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OFFICIAL: Bombers 2 Campaign
Antilles
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Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Joined: March 22, 2015
KitMaker: 584 posts
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Posted: Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 10:09 AM UTC
Alexander:
Congrats on finishing Your bird. I like the chipping very much. My tests with hair spray did not worked very well. maybe I will give it a try with Your method!

Oliver
Snipalex
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Bangkok, Thailand / ไทย
Joined: September 08, 2014
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Posted: Sunday, December 09, 2018 - 03:46 AM UTC
Oliver
Exelent job,nothing wrong.My great respekt to you.
PS.For exhaust pipes better use dry pigmets(rust) over black paint(looking more realistic).One more time - BEST MODEL.
SHAKY962
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Joined: May 21, 2012
KitMaker: 675 posts
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Posted: Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - 03:03 AM UTC

Well, November is not the lucky month for my models.
After applying the matt varnish, the model was destroyed ....... I applied the matt varnish of Humbrol and it remained so ..... I started another He-111 in another campaign.

IMG_3376 by Shaky962, en Flickr
MichaelSatin
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AEROSCALE
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Colorado, United States
Joined: January 19, 2008
KitMaker: 3,305 posts
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Posted: Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - 04:17 AM UTC
Great work everyone! (And sorry, Jose. That really sucks when something like that happens.)

I can't seem to get a bomber project off the ground and, with only two months left, doubt I'll be able to. Things may change, but in the meantime I'm highly impressed by what I see here!

Michael
Snipalex
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Bangkok, Thailand / ไทย
Joined: September 08, 2014
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Posted: Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - 07:39 AM UTC

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Well, November is not the lucky month for my models.
After applying the matt varnish, the model was destroyed ....... I applied the matt varnish of Humbrol and it remained so ..... I started another He-111 in another campaign.

IMG_3376 by Shaky962, en Flickr



Do not panic Jose.Try use Gunze paint remover(http://www.mr-hobby.com/en/itemDetail.php?iId=162)or simple isopropyl alcohol(https://www.amazon.com/Swan-Isopropyl-Alcohol-99-Pint/dp/B001B5JT8C?th=1) both very effective remove any acryl or enamel paints but not damage plastic(clear parts too) - good luck
md72
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Washington, United States
Joined: November 05, 2005
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Posted: Wednesday, December 26, 2018 - 07:53 AM UTC
Wow, guys are finishing up and I've barely started, just shot some interior green on my A-20C.
Antilles
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Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Joined: March 22, 2015
KitMaker: 584 posts
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Posted: Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 02:06 AM UTC
Alexander: Thank You very much for Your tip. I tried this one on my Corsair built in the Jolly Rogers campaign and it worked really nice!

Jose: Sorry for the flat coat disaster. Try Alexanders remedy to rescue Your work!

Oliver
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
Joined: January 09, 2013
KitMaker: 474 posts
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Posted: Friday, December 28, 2018 - 04:34 AM UTC
Hi mates,
at last I managed to get my project here going...
Here's my entry:



With two months to go, I'm quite confident to finish...
FirstSergeant
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Michigan, United States
Joined: January 02, 2012
KitMaker: 130 posts
AeroScale: 66 posts
Posted: Saturday, December 29, 2018 - 08:28 AM UTC



Making progress. Assembled, primed, RLM 65 sprayed on underside.
Cheers,
Firstsergeant

b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
Joined: January 09, 2013
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Posted: Sunday, December 30, 2018 - 02:06 AM UTC
@M.Douglas - It seems we chose the same plane
What scale is yours? It looks definitely well built
FirstSergeant
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Michigan, United States
Joined: January 02, 2012
KitMaker: 130 posts
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Posted: Sunday, December 30, 2018 - 11:37 PM UTC
Greetings Peter,
This is an Airfix Ju88A-4 1/72 scale. Thank you for your compliment, the fit wasn't very good. Used a lot of green putty. Port side wing looks like a Stuka wing upside down, and tail looks like it has a twist. Now that I'm mentioning it i should shoot a few pics and post. 2018 has been an Airfix year, kind of challenging. Three Airfix kits completed.
Cheers
Firstsergeant
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
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Posted: Monday, December 31, 2018 - 11:08 PM UTC

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Greetings Peter,
This is an Airfix Ju88A-4 1/72 scale. Thank you for your compliment, the fit wasn't very good. Used a lot of green putty. Port side wing looks like a Stuka wing upside down, and tail looks like it has a twist. Now that I'm mentioning it i should shoot a few pics and post. 2018 has been an Airfix year, kind of challenging. Three Airfix kits completed.
Cheers
Firstsergeant



Greetings and a happy new year to you
Well, I can imagine the challenge of these old Airfix kits as I remember my schooldays when I was starting modelling with a lot of Airfix kits...
But nonetheless you did a great job and there's always the satisfaction later, when you've mastered the problems and look at your finished model on the shelf
So I'm very pleased I have this kit from Zvezda on my bench. Encountered no real problems yet, fitting is very good so far. Dry-fitting of the wings showed no upcoming gaps, so I decided to paint the undersides already, because it will be simplier to paint these "Spaghetti" camouflage lines before mating to the fuselage.
Cheers Peter
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
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Posted: Monday, December 31, 2018 - 11:14 PM UTC
Latest pictures from my bench, building goes well so far...





Happy new year to all of you
Cheers
Pete
SHAKY962
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Joined: May 21, 2012
KitMaker: 675 posts
AeroScale: 238 posts
Posted: Tuesday, January 01, 2019 - 10:23 AM UTC
I try my second entry to the GB

IMG_7923 by Shaky962, en Flickr

Thanks for your comment Alexander, but I give the kit to my kid.... he plays with it!!!
FirstSergeant
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Michigan, United States
Joined: January 02, 2012
KitMaker: 130 posts
AeroScale: 66 posts
Posted: Tuesday, January 01, 2019 - 01:30 PM UTC



Peter,
Thank you for the words of encouragement. Your build is looking great. I've posted the pics showing the port side wing and notice the tail section is off. You are right, I will get through. Happy New Year everyone.
Cheers,
Firstsergeant

md72
#439
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Washington, United States
Joined: November 05, 2005
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Posted: Wednesday, January 02, 2019 - 08:52 AM UTC
Ouch, I goofed... Waited till there were 2 months to go and then posted my start picture.

Airfix / US Airfix 1/72 A-20C Havoc. I shot the interior green a month ago? And forgot to shoot a start photo. Well, here it is:

Original OLD kit, plenty of raised rivets, engine cylinders molded into the cowlings, loungers for seats, pilot and bombader are exactly the same shape. The decals are totally toasted and I got PLENTY of extra flash to go around.
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
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Posted: Wednesday, January 02, 2019 - 09:21 PM UTC

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Original OLD kit, plenty of raised rivets, engine cylinders molded into the cowlings, loungers for seats, pilot and bombader are exactly the same shape. The decals are totally toasted and I got PLENTY of extra flash to go around.



Well then, Mark, happy modelling!
You will succeed!
Cheers
Peter
MichaelSatin
Staff MemberCampaigns Administrator
AEROSCALE
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Colorado, United States
Joined: January 19, 2008
KitMaker: 3,305 posts
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Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2019 - 12:41 AM UTC
You can do it Mark! Positive waves, baby!

Michael
RhinoSpit
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Bas-Rhin, France
Joined: September 22, 2016
KitMaker: 152 posts
AeroScale: 127 posts
Posted: Thursday, January 03, 2019 - 09:17 PM UTC
Hello,

i've a lot of bombers im my stash, and i would like build the Bristol Blenheim Mk.IV.

I've read the qualifying conditions (bombers, 2 engines, minimum 2 pers. ) and i think that he qualify. But i'm not 100% sure.

Is this plane OK for the campaign?
MichaelSatin
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AEROSCALE
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Colorado, United States
Joined: January 19, 2008
KitMaker: 3,305 posts
AeroScale: 2,384 posts
Posted: Friday, January 04, 2019 - 01:21 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Hello,

i've a lot of bombers im my stash, and i would like build the Bristol Blenheim Mk.IV.

I've read the qualifying conditions (bombers, 2 engines, minimum 2 pers. ) and i think that he qualify. But i'm not 100% sure.

Is this plane OK for the campaign?



Seems to me that it qualifies quite nicely. Full speed ahead!

Michael
RhinoSpit
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Bas-Rhin, France
Joined: September 22, 2016
KitMaker: 152 posts
AeroScale: 127 posts
Posted: Friday, January 04, 2019 - 07:36 AM UTC
So ....

Here we go ! My entry for this campaign

c4willy
#305
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Joined: February 01, 2006
KitMaker: 1,645 posts
AeroScale: 1,489 posts
Posted: Friday, January 04, 2019 - 10:11 AM UTC
Hi Franck it was built as a bomber and is multiple engined so your good!
MichaelSatin
Staff MemberCampaigns Administrator
AEROSCALE
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Colorado, United States
Joined: January 19, 2008
KitMaker: 3,305 posts
AeroScale: 2,384 posts
Posted: Saturday, January 05, 2019 - 07:58 AM UTC
There's a lot of really good work going on here and I feel bad that I've let this one get away from me. Looking at the calendar, I note that there are less than two months left, and it's time to fish or cut bait.

My original plan was to do the HK 1/32 B-17F. Well, that's obviously not going to happen in the time remaining. So, time to dig through the stash. And I really had to dig! But, lookee what I found:



Now, I'm not even going to try to pretend that it's unstarted:



But I think I'm safe in saying that it's less than 25% completed. So I'm going for it. Let's see if I can stick with this one...

Michael
md72
#439
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Washington, United States
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Posted: Sunday, January 06, 2019 - 05:29 AM UTC
Well, I had been considering my aircrew as Larry, Moe and Curly. But once I cleaned the flash off and got them primered,

I'm thinking of them as Larry, his brother Daryl and his other brother Daryl.
b17-peter
#392
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Hessen, Germany
Joined: January 09, 2013
KitMaker: 474 posts
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Posted: Tuesday, January 08, 2019 - 09:20 AM UTC
@Mark - your guys look cool already, even unpainted

My JU-88 is now ready for the decals and final touch ups, as antennas, rest of cockpit glazing etc.
Oh, and the bombs....