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  1. Well, if you strip it down to bare metal it probably would be this shiny... Thank you for your comments!
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  2. Sellotape and string aircraft, (with apologies to Blue Peter).
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  3. Summary Description and Catalogue Number: Airfix, Messerschmitt Bf 109E and Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb, (Dogfight Doubles), A50160 Scale: 1:48 Contents: Bf 109E - Two sprues, 98 parts in light grey injection moulded plastic; one sprue, 9 parts in clear plastic; markings for one aircraft. Spitfire Mk.Vb - Five sprues, 120 parts in light grey injection moulded plastic; one sprue, 17 parts in clear plastic; markings for one aircraft. Comments: Reasonable detail and simple to build. Kit comes with 10 small tubs of Humbrol acrylic paints, two small tubes of Humbrol Poly Ce
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  4. What have I done...or got myself into? Decisions, decisions, and even more decisions!!! I blame myself and my OCD, though I cannot be sure if it is the real version or just the Hollywood version...which up until a few years ago, I never knew there was a difference. OK, so the 1:48 scale Airfix kit I received from my daughter somewhat set the baseline for my decisions on scale. My first self imposed rule, therefore, was that I decided 1:48 scale was a good scale for fighters and the old venerable 1:72 scale would be good for bombers or larger aircraft, generally. My logic was that this w
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  5. I remember this bus, they came in to use in the final years of my schooling.
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  6. The wingspan is truly incredible, a menacing aircraft for sure!
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  7. Wow, that's better! What you can do Alan is copy the links into Notepad (thus a visual confirmation they are correct) making a list, then copy and paste all your copied links into a post BB Code is only used now on old forums We use the latest software and keep it up to date thanks to donations (like yours).
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  8. A 21 yr military career where I was moving every two yrs followed by a 10 yr career as a senior executive was never conducive to model building. Now I have the time and the patience that comes with age to be very meticulous. In fact, my professional life was characterised by exacting standards and attention to detail and I'm finding these skills have transferred to my model building as second nature. Another thing from my professional life which holds true in model building is a variation of an original quote by the German Field Marshall, Erwin Rommel, "Time spent in planning is seldom wasted!
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  9. STABLE is a very common problem, I have enough kits to last until my 200th birthday! One of them I cannot build at the momentas I simply don't have the room, It's a 1/72 scale nuclear sub which when finished is almost 5 ft long!
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