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  1. Except the Canadians add a wrinkle on the outside: Cheers Bill Inglee
  2. My first order from Lucky Model using the new system of low-cost shipping arrived today on the West Coast of Canada. At the early end of the projected timeline. All present and correct in a pristine box. Congratulations Raymond. Bill Inglee
  3. Hi, Amazon Canada has "A History of the Mediterranean Air War Vol. 3" on sale today as a Kindle book for $1.99. Looks like you can also get it on Amazon.com for $1.54 US. Great book and I was happy to see Vol 3 at such a good price. https://www.amazon.com/History-Mediterranean-Air-War-1940-1945/dp/B01K90LH4S/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1538261691&sr=8-1&keywords=A+History+of+the+Mediterranean+Air+War%2C+1940-1945%3A+Volume+3%3A+Tunisia+and+the+end+in+Africa%2C+November+1942+-+May+1943 Cheers Bill Inglee
  4. Hi, I used to attend the Friday daytime shows for their smaller crowds. They were my favourites. I attended one Friday evening show for work and was disappointed. From my point of view it wasn't a full show. The light can be nice for some photographs, but otherwise I found it fell short of my expectations. It reminded me of a carnival rather than an airshow -- if that makes sense. Cheers Bill Inglee
  5. I use one of these simple punches with 5 thou plastic to generate small discs as my first go-to. Putty is a last resort. Some kits end up looking like they have freckles. The punch sizes come close to most ejector-pin sizes. Cheers Bill Inglee http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.aspx?p=51577&cat=1,43456
  6. MMP sprays nicely and levels out well if you get heavy handed -- ask me how I know. Dried to a flat finish over Stynylrez primer. Cheers Bill Inglee
  7. I just used some Mission Models Paint over black Stynylrez on a DML Panzer IVH. No issues. I let the Stynylrez cure for several days which may be overkill. MMP is great, no issues and easy cleanup.
  8. Intakes from F-14A VF-51 Modex 112 BuNo. (?) 161284 July 1993 NAS Whidbey Island. Cheers Bill inglee
  9. I bought an Iwata Power Jet Pro as my 'retirement' compressor three years ago. I use it with an Iwata HP-CS and an Iwata Revolution. The tank helps even out the airflow for me. I waited for a deal at one of our local art stores and jumped on it at a sale price. It's a fine unit. Cheers Bill Inglee
  10. This came up on the Aviationist blog today. https://theaviationist.com/?p=42403 Sea Vixen emergency landing at Yeovilton. Pilot did one heck of a job, but damage is bad. Bill Inglee
  11. Opsec? Go to Combat Camera and type Libya in the photo search field. Tons of pics. http://www.combatcamera.forces.gc.ca/netpub/server.np?find&catalog=photos&template=detail_eng.np&field=itemid&op=matches&value=51684&site=combatcamera Cheers Bill Inglee
  12. The pic of him with the "candy girls" is the best. http://abcnews.go.com/International/british-day-vet-sneaks-nursing-home-attend-normandy/story?id=24035617
  13. Only a happy visitor. Is the Dog Pound in Langley still there? Great seafood on main street in Coupeville? Deception Pass views in spring and fall. OK, winter too. Too many tourists in summer. Master jet base for the Growler. Wineries. You. Won. The. Lottery. Cheers Bill Inglee
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