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Offline lcarroll

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CF 18 Hornet Desk Model
« on: September 04, 2019, 06:23:52 AM »
   My Daughter has been asking me to build a small CF 18 Hornet for her desk at work for some time, she is Assistant Principal at a Junior High School in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. With bench time at a premium these past few months as I attempt to train a new Pup and have been involved in judging our Tribute Build I managed to complete this little 1:72 Kit in the markings I first soloed on the type a very long time ago.
   A nice relaxing change of pace but I must admit it's better to be back at more topical subjects as I commence the Wingnut Wings Halbie, much more "Happy Factor" at the bench these past few days!









   This one has a clear plastic articulating stand which I want to get a few decals on before it all goes together.
Cheers,
Lance

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Re: CF 18 Hornet Desk Model
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2019, 06:50:19 AM »
Cool, I like the low viz marking decals!
Now she can say "the bird flown by my dad"?

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Frank
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Re: CF 18 Hornet Desk Model
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2019, 07:39:23 AM »
Really great build for a Terrific destination and purpose!
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Re: CF 18 Hornet Desk Model
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2019, 09:00:29 AM »
Very cool, Lance! I'm sure your daughter will be very proud to display that :-)
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Re: CF 18 Hornet Desk Model
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2019, 09:05:02 AM »
Very fine job Lance on the F-18 .  :)


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Re: CF 18 Hornet Desk Model
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2019, 09:23:02 AM »
Thanks All! :)
Cheers,
Lance

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Re: CF 18 Hornet Desk Model
« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2019, 05:57:30 PM »
Looking really nice Lance. There are some great 1/72 kits around now.

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Re: CF 18 Hornet Desk Model
« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2019, 09:51:07 PM »
A nice build for your daughter.  Now she can brag about her Dad to everyone at work when they ask about the model.
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Re: CF 18 Hornet Desk Model
« Reply #8 on: September 04, 2019, 09:54:23 PM »
Nice change of subject Lance. I'm sure your daughter will love it!

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vB   :)

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Re: CF 18 Hornet Desk Model
« Reply #9 on: September 04, 2019, 11:30:14 PM »
    Thanks for your comments Gents. It is a nice little Kit, an After Market product using the Hasegawa molds I believe. (by a Canadian Company, Canuck Models.)
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Lance

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Re: CF 18 Hornet Desk Model
« Reply #10 on: September 07, 2019, 06:15:40 AM »
Nearly missed this Lance. I am not normally a fan of things with holes in the back, but this is a wonderful gift for your daughter. I hope that it catches the eyes of visitors to her office - it certainly deserves to!

Stephen.

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Re: CF 18 Hornet Desk Model
« Reply #11 on: September 07, 2019, 09:34:24 AM »
Thanks for looking Stephen and for your comment. Her specialty is children with special needs, and she claims that a photo of a Hornet she used to display often served to stimulate communication with the less gifted of that group. I'm just hoping that some less well behaved "clients" she deals with don't trash it! Her patience amazes me, some of these children are downright evil!
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Lance

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Re: CF 18 Hornet Desk Model
« Reply #12 on: September 11, 2019, 02:01:04 AM »
Let us know when you start the rigging.... ;)

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Re: CF 18 Hornet Desk Model
« Reply #13 on: September 11, 2019, 10:33:07 AM »
Let us know when you start the rigging.... ;)

Steve


That's funny !



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