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  1. Nice David. Good to see another fishing schooner build going on.
  2. Very cool Ken. Amazing technology development since then...
  3. Here's your inspiration to build the Dauntless as promised Mike. I just looked, there are nine listings for the kit on eBay, many with pretty good prices. Go for it!
  4. Perfect! Put the Sniper on the starboard side and the HTS on the port side of the intake. They're both in that set. You can then use the GBU-31's or 38's in that set as well.
  5. Ken, Yes, but they are capable of a lot more now, including more advanced laser functions. For example the Sniper also has a FLIR, digital data recorder, and HDTV with video downlink for both targeting and surveillance.
  6. Nice work Mike! You certainly were a glutton for punishment with both the subject and scale for your first efforts! If you want a great yellow wings subject, try to track down on eBay an AM SBD-1 Dauntless. One of their nicest kits and it looks great in that paint scheme. My finished one is somewhere in my attic. I'll try to find it and get a picture.
  7. In that case just put the 28 on the starboard side. The HTS is much smaller in diameter.
  8. In general the Block 50's usually seem to have the HTS mounted even when equipped with Litening/Sniper, but you don't have one in that kit I take it, since it is the Block 25/32 kit. Do you have the Sniper pod? The rest of the ordnance Tamiya gives you is fine with the Sniper pod. Just follow their directions as to which pylons.
  9. I found this line in the reply to Glenn a little up thread about the Diana kit hilarious. Take them to court, in China. HAHAHA! Ask some big US companies with deep pockets to sue how that works out in China... Glenn, how many times we have discussed this? Do you have the proof that kist is 'Pirated? If yes, take this manufacture to the court.
  10. The Latham carried a dory in addition to the seine boat, to secure the other end of the seine as it was circled around a school of fish. There is a plan for one included on the sheet with the seine boat, but it is not very complete. I found a plan online that was noted as "free". I scaled it to 1/48th and printed it out. A simple building board will be constructed and frames made out based on the plans. Shouldn't be too bad to build as it has a flat bottom. I'll build it out of basswood, since it all gets painted anyway.
  11. It's a Sniper pod. A more advanced targeting/surveillance pod.
  12. Javlin, The pod in those two photos on the port side is the HTS pod for the HARM missile. The Litening pod goes on the starboard side.
  13. Given those paint choices, if you are going to hand brush use Model Masters. I love Vallejo's "Air" line for the airbrush, but the regular stuff just doesn't brush as nicely as MM.

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