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About Devilleader501

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  • Birthday 03/24/1979

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    building models playing guitar and 4 wheeling

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  1. Dude this shot is absolutely badass. I already saved it. not sure where your finding these but I have to know.
  2. Not to pick on 11bee Watching the F-35 take off at night with full afterburner is pure bliss. I haven't seen an aircraft yet that can touch the length of its exhaust flame. To elaborate on the F-35 like I have said before is that the F-35 was built from the ground up to be an attack aircraft not a fighter. Although it has fighter capabilities as far as defensive weapons and stealth it is still an attack aircraft. 11bee talked about why not cut this and not that but lets talk about why we are cutting all of the other systems. First the F-35 is replacing them with it's 20 plus year newer e
  3. What is the wing span on it and what is its total length I am interested I just wish it were larger scale.
  4. Here are 2 of my shelf queens completed just in time for the deadline. It is late so I will have to update the WIP on both of them not sure if they will qualify or not but they are finished mom the less. I know Im about a half hour late on the deadline but I am on a very slow connection so Please forgive me. Thanks for looking guys.
  5. According to the report the test was initiated in January of 2015. Weren't all F-35's put into limited maneuvers and not able to go over even a certain amount of flight hours per day because of the engine problems 3 flight hours per day if I am correct. If I recall they were limited to something like 3 G's as well and nothing past like 75% power output. If that is the case and this test happened with these circumstances then no wonder why the F-35 couldn't hack it. Just seems to me like a bunch of Jargon. And as TT stated Click Bait.
  6. This should help with the slow procurement questions. http://www.dodbuzz.com/2015/06/19/lockheed-seeks-savings-to-land-3-year-f-35-block-buy-by-u-s/
  7. Hey everyone I am looking to aquire a full set of decals as stencils for the Italeri boxing C-130j if anyone can help it would be much appreciated.
  8. Basically what I gather is even if i used a pool of future under the decal and let it set for 20 minutes or so before I use the Sol it should help lay the decals down smoother. Last night i hit the decals with the Sol immediately after laying them down so I am wondering if that was my biggest issue. I still have a wrinkle in one of the roundels that I will try to get out later but for the most part they look really good. I am just worried about the bigger decals not wanting to comply. Also if I lay another decal over one already set with the Sol will it pull the first decal up again. The tail
  9. Ok first time using Micro Sol read the directions and dove in. Im working on an A-1H and the box decals are something to be improved upon. I hit the roundel with future first and it wouldn't succumb. I put a little Micro Sol on it and holy crap I almost soiled my pants. I left it for about an hour and a half and it was still wrinkly so like the instructions said I hit it again. I have a slight deformity I can deal with on the roundel but was wondering on average how many times you have to go over the decal with the Micro Sol in order for it to submit. Also how long after the Micro Sol do you h
  10. A Hospital ship struck the USS Arizona Memorial deck on Wednesday. No damage was done to the Arizona herself but the Dock was moved about 10 feet. Full story here. http://gcaptain.com/u-s-navy-hospital-ship-mercy-strikes-uss-arizona-memorial/
  11. Silver and white is sufficient enough to get by in 1/48 scale. Even at a wing tips glance in person you would never know the difference. You did great in your decision. I will be posting a whole lot of pics soon of the F-35 as soon as I can get access to the Parking lot. If you need any other pics or assistance in further builds feel free to message me. JOSH
  12. How many top ejection seat handles do you need. I have bunches of them from previous builds.
  13. Wow what a fascinating story. I have a B-58 in inventory and was worried about what to do with it. I think I just found my idea. It is incredible to read about what they knew about this accident after it happened. True heroes. I also never knew the B-58 was started in the 40's or that it was a Mach 2 bomber either.
  14. All of the lights on the F-35 are LED. The lens that cover the NAV lights are a very light smokey gray color that almost looks clear. There is a silver and white backing underneath the lenses that you can see in the day light. You dont see any color until the lights come on. The NAV lights are also split in half with the front half of the light being the green or red LED and the rear of the light being the bright white Strobe. I dong have a great picture but it will have to do. Sorry Im so late to the game with this info.
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