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Forum: Military Model Aircraft Yesterday, 05:21 PM
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Posted By doug seeley
Re: Doug Comes Out

Yo, Guys - are we having fun yet? Hell yes!
Forum: Military Model Aircraft Yesterday, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Doug Comes Out

As they say, 'Talking to yourself is OK, as long as you don't answer', but here I answer... I have dipped into 1:72 military diecast models but will quit while I'm ahead. The Corsair and the...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-23-2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,448
Posted By doug seeley
Re: NG Models Next 3 New Moulds Are...

I'm more a 'Classics (not classy) Guy' who would more appreciate NGM interpretations of the B 737-200, MD-80, and any of the 747 variants. Until then, I'll watch from the sidelines. Doug
Forum: 1:200 Scale Model Aircraft 01-22-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,151
Posted By doug seeley
Re: An-22 Antey 1/200 scale

GOAT scratch-builder. What a talent, Doug
Forum: Manufacturers 01-22-2021, 10:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,355
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Aeroclassics 2021 wishlist

Amen to that. Good photography reveals why we collect, Doug
Forum: Manufacturers 01-22-2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,355
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Aeroclassics 2021 wishlist

AeroClassics released a stunning replacement for the SMAC United Mainliner 737-200, I have it, and thank you. I checked on my SMAC Delta Airlines B 737-232A Widget N330DL recently, and found it in...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-16-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 151,862
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Show your latest 1/400 purchase

You ain't gone - you're still hanging out on the fringes. Doug
Forum: Military Model Aircraft 01-15-2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By doug seeley
Doug Comes Out

OK, Guys, here's the skinny. If you grew up during WWII, and your dad was off fighting in Europe, you never forgot it. When my dad returned from the war to re assume a patriarchal place in the...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-12-2021, 04:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,682
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Has anyone received their Gemini Jets December

Not our job to have to re-assemble models on arrival - that's exactly why we're NOT into kit building, but prefer finished diecast models. Sometimes a super glue fix returns a model to like new...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-11-2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 151,862
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Show your latest 1/400 purchase

Did Dragon Wings ever produce a 1:400 747 model with RB211s? Doug
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-10-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,082
Posted By doug seeley
Re: 2020: The 400 Scale Year In Review - Part 2

'Subconscious' is exactly that - you are unaware of how it operates, and unable to control it. Don't try to figure it out... Doug
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-10-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By doug seeley
Re: No bare metal C-130 ever?

Dragon Wings Warbird Series - right up there near the top (if not THE top) of 1:400 military models. Why did DW drop out? I miss 'em, Doug
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-09-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 28,286
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Detailed 1:400 Scale Model Reviews

Shooting from the hip, as we Yanks do, both the JCWings recent B 737-300 and -500 releases leave me nonplussed. Tired re-releases of outdated moulds, and I'm not having any, but there may be a few...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-09-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By doug seeley
Re: No bare metal C-130 ever?

And what about an early C-130A? Doug
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-09-2021, 07:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,614
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Phantom's photo phread

Agreed - I've got three, but one, DW55168 Continental Airlines DC-10-30 N37077, has significant fuselage paint bubbling. 'Paint bubbling' is said not related to zinc rot, but either sure ruins a...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-07-2021, 02:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,082
Posted By doug seeley
Re: 2020: The 400 Scale Year In Review - Part 2

Excerpted from the second part of Richard's 2020 Year in Review:

The Expectation. Sometimes it seems NG have set the bar too high even for themselves. Some of the expectation I see from ...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-06-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Good news and Bad news

Nice work, Jan. Taking this thread through the woods, I just received GMLFT092 Luftwaffe A400M 54+10, and both the aircraft and this model are fine. I hope Airbus can sell the airplane and it has a...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-05-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,055
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Good news and Bad news

Such a hassle to have to return an item that never should have been shipped. Someone along the way wasn't taking care of business. Did it happen at the factory, or did an accident happen along the...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-02-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Doug's New Generation Models Lockheed L-1011s

No, but they went for a single engine option, and hindsight is 20-20. Just did my homework on Wikipedia, and what might have been an engine competitor, the General Electric CF-6 would not fit in the...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-02-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Doug's New Generation Models Lockheed L-1011s

Your memory is dead on - always more reliable than Google. Not wishing to bash Rolls-Royce yet again over this episode, but it could have been a much different outcome versus the McDonnell Douglas...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-02-2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Doug's New Generation Models Lockheed L-1011s

The Tristar was an airplane that might have done much better competitively - rough market out there, Doug
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-02-2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Doug's New Generation Models Lockheed L-1011s

NGM's L-1011 Tristar effort is a great success - everything, everything, done right. We waited a long time, and were rewarded, and NGM established a new level of customer service, responding to our...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 01-01-2021, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,073
Posted By doug seeley
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-31-2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Aeroclassics December release 727s

Great technique - for me, and evidently others, photography of our models provides enjoyment and challenges. Great stuff, and learning experience for all. Thanx, Doug
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-31-2020, 08:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,614
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Phantom's photo phread

These pix are definitely 'best in show'. The question, 'What camera did you use', always makes me cringe, because usually, it's not the equipment, it's the skill of the user, but both are evident...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-30-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,168
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Southwest special schemes

Damn, that's nice. We need Tom Brady on one... Doug (a Tampa Bay homey)
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-30-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,168
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Southwest special schemes

Nice models - Southwest does special liveries like nobody else. You never know which one might turn up at your nearest airport. Doug
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-28-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Southwest Airlines B 737-700 in four liveries.

I spent 60 years in Maryland before we moved to Florida in 2013, and I kinda like the MD flag, and like it on the airplane too, but that's just me. The pic was a fly-by at BWI when the livery was...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-28-2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 344
Posted By doug seeley
Southwest Airlines B 737-700 in four liveries.

Southwest currently has 496 B 737-700s, all with winglets. Their -700s come in many flavors, and here are four. OK, I'll quit this... Doug
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-26-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Southwest Airlines B 737 Desert Gold

If I understand, in my original post and image, both the -200, and the -500 are the later standard mustard yellow that became the shade that would remain until replaced by canyon blue. And the...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-26-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Southwest Airlines B 737 Desert Gold

Thanx,Alex. I think your explanation is correct, Doug
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-26-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By doug seeley
Southwest Airlines B 737 Desert Gold

Desert Gold is Southwest's official name for the color, but it was sometimes something other: 'ochre' (greenish tint) or as mustard yellow in 'mustard rocket'. 'In 2008, there were still a few 737s...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-25-2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,295
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Gemini Emirates 777 without aerials?

If aerials are done well, they add to the overall realism of a model, but if they fall out, then you have a model with compromised quality, and that is worse than no aerials at all. I have a number...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-24-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,007
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Thanks, NGM - at the moment, collecting is an especially pleasant diversion, and we appreciate your products. Doug Seeley
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-24-2020, 04:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By doug seeley
Re: JetBlue Embraer 190

The aerial behind the dome was loose, and using tweezers, I dipped the anchor end in superglue, and it's now stable. The one that's missing is the single aerial on the bottom of the model. Doesn't...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-23-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By doug seeley
Re: JetBlue Embraer 190

David - here's my extensive jetBlue collection: Gemini Jets GJJBU197B, A320-200 N504JB; NGModels 13019. A321neo, N2016J; and Gemini Jets GJJBU15210, ERJ-190 N321JB. That early Gemini Jets A320 with...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-23-2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By doug seeley
Re: JetBlue Embraer 190

OK, continuing with this exercise, a couple images, both mine, of N231JB. The first at CLT, June 2017, and today, that same 1:400 GJJBU1520. And so it goes - Nice work Gemini Jets, and thanx, Doug
Forum: 1:400 Models 12-21-2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By doug seeley
Re: KC-10 Extender w/ B-2 Spirit

Nice set that made it's way to Sarasota from Montana for a sale, and a personal hand-off too, where I met the seller and his wife in a brief visit outside their hotel - great Montanans, and mint...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-18-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By doug seeley
JetBlue Embraer 190

A couple of my shots of a plane I really like, but have yet to ride. The first shot taken at Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (let's just call it BWI) and the other...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-17-2020, 09:25 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,816
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Gemini 400 October Releases

I'm with you - also missing are two other final livery Continental 737s: the -100; and 500. And as long as we're out here begging, what about an MD-82? That would be the easiest release of all -...
Forum: Custom Made Models 12-17-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,780
Posted By doug seeley
Re: KLM DC-10-30 PH-DTA cutaway model 1/144

Phenomenal - move over Brad Shinn. Doug
Forum: General Squawk Talk 12-17-2020, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Mike Machat Site.

Neil - thanks for this great reference. I have seen this guy's name many times in modeling literature, and through YouTube, I finally get to 'meet' him. Much obliged, Doug
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-16-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,961
Posted By doug seeley
Re: December Aeroclassics 2020

USPS Priority Mail and First Class within the U.S. now taking up to 10 days, at least with some of my stuff - holiday package mailing overwhelmed them and they're way behind the power curve. Doug
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-16-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,614
Posted By doug seeley
Re: Phantom's photo phread

The old 'uncontrolled decompression' - how far will they take realism with our models? Doug
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-14-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,961
Posted By doug seeley
Re: December Aeroclassics 2020

Jim - I had a hard time digesting the 70's and the plaid bell-bottom pants, the mutton-chop side burns, the yellow/orange/brown colors so prominent with interior design, and even United's attempt...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-14-2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,435
Posted By doug seeley
New Generation Models B 757-300?

May have been covered before, but what's the skinny on an NGM mould of this airframe? One of my favorite airplanes, the 'almost great' 757 was a financially successful Boeing design that with a...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-13-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,961
Posted By doug seeley
Re: December Aeroclassics 2020

David - I think it was the next in line - note the thin gold stripe separating the white from bare metal. In later iterations of the livery, this thin stripe became red. There were a number of...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-13-2020, 11:50 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,961
Posted By doug seeley
Re: December Aeroclassics 2020

That's the one we're all waiting for... Doug
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-10-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,961
Posted By doug seeley
Re: December Aeroclassics 2020

We come here to relax and take our mind and conversations off politics. I would ask the moderators to steer political discussions to relevant websites, and delete any threads that go political - we...
Forum: 1:400 Scale Model Aircraft 12-09-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 761
Posted By doug seeley
Re: A320 Germanwings - Anyone, anyone?

I never flew on Germanwings, and my annual summer vacation flights to Hamburg have recently been Lufthansa Cityline A340s TPA - FRA, then connecting to HAM on Lufthansa (and return).

Me and my...
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