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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2010 on: June 09, 2017, 09:14:53 AM »
Another delivery this morning this time the 1:32 scale Special Hobby Morane Saulnier Type N, I have built this kit before but decided to grab another one, they are getting difficult to obtain so I purchased this one from one of our forum members.

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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2011 on: June 13, 2017, 10:54:35 AM »
I received these two kits today, they were on special at Metro Hobbies in Melbourne so I thought it a good opportunity to grab 2 of them, postage was free so that was an added bonus.

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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2012 on: June 13, 2017, 04:26:26 PM »
Nice catch, Des  ;)

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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2013 on: June 13, 2017, 05:14:36 PM »
I have started buying a collection of the MRP Paints, I have heard good reports about this paint, luckily I can buy it from one of our local hobby shops, BNA Model World in Victoria.

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Hi Des, nice set you purchased, do you have any info about how those paints are to be used by brush?

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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2014 on: June 14, 2017, 07:47:17 AM »
I can't give you an answer Antonio as I have not used the paints yet, but from what I have heard it is purely for airbrushing because it is very thin.

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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2015 on: June 14, 2017, 03:44:37 PM »
I can't give you an answer Antonio as I have not used the paints yet, but from what I have heard it is purely for airbrushing because it is very thin.

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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2016 on: June 16, 2017, 09:27:38 AM »
Another delivery this morning, this time 50 x 0.2mm tungsten carbide drill bits, very tiny but will come in useful.

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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2017 on: June 16, 2017, 10:47:33 PM »

Coming back from Slovenia I felt an urgent need for these...
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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2018 on: June 19, 2017, 10:41:42 AM »
I have been wanting to build another one of these kits for quite some time, this one was on special at Metro Hobbies in Melbourne so I grabbed it, arrived today.

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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2019 on: June 20, 2017, 07:45:21 AM »
You're on a roll Des!!

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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2020 on: June 20, 2017, 12:22:38 PM »
Des,     
    Consider the Bren Gun PE Set for this Kit, it's well worth it if only for the lower nose cowling with the louvres. Although it was a reasonably challenging Build it is probably my favourite model in my collection. What scheme do you have in mind?
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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2021 on: June 22, 2017, 10:16:19 PM »
I'm leaning towards this scheme Lance;



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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2022 on: June 22, 2017, 10:32:15 PM »
     Very attractive scheme, Des. I would not hesitate to do a second; for my tastes one of the most attractive and "mean" looking designs of the Great War era. The mainly black finish and headrest addition will contrast very nicely with your original Build of the Kit.
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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2023 on: June 23, 2017, 01:20:29 AM »
Lozenge covered struts may prove a nightmare!
Good luck, Des  ;)

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Re: Latest acquisition in your collection
« Reply #2024 on: June 23, 2017, 02:40:11 AM »
    I found the Lozenge (Aviattic version) surprisingly cooperative for the struts on my attempt. A little softener (Micro Sol) made the task a pleasant one.
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