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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-28-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 900
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: MCAS Aviation Museum to Permanently Close

Thanx mate, for letting your voice, from another country, be heard (read) in the interest and concern for the preservation of Aviation History.

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-27-2021, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 900
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: MCAS Aviation Museum to Permanently Close

If Aviation enthusiasts around the world are so inclined.....here is what the local tv news station KUSI put out....which is 2 pretty generic ways to contact the USMC to express your opinion over the...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-26-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 900
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: MCAS Aviation Museum to Permanently Close

I fear not, to many unemployed, money is tight, mouths to feed. Only a miracle or government funds diverted... will probably help.

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-26-2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 900
Posted By Blues Boy
MCAS Aviation Museum to Permanently Close

MCAS Miramar's Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum to Permanently Close


Sadness as this airbase museum is just 2.5 miles away from my humble abode. I’d visit a few times a year...especially when...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-25-2021, 12:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,114
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: F/A-18E max air superior loadout

Just adding the loadout....

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-19-2021, 02:12 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,664
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Attention mugs who bought TSM 1/72 Top Gun Tom

If the Spec says Block lettering 2” high....then in inches (not point size), here’s how high it should be in 1/72.....

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-19-2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,664
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Attention mugs who bought TSM 1/72 Top Gun Tom

Not an easy one for sure....the spec simply states “Block” it to the discretion of the individual command and “Type Commander” (whoever or whatever that is) to what style of Block font to use....
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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-19-2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,664
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Attention mugs who bought TSM 1/72 Top Gun Tom

Perhaps you can extract useful information from this.....

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http://smad.jmu.edu/shen/webtype/measure.html
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-16-2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Yellow bits with Hobbymaster f 22

I’m thinking, it a modelers choice of how they are strung.......click the pics

https://www.scalehobbyist.com/catagories/Detailing_and_Weathering/f-22a-wheels/EDU00648017/product.php?micr=385

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-16-2021, 01:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Yellow bits with Hobbymaster f 22

And finally....there’s this....only in 1/48

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-15-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Question regarding groundfoils

I purchased this open frame glass top set below long ago with clear glass as shown (not slightly smoked glass which was another choice at the time)

I merely braced in a piece of plywood as the...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-15-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Question regarding groundfoils

Thanks....

I actually rotate what I put in that table....so me and my better half don’t get bored.

I also put in a HO slot car racetrack, N-Scale electric train sets, Star Trek collectibles,...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-14-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Question regarding groundfoils

I’m assuming you checked out the diorama supplies....

There’s a couple of threads that hit upon hangers and tarmac’s etc. Do a search within this forum.

I myself made one for part of my Blues...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-14-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 430
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Question regarding groundfoils

Satellite “groundfoils” “foils”...?

Could you elaborate your questions context?

When satellite and groundfoils or foils are searched .... below is what shows up in images.

I’m betting a lot...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-13-2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Yellow bits with Hobbymaster f 22

In the 1:1 World, for risk management during high winds at the airfield on the flight line, tarmac, aircraft parking...etc etc...when aircraft can’t be bought into a hanger under such conditions, at...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-13-2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Yellow bits with Hobbymaster f 22

Did someone say Chocks? Ok I’ll play ;)

Raptor... 3 wheels = 3 pairs of chock blocks = 6 individual chock blocks

8 chocks blocks for 4 pairs of chocks blocks show in the picture provided by the...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-12-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,465
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Hobby Master Su 57

My quick 2 cents observation...

Using and sizing and matching as close as possible the wingtips lengths (red arrows) (taking into consideration that the actual Su 57 is slightly banking in flight)...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 02-05-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,448
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Hobbymaster May 2021 Releases

Bingo! The Orange Lion....your welcome ;)

It’s a buy :D

From awhile back....

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-24-2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: HA4612. Where are these peregrine missiles?

Pretty much....what you see, is what you get...

To say otherwise by etailers was probably an Ooooops

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https://www.hobbymastercollector.com/HA4612.html
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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-24-2021, 03:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Large 1/72 scale diecast bombers? possible?

Yeah I agree....mis categorized is what I’m thinking as well.....my initial post about it was wording kind of eluded in that direction. Welp it was a hope...but now peterred out,

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-23-2021, 12:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,440
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Large 1/72 scale diecast bombers? possible?

Here is what is said to be a 1/72 Alloy TU-95.....

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32857676712.html

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-14-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,711
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: A New Fat Albert in the diecast future?

Nice Pic.....

Out with the old, in with the new!
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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-14-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,711
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: A New Fat Albert in the diecast future?

“ The former C-130T Fat Albert (BUNO 164763) has been with the Blue Angels since 2002 and was retired in May 2019, after flying more than 30,000 hours in support of the team. One of the main...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-14-2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,711
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: A New Fat Albert in the diecast future?

Just received this plane.....Overall I’m impressed by this Gemini effort, from it’s boxing artwork to the plane itself, despite the plastic tail fin.

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Below .... a picture of the...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-13-2021, 11:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,931
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Hobbymaster APRIL 2021 RELEASES!

Not a bad looking fantasy..... :D

Alas, it’s been mentioned somewhere (in the real world) no F-35’s cause it’s tooooooooooo expensive.

The Blues reign will end with the Super Hornet and go no...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-13-2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,931
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Hobbymaster APRIL 2021 RELEASES!

Nada...

Besides, I’m nearing the end of my diecast aircraft collecting days.

I have a couple of previous pre-orders to still be filled, and that should be about it.

I’ve closed out the...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-12-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 637
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Lockheed CL-1201

Here’s are some obscure GIANTS..... in resin 1/144 scale kits.....

Sorry...no CL-1201 in 1/200

https://www.anigrand.com/catalog_HB-1.htm

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-11-2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,711
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: A New Fat Albert in the diecast future?

Thx for the description ;)

Well I was holding out for the InFlight version to see what it would be like....however, it looks like InFlight ain’t coming through. The etailers “pre-order” have been...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-11-2021, 12:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,711
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: A New Fat Albert in the diecast future?

Thanks for sharing....

How much of the tail do you reckon is made of plastic?

Does the front hatch door open, and or, does the rear cargo loading ramp pivot down to open?

Lastly does it have...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-17-2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,711
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: A New Fat Albert in the diecast future?

Does anyone know if INFLIGHT200 cancelled their version of the Blue Angels Fat Albert LC-130???

Even though etailers are showing pre-orders, I can not find any references anymore on INFLIGHT’s...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 12-08-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 901
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: HA4910 S-3B Viking "100 Years of Naval Aviatio

🎼🪗🎺🎻🎷🥁🎹🎤

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-19-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,435
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Die-cast Helicopter wishes?

Uh-1n 👍🏼

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-18-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,149
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: What themes have you collected

Yeah that would be a Mo better pairing :D

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-17-2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,149
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: What themes have you collected

Some BB’s

Throughout time...different squadrons, different squadron rev.’s

Perhaps a model paring of F-5 and U-2 based different airframes, solely on black paint and red BB’s ;)

Diecast...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-17-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,831
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: HM New Releases FEBRUARY 2021?

Zilch, Nada, Nothing....
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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-14-2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,097
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: The New Force of Valor

I’d be interested in them producing 1/72 UH-1N’s .... that don’t get respect in the diecast world, as they should. I had sent FOV an email to this regard some time ago. Hopefully they’ll produce a...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-12-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,090
Posted By Blues Boy
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-11-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Pole-sitter

Thanks for your efforts Ladia!.......for me it’s not an undertaking I can do. He did a wonderful job imo. I trust you already thanked him ;)

BB:)
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-07-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Pole-sitter

Per William, .... the pole sitting JR orders sold out at the factory quickly after its introduction.

How it did at the distributor’s to etailers to consumer may be a different story.

He...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-06-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Calwings J.Rogers/Iranian F-14`s up for pre-or

Yeahhhh...I’m done with JR’s for good unless a new airframe mould shows up.....like a Cougar or Demon. Reality, is not many if any more Manu’s are doing older airframes...

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-06-2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 946
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Pole-sitter

Wow....yes he has skills. Ladia can you find out if he would make an exact duplicate of the pole.....and total price shipped to San Diego, California...

Thanks

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 11-01-2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Falcon models Contact

Out of business many moons ago. No one knows for sure who has the moulds or if they made it to the scrape yard ....last I recollect.
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 10-29-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,758
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: U.S. Fighter Jets Get Infrared Sensors For UFO

The Haunebu I is sold out now at most popular etailers .... $49.95
*Expected by: 11/30/2020

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 10-26-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Here's an interesting F-16

Excellent!

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 10-13-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 17,787
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Do people still collect Armour / Franklin Mint

Here’s the only source that I know of that has current FM’s for sale as well as what’s been previously sold throughout the years.....its 3 webpages long..

Chaio

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 10-13-2020, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,244
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Here's an interesting F-16

Nice scheme indeed....I’d buy it for my demo theme ;)

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 10-07-2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,316
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: HM Eurofighter EF-2000 Typhoon, Luftwaffe HA66

You might consider this Luftwaffe one too. Got one on order myself....

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Forum: Military Model Aircraft 09-26-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: HM mig-21 Display stand tip.

There is a solution to making a weak point into a strong point as shown below....

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Also a Helicoil:

HELICOIL® is the preferred choice of many leading engineers worldwide who need to...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 09-26-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 670
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: HM mig-21 Display stand tip.

Your solution looks to work for you and that’s a good self satisfaction feeling for you I suspect....as long as your happy with it.

Yes display stands for some situations, sometimes prove to be...
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 09-25-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,987
Posted By Blues Boy
Re: Hobby Master December poster

Ladia, your far on the intellect than from being stupid....

I respect your tenacity to dig deep...but somethings are just not in everyone’s control.

Some collectors are... not magnifying...
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