'll bring is guaranteed to help you through this dark time.

Take care and all the best

Rowan
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Posted: Friday, August 17, 2018 - 01:49 PM UTC
Hi guys , I would like to thank you all for the support . Blau was a huge part of my life . We have been on many adventures together and few of his own . I have never had a cat quite like him , follow me around every where and love the out doors and going walks . Yes I know its weird to walk a cat , but he stayed by my side talking up a storm while sniffing every single grass blade along our way .


I finally sat down and made some progress . Cockpit and removed and sub-assemblies are ready for paint . Which I'm hoping to get started on this weekend so I will have pic's up very soon .




Terri
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Posted: Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 07:04 AM UTC
Terri,
Our cat, whose name is Evil hangs with me nearly all the time except when he's taking one of his many naps. just never can get him to leave the house no matter what I try.

Looking forward to your 1st update.

joel
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Posted: Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 09:39 AM UTC
Hi Terri

My apologies. I don't know why I assumed Blau was a dog - maybe the previous replies to your post. I share my place with a cat - Athene. As with any cat, I'd never say I own her - it's more the case that she deigns to put up with me.

As for going for a walk with a cat, there's nothing weird in that. There's a guy in Newport, Isle of Wight, who takes his cat (a Siamese) around town on a leash and harness!

It's great to know you're back at your workbench.

All the best

Rowan