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by jonf45
Sat Jul 18, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Academy 1:72 F-14A, VF-142 "Ghostriders"
Replies: 5
Views: 200

Academy 1:72 F-14A, VF-142 "Ghostriders"

​ Hi, Have finished this Academy F-14. Done as BuNo 161417, VF-142 "Ghostriders", USS Dwight D Eisenhower, US Navy, circa 1985. Finished using a mix of in box decals and squadron ones from the old Italeri kit. Kit went together nicely in most parts, and gives you a good variety of options. Annoyingl...
by jonf45
Sat Jul 18, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Hasegawa 1/48th F-4C Phantom
Replies: 5
Views: 197

Re: Hasegawa 1/48th F-4C Phantom

Thats and incredible looking Phantom, loe those chequerboards!!!!
Fantastic build :clap:
by jonf45
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: "Victory 207" F-14A 160406
Replies: 6
Views: 470

"Victory 207" F-14A 160406

Hi, Slowly making my way through the Tomcat kit manufacturers! Next up is the new Academy one( to be finished as VF-142 Ghostriders machine if i can ever get hold of the later decals!!!) Anyway, finished off this Hasegawa F-14 today. This is BuNo 160406/AJ207, USS Nimitz, circa 1986.  The kit had fa...
by jonf45
Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Italeri F-4S 153877
Replies: 5
Views: 390

Re: Italeri F-4S 153877

Thank you all :thumbs:
by jonf45
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Italeri F-4S 153877
Replies: 5
Views: 390

Italeri F-4S 153877

Morning guys, Had this one sitting around for ages, so built it a few weeks back. Its the old 1/72 F-4S, which id fully intended to finish as the OOB Marine version..... The kit went together nicely, and was airburushed using Mr Color Acrylics. However when i went to do the decals, they disintegrate...
by jonf45
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Trumpeter 1/32 F-8E (FN) Crusader
Replies: 8
Views: 545

Re: Trumpeter 1/32 F-8E (FN) Crusader

Another stunner! Beautifully finished, loved the transition from grey to white, fantastic :thumb:
by jonf45
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Academy 1/32 CF-188A
Replies: 7
Views: 409

Re: Academy 1/32 CF-188A

Stunning!!! Love the weathering on it, looks spot on :clap:
by jonf45
Wed May 13, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Finished Builds
Topic: Hobbyboss 1:72 F-14B
Replies: 10
Views: 661

Re: Hobbyboss 1:72 F-14B

Hi Jon No problem , looking at the links you sent the light gull grey ones are all 1980's F-14A's look at the engines :) the one you modelled which you have a pic of there is in TPS from Navarchives :thumb: Can only think the instructions are wrong ...would not be the first time :lol: I find that a...
by jonf45
Wed May 13, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: Finished Builds
Topic: Hobbyboss 1:72 F-14B
Replies: 10
Views: 661

Re: Hobbyboss 1:72 F-14B

Thanks for the comments guys, much appreciated :) Jon Nicely done , but , not too sure the colour scheme is correct :S I may be sticking my neck out , and happy to be shot down in flames :) but I dont recall seeing any F-14B's in the Light Gull Grey scheme , they were all TPS :S Saw the A/C you have...
by jonf45
Tue May 12, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Finished Builds
Topic: Hobbyboss 1:72 F-14B
Replies: 10
Views: 661

Hobbyboss 1:72 F-14B

Hi all,  Just finished this HobbyBoss 1:72 Grumman F-14B, finished as BuNo.162919 "Devil 101" of VF-74, USS Saratoga, US Navy, circa 1992. Built OOB, and finished in the Light grey scheme using Mr Color 338. this was my first attempt at a Hobbyboss kit, and overall i quite liked it, most parts went ...
by jonf45
Tue May 12, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Trumpeter 1/32 A-4M Skyhawk
Replies: 7
Views: 449

Re: Trumpeter 1/32 A-4M Skyhawk

:Stunning build, paint job looks spot on, :thumbs:
by jonf45
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Tamiya 1/48th F14A + F14D!
Replies: 3
Views: 406

Re: Tamiya 1/48th F14A + F14D!

Fantastic builds of a gorgeous aircraft, top work :)
by jonf45
Wed Dec 11, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Hasegawa 1:72 J-35F Draken
Replies: 5
Views: 580

Re: Hasegawa 1:72 J-35F Draken

Thanks for the comments guys :thumb:
andrewn wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:56 pm
Really nice. Out of interest did you airbrush or brush paint?
This one is all airbrushed, apart from the pitot tube which was hand painted

Jon
by jonf45
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Hasegawa 1:72 J-35F Draken
Replies: 5
Views: 580

Hasegawa 1:72 J-35F Draken

HI, Finished this little Draken a week or so ago, lovely kit, went together really nicely. Replaced the chunky pitot tube for a model master one, rest is oob.... https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49198303702_0da425eaf2_b.jpg Hasegawa 1.72 J-35F Draken 35604-3 by Jonathan Francis , on Flickr https:...
by jonf45
Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Revell 1/48 Marham Special Tornado #2!
Replies: 4
Views: 721

Re: Revell 1/48 Marham Special Tornado #2!

Cracking Bat, great scheme, beautifully finished :thumb:
by jonf45
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Heller 1:72 Mirage IV A No.61
Replies: 7
Views: 959

Re: Heller 1:72 Mirage IV A No.61

Thanks for the positive comments guys, always appreciated :)
by jonf45
Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Heller 1:72 Mirage IV A No.61
Replies: 7
Views: 959

Heller 1:72 Mirage IV A No.61

Morning, An old kit that i picked up a while ago,  so thought i may as well have a stab! Had read how bad the fit was so bought some extra filler, glad i did...... the fuselage halves dont seem to be the same height, and pretty much everything needed filler(which is my least favourite part of this h...
by jonf45
Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Revell 1/48 Marham Special Tornado!
Replies: 3
Views: 658

Re: Revell 1/48 Marham Special Tornado!

Beautiful :clap: Nice subtle weathering, "Goldstar" for you ;)
by jonf45
Fri Nov 22, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Revell 1:72 Shackleton AEW2
Replies: 9
Views: 1421

Re: Revell 1:72 Shackleton AEW2

Thanks for all the comments guys, much appreciated :thumbs:
by jonf45
Wed Nov 13, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Revell 1:72 Shackleton AEW2
Replies: 9
Views: 1421

Revell 1:72 Shackleton AEW2

Hi, Bought this ages ago but had a lot of issues with the fit, so gave up, then eventually got back round to it! Finished as WL756 of No.8 Squadron as seen by me at the 1988 RAF Chivenor Air Day! Some bits went together really well but i had major issues with the 4 bits that make up the fuselage kin...

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