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Forum: The Flightline September 3rd, 2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,923
Posted By eclarson
Excellent job on your Phantom! Weren't all...

Excellent job on your Phantom! Weren't all those stencils fun to apply? :) Well worth the effort though as they really add visual appeal to the model. Well done!

Cheers,
Eric
Forum: The Flightline September 3rd, 2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,391
Posted By eclarson
Thank you Jens! Yes, the shape and size of...

Thank you Jens! Yes, the shape and size of Trumpeter's nose cone has been called into question and does look a bit off when compared to photos. I didn't try comparing it with the Monogram cone...
Forum: The Flightline August 19th, 2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,391
Posted By eclarson
Ah ha...now that's a good reason! They...

Ah ha...now that's a good reason!

They should fit but those old Monogram decals can be a pain to use. Certainly worth giving them a try though.

Eric
Forum: The Flightline August 17th, 2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,391
Posted By eclarson
Thank you! The paint used it good old Testors...

Thank you! The paint used it good old Testors Model Master Aircraft Gray FS 16473 enamel thinned with Gunze Mr Color Leveling Thinner. Of the several alleged ADC Gray paints I checked, Testors'...
Forum: The Flightline August 17th, 2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,391
Posted By eclarson
I've not built the Monogram kit but the Trumpeter...

I've not built the Monogram kit but the Trumpeter kit fits very well and from the older kit's reputation, I'm sure this one is an easier build. I wouldn't say it falls together but there weren't any...
Forum: The Flightline August 17th, 2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,391
Posted By eclarson
Trumpeter 1/48 F-106A

My recently completed Trumpeter Delta Dart with a few aftermarket upgrades - Caracal decals, True Details seat, Master Model pitot, and Royale Resin wheels. The latter were intended for the Monogram...
Forum: General Modeling Discussion July 28th, 2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,273
Posted By eclarson
I wholeheartedly agree. That "joke" was in...

I wholeheartedly agree. That "joke" was in extremely poor taste and much of the other blah-blah-blah was unnecessary as well. On the other hand, IMHO, the meal was delicious (I had beef) and the...
Forum: The Flightline July 22nd, 2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,258
Posted By eclarson
Thank you! Eric

Thank you!

Eric
Forum: The Flightline July 21st, 2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,258
Posted By eclarson
Thank you Pat! Yup, it sure brightens up the...

Thank you Pat! Yup, it sure brightens up the display shelf.

There were a number of fit issues, particularly with the canopy sections being too narrow, and the nose section was a little tricky as...
Forum: The Flightline July 20th, 2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,258
Posted By eclarson
1/48 Kinetic Fouga Magister

Featured in the latest (August 2015) Airfix Model World, here's my Magsiter in Bangladesh Air Force markings from Max Decals' 1/48 International Fouga Magister Selection.
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Forum: Review Section July 8th, 2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 21,051
Posted By eclarson
I see this thread has been here for a while but...

I see this thread has been here for a while but having just completed the Trumpeter F-106A and also owning the old Monogram kit I thought I'd make a few observations. First, contrary to the original...
Forum: Jets January 24th, 2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,095
Posted By eclarson
Wonderful! That tells me what I need to know. ...

Wonderful! That tells me what I need to know. Thank you for tracking that down for me.

Also looks like the door inside is gray instead of white as I first thought.

Cheers,
Eric
Forum: Jets January 24th, 2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,095
Posted By eclarson
Obscure F-106 nose gear door color question.

In the few close-up photos I can find showing the inside of F-106 nose gear doors it appears they were painted white with dark edges. My question is, what color were the edges? My first thought was...
Forum: Reid Air Publications November 15th, 2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,634
Posted By eclarson
I think he means any orders in general, not for...

I think he means any orders in general, not for Hornet book.

Eric
Forum: Reid Air Publications November 14th, 2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,575
Posted By eclarson
Excellent! Just those few images show it is has...

Excellent! Just those few images show it is has been well worth the wait.

Congratulations to Pig and you.

Cheers,
Eric
Forum: Reid Air Publications August 4th, 2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,848
Posted By eclarson
Wow, now that is bizarre. May I ask what kind of...

Wow, now that is bizarre. May I ask what kind of system and software you're using? I'm asking as I'm hoping there may be a way to recover the files.

Eric
Forum: Reid Air Publications August 4th, 2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,848
Posted By eclarson
Hi Jake, I'm very sorry to hear this and...

Hi Jake,

I'm very sorry to hear this and hope you can get the Hornet book restored shortly.

Please don't take this wrong but as a professional software developer as well as a semi-regular...
Forum: The Flightline June 30th, 2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,418
Posted By eclarson
Thank you Jim! USMC Phantoms occasionally...

Thank you Jim!

USMC Phantoms occasionally carried AIM-9s or AIM-7s for self-defense purposes but from what I read were rarely used. It was just as likely to see them with no missiles since...
Forum: The Flightline June 28th, 2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,418
Posted By eclarson
These are True Details: ...

These are True Details:

http://store.spruebrothers.com/product_p/tru48521.htm

AeroBonus (Aires) also makes a set.

http://store.spruebrothers.com/product_p/arsab480039.htm

Cheers,
Eric
Forum: The Flightline June 27th, 2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,418
Posted By eclarson
Thank you all for the kind comments! The FOD...

Thank you all for the kind comments!

The FOD covers are by AMS Resin.

http://store.spruebrothers.com/product_p/ams48014red.htm

Eric
Forum: The Flightline June 27th, 2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,418
Posted By eclarson
Academy 1/48 F-4B "Rhino"

A few of you saw the couple photos I snuck into one of the Furball Decals threads a couple weeks ago but I thought you guys might like to see a few more casual shots. A full build article will be...
Forum: Prop Aircraft Tweak Lists June 10th, 2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 37,854
Posted By eclarson
For 1/72 and 1/48 WWII models I use smoke-colored...

For 1/72 and 1/48 WWII models I use smoke-colored 'invisible' sewing thread, available at any craft or sewing supply store, which is a fine nylon monofilament about .004" in diameter. I leave it...
Forum: Furball Aero-Design June 10th, 2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,793
Posted By eclarson
Cool! I'm pretty sure it will be in the...

Cool! I'm pretty sure it will be in the September issue which will be out the first week of August.

You're welcome.

Cheers,
Eric
Forum: Furball Aero-Design June 9th, 2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,793
Posted By eclarson
You're welcome! Do you get Airfix Model World...

You're welcome! Do you get Airfix Model World magazine in Germany? A full build article on my F-4B will be appearing in a couple months and will provide even more info.

Cheers,
Eric
Forum: Furball Aero-Design June 8th, 2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,793
Posted By eclarson
No worries! Only a few aftermarket items...

No worries!

Only a few aftermarket items were used besides the decals- Hypersonic Models seats and Eduard wheels. Oh, and the bombs were True Details for the napalm and Eduard Mk 82 Snakeyes. ...
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