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Kerry COX and James C are now mates.
28. October, 19:49
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Kerry COX
High everyone. :) I do apologize for my being as quiet as I have been, but with the 'lock downs' and cancellations of competitions, the zing has gone out of me to have some models ready for the next comp, and having to be as active as I can be physically after my little heart stopper, I have had other things on my mind.

Selfish of me really, but after all, there are no more extensions left for me to cash in, so looking after myself means no sitting for LONG hours, all hunched over my table, forgetting to breath.

So I have had a longer hiatus to heal and feel good about myself again, only dabbling at the odd little bit now and then, to keep the momentum happening.

Currently I am trying to keep track of my many half started/finished kits, without getting into a lather thinking of the next comp.

But that seems like it may never happen the way this virus has got every one shitting their pants, not knowing what the hell this world will look like in twelve months time.

I am sure many of you are asking yourselves the same questions. :-/

In the mean time, I just have to get used to a whole new world.

Wear your masks and wash your hands often.

Kezza.
27. October, 10:56
Rui S
Hi Kezza,
yes it's been a while but the most important thing is your health. it is always Nice to communicate with you.
Of course, the hobby also helps in health but should not compromise it. this is our hobby, to enjoy. Contests should not be a concern.
keep active and safe because this virus is tricky, Luck or bad luck like a Russian roulette and so all we have to do is minimize the odds.
Cheers Mate
27. October, 12:09
Tim Heimer
Sorry I missed this one! Nice work as usual Kerry! Just beautiful!
27. October, 14:25
Brandon H
Shame that I missed it before but glad to be following now! Amazing work!
27. October, 14:42
James C
Good to hear your keeping safe and well Kezza... as Rui has said, that is the most important of all. ;)
27. October, 17:38
Kerry COX
Friends, one and all. :)
How sweet it is to read your comments.
It never ceases to amaze me, just how lucky I am and have been.
"I once complained when I had no shoes. !
THEN, I met a man who had no feet. !"
I am indeed most fortunate, and If I sounded like I was feeling sorry for myself, then I do apologize.
I must stop and take stock of where I am at in my life, and who I am. And count my blessings and get in touch with those who I call my friends.
Especially Mr Peter Hardy.

27. October, 21:07
Lode Schildermans
Kerry, it didn't felt at all as a complaint from you. We were just worried not to have your always positive comments around. You motivate us much more than you can possibly imagine. We walk the path of building, you made the path where we are walking, and that is quite a difference. Thank you for that, my aussie friend
27. October, 22:14
Peter Hardy
Rui is correct on so many levels! This hobby has done us all a huge favour though, it has connected us all with some wonderful people. Friends we may never see with our own eyes or actually touch physically. I am grateful to have joined Scalemates. Tim, and I have said this before, Has done far more than put a group of like minded people in touch. He has given us the median to make friends with someone, even lots of people whom we will never actually meet. The whole difficult year has created challenges for the whole world, least of all grumpy old Boomers from around the world. Sure, we have our families but we also have our friends who don't just tolerate us but actually care. I know the challenges that Kerry has faced this year, you know of some but some he hasn't shared with you. His inner strength is something you would wish for your children, his courage to fight what seems insurmountable alone is truly awe inspiring. I am very proud to call him my friend.
28. October, 03:10

July 31, 2020

Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
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30. July, 15:18
Kerry COX
Thank you Laurent. :)
30. July, 20:57
Lode Schildermans
Kerry, with the new configuration of Scalemates, I've lost some modelling done by the matees, but not all of the mates. Reason why I didn't comment on this Mazda yet. It is looking fabulous and all the efforts, sometimes 4 times the efforts, pay off. A true asset to your already vast collection of beatiful models. Well done, Sir
31. July, 06:47
Antoine Meylan
Rien que de penser au travail de peinture et de décalque, j'en ai mal à la tête... Quel courage! Bravo c'est magnifique!
31. July, 09:23
Kerry COX
Lode and Antoine. Many thanks for your kind and encouraging words, and I did understand the French side of it all. ;)
31. July, 10:29
Alec K
This is another fantastic effort Kerry. The paintwork is just perfect, and the detailing, well what can I say... Hope you are well in these crazy times, and an opportunity will arise soon to take this baby to a show
31. July, 13:05
James C
That's a stunning looking build Kerry
31. July, 18:13
Kerry COX
Alec and James. :)
Like me, I am sure that this hobby has saved our sanity in some way, with most of us all being couped up like a fearful ferret, scared of the grim reaper. :(
As concentrating on this build as much as I had was certainly of benefit when it came to my recovery for sure, but worth every second. :)
Thank you all for your support and encouragement. It has certainly helped me persevere. ;)
31. July, 18:38

July 8, 2020

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4 | 8. July, 00:37
JD
I like the hurdy gurdy, to me it has a very haunting sound. Watching...
8. July, 01:44
8. July, 02:21
8. July, 03:03
Kerry COX
Guys. It will be a L O N G build. Much can go wrong. ! :(
8. July, 08:02
Choppa Nutta
Ok Kerry you have definitely out weirded me with this strange build !! haha :D
Looking forward to seeing how this one pans out !! :)

Anyhow, hope all is good with you m'dude !! :)
8. July, 12:45
Nathan Dempsey
Is Kerry officially The Hurdy Gurdy Man now?

Add this to the list:
World Class Model Builder
Hurdy Gurdy Man
8. July, 14:13
Alex
A, excellent kits! I just finished the windmill, it's an amazing piece of engineering, and it actually works! Have fun with it!
8. July, 14:35
Kerry COX
Hey Choppa. ! Thanks for the loan of your crown for a short while mate. Even if it is made of laser cut ply wood. hahahahahaha :) ;)
And the old ticker is now stronger than ever mate. .
And here is the original "HG Man". Youtube Video

 
8. July, 20:48
Kerry COX
Nathan and Alex. This just goes to show how we all embrace diversity from time to time. , and so far, it's been a bit of a mind teaser, but enjoyably so I must add. hehehehehe :) :) :)
8. July, 20:50
Treehugger
Btw, the song is features in the thriller movie 'Zodiac'.
8. July, 20:55
Choppa Nutta
I am so pleased you are back to good health !! :)
Do me the honour of sharing pics of the kit contents if you would ;) :D

btw will you be painting it and if so what camo scheme will you be going with ? :D :D :D
8. July, 21:20

June 13, 2020

Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
19. July 2015, 00:39
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Kerry COX
Sorry to disappoint you all but this beast died an indignant death quite some time ago when I decided to strip the cammo paint job because of the botched effort, but it still had some problems with all the internal gun and magazine assembly. :(
I should have deleted this album a long time ago.
12. June, 21:42
Augie
nooo.. nothing is beyond salvage!.. I has every faith
12. June, 22:03
Augie
Noo, nothing it beyond salvage.. I have every faith
12. June, 22:04
Kerry COX
The Owl has flown the coup Augie. And thankfully I didn't have to pay for it originally, as it was a gift from Zoukie Mura for the build I did of the wood grain Ho-229, so no big loss really.
But I am still looking for more space to put something as big as the Uhu, as they were one of the better beasts the Germans came up with amongst all the other strange birds they produced. :)
12. June, 23:59
Clifford Keesler
That is a bummer, it sure looked good.
13. June, 00:10
Kerry COX
Clifford. All the images on that page were of the ones posted on the Zoukie Mura web site of the Uhu that had all ready been built by them.
All the work done by me on this group build are here.
He-219 "Uhu" Groupbuild | Album by RedRoo
13. June, 03:26
Rui S
@Kezza, sory i've revived this painful issue for you, it was not the intention.
You may remmember, at the time I've loaded a lot of info on my MT1 álbum, and end up buying the Revel 1/32 kit. Not very expensive and a great biiggg kit still in my stash.
13. June, 12:19
Kerry COX
Rui. Not a drama mate. :) :) :)
One consolation is that I still have the nose weight to remember it by. hahahahahahaha ;)
Besides, I am still struggling with finding enough room for what I still haven't built and what I am currently building, short of buying a new display case. !
And after my little medical episode, I am now wondering just how many models and how much stuff I have that will have to find a new home if I do shuffle off this mortal coil.. :-/
The ZM build was a lot of fun from the point of view that ZM did give you so much more detail to stuff around with. :) :) :)
Now I have many more distractions to play with. Now I have become hooked on the ICM kits. ! O-O

13. June, 13:51

June 3, 2020

Kerry COX and Peter Muldoon are now mates.
3. June, 22:28
Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
3. June, 04:30

June 2, 2020

Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
31. May, 04:30
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Alec K
Looking great Kerry
31. May, 11:53
Kerry COX
John D, Thank you my friend. ;)
I wish I could find a great silver paint that goes on thin and doesn't 'powder' up like it's billions of silver particles all trying to reach the surface. ! :(
I am seriously thinking of the AK Interactive 'true metal' wax paint from the tube that is buffable as you apply it. ! As I have to be sure that the Tamiya clear red I want to use, (Candy red) will hold on to it and not flake or chip off after time. :-/
3 attempts at getting the silver down but had to remove each attempt due to poor quality of the finish, wanting a high gloss with little paint but none I have tried have worked so far. The tungsten silver looked like a porcupine. !
If I use the testors buffing metalizer, the clear red from Tamiya goes all brittle and cracks and flakes after a while. !
He hehehehehe. ;) Wish me luck. !

1. June, 10:45
Kerry COX
Is it a smooth high gloss finish. ? And the last thing I need is the 'orange peel effect' from paints that don't get time to 'lay down' like enamels. As the lacquer paints I have used by Tamiya dry way too fast and are not as smooth as I am used to. :(
Any advice in this area. ?
1. June, 11:20
Kerry COX
I will do that JD. Give anything a go once. ;) Cheers and thank you.
1. June, 12:48
Daniel Klink
Beautiful Bike
1. June, 13:00
Valters Orlovskis
You should try Model Master Chrome Silver Enamel paint, it is really smooth with no silver particles visible. I've used it as base coat on some my bike models, looks great with Tamiya Acrylics over it.
1. June, 13:45
Kerry COX
Valters, Thank you for the tip and I just so happen to have found in my paint locker some of the Model Masters silver you are referring to. ;)
As good as the testors (same mob) buffing metalizer aluminium plate. :)
Thanks again for all your help lads.
1. June, 13:50
Slavo Hazucha
You could tie down the great wolf Fenrir with this kind of chain... ;)

Looking great as a model - for the motorcycle... well, it definitely does seem to be one! :)
1. June, 14:30

May 31, 2020

Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
29. May, 13:43
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Lode Schildermans
Kerry, this blows me completely away. I've looked every photo over and over again. I'm speechless. What a fantastic build. Just one expression...You nailed it
30. May, 21:10
Acki
Truly impressive! You're the master of the monsters.
30. May, 21:27
James C
Fabulous chrome work Kerry and I especially like the transparent coloured lenses.
30. May, 21:45
Kerry COX
Lode, Acki and Jim C. Thank you for your most uplifting and welcome comments.
It's been a while that I had the desire to tackle any model and I really needed to get this 'right', as I will be entering this one in the next QMHE comp, which at the current standings here in Oz, has been post pones till' next year, all due to the Chinese head cold that every one has been living in fear of. :(
No doubt I will be constantly attending to all the little 'niggles' I will see and correct them. But over all, I am really pleased with the result. :) :) :)
30. May, 22:51
Peter Hardy
Perfect.
30. May, 23:29
Augie
Sneaky.. really nice!
31. May, 00:12
Kerry COX
Augie and good friend Peter. :)
Thank you both for your looking in and your assessment.
And now the second of the 1/6 builds, the K CB-750 Honda, and wit eight by ten colour glossy pics from all angles. :)
But the chain comes first, and then. ? Who knows. :) :) :) hahahahahah
31. May, 04:26
Spanjaard
she is looking beautiful Kezza
31. May, 11:23

May 26, 2020

Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
25. May, 09:34
Lode Schildermans
Interesting object to build, Kerry. I'm curious how you're going to challenge this one
25. May, 20:47
Kerry COX
Lode, allready there has been one built and posted here on SM and a beautiful rendition of it too I may add.
The detail I am seeing before I even begin is fantastic, but hopefully it will yield the results I can be proud of. :)
The paperwork that comes with the kit is just amazing and shows just how good ICM models are becoming. ;)
25. May, 22:24
Tom ...
following!
25. May, 22:57
Peter Hardy
Don't leave me behind! ICM are building a very solid reputation for these historic kits. Just stashed a T model of theirs that won't be in the box vey long.
26. May, 00:56
Kerry COX
Peter, I am sure you will find a world of great enjoyment and personal satisfaction with the "T". ;)
ICM have become a huge surprise for me, as I never imagined that the eastern block nations had any sort of modelling industry, but in truth, they have been around longer than the main manufacturers we had all grown up with. !
26. May, 02:21
Peter Hardy
Kez, I am 'over' armour, 'over' aeroplanes. I love what ICM are doing. Interesting stuff!
26. May, 02:29
René "Bilbo" Bartholemy
In my whishlist, following!
26. May, 08:19
bughunter
Kerry, I think I know the one who built one and posted here on SM ;) Now curios about your result ...
26. May, 13:30
Kerry COX
Buggs. I am going to be following your build of the MB 1886 Benz Motorwagen 1886 | Album by bughunter (1:24) very closely mate.
I have heaps of images from all over the place, but your build has got to be perfect in every way, and, the inspiration I needed to tackle this kit, so I hope mine turns out half of what your results were. ;) And that will have me smiling. :) :) :)
26. May, 19:52
bughunter
Oh so much praise - we don't have a red face smiley here ...
Attached to the kit is a great walkaround, don't miss that pictures (but it is a replica). Wikipedia has pictures of the black one, as in ICM manual, of Deutsches Museum München,
I hope your parts have less mould displacement then my kit (see first WIP picture)!
26. May, 20:40

April 28, 2020

Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
24. February, 06:06
Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
28. April, 10:34

April 27, 2020

Gluefinger@Kerry COX
I am moving this to another conversation, not to go too far off-topic...

>> I was born and raised at Enoggera, western suburbs.

About 15 years ago, I worked for Queensland Railway as a freelance consultant. I lived in a furnished apartment in the CBD, just a short walk from the QR offices. It was in a building called "The Sebel", the lower floors were a hotel, the upper floors appartments. I had a great view of the city from the 13th floor!

I got hooked on Straddie and went there every other weekend. Can't get a more beautiful view on this planet than the one from Point Lookout.

Spent the Summer (Christmas) vacation in Cairns. It was like living in a Sauna.

Always wanted to go back for another project, but somehow that never worked out.
27. April, 14:11
Kerry COX
Gold Coast is my home now, having lived all over Oz, from east to west coasts.
I was food and beverage manager for the Sebel in Sydney many moons ago '85.
Did you ever get to Moreton Island. ? stunning fishing and diving on the 'Bulwer wrecks'. !
Cairns was a sad place for me, having to attend the funeral of a woman I met and fell in love with there, dying of a massive brain tumor. :( :( :-
Come on back to Oz mate. :)
Brisbane hasn't changed that much, well not too much since the Expo 88. ;)
Always get a lump in my throat every time I go to Brisbane. :)
Home town and all. hehehehehehe :)
27. April, 14:27
Gluefinger
>> Did you ever get to Moreton Island.
Yup, but only once, after I had lost my heart to Straddie.
>> Come on back to Oz mate.
I will have to. There are still around 10K AUD sitting in an ANZ account of mine that I need to claim. ;)
Seriously, I really enjoyed the time in Australia. People are so relaxed and friendly. Like a bunch of Englishmen with all the bad aspects of their characters removed.
27. April, 14:36
Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
27. April, 07:01
Peter Hardy
Love these things! Looks like a lot of parts Kezza!
27. April, 07:09
Jens
Hello Kerry COX, I will never build the model 100%, but just see what the style of Kitty Hawk is for newer models, and of course your craftsmanship are reason enough to be there :)
27. April, 07:12
Kerry COX
It will take a while to get organized and some mojo. But if the 1886 merc is late, I will prep what I can. :)
27. April, 07:19
Lode Schildermans
Kerry, plenty stuff on those sprues :). Enjoy the build and share the photos so we can enjoy with you
27. April, 07:28
Kerry COX
Lode and all my mates. I will do my best, and there is a ton of 'prepping' with this build and something I haven't done for a long time. :)
A modern day jet. !
27. April, 08:39
Slavo Hazucha
The Jaguar´s last roar in the Desert! I´ll follow with pleasure ;)
27. April, 09:18
Kerry COX
Slavo, Now I am a happy chappy. :)
I am looking forward to your tips and suggestions.
27. April, 11:43

April 21, 2020

Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
19. March, 05:58
Kerry COX
It will look NOTHING like the box art.
19. March, 06:02
Peter Hardy
The mind boggles what it will look like then!
20. March, 08:12
Wim van der Luijt
Nice! My parents have owned two of these. My dad and I even changed a chassis on one of them after it had gotten a bit crispy :D Great little cars. Looking forward to the end result!
20. March, 10:00
Kerry COX
Wim, I have learned just how simple these little gems are. Researching the various colour schemes for my build.
An amazing history. !
Peter. canary yellow and black. :)
20. March, 12:00
Wim van der Luijt
A yellow and black Charleston? [img1]
 


There are many very cool variants to choose from, here are a few.....
sauss ente:
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Perrier 2cv (with a cooler for two perrier bootles)
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2cv dolly in various colors
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And best one, the Sahara with one engine in the front and one in the back!
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20. March, 17:06
Thomas Bischoff
I ll take a backseat
But let me go to the fridge first for a bottle of french white wine :)
23. March, 17:05
Kerry COX
Thomas. I hope it will be still cold after the trip in my 2cv to the countryside. ;)
23. March, 20:45
Thomas Bischoff
... And maybe some baguette and french cheese to go with the wine?
23. March, 22:21
Kerry COX
And, a petite mademoiselle. Oh la la. ! ;)
23. March, 23:10
Augie
How did I miss this!
21. April, 18:10
Daniel Klink
There can only be one Charleston... my first and only love til today :)

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Whatever i am following of course
21. April, 19:17

April 18, 2020

Kerry COX and bughunter are now mates.
18. April, 13:37

March 13, 2020

Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
25. February, 03:27
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Bart Goesaert
that kit is on it's way... so I will brace myself... With regards to the Ka-52, you should thank me for buying the resin conversion kit, otherwise that kit would have taken longer to appear on the market ;)

These naval guns appearing on the market is a joy, only a matter of time when they will include the interior or the storage facility underneath...
9. March, 07:53
Kerry COX
Bart, That would be a fantastic model to build if ever it was made, and I would certainly have my name on the list of customers. !
9. March, 08:13
Scott Dutton
Ditto Bart, I went the conversion path as well. Happens all the time. I had given up but got t8red of waiting so relented. Maybe the conversion parts will be useful or is even better than the kit
9. March, 13:16
Bart Goesaert
At least we have resin bangseats... And a thorough mix from original and other parts as in my Dinah can be useful...
9. March, 15:19
Scott Dutton
And maybe cockpit, expensive options but at least we have a model now. Given the kit manufacturer and the conversion manufacturer, we may even be better off
9. March, 22:28
Bart Goesaert
maybe you can be right... these are multiplying fast... ;)
13. March, 10:02
Kerry COX
It's not nice to stop them multiplying. Having so much fun too. ! ;)
13. March, 10:06
Bart Goesaert
eeeeuuuuhhhhmm.... ;)
13. March, 10:23

February 24, 2020

Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
21. February, 03:09
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Kerry COX
Alec K. My goodness, what have I done to deserve all this. ? :) :) :)
My life lesson.................do unto others as you would have them do unto you, and, always try to be a better person than you were yesterday.
Your kind words have made me even more grateful for being with the greatest forum on the net.
I did speak unkindly to one member here years ago and MH certainly gave me a well deserved spray over it, putting me in my place.
I am always mindful now of what and how I say what I do here, and it seems to have paid off. :) .
Thank you all your good wishes and for the patience and the compliments.
My smile gets bigger every day. :)
Cheers.
23. February, 15:19
23. February, 16:25
Lode Schildermans
Kerry, you do deserve these comments because of the great personality you are, and I can only affirm the comments of the mates
23. February, 22:35
Kerry COX
Lode, Thank you my friend.
All the mates who have commented on this page I am truly overcome with what all of you have said. :)
You have all contributed to my well being far beyond what all of you could imagine.
I am, I can assure you, am a much better person for knowing you all, especially one person who introduced me to the clan, and that is Thomas Mayer, the guy who encouraged me to present my Horten 229 to the Zoukei Mura President, and from there, I now enjoy being in the very best of company, and wish for nothing more.
From the depths of my heart, I am most grateful for you all being here for me in my good and bad times.
I do, love you all. :)
23. February, 23:21
Peter Hardy
Aww Kez, I done tole' you ages ago we were a wonderful bunch! Alec's comments are straight to the point, and, exceedingly accurate. You have been a wonderful teacher for me and definitely a mentor I can be proud of. To be a part of this community, despite all of our individual problems and issues, is warming to the core. I feel I belong here and my older brother, Kerry Cox has taught me so much and not just about modelling.
24. February, 09:31
Mladen Radeka
Hiya Kerry, you asked what those triangles on the exhausts pipes are. Those depict a flying human which is the company logo of Junkers. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junkers
24. February, 10:58
Kerry COX
Mladen, I am in your debt mate. Not being familiar with that sort of thing, I would have just blindly and happily thought nothing of it. But as I have never seen any black and white images with anything like that I would have been none the wiser.
Thanks my friend. :)
24. February, 12:09
Bart Goesaert
Thx Mladen, interesting fact...
24. February, 12:54

February 19, 2020

Kerry COX and Lode Schildermans are now mates.
19. February, 02:39

January 6, 2020

Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
19. December 2019, 09:52
George Bacon
Wow, looks like lots of work! Great job!
19. December 2019, 13:29
Bart Goesaert
that's some fine work Kerry...
6. January, 12:28
Jesús Alcocer
Just looking great so far. Go ahead, I´m sure your effort will be more than rewarding in the end.
6. January, 13:51
Kerry COX
I am finally getting back to it now, as all the other distractions have been dealt with and I can see my way clear. ;)
6. January, 17:06

December 26, 2019

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24. December 2019, 06:47
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Olivier
Joyeux Noël !!!
24. December 2019, 13:22
Stefan Schacht
Frohe Weihnachten
24. December 2019, 13:31
Nathan Dempsey
Merry Christmas Kerry and to the whole Scalemates family :)
24. December 2019, 13:56
Joerg R.
Merry Mery Christmas to all of you
24. December 2019, 14:00
Tim Heimer
Like the picture Kerry, thank you,and a merry Christmas too all as well with many blessings!
24. December 2019, 14:23
Marc Schimmler
Same to you!!!! :)
24. December 2019, 14:27
Stephan Ryll
Merrry Christmas Mates :)
24. December 2019, 15:30
Spanjaard
Merry Christmas!!!!
25. December 2019, 21:22

December 12, 2019

Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
4. September 2019, 10:54
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Kerry COX
Erwin. ;) My carpet monster has learned to keep his big mouth shut. ;)
11. December 2019, 23:13
Gareth Windsor
Kerry, see you having a go at the toilet paper water. To get the effect you want try 3 layers of paper ( using the water / wood glue mix) and then a 1" decorating brush to push and shape the paper into the waves and wake. Seems to work quite well.
Youtube Video

 
12. December 2019, 03:18
Kerry COX
Gareth, you have been reading my emails mate. :) :) :) hahahahahaha
The video you posted is exactly the one I have based my new attempt on, using diluted PVA glue and the broad brush to create the wave effect. !!!
Images 80 and 81 are the results of what I was aiming for. .
Thank you for the video too my friend, as it is one of the very best I have seen and demonstrates just how simple it is, but dynamic in it's eventual outcome.
Much obliged. ;) ;)
12. December 2019, 05:27
Slavo Hazucha
The new attempt looks much better and very promising! I did water with toilet paper & PVA glue once many years ago, did not turn out half as good, but I can still recall the sour smell of it today :D This is looking good
12. December 2019, 06:30
Kerry COX
Slavo, I am really pleased with how this is turning out, and I avoided the smell by placing the sheet in direct sunlight for the whole day, and with the heat wave conditions we are experiencing here in Australia at the moment, it took no time at all to dry. :)
All I need to do now is cut out the hull shape and trim as necessary then paint. ! ;)
Cheers and thank you for your encouragement my friend. ;)
12. December 2019, 06:58
Erwin Leetink
How did you manage to tame it??? Oh please teach us, oh master!
12. December 2019, 08:07
Peter Hardy
Looks pretty good Kez.
12. December 2019, 09:39
Gareth Windsor
As with most of your builds, I'm watching keenly. I love the subject and this is shaping up to be another winner my friend. I have a Grumman Goose I want to make sitting on the water and this looks like the way ahead.
12. December 2019, 14:13

December 7, 2019

Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
13. November 2019, 21:58
Kerry COX
The box art is not too bad, and the model is much like whats on the box top.
13. November 2019, 22:03
Kerry COX
Lode, Thanks good buddy.
This is an other 'quickie' I like to do without all the bling and tinsel.
A really simple but time consuming kit, but worth while if your looking for a distraction from the usual run of the mill kits.
I am pleased you had a look mate.
Cheers. ;)
14. November 2019, 00:43
Peter Hardy
Too fiddely for me Kerry. Nice job though. No paint on this one?
14. November 2019, 02:31
Kerry COX
There is more fiddling in a bike than this kit mate.
The paint is coming, just like the LAV. ;)
14. November 2019, 05:17
Bart Goesaert
Seems you are building my complete wanted list... Looking good, but care will be needed when to paint what part or subassembly...
4. December 2019, 09:02
Slavo Hazucha
Ha, just discovered this! I like this AA setup a lot... really going against the mainstream, 3 muzzles, odd caliber, for actually aiming it you probably have to use the force... :) Looking really good there Size comparison with the phalanx perhaps?
7. December 2019, 00:18
Kerry COX
Slavo, the size comparison to the Phalanx is on an equal footing.
The detail on both is quite a good reason for having one...........or two. :) hehehehehe
7. December 2019, 01:36

December 4, 2019

Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
4. November 2019, 08:58
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Bart Goesaert
and we have twins... nice build so far...
18. November 2019, 08:01
Kerry COX
Thanks Mr Bart. ;)
I was so pleased with the detail, I had to have two. hhahahaha _
18. November 2019, 08:46
Bart Goesaert
you just wanted one on your shelf too, just admit it ;)
18. November 2019, 09:13
Kerry COX
Bart. I have to admit that your correct . :)
If it had not been for Peter buying it for me to build for him, I would never have seen it as one I would build for myself.
Strange how others chose what you will like. !
18. November 2019, 14:16
Tim Heimer
Looking great as usual!
18. November 2019, 14:29
Bart Goesaert
ah, he has an excellent taste...
18. November 2019, 14:34
Kerry COX
Thank you all so very much lads.
The painting begins today. !!!
18. November 2019, 19:14
Bart Goesaert
Enjoy... No hard edge camo?
4. December 2019, 08:59

November 18, 2019

Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
17. February 2016, 04:04
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Clifford Keesler
It will look fantastic when you get it done Keeza. I know it will.
23. October 2019, 01:27
Kerry COX
Clifford, thank you for your confidence my friend.
It is one of the more tedious jobs I have done. Ugh !
23. October 2019, 02:09
Kerry COX
Lode. You sure are a boost to my confidence mate.
There are /were a few build issues with this kit, but thankfully, I have been able to conceal the worst of them. :)
Now my compressor has had a fit and I need to get that running. :(
But aside from all I have on my bench as running builds, I can see the 35 coming to an end in the not too distant future. :) :) :)
23. October 2019, 21:00
Roberto Rocat
Great progress
26. October 2019, 10:03
Chaz Gordon
looking forward to seeing the finished article
30. October 2019, 20:46
Gareth Windsor
It's an F-35A, but still fun to watch. The Dutch receive their first operational aircraft and in the arrival ceremony it was supposed to taxi through an arch of water. Fire trucks get it wrong.
https://facebook.com/6173738..6/?sfnsn=mo&d=n&vh=e
12. November 2019, 17:51
Stephan Ryll
That's looking like some serious work Kerry
12. November 2019, 19:14
Bryn Crandell
Gareth it looks like the crash crew has some explaining to do. Not good. but funny.
18. November 2019, 19:05

October 30, 2019

Kerry COX added a new photoalbum.
20. October 2019, 19:11
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Bart Goesaert
looking good, maybe a check on the 30mm flash suppressor. Seems like a small droop in it with regards to the rocketlauncers in pic 101 (I know, nitpicking...) would be nice to show one in action:
https://spikeybits.com/2014/..o-make-explosions-smoke.html

https://pinterest.fr/craigmullins/model/

etc...
28. October 2019, 08:30
Kerry COX
Bart. An optical illusion my friend.
Check 99.............and 98. ;)
28. October 2019, 09:11
Bart Goesaert
99: left side seems ok, right side... but only a hair...
28. October 2019, 09:38
Kerry COX
And that hair, I am not going to split. ;) hehehehe
28. October 2019, 13:44
Ingo F
Kerry if you need some pictures of the back, search for: Кортик 3М87
30. October 2019, 13:24
Holger Kranich
Interesting weapon... But i dont know if i should love it or hate it...
30. October 2019, 14:41
Kerry COX
As with all my choice in models. It's knowing how it works, why and it's effect that attracts me.
Plus, one will never get as close to some of the items we build in real life too. ;)
30. October 2019, 15:46
Peter Hardy
Pretty sure if I got close to that thing I'd want to be BEHIND it'
30. October 2019, 23:17

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