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Easy Built D-08 Bristol Beaufighter by BriandKilby
John M OshustVery nice! Bravo! You have constructed quite a few nice models on those buckets, next to that stone wall?
BriandKilbythanks john, the buckets bring me inspiration. lol.
LASTWOODSMANAnd a very attractive color scheme Brian!
BriandKilbythanks lwooodsman.

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Easy Built D-08 Bristol Beaufighter by BriandKilby
BriandKilbyfinished except for antenna.
David DuckettWell done, Brian!
BriandKilbythanks dd! I've learned a lot from my fellow modelers. lol.
rgoodVery attractive and well made model of a great aeroplane!
BriandKilbythank you rgood!

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Dave Diels Engineering, Inc Kit #16, NA F-100 Super Sabre by heywooood
rgoodVery F-100 - super.

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Dave Diels Engineering, Inc Kit #16, NA F-100 Super Sabre by heywooood
heywoooodI had taken a break for a few days. I'm not real pleased with this effort I gotta say. Nothing wrong with the kit - I'm just not getting the results I had hoped for or expected...it happens sometimes and often times I can adjust or make corrections but for whatever reason it just isn't happening on this project. I will complete the panel lines and apply the decals - seal it with a semi gloss clear coat and call it good. Maybe a break from building is called for.
AndersI think it looks good, can you mention what you would change/ do better? I have several builds going at once. If i get stuck i go on with another one untill i get a solution to a problem. Many friends tell me that i should focus on one untill im done. I respond with the fact that i have more than enough to fly. I build for the fun, no haste. Take a break and decide what to do :)
heywoooodIf I had a choice to go back and start over I would probably not have tried to cut the canopy up to make it operable. This canopy is probably made of the thinnest material I have yet encountered. I though building a suitable frame would make it manageable but that didn't pan out. Since that area is a huge focal point of any model this one in particular because the F100 is so basic in form, it just creates too much of a distraction to the eye. too messy for me in other words. There are other issues with the finish and without itemizing it all I'll just say this wasn't my best work and regroup...it happens sometimes. Moving on

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BriandKilby Easy Built D-08 Bristol BeaufighterParked 23-Jun-17 15:17
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props , turrent, and gear added.
BriandKilby Easy Built D-08 Bristol BeaufighterParked 23-Jun-17 15:16
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finished except for antenna.
BriandKilby Easy Built D-08 Bristol BeaufighterParked 23-Jun-17 15:14
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LASTWOODSMAN SIG CabinaireParked 23-Jun-17 14:58
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hjlittman HJL Models Beanberg DIParked 23-Jun-17 13:45
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Do you ever think that non-modelers just don't get it?
heywooood Dave Diels Engineering, Inc Kit #16, NA F-100 Super SabreParked 23-Jun-17 12:28
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