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Jim Purcha12/02/2017 12:22:27
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Thanks Dennis. I am curioius about the pictures. I did add these from an album and not from a different sight. I have threads on rcgroups and rcuniverse and I've never seen this happen before. Rcgroups I can always edit. RCU there is also a time span to edit a posting. But those pictures I've uploaded from my pc, not to an album.

Another moderator is looking into restoring through a backup.

Jim

Jim Purcha13/02/2017 02:34:51
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Some more ultracote work.

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Jim Purcha21/02/2017 04:19:13
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More work on the Hawk.

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Jim Purcha25/02/2017 00:24:45
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Let's make this a Canadian version.

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Jim Purcha06/03/2017 03:41:19
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Managed to get some work done on the wing this weekend. Almost covered. Wing tips and markings left.

Jim

 

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Steve Houghton06/03/2017 12:40:25
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Jim,

I like your colour scheme. Is it based on a full-scale scheme, as I've not seen a Hawk like that?

I'm a great lover of red and white schemes myself, having bought a huge job lot of red and white film many years ago at the British Woodvale Rally, which usually had a Solarfilm stall selling 'seconds' that were perfectly usable.

 

 

 

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Jim Purcha06/03/2017 12:46:51
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Thanks Steve, It is some what based on a real scheme. I first saw this photo of a classic pattern plane, then found the BAE Hawk in a the same colours. I changed the red roundel to Canadian Maple Leafs (couldn't cut a small enough perfectly round circle). Empire Test Pilot Flight School. My son wanted me to make the roundel a black Star Wars "Empire" symbol.

Jim

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Nigel R06/03/2017 12:53:38
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Looking good in the red & white.

How are you treating of the cowl area? Clearcote around the nose first, film next, then over the edges of film with more clearcote?

Stuart Z06/03/2017 12:56:35
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Looks like the Empire Test Pilot School colours of a few years back?

My PC has just refreshed and yes it is as above

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Steve Houghton06/03/2017 13:28:28
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Thanks Jim,

I think the Star Wars symbol would also have been epic . It would have had the scale pundits scratching most of their hair away, trying to identify which country's air force that was!

Keep up the great work.

Jim Purcha07/03/2017 00:35:11
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Posted by Nigel R on 06/03/2017 12:53:38:

Looking good in the red & white.

How are you treating of the cowl area? Clearcote around the nose first, film next, then over the edges of film with more clearcote?

HI Nigel, no clear coat. I painted the inside of the cowl with finishing epoxy resin then a coat of Sig Grey dope (fuel proof). The nose ring was also painted with grey dope.

Jim

Jim Purcha13/03/2017 03:03:58
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Some work done this week on the tips.

Jim

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Jim Purcha20/03/2017 23:18:28
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Covered and glued the ailerons, rudder and elevator to the fuselage.

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