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About stevehnz

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  • Birthday 04/26/1955

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    Nelson, New Zealand
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    Scale Models, Aviation, Land Rovers, The great outdoors, Cycling, Travel.

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  1. Novo (Frog) Hawker Sea Fury FB.11

    An oldy but a goody & coming up very nicely. Steve.
  2. Fujimi 1/72 B7A1 流星 (Ryusei) "Grace" WIP

    I've got one of these tucked away, looking at what you're doing with this is inspirational, some great ideas to enhance the cockpit. Steve.
  3. Jadotville Fouga Magister 1/48

    It's been a long slog Thommo but worth the effort, it has come out very well. I'm keen to do this in 1/72, got the decals, won't need to superdetail the cockpit. Steve.
  4. Sea Hurricane Mk II

    A very sharp looking Sea Hurri, your enhancement are very successful, Steve.

    A great display of talent on show & very much something for everyone. Nice viewing, thanks. Steve.
  6. Definitely works for me John. Sorry, been awol for a bit till I saw your Dog boat over at BM, & recalled I hadn't seen the end of this one, quite wonderful. Steve.
  7. CD72071 - 1/72 F-100 Super Sabre in Vietnam

    That got my attention, I'll be watching out for these.
  8. Mosquito FB Mk.VI Tamiya 1/72

    A nice job there Rodney, the Tamiya kit is probably the best in 1/72, you've made it look even better. I've several in stock but want to improve my skills before I try them. Steve.
  9. Hi John, I've been missing in action over here for a bit now so its been good to have a catch up, you've made some great progress on this, the Coastal Molins gun is a real wee gem by the look of what you've done with it. I recall reading a book on D-boats, I think called Gunboat 685 or similar, the 6 pdrs were devastating in their effect, no wonder the S-boots didn't like them. Steve
  10. Kora Decals - Quality?

    That looks good John, I must say the white bits don't look too bad over the dark sea blue, better than I would have imagined. My earlier experiences with the Finnish Hurricane markings haven't stopped me buying others sets, mainly Finnish & Belgian, at the end of the day they are the only game in town for some subjects. Steve.
  11. Frog Miles Master III 1/72

    Yup. Steve.
  12. Kora Decals - Quality?

    I've used them only once on a Finnish Hurricane build. I would recommend to put a white backgound to areas where there're over dark camo etc, they seemed to be a bit translucent. I'm not sure if they're laser or ink jet printed, they tend to be a bit pixelly & they are printed on one sheet so need cutting out. Other than that they handled just like normal decals & went down fine. Steve.
  13. Brilliant john, it just gets better & better. Steve.
  14. Frog Miles Master III 1/72

    It could take a while but it is in the grand plan, there is a grand plan, I'm sure of it. Steve.
  15. Frog Miles Master III 1/72

    I'm enjoying this, I've got a couple in stock, one to do as you are & one to convert to a Mk II with a spare Blenheim engine. Its good to see how nicely it goes together. Steve.