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Jabba29

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  1. There is the Whirlybirds resin kit, but rather on the expensive side.
  2. I am currently building the AMP KC-10 Extender being painted in the SAC Grey/White scheme, and I am at the painting stage where I have run into a slight difficulty. I have the main part all painted up it is the Blue colour at the top of the nose that I am having a problem with. I will be using the Caracal decals for this build and they only supply a small section of the rear of the Blue with the rest being painted by myself. Although the decal is not fitted yet, this is where the problem has arisen in trying to match this colour. The instructions state the colour as FS 15102 and I have got the
  3. Those according to the description above in post by @pollie they are already included. It maybe that they are adding PE or resin in the improved kit.
  4. Thanks, I thought that that might be the answer. Any colour suggestion Dk Grey, Black or something else?
  5. I am looking for a little help, and thought that this topic may be the best place at the moment. I am currently making the AMP KC-10 kit using this decal sheet to make one of the Grey/White schemes, but I have run up against a slight problem. I have got most of the kit painted and I have now started on the Blue around the cockpit. I have bought and started to use the Ammo-Mig paint No MIG-0229, which is said to be FS15102. But when I have painted it next to the photocopied mask that I using to get the painted area correct it looks too bright from the Blue on the mask. I will post some pictures
  6. Thanks for that, but I do not think that it is showing what I am after, but it does show in good detail the drogue housing which is not included in the kit and the APU. I am thinking that because the boom is lowered slightly this opens up the panel as shown. I did forget to say the I will have the boom stowed in the up position, so does this mean that the panel is down shown the latter part of the fairing?
  7. I am currently building the AMP kit of the KC-10 Extender and would like to ask a question about the boom operators area. I think what I mean is the cupola where the operator sits (I think) and its shape. The kit has a blunt ending to this with a largish gap between it and the actual boom equipment. Now I have seen this area with a more shapely end to the cupola almost touching the boom equipment. I have tried to look at some photos of this area and it seems that the latter part is on a panel that moves upward being hinged at the rear so (I think) that the boom operator can see what they are r
  8. Weapons load chart for F-16s during Desert Storm here:- https://www.dstorm.eu/pages/loadout/f-16.html dstorm.eu is a very good site for all things Gulf War related.
  9. But that will probably be 1/48th and I usually model in 1/72nd which I know that Kursada will often make.
  10. Hopefully this one from D Storm. https://www.dstorm.eu/pictures/nose-arts/s-3/159743_1.jpg https://www.dstorm.eu/pictures/nose-arts/s-3/159743_2.jpg
  11. Could there be some of the few Marine CH-53Ds that operated in D Storm even in just 1/72, as they had some interesting schemes.
  12. I have seen pictures of Mk20s fitted to RAF Tornados, but they were not used in anger as the war had finished. I wonder if this wa the same with the Italian Tornados.
  13. Like this one that went to the Poland and then to the museum at Kbely in Prague where I photographed it last year.
  14. A couple more from me Great Wall Hobby 1/48 MiG-29. Roden 1/144 Galaxy C-5A.
  15. A few from me with some more to come.
  16. Same here just I was a bit slower in my response to their e-mail, and I have now had an e-mail saying that it has been despatched. So now I will just have to sit and wait. Many thanks to @madmanrick for pointing out the correct e-mail address for sincere. It is a pity that we the customers are doing the running around trying to find out what is happening the product that we have already bought is or if we wanted the weapons set.
  17. Thanks for that e-mail address. I will give it a try and see what happens as I have had no luck with any other communication that I have already sent. Strange I was in the bloke who runs Sincere hobby shop in Hong Kong last year (Continental Models) and he was saying that it would not be long then. How wrong was that. Otherwise I shall wait for Telford and hand them in my order form.
  18. Forgot to mention that I am building a Gulf Tornado GR1 at the moment, and I used a Radome Tan for the fuel tanks. Humbrol 103 has also been suggested for this colour.
  19. The large fuel tanks were borrowed from the Tornado F3 fleet, and were originally in the appropriate colour for that aircraft. Later some were painted in a locally sourced sand colour known as Leyland blush. This was applied by hand with paint brushes. The story is explained in this link on the last post. https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234986312-best-172-tornado-gr1-fuel-tank-query/&tab=comments#comment-2095012 Also many a picture can be found at this web site:- dstorm.eu. The best place is in the nose art area. Hope that this is of
  20. No worries, I got the joke and I have no qualms with what you have said. In fact my SWMBO'd often tells me off for being sarcastic.
  21. Sorry I think that I meant something different. Yes I know that the actual kit that I am decalling should be as accurate as possible. What I was trying to say that as I display a lot of my models on a Special Interest Stand on the Gulf War at many a show here in the UK, I don't think that many people who view this kit will realise if I put an aircraft with a certain Serial No did not serve with that Sqn. The main reason that I maybe asking the question that I am is that the USAF went through a lot of changes in the early to mid 90s, such as TFWs went to FWs. The main problem I have is that I a
  22. Thanks for that quick answer. I will probably now build 66-8304 as I have seen these markings in a photo in a Desert Shield/Storm book. If the Ser No is not quite correct for this Sqn then so be it, I doubt if people looking at the model will actually notice this and moan that it is incorrect.
  23. A quick question on the "Lizard/Euro 1" schemed aircraft on this sheet. What time period are these aircraft set for? ask due to the fact that I would like to make an aircraft from Desert Shield/Storm. I know that Virtually every C-5 was used during this Op, but would any of these two options be suitable straight from the sheet or would I need to do some "cut & shunting of decals to make an aircraft correct, by that I mean is the wing/sqn terminology correct and the such like. I do know that the tail band was not around at this time so that would be left off. Any help would be very gratefu
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