CF104

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  • Birthday 03/31/1966

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    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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    R/C flying, music and recording. P/C sims. Licensed Aircraft Mechanic currently working on the B757-200 and have 10+ years Herk experience. Also worked on the B727, B737, CT-114, CT-133 and CF-104.

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  1. The outer wing on the C-130 joins just outboard of the inboard engines and the dihedral angle from this point to the tip is constant in the case of a fully defueled aircraft. The outer wing is angled upward from this joint. Cheers, John
  2. I'll preface my answer by stating I have 10 years heavy maintenance and overhaul experience on the C-130/L-100. The wing thickness does indeed change from the inboard engines to the tips on the outer wings. A C-130 without any fuel on board will have a noticeable dihedral on the outer wings. The 2° 30' of dihedral is for a fully equipped but empty aircraft. When fully fueled there is a noticeable droop to the wings. The following photo illustrates an empty aircraft. Cheers, John
  3. Not much interest at the 50% off price.. Tough crowd Taking 10% more off the asking prices as I really need to get these moved out. Cheers, John
  4. I'll second the Northstar Models wheel recommendation. They are great! Cheers, John
  5. Bump back to page 1. Also reasonable offers will be considered. Cheers, John
  6. I'm building 3 GWH F-15's and the Aires #4336 exhausts for the Hasegawa kit fit fine. The diameter of the part that fits into the fuselage is a bit on the small side but this can be enlarged with tape or styrene stock. I'll post photos of my kit later. Cheers, John
  7. For Sale USS Missouri, WW II late war fit super detail package. I had the intention of building a late war USS Missouri and had acquired this kit and aftermarket to do so. I'm severely downsizing so this one has got to go. The Tamiya kit and Yankee Modelworks items are both discontinued and my asking price is reflective of what they are currently getting on the open market. With that mentioned, you would have to spend around $425 to get all of these items listed today. Not withstanding the discontinued items, I am pricing the remainder at more than 50% off. PayPal payment preferred and buyer pays shipping. No trades on this one. Please send a PM if interested. $250 USD plus shipping. Tamiya 1/350 USS Missouri kit 78018 (Discontinued) Box open, 4 sprues in bags. Remainder of sprues not in bags. Kit is complete. Eduard PE detail set 53 021 Pontos wooden deck (Blue Deck) 35002WD1 Artwox Model wooden deck (Blue Deck) AW10039 Yankee Modelworks resin main 16” turrets and 5” mounts with white metal barrels and bits (Discontinued) Master 16”/50 turned aluminum barrels SM-350-041 L'Arsenal 40 mm Bofors quad mounts (4 sets giving 24 mounts) AC350 07 L'Arsenal 20 mm Oerlikon guns (3 sets giving 60 guns) AC 350 38 L'Arsenal Mk.51 Gun Director (2 sets giving 20 directors) AC 350 11 L'Arsenal Mk.37 Gun Director Mod.17 (1 set giving 5 directors) AC 350 28 L'Arsenal Foredeck upgrade set KC 350 01 Thanks for looking. Cheers, John
  8. That's a rather rude remark considering the effort BillS put into a relatively thorough and objective review. Cheers, John
  9. Hi All, I've had to redirect my modeling interests and therefore I've decided to concentrate on post WW II jets in 1/48 or smaller. The following items for sale are listed with all included aftermarket items. I have them priced at about 50% off retail on-line prices mostly obtained from Sprue Brothers and the aftermarket companies listed. Shipping will be from Calgary, Canada and PayPal payment is preferred. All prices are in US Dollars and do not include shipping. Since I am down-sizing I am not interested in trades at this time. Contact me via PM if you find anything interesting. I'll also be posting some ships, armor and decals etc. in the coming days. 1/72 Academy B-29A 'Enola Gay' kit 2154 $55 $49.50 Box open, sprues bagged. Eduard Mask CX018 Eduard PE 72 204 Squadron vac form canopy 9163 True Details resin wheels 72023 Equipage resin/rubber wheels EQB72006 Airfix Avro Lancaster B.III 'Dambuster' New Tooling Kit A09007 $44 $39.60 Box open, srues not bagged. Clear sprue in bag. Eduard Mask CX367 Eduard Zoom color PE SS484 Brassin resin wheels 672 025 QuickBoost resin air intakes QB 72 467 QuickBoost resin gun barrels QB 72 021 Pavla DH 5/40 resin props and spinners U72-146 1/48 Academy P-40C kit 2182 $28 $25.20 Box open, sprues not bagged except for clear parts. Eduard Mask EX088 True Details resin cockpit 49003 Ultracast resin wheels 48154 Ultracast resin exhaust 48143 Cutting Edge Decals CED48255 Academy P-38E kit 2144 $30 SOLD Box open, sprues in bags except 1. Eduard Mask EX098 Master metal gun barrels AM-48-114 True Details resin cockpit 48455 True Details resin wheels 48007 Academy Su-27 Flanker B Super Set! With 4 hard to find OOP items! $100 $90 Academy Su-27 Flanker B Kit 2131 Box Open, Complete, Sprues in bags. Linden Hill Su-27 Stencil Data decals LHD48011 (OOP) Linden Hill Su-27 Flankers On Patrol 3 LHD48010 (OOP) Neomega Su-27UB resin cockpit C2 Fairy-Hobby correct Vac-Formed Canopy w/resin IRST (OOP) Brassin resin wheels 648 053 Equipage Su-27 resin/rubber wheels 48051 Eduard Su-27 PE detail set 48 150 (OOP) Aires resin exhausts 4264 Quickboost Su-27 resin corrected nose QB 48 116 Quickboost Su-27 resin antennas QB 48 129 Quickboost Su-27 resin pitot tubes QB 48 125 Stainless Steel pitot tubes (This package retails for $222.50 if purchased individually) Accurate Miniatures B-25B Kit 3430 Doolittle Raider $50 $45 Box open, sprues not bagged except for clear parts. Eduard Mask EX134 Eduard Zoom color PE FE322 QuickBoost gun barrels QB 48 022 DMold resin engine cowls DM48015 True Details resin wheels 48019 Accurate Miniatures TBF-1C Avenger 'Truk Lagoon' Kit 3405 $60 $54 Pending Sale Box open, sprues bagged. Eduard Mask EX036 Eduard Zoom color PE FE267 QuickBoost resin exhaust QB 48 103 Ultracast resin prop 48159 Ultracast resin wheels 48044 Lone Star Models TBF/TBM resin wing fold conversion LSM 40516 (OOP) Accurate Miniatures Douglas SBD-1 Dauntless kit AJ3420B - 60th anniversary Pearl Harbor boxing $35 $32.40 Box open, sprues not bagged except for clear parts. Eduard Mask EX047 Ultracast resin seats 48054 Cyber-Hobby Ju88G-6 'Nachtjager' kit no. 5563 $25 $22.50 Complete, sprue bags sealed Master AM-48-027 brass German night fighter radar Eduard EX221 painting mask Quickboost 48-221 resin gun barrels Aires 4275 resin wheels + paint masks Eduard 1/48 Spitfire Mk. IXc 'Late Version' Profipack kit 8281 $90 $81 Box open, sprues bagged. Brassin 5 spoke resin wheels 648 098 Brassin fishtail exhaust stacks 648 099 Brassin metal gear legs 648 124 Brassin Mk. IX cockpit 648 100 Ultracast bulged upper cowl 48265 Ultracast flat upper cowl 48264 Ultracast cockpit door 48261 Ultracast flared exhaust 48262 Ultracast prop and spinner 48260 BarracudaCast cockpit upgrade BR48194 Fundekals mid war roundels Grand Phoenix F3H-2N 'Ultimate Demon' kit 006 $30 $27 Box open, sprues bagged. Lots of included resin and photo etch Great Wall Hobby TBD-1 Devastator Kit L4807 $60 $54 Box open, sprues in bags. Eduard Mask EX354 Royale Resin wheels R089 Pavla resin V-Stab and H-Stab U 48-49 Techmod Decals 48808 Hasegawa Aichi D3A1 type 99 Val Dive Bomber kit JT55 $34 $30.60 Box open, only clear sprue bagged. Eduard Mask EX135 Wolfpack resin/PE wing fold set WW48006 CMK resin control surfaces 129-4054 Hasegawa B5N2 'Kate' kit JT76 $30 SOLD Box open, sprues bagged. Eduard Mask EX163 Wolfpack resin wing fold set WW48007 Hobby Boss Mirage III C kit 80315 $36 $32.40 Box open, sprues bagged. Eduard Zoom color PE FE261 Contact-Resine resin wheels 48019 S.B.S.resin cockpit and wheel well detail set 48014 Monogram He111 kit 5509 $25 $22.50 Box open, clear parts in bag. Some assembly has been started; wings, h-stabs and engine nacelles glued together. Nothing has been painted. Eduard Mask EX006 True Details resin cockpit 48458 True Details resin wheels 48060 QuickBoost resin exhausts QB 48 150 Revel Aichi D3A1 Type 99 Val kit no. 04565 $18 $16.20 Complete, sprue bag opened This kit is composed of Hasegawa plastic Tamiya Me262A-1a Kit 87 $49 $44.10 Box open, sprues bagged. Eduard Mask EX074 QuickBoost Pitot Tubes QB48044 CMK Detail Set 4114 SuperScale Decals 48-780 (OOP)(Messerschmitt Me-262A-1and Me-262A-1a Jabo Nowotney, Bar, Sinner, F1DA) Tamiya Dornier Do335B-2 Kit 88 $40 $36 Box open, sprues not bagged except for clear parts. Eduard Mask EX101 Ultracast Exhaust 48105 Royale Resin Wheels R044 Wingz Aeroe Products Detail Set WG0008 Tamiya Ilyushin IL-2 Sturmovik $60 $54 Box open, sprues bagged. Eduard Mask EX360 Eduard Color PE 49607 Brassin IL-2 UBT-gun 648-079 Brassin Wheels 648-072 Tamiya 1/48 F4U-1D Corsair kit 61061 $56 $50.40 Box open, only clear sprue in bag. Eduard Mask EX033 Eduard Zoom color PE FE215 CMK resin control surfaces 4073 QuickBoost resin engine QB48006 Ultracast resin flaps – up position 48203 Ultracast resin prop 48159 Ultracast resin wheels 48186 Ultracast resin exhaust 48204 Yellowhammer Models decal sheet – VBF-83 Corsairs Y48-12 Tamiya 1/48 P-51D Mustang '8th A.F. ACES' boxing kit 61089 $38 $34.20 Box open, sprues bagged. Eduard Mask EX035 Trua Details cockpit 48453 True Details seats 48409 Cutting Edge USAAF N-3 gunsight CEC48174 Sierra Hotel Models corrected flaps 48101 Ultracast diamond tread wheels 48132 Fundekals stencil data Tamiya 1/48 DeHavilland Mosquito FB Mk.VI / NF Mk.II Kit 61062 $60 $54 Box open, sprues bagged. Eduard Mask EX029 Master metal gun barrels and pitot tube AM-48-111 Ultracast tail wheel 48045 Ultracast wheels 48247 Ultracast control surfaces 48034 Ultracast exhaust covers 48047 Ultracast entry door 48035 Ultracast mud guards 48046 Ultracast crew seats 48033 BarracudaCal Mosquito stencils BC48010 Trumpeter 1/48 Sea Fury F.B.11 kit 02844 $33 $29.70 Box open, bags sealed. BarracudaCast resin wheels BR48006 BarracudaCast resin drop tanks BR48007 Mike Grant Decals, RCN Sea Furies MG48-049 Two Bobs T-2C Buckeye Kit TBK 48-002 $70 $63 Box open, sprues in bag, w-photo cd. Two Bobs Decals 48-201 Two Mikes resin cockpit 48044 Two Mikes resin seamless intakes and exhaust 48042 SAC metal landing gear 48102 1/32 Kinetic 1/32 Hawk 100 Series kit K3206 $30 $27 open, sprues bagged. Eduard Mask JX148 Kinetic color PE, CT-155 Interior K32002 Thanks for looking! Cheers, John