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Old Collingwood

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  1. That is looking nice - so much detail crammed Into the space. OC.
  2. I hear you mate, the media doesn't help - if anything its making things feel worse, I try not to watch any of it, try to stay focused on coming on here keep your mind off the madness that the world has created. OC.
  3. Nice work lou, those belts look mighty fine mate. OC.
  4. Really nice work craig, it reaslly does look the business. OC.
  5. More progress - I closed up the fuselage - will need a bit of tidy up on the seams, but it went really well. Pictures when I have cleaned up the seams. OC.
  6. Cockpit is better than no cockpit - imagine the pilot trying to fly without it🙃 OC.
  7. Some nice detail there EG looking forward to seeing more (I understand your frustration over getting parts) I think the world will see a mass of kits made during this madness. OC.
  8. Thank you kindly Ken, what stands out about the kit is not just the fit of parts but also the quality of the plastic, its has a more solid feel to it yet in scale thickness. OC.
  9. Thank you Mark, very kind of you, Im really impressed in the accuracy of it - very tight tollerances but it just fits well. OC.
  10. Same from me carl, that is some lovely detail work you have done - lovely job. OC.
  11. Congrats on the purchase - that will make a great build. OC.
  12. A bit more progress to day (boy I love the fit of this kit so far - it almost falls together) next was to paint and fit the two pedals, quite straight forward they pop in below the bottom frame, next I glued the other side to close up the cabin bath tub assembly. After putting this aside - I woked on the two fuselage sides adding a few more fittings that were then painted and weathered, I thne did a dry fit - all seems well with the fuselage going together well. OC.
  13. Thanks mate, I have dry fitted and it seams ok. OC.
  14. Exellent work indeed - you have chosen The referenece kit for HMS Victory and what a superb start you have made on her. OC.
  15. Phil you are making some Superb progress - its a pure delight to see your baby build into such a loverly piece of art. OC.
  16. Kevin its looking mighty fine - take no notice what others think, your attention to detail and workmanship is outstanding in everything you build. OC.
  17. Most important thing lou - try to keep your spirits up and I am sure everyone else agrees - this is our family on here and we are all here for each other. OC.
  18. Thanks denis, its RAF Cockpit Green straight out the jar diluted 50/50 then brush painted on. OC.

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