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Dear friends,

with the last day of the GB my A-4E is ready. I have to admit that the Hasegawa A-4 is more work than i expected.

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Steven R. Grey was not flying the 150000, his first cruise was on the Bonnie Dick in '67.

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The gun camera is missing in the kit and was scratch built. Gun pod Hasegawa, barrels Quickboost.

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150.000 is now in the paint shop. for the Grey and White i use Testors (latest rumors say that there is no longer an importeur for Germany), love that! For base coat i used Revell's old color, which was one of the best to get. Unfortunately they stopped to sell it for long, but i recently could purchase one ... and cracked the glass.

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The interior is now ready to go. Do not forget the lead weights.

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The O2 hose is scrath built from guitar string. The original diameter of such hoses is 32mm, so use something like 0,66mm, i did chose a 0,76 string. I do not have a solution yet how to hang up the canopy ... Hasegawa did not do well here.

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My after market list is now complete:

- Quickboost 48-496 Escapac 1G-3 seat (this is the latest version of the seat)

- Quickboost 48-222 A-4 gun barrels

- Eduard 48-FE273 A-4E/F interior

- Eduard 48-EX023 A-4E/F masks

- Eduard 48-648214 A-4E/F wheels.

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Also i will add

- LAU-10 out of Hasegawa X48-2 weapons

- Mk.4 HiPeG out of Hasegawa X48-3 weapons

- HGU-26P w. MBU-12P out of True Details 48-48546

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The Rampant Raiders went 8 times to Vietnam. With the Skyhawk they had many 1sts and so have been the losses. Together with the Hanna, the airwing 21, VA-212 was disbanded in 1975.

Flown with the VA-212 Rampant Raiders from CV-19 USS Hancock with CVG-21 "NP" this aircraft did not survived for long, on 27.06.1966 it crashed during accident, pilot rescued.

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The Hasegawa kit 48-09399 contains decals for this aircraft.

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Oh no, not another Lady Jessie? No, at least not at this time. I rather would like to complement the GB with Skyhawk S/N 150000.

Sorry for any errors in editing this stuff, i'm not yet in training with this html dingeldangel.

Have fun and thanks for stopping

Goggo

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