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23. March 2012 at 06:21:38
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Michael Hickey Hell yeah, because I live 1/2 an hour in land in the bush we've got plenty of snakes and spiders on the property. It's not uncommen to see a red bellied black or brown snake, either snakes bite is fatal. I'm sure there was a shark attack last week only a few hours drive up the road from me, it only bit his hand so he was alright. When I save up some more money me and the wife would like to go scuba diving with great whites in South Australia.
23. March 2012 at 11:07:11
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Holger Kranich Will you use a cage for that? I would´nt do it without!
23. March 2012 at 11:10:00
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Michael Hickey Yeah, I'll use a cage I'm not that stupid!!
23. March 2012 at 11:12:57
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Holger Kranich Ok, i feel better, now!
23. March 2012 at 11:30:03
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23. March 2012 at 11:37:05
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Bill Spargo Ah, my favourite German aircraft. What a beauty, shes coming along nicely.
20. April at 03:08:08
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Jens my absolute favorite when it comes to the Air Force, because I still like to look (y) (y) (y)
20. April at 05:22:43
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Clifford Keesler Very nice aircraft. Want to swim with the sharks huh? Think I'll pass.
20. April at 06:26:48
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Michael Hickey added a new photoalbum.
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RF-4C Phantom II Gulf War Warrior

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Part of my project: RF-4C II Gulf War Warrior in scale 1:48
1:48 RF-4E Phantom II (Hasegawa 09590)1:48 F-4 E Flap Down Set (Wolfpack WP48068)1:48 F-4 Phantom II Intakes Set (Seamless suckers SS-4)1:48 F-4A, B, C, D, N exhaust nozzles (Aires 4128)1:48 F-4C Phantom II cokpit set (Aires 4240)1:48 RF-4B/C Phantom II photo bay (with clear parts) (Aires 4231)1:48 Gulf War Warriors (AirDOC 48006)
 
26. August 2013 at 06:18:00
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Markus Kutsch I like your Birds very much.That will be another one. :)
29. August 2013 at 18:14:11
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Luc B excellent kickoff (y)
29. August 2013 at 21:07:08
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Michael Hickey Thank you Mates, I had to cut the clear part so the camera bay can be in the correct open position.
30. August 2013 at 00:15:43
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Clifford Keesler Looking good.
30. August 2013 at 03:34:50
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Michael Hickey Thanks Clifford, I'm enjoying this build.
30. August 2013 at 04:26:01
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Xenia V. Mm, very nice! Watching with interest!
30. August 2013 at 07:25:37
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Michael Hickey Thanks Xenia.
30. August 2013 at 08:05:31
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Bill Spargo Loys of hard work here Mikey, looking good.
20. April at 03:04:49
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April 19, 2014

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Michael Hickey added the Wolfpack F-4 E Flap Down Set (1:48) to his stash.
1:48 F-4 E Flap Down Set (Wolfpack WP48068)
F-4 E Flap Down Set
Wolfpack 1:48
WP48068
19. April at 11:43:51
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Michael Hickey added the Wolfpack F-4EJ Kai JASDF Phantom II Update set in 1:48 to his wishlist
1:48 F-4EJ Kai JASDF Phantom II Update set (Wolfpack WP48049)
F-4EJ Kai JASDF Phantom II Update set for Hasegawa
Wolfpack 1:48
WP48049
19. April at 11:42:20
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Michael Hickey added a new project.
RF-4C II Gulf War Warrior
Status: On the bench | Scale: 1:48 | Photoalbums: 1 with 9 images

I'll turn this RF-4E back into a RF-4C. It will be in the markings of 65-0843, 106th TRS, 117th TRW, Sheikh Isa AB, Bahrain, 1991.

1:48 RF-4E Phantom II (Hasegawa 09590)1:48 F-4 E Flap Down Set (Wolfpack WP48068)1:48 F-4 Phantom II Intakes Set (Seamless suckers SS-4)1:48 F-4A, B, C, D, N exhaust nozzles (Aires 4128)1:48 F-4C Phantom II cokpit set (Aires 4240)1:48 RF-4B/C Phantom II photo bay (with clear parts) (Aires 4231)1:48 Gulf War Warriors (AirDOC 48006)
 
23. August 2013 at 08:15:45
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Clifford Keesler Neat,You know I am a Phantom freak.
26. August 2013 at 03:11:30
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Michael Hickey Piccys coming shortly. ;)
26. August 2013 at 06:10:06
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Xenia V. You've got my attention too!
26. August 2013 at 06:15:24
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Michael Hickey Time to dig this one out and put her back on the bench, I need a break from the VF-2 Cat.
19. April at 07:39:17
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Augie Hehe watching this so i get ideas for when I do my 10TRW RF-4C
19. April at 10:34:38
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David Lengyel Cool new project! I am looking forward for some pictures :)
19. April at 11:04:21
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Michael Hickey Tonight I plan on working on the nose, tail fin and installing the resin flaps. Then I'll take some more pics.
19. April at 11:34:48
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Michael Hickey added a new project.
Grumman F-14D Tomcat VF-2 Bounty Hunters
Status: On hold | Scale: 1:48 | Photoalbums: 1 with 18 images

I'll be building this Tomcat in the markings of VF-2 Bounty Hunters, Bullet 100 CAG, BuNo163894, 16 April - 2 June '03, O.I.F.

1:48 Grumman F-14B Tomcat (Hasegawa 09502)1:48 Cockpit - F-14D Tomcat (Avionix AV48010)1:48 F-14 A/D wheel bay (Aires 4132)1:48 F-14 Tomcat Wing Gloves (A.M.U.R. Reaver PE4804)1:48 F-14B/D Tomcat Exhaust Nozzles (Aires 4450)1:48 F-14B/D Tomcat Weighted Wheels (Aires 148005)1:48 F-14D Tomcat (Fightertown Decals 48060)
 
09. December 2013 at 14:44:15
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Clifford Keesler Nice project Michael. Someday I will build a Tomcat other than Revell.
12. December 2013 at 03:16:57
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Michael Hickey You must, there like chalk and cheese.
12. December 2013 at 03:27:15
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Clifford Keesler Which kits are best?
12. December 2013 at 03:40:38
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Michael Hickey Revell is good if your a beginner, but you really need to build a Hasegawa Tomcat do get a more accurate version. HobbyBoss, you get a lot of extra things like radar, engines and I think weapons. But I've got way too many Hasegawa kits to start collecting HobbyBoss Kits, plus I have just about every resin aftermarket set you can get for the Hasegawa F-14 and because I do my own molding I don't want to go and buy all the same stuff for the HobbyBoss kit. My mate gave me a HobbyBoss F-14 but I haven't really started it yet.
12. December 2013 at 04:04:49
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Clifford Keesler Well I would not classify myself as a beginner, I will give the Hasagewa a try. And maybe a HobbyBoss too. I have a Kinetics A-6E which looks like it will be very nice. It is my first Kinetics kit. I have come to like Trumpeter kits also. So I am expanding my range of manafucaters.
12. December 2013 at 04:19:04
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Michael Hickey I like Kinetic kits, I have quite a few of their F-16's, an E-2C that just fell together (still on the bench) , Tracker and Greyhound. I find Trumpeter pretty good as well, people say they have some inaccuracies in their kits but most of the time they are easily fixed, and they go together well. My F-100 Super Sabre only took me just under two weeks to build, and that was including putting in an Aires cockpit set.
12. December 2013 at 04:32:50
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Clifford Keesler I have a few Trumpy kits in the stash, been buying PE and Resin before starting any of them. My Hasegawa F-14D and goodies are on their way. Can't wait to see them.
17. December 2013 at 05:26:33
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17. December 2013 at 05:54:43
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David Lengyel Them wing gloves looks scary to me. Great work with the PE parts!
12. April at 13:45:45
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Michael Hickey @David, that's what I first thought too, but after you use the template to cut out the top part of the fuselage making sure you have a nice straight edge. Get your knife and bend the wing glove so you get a nicely shaped curve, it doesn't have to be to much. Then take parts 2 - 5 and bend at about 45 degrees. Do one at a time, it's time consuming but if you take your time it works out great and isn't all that hard. Hope this helps, but if you get stuck give me a yell. :)
13. April at 01:33:49
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Michael Hickey I'll put this one down for a little while and go onto my RF-4C.
19. April at 07:41:00
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April 17, 2014

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Michael Hickey added the CMK Hughes MD-500D Engine set - Academy - in 1:48 to his wishlist
17. April at 14:53:53
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Michael Hickey added the CMK Hughes MD-500D interior set - Academy - in 1:48 to his wishlist
17. April at 14:48:48
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Michael Hickey added the Xtradecal X00248 Phantom FG.1 (1:48) to his stash.
1:48 X00248 Phantom FG.1 (Xtradecal XTD48002)
X00248 Phantom FG.1
Xtradecal 1:48
XTD48002
17. April at 02:36:50
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Michael Hickey added the AeroMaster Phancy Phantoms Pt.VI (1:48) to his stash.
1:48 Phancy Phantoms Pt.VI (AeroMaster 48-555)
Phancy Phantoms Pt.VI VF-11, VF-84, VF-101
AeroMaster 1:48
48-555
17. April at 01:55:14
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Michael Hickey added a new photoalbum.
18 images
Modern Fighter Aircraft Groupbuild

I'll be building this Tomcat in the markings of VF-2 Bounty Hunters, Bullet 100 CAG, BuNo163894, 16 April - 2 June '03, O.I.F.

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Part of my project: Grumman F-14D Tomcat VF-2 Bounty Hunters in scale 1:48
1:48 Grumman F-14B Tomcat (Hasegawa 09502)1:48 Cockpit - F-14D Tomcat (Avionix AV48010)1:48 F-14 A/D wheel bay (Aires 4132)1:48 F-14 Tomcat Wing Gloves (A.M.U.R. Reaver PE4804)1:48 F-14B/D Tomcat Exhaust Nozzles (Aires 4450)1:48 F-14B/D Tomcat Weighted Wheels (Aires 148005)1:48 F-14D Tomcat (Fightertown Decals 48060)
 
03. April at 11:10:11
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Brandon Rosum Awesome cockpit! It looks exactly like the real one :D
14. April at 03:31:18
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Michael Hickey Thanks Brandon, it was a real pleasure to do. I was also happy with how the casting of the cockpit came out too.
14. April at 03:38:04
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Brandon Rosum Yeah,the cast came out perfectly. It seems that it fits well also,that's a plus
14. April at 03:42:56
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Michael Hickey Yes a little trimming on the inside of the fuselage, mainly on the leftside. Plus using the nose wheel well helps to, that's also a perfect fit.
14. April at 03:48:21
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Clifford Keesler Awesome as always mate.
17. April at 01:18:52
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Michael Hickey Thanks Clifford, just have to do a little bit more sanding and then I can start to paint her.
17. April at 01:42:01
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Clifford Keesler I know she will turn out great.
17. April at 01:44:11
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Michael Hickey I'm hoping so, I have an image in my head of what it will be like at the end and I don't like to disappoint myself. ;)
17. April at 01:48:16
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Michael Hickey added this book to his library.
US Navy Q/F-4B/J/N/S Phantom ( 4)
US Navy Q/F-4B/J/N/S Phantom
Uncovering the Nr. 4
Danny Coremans
17. April at 00:04:45

April 16, 2014

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Michael Hickey added the Hasegawa A-7E CORSAIR II 'VA-113 STINGERS BICENTENNIAL' in 1:48 to his wishlist
16. April at 11:53:05
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Michael Hickey added the Dragon M270 MLRS w/M26 ROCKET PODS in 1:35 to his wishlist
16. April at 02:48:56

April 15, 2014

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Michael Hickey added the Revell/Italeri Deutsche Fallschirmtruppe (1:35) to his completed kits.
1:35 Deutsche Fallschirmtruppe (Revell/Italeri H-2132)
Deutsche Fallschirmtruppe Grüne Teufel
Revell/Italeri 1:35
H-2132
15. April at 13:21:16
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Michael Hickey added this book to his library.
F-14 Tomcat ( 1032)
F-14 Tomcat
In Action Nr. 1032
Lou Drendrel
15. April at 07:35:02
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Michael Hickey added the AFV Club ROC NAVY 500MD ASW (Taiwan) in 1:48 to his wishlist
1:48 ROC NAVY 500MD ASW (Taiwan) (AFV Club HF48005)
ROC NAVY 500MD ASW (Taiwan)
AFV Club 1:48
HF48005
2013 | New parts
15. April at 04:19:47

April 14, 2014

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Michael Hickey added the Fujimi Bell OH-58 Kiowa in 1:48 to his wishlist
14. April at 10:26:53
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Michael Hickey added the Italeri OH-58 A Kiowa in 1:48 to his wishlist
1:48 OH-58 A Kiowa (Italeri 2624)
OH-58 A Kiowa
Italeri 1:48
2624
14. April at 10:26:35

April 10, 2014

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Michael Hickey added this book to his library.
F.A.Q 2 ( )
F.A.Q 2 Häufig gestellte Fragen zu Bemalungstechniken von Militärf...
Mig Jimenez
10. April at 13:50:33
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Michael Hickey added a new photoalbum.
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MyModeling Mate

This is my British Staffordshire Bullterrier, his name is Buster. I like to take him to the park and beach so I can have a break from modeling during the day. When I model he usually sits in my hobby room and keeps me company.

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09. April at 07:48:55
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Harry Eder ;) Oh yeah, I know this from my lady-dog, she will get two years in may and she is always very crazy and playful.
09. April at 09:43:28
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Michael Hickey And all he wants to do is chew everything, I got him this chew toy, it's supposed to take 1000kg of compression within 2 days it was little pieces all over the yard. I like to get him cow legs to chew on, that keeps him busy for a few days.
09. April at 09:47:34
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Martyn Fox Top dog :)
09. April at 10:22:58
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Jens :) :) What a nice Staffie! (y) (y) (y) beauteous
09. April at 12:01:09
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Michael Hickey Thanks Fellas I think he's awesome.
09. April at 13:23:41
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Roy McKay really is dog week here. I need to add pics of Max and Lucy.
10. April at 00:38:11
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Michael Hickey Yeah, sure, why not??
10. April at 01:10:43
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Robbie Hmm, is this pet posting starting to be a thread about Scalemate's pets ?
10. April at 01:31:29
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April 09, 2014

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Michael Hickey added a new photoalbum.
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My Modeling Mate.

This is my British Staffordshire Bullterrier, his name is Buster. I like to take him to the park and beach so I can have a break from modeling during the day. When I model he usually sits in my hobby room and keeps me company.

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09. April at 07:44:17

April 07, 2014

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Michael Hickey marked this item as tradeable and sellable.
07. April at 08:53:06
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Michael Hickey added the Eduard Bf 109G-6 in 1:48 to his wishlist
1:48 Bf 109G-6 (Eduard 8268)
Bf 109G-6
Eduard 1:48
8268
2014 | New tool
07. April at 07:50:26

April 06, 2014

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30. March at 06:50:27
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Michael Hickey Thanks Clifford.
31. March at 04:17:25
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Luc B very nice Hornet Michael (y)
31. March at 09:44:48
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Holger Kranich Love your british racing green hornets! (y)
31. March at 09:47:50
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Michael Hickey Thanks Mates.
31. March at 09:51:06
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Matthias Weiss Fantastic job on that birdy...
31. March at 11:06:06
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Michael Hickey Thanks Matthias.
31. March at 12:49:46
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Zimmermaniac stunnin' work ....
06. April at 13:40:45
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Michael Hickey Thanks Zimmy.
06. April at 13:41:57
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April 05, 2014

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Michael Hickey added the Fightertown Decals F-14A Tomcat VF-1 Wolfpack (1:48) to his stash.
1:48 F-14A Tomcat VF-1 Wolfpack (Fightertown Decals 48014)
F-14A Tomcat VF-1 Wolfpack
Fightertown Decals 1:48
48014
05. April at 02:39:26
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Michael Hickey added the Fightertown Decals F/A-18F Super Hornet VFA-103 Jolly Rogers (1:48) to his stash.
05. April at 02:39:14
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Michael Hickey added the Fightertown Decals F-14B Tomcat VF-103 Jolly Rogers (1:48) to his stash.
1:48 F-14B Tomcat VF-103 Jolly Rogers (Fightertown Decals 48016)
F-14B Tomcat VF-103 Jolly Rogers
Fightertown Decals 1:48
48016
05. April at 02:39:00
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Michael Hickey added the Fox One Decals Convair B-58A Hustler in 1:48 to his wishlist
1:48 Convair B-58A Hustler (Fox One Decals FOD 48-014)
Convair B-58A Hustler
Fox One Decals 1:48
FOD 48-014
05. April at 02:37:21

April 03, 2014

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Michael Hickey will attend Modern Fighter Aircraft Groupbuild.
Modern Fighter Aircraft Groupbuild.
1. April until 30. September 2014, in
01. April at 05:26:36
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02. April at 05:05:48
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Michael Hickey She'll defiantly be a Hasegawa F-14B transformed into a F-14D Tomcat in the markings of VF-2 " Bounty Hunters" Cag Bullet 100 during her final cruise, 16 April - 2 June' 03.
02. April at 07:17:07
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Brandon Rosum Nice choice! I'm looking forward to it
03. April at 23:49:28
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