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Sat Sep 22, 2018 5:51 pm
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I weather using two techniques: broad brush and artist oils and a 0/20 brush for panels lines:

Artist Oils:
http://www.stormomagazine.com/ModelArticles/F-84F/RF-84F/VinceTassone/RF-84F_VT_1a.html ...

Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:56 am
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Look forward to your Z.506! Its one of Vince Biondi's favorite planes, he'll love it I'm sure.

Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:44 am
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In his third and final installment, Angelo Battistelli brings us 6 photos of his SMER 1/50 FIAT CR.32bis in Regia Aeronautica service.

Click the image to view:
http://stormomagazine.com//ModelArt ...

Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:56 pm
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It came out beautiful Richard! Article please! If you can, perhaps summarize what you found above and any fixes you implemented.

Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:03 am
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Looking forward to it!

Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:19 am
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Must work harder to EARN it never mind all the previous promotions. After 21 years on the internet finally found a welcome home to display my models Wink

And loving all your work Smile!

Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:39 am
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Ciano turned against the Axis alliance as early as mid-1939 when he learnt that Germany was moving quickly toward war (in breach of the Pact of Steel) and worked hard to keep Italy out of war its a ...

Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:38 pm
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Hitler betrayed Mussolini, he made proclamations of peace (even to Italy) but was planning for war at the earliest possible time (Ciano's diary lays all this out, it should be required reading for WWI ...

Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:24 pm
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I'm not sure how much of a difference the G.55 would have made once the US entered the war, even in larger numbers. If you read day-to-day accounts, prior to the US entry into the war the RA reported ...

Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:29 pm
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I forgot to add:

Which engine type was less expensive and easier to produce the In-line or Radial?

Pros and cons to both designs, but given the limited size of the RA and its manufacturing base, ...

Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:20 pm
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I agree, a radial engine was with out a doubt more reliable and could take a ton of damage, however a P-47 couldn't turn like a Re.2005 and a Re.2006 was way faster than a P-47. A P-47 would need to ...

Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:06 pm
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I never liked the rational for the radial vs inline put forth but most authors on this topic. Just a partial list of successful radial engined fighters in WWII:

1) F4
2) F6F
3) F4U
4) P-47
5) M ...

Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:45 am
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Also, as far as competing with Spitfires, which were inline, I think that the more powerful MC200 would have more than held its weight in combat.

I agree.

Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:44 am
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Great discussion, as always Vince!

This would have been a great question to put to Mario Castoldi. Anyway adding a Piaggio P.XII RC 35 into a C.200 airframe would have necessitated a redesign, a b ...

Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:07 pm
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It already looks awesome!
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