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by RetiredInKalifornia
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 129448

Thanks...

It was a good run Richard, with allot of beauties built along the way :clap: ...Italeri C.202 build easiest of all those this year though flubbed spotting where to drill hole for Pitot tube forward of engine coolant radiator, was too close, quickly puttied it up, smoothed & spray painted over it, d...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 129448

Not Quite Yet...

davenport49 wrote:
Wed Dec 30, 2020 7:34 am
Beautifully done, Richard. Sorry to see you go. :sad:
...Still must photograph all models for posterity, start new discussion thread posting them, commencing effort next month.
by RetiredInKalifornia
Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 129448

E Ora In Conclusione ...

All of my Italian aviation scale model kits have been built in so doing ending 14 continuous years of building (2006-2020) well as 59 years on-off-on-off etc., etc. years of building. Thanks to all who've viewed my builds & commented on them - Richard
by RetiredInKalifornia
Tue Dec 29, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 129448

Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos

Proposed Late 2019 To End Of 2020 Model Builds - FINAL UPDATE 12/29/2020 All "Italian" model kits got left to build are shown below: Group I: Built - See Post Above Omega Models Caproni Ca.335 Built - See Post Above SEM Model Savoia-Marchetti S.73 conversion kit with SUPERMODEL S.81 injected plasti...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Tue Dec 29, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 129448

Italeri Aeronautica Macchi C.202 Folgore - "The Last Italian"

https://i.postimg.cc/mDVcRzFB/DSC06968.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/jqgWFfbh/DSC06962.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/RVW350Cx/DSC06970.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/5NDXxMjY/DSC06972.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/L8fn50Zy/DSC06974.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/GpxtJ8KG/DSC06976.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/SsZK3BwK/DSC06977.jp...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Sun Dec 27, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Reggiane Re.2002 Ariete
Replies: 8
Views: 1184

Also...

Looking pretty good. But you've put the main wheels on wrong way around. They should be on the outboard side of the legs. https://comandosupremo.com/reggiane-re-2002/ Chris ...Curtiss P-36 & P-40 had same landing gear folding arrangement, P-36 first flying 4 years before the Reggiane 2000, Roberto ...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Sun Dec 27, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 129448

Group VI Italeri Macchi C.202 "Sayonara Forever" Build - Part III

December 27, 2020 Uppersides Of All Major Components CMPR/GAVS Schema C5 Mottled With Humbrol 118 Matt US Tan + 36% Testors Flat White Enamels Replicating Nocciola Chiaro 4: https://i.postimg.cc/k5LRSCjS/Macchi-C202-Topside-Mottles-A.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/qvz7xY6x/Macchi-C202-Topside-Mottles-B.j...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Sat Dec 26, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 129448

Group VI Italeri Macchi C.202 "Sayonara Forever" Build - Part II

December 26, 2020 Mainwing Assembly Glued Underneath Fuselage Assembly, Seams Puttied & Sanded; Uppersides Of Major Components Spray Painted Humbrol 91 Matt Black Green + 36% Testors Flat White Enamels Replicating Verde Oliva Scuro 2: https://i.postimg.cc/fyWP4vBK/Macchi-C202-Exterior-Base-Painting...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Fri Dec 25, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 129448

Group VI Italeri Macchi C.202 "Sayonara Forever" Build - Part I

December 24-25, 2020 Fuselage Halve Interiors Painted, Italeri Model Kit, Leftover AML Macchi C.200 & Scratch-Made Cockpit Parts Painted & Assembled, Glued In Place: https://i.postimg.cc/wT2Wqdww/Macchi-C202-Syronara-Build-Interior-A.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/Z5DVNxt3/Macchi-C202-Syronara-Build-Inte...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Wed Dec 23, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 129448

Group VI Italeri Macchi C.202 "Sayonara Forever" Build

This Italeri Aeronautica Macchi C.202 kit caps off fourteen non-stop years building 1/72 scale Italian aviation subject models, the "Sayonara Forever" of 59 on-off kit building years as well: https://i.postimg.cc/3JJTdt31/Macch-C202-Sayronara-Forever-Build.jpg The model will be rendered similar to ...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Wed Dec 23, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 129448

Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos

Proposed Late 2019 To End Of 2020 Model Builds - Updated 12/23/2020 All "Italian" model kits got left to build are shown below: Group I: Built - See Post Above Omega Models Caproni Ca.335 Built - See Post Above SEM Model Savoia-Marchetti S.73 conversion kit with SUPERMODEL S.81 injected plastic don...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 129448

BroPlan Caproni Ca.111

https://i.postimg.cc/G2zpnkgM/DSC06940.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/NjTfjhP2/DSC06941.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/R0k7nzMr/DSC06910.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/GtQGN8vr/DSC06909.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/J4rbXxWh/DSC06911.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/VLKXWtYW/DSC06912.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/43g4K8rL/DSC06914.jp...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Tue Dec 22, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savioa Marchetti SM 83
Replies: 6
Views: 1605

Wow...

I will be giving up building soon. The biggest reason living in Morocco it is almost impossible to get supplies. No liquids can come through the mail. Going on 86 years of age my eyes are getting bad, need magnifying glasses to see well. I have several models waiting for decals, sent away three tim...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 276
Views: 129448

Re: Group V - BroPlan Vacuform Builds - Part XII

December 18-21, 2020 Tailplanes Assembled, Painted, Glued In Place, EZ Line Thread Replicating Bracing Cables Glued In Place: https://i.postimg.cc/xCnn3vHj/Caproni-111-Tailplanes-Landing-Gear-Mainframes-A.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/59Pb8Ft1/Caproni-111-Tailplanes-Landing-Gear-Mainframes-D.jpg Mainwin...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Sun Dec 20, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Savioa Marchetti SM 83
Replies: 6
Views: 1605

You're Welcome...

Thank you very much for the information. I will buy the 87 and see if I can build the landing gear. I have built the 87 not one of my better builds; had a lot of trouble with the cabin windows. I ended up using white glue for them, and I do not like the results I achieved. Again RIC thank you. I'd ...