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by Jamesv9820
Sun 27 Mar 2016, 6:20 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: removing Halfords spray paint
Replies: 4
Views: 2278

Re: removing Halfords spray paint

The only thing that I found that works (being in your shoes before) is modelstrip paint remover. It is about £4.99 and works very well!
by Jamesv9820
Thu 10 Mar 2016, 11:18 pm
Forum: Trips & Get Togethers
Topic: Coningsby photoshoot
Replies: 5
Views: 5817

Re: Coningsby photoshoot

I did get in on the first shoot; yes there were a few bits such as ladders etc. Not for the purists but you have to accept it was the first outing and they are learning. The lighting with the ASP was a bit of an issue; again they did listen and got some diesel lights out. For all the negative commen...
by Jamesv9820
Thu 10 Mar 2016, 9:38 pm
Forum: Trips & Get Togethers
Topic: Coningsby photoshoot
Replies: 5
Views: 5817

Re: Coningsby photoshoot

yes -have you got your tickets yet?
by Jamesv9820
Sun 21 Feb 2016, 10:45 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: 1/32 Scale Tamiya P-51D "Passion Wagon"
Replies: 3
Views: 3622

Re: 1/32 Scale Tamiya P-51D "Passion Wagon"

Not any updates but now completed https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1596/24547767324_0f7afb6e4e_b.jpg 1-32 Tamiya Mustang - Feb 2016-6983 by James Vaitkevicius , on Flickr https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1492/25060163572_c0189332e4_b.jpg 1-32 Tamiya Mustang - Feb 2016-6978 by James Vaitkevicius , on Fli...
by Jamesv9820
Wed 03 Feb 2016, 10:15 am
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Tornado thought?
Replies: 31
Views: 6103

Re: Tornado thought?

I guess anything we get will look good but I'm guessing it will be a gloss - anything else is a bonus

will look really nice either way!
by Jamesv9820
Fri 22 Jan 2016, 10:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Northolt Night Photoshoot XX
Replies: 214
Views: 42908

Re: Northolt Night Photoshoot XX

Phil

can you add me please to the list please?
by Jamesv9820
Sun 17 Jan 2016, 9:16 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: 1/32 Scale Tamiya P-51D "Passion Wagon"
Replies: 3
Views: 3622

1/32 Scale Tamiya P-51D "Passion Wagon"

1/32 Scale Tamiya P-51D “Passion Wagon” Back with a bang in 2016 and starting off with a commission build for a friend of mine, the superb P-51D Tamiya 1/32 kit. Having had this on the table since just after Christmas, I am suprised how easy the model kits together (so far) Some WIP below: https://f...
by Jamesv9820
Wed 13 Jan 2016, 9:49 pm
Forum: Aviation Waffle
Topic: Mr Blue Sky returns to the Airshow Circuit for 2016!
Replies: 120
Views: 16480

Re: Mr Blue Sky returns to the Airshow Circuit for 2016!

The way you guys are talking there will be 60% of the whole airshow cuing at the toilets/bars while this act is on! hope you all get sorted before the next act! Its not grey and pointy/noisy but it has been in the past a solid act with some good topside passes and a good finale; I am looking forward...
by Jamesv9820
Mon 11 Jan 2016, 6:44 am
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Trumpeter SU-9 Fishpot
Replies: 6
Views: 3739

Re: Trumpeter SU-9 Fishpot

Cheers for the kind words Derek You are right it is an unusual subject, probably not one I would have tried by choice but with the different finishes (some were NMF or painted aluminium or camouflage) it gives a good canvas to start from. Really enjoyed the simplicity of the kit too. It literally fa...
by Jamesv9820
Thu 07 Jan 2016, 9:03 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Trumpeter SU-9 Fishpot
Replies: 6
Views: 3739

Trumpeter SU-9 Fishpot

One completed for AMW early last year but only published today 1/48 Scale Trumpeter SU-9 Fishpot - a lovely little kit https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1598/23868384729_6f80ce3230_b.jpg 801A1520 by James Vaitkevicius , on Flickr https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1718/24210096086_e1e7e0a053_b.jpg 801A1518...
by Jamesv9820
Thu 07 Jan 2016, 8:53 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Airfix Shackleton
Replies: 7
Views: 3758

Re: Airfix Shackleton

Looks amazing - lovely job.
by Jamesv9820
Thu 07 Jan 2016, 8:52 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Hawker Hurricane Mk.I Airfix 1/48
Replies: 2
Views: 1597

Re: Hawker Hurricane Mk.I Airfix 1/48

Nice to see you back on here Daz. good looking scheme and nicely finished too
by Jamesv9820
Thu 07 Jan 2016, 8:51 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Eduard's 1/48 Top Falcons F-16 *Finished*
Replies: 8
Views: 4668

Re: Eduard's 1/48 Top Falcons F-16 WIP Box and bits first

Nice scheme Rod - looking forward to seeing you progress this one
by Jamesv9820
Thu 07 Jan 2016, 8:50 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Revell 1/32 Mosquito Mk.IV
Replies: 2
Views: 2514

Re: Revell 1/32 Mosquito Mk.IV

Watching with interest - looks a big one anyway
by Jamesv9820
Thu 07 Jan 2016, 8:47 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Hobby Boss A-10A 1/48
Replies: 4
Views: 3350

Re: Hobby Boss A-10A 1/48

Superb as ever Tom - you don't see too many in Euro1 camo these days and you have nailed it!
by Jamesv9820
Thu 07 Jan 2016, 8:44 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Airfix 1/48 Hurricane Mk.I - Complete
Replies: 17
Views: 8807

Re: Airfix 1/48 Hurricane Mk.I - Complete

Phil,

Looks rather special - the photos are very good too!
by Jamesv9820
Thu 07 Jan 2016, 8:43 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Hasegawa 1/48 F-22 Raptor *Finished*
Replies: 7
Views: 4650

Re: Hasegawa 1/48 F-22 Raptor *Finished*

Looks like you nailed it Rod!

Superb finish - lets hope we see a real one in the UK this year!
by Jamesv9820
Mon 04 Jan 2016, 11:13 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Catching up - Tamiya 1/32 Spitfire Mk.9 and others
Replies: 2
Views: 1850

Catching up - Tamiya 1/32 Spitfire Mk.9 and others

A few to catch up and finish 2015 off for me. Some are still WIP 1/48 Scale Typhoon https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1514/24070699382_f9506b2365_b.jpg Models - Jan 2016-5773 by James Vaitkevicius , on Flickr https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1520/24096148601_fa224db626_b.jpg Models - Jan 2016-5777 by Jam...
by Jamesv9820
Sat 14 Nov 2015, 9:17 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Just a quick question: Glue?
Replies: 6
Views: 1425

Re: Just a quick question: Glue?

Tamiya Extra thin is definitely the way to go. Tamiya Cement is pretty good but I found it very similar to Revell Contacta.
by Jamesv9820
Sat 07 Nov 2015, 1:52 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Anyone up for a V-Bomber GB next year!
Replies: 7
Views: 1616

Re: Anyone up for a V-Bomber GB next year!

Count me in - that is if I can get near the desk!
by Jamesv9820
Mon 19 Oct 2015, 9:58 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: Modelling Forum Boost
Replies: 77
Views: 73478

Re: Modelling Forum Boost

Now we have the 1/144 going how about the starter kit GB. This would be a GB for all abilities. Choose a cheap kit like the Airfix Spit and no airbrushes, filler, sanding etc allowed, just what comes in the box. Would love to see how those of more experience would get on with the back to basics app...
by Jamesv9820
Sat 03 Oct 2015, 9:32 am
Forum: Other UK Airshows and Events
Topic: Sunset Photoshoot at Coningsby
Replies: 17
Views: 5114

Re: Sunset Photoshoot at Coningsby

posted mine in the "military photo" section
by Jamesv9820
Sat 03 Oct 2015, 9:04 am
Forum: Modern Military Photos
Topic: Into darkness - RAF Coningsby 29/09/15
Replies: 1
Views: 1468

Into darkness - RAF Coningsby 29/09/15

Had the pleasure of visiting Coningsby for their first night shoot. 1. https://farm1.staticflickr.com/674/21658692179_9128a94ed6_b.jpg CBY 290915-1401 by James Vaitkevicius , on Flickr 2. https://farm1.staticflickr.com/676/21833738222_c54f449483_b.jpg CBY 290915-1409 by James Vaitkevicius , on Flick...
by Jamesv9820
Sat 26 Sep 2015, 12:09 pm
Forum: Aircraft Modelling
Topic: How you destroyed your models as a kid
Replies: 14
Views: 3492

Re: How you destroyed your models as a kid

I put a fire cracker/air bomb inside a 48 scale hellcat and lit the fuse. It made a Big Bang and never did find even half the plane after that!
by Jamesv9820
Mon 21 Sep 2015, 10:11 pm
Forum: Photography Hints, Tips & Questions
Topic: 1.4 ext for Canon 300 F4 - worth it?
Replies: 11
Views: 3476

Re: 1.4 ext for Canon 300 F4 - worth it?

I have the 300mm f/4 and a 1.4tc on my 5d3 and its superb. No image quality loss at all.