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Kevin Farrell wants this item
23. September 2014, 15:40
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Zeljko s
I will probably skip interior, but I will look for exterior and undercarriage. And maybe wheels.
28. September 2014, 20:34
Kevin Farrell
I buy a ZOOM set for every kit I buy. ZOOM, Bang seat and paint masks. The ZOOM kit and a seat with molded-in or PE harnesses are all I need. And the fact is: that's all you can see! Doubling the cost of the aircraft kit with the purchase of a full-resin 'pit kit seems a bit daft. You do all the intricate and beautiful work --then bury 60% of it in the the fuselage!
28. September 2014, 21:01
Edgars Bizūns
Bang seat :D :D never heard that before lol :D
28. September 2014, 22:08
Clifford Keesler
It's our slang for ejection seats. Kevin got me started on that also Zoom set and seat for every kit,if I can get it. I use the Hasegawa zoom sets on my Revell F-4s, but have to use the kit seats as the bottom of the seat is part of the cockpit tub.
29. September 2014, 01:41
Kevin Farrell
Edgars, don't believe everything (or anything??) that Skip tells you. Neither one of us have any money so we have to find economical ways to enhance the realism. I enjoy putting the painted PE under a strong magnifier and they are almost like looking at a photo of an actual instrument panel! Since they are using lasers - they can go as small as they want - ALMOST!! And the BANG seats are called that because of all the explosions that take place simultaneously during an eject. Blown canopies, rockets igniting . . .BANG!!
29. September 2014, 04:14
Edgars Bizūns
Kevin, thanks for explanation :) But I will keep up on my methods - do myself or don't do ;)
29. September 2014, 10:37
Kevin Farrell
And Skip is a wise man and an excellent builder. You CAN believe in what he has to say. Just don't listen to ME, I should have said!
29. September 2014, 13:05
29. September 2014, 13:24

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