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AOKGB Firefly - Off and running

June 27 2012 at 5:46 AM

Tony Rigby  (Login TonyRigby)
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Sorry, pictures as soon as possible.

Last week I packed up minimal tools and paints, and some kits (DH Hornet, Fairey Firefly and HPM Mirage IIIO) and drove 1,000 km to look after my brother's house & dog while he took the twin sons to 'Ninga Summer School' in Japan. My Dad snaffled my painting skills to paint doors in the holiday house so Thursday and Friday went to custard.

I used the new vernier calipers to measure and cut brass undercarriage components for the next Firefly kit. And I couldn't find the HALO decals, just the scans of the decal sheet and instructions.

Now, after two days of modelling on the first of the Airfix Fireflies - one of the 1990's issued kit ...with all the wing misalignment issues that brings and we are ready to crank up the compressor and spray paint.

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