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by RetiredInKalifornia
Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 169
Views: 22727

Group II Plastics: Hasegawa, Italeri, FROG "What-If" Macchi C.202s

GROUP II PLASTIC MODEL BUILDS ARE COMPLETE Build Progress Reports Will Be Continuously Posted Here, Photos Of Built Models Will Be On Separate Postings The FROG, Hasegawa, Italeri & SUPERMODEL Macchi C.202 1/72 scale injected plastic model kits of the Folgore are decades-old none of which in produc...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 169
Views: 22727

Aeronautica Macchi In-Line Engine Fighters Collection

Left: All 1973-Vintage SUPERMODEL C.202 Kit Build Options Middle: Maybe Future C.202 Prototype Build, SEM Models C.202D, Hasegawa C.202EC With SEM Model Cannons, SEM Models C.204, Italian Kits Wings C.205M Hasegawa C.202 Conversion Right: C.205V Prototype Modified SUPERMODEL Kit, SEM Model C.205N-1...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 169
Views: 22727

Thanks...

That's one beautiful looking plane! Article please. ...Will get to article tomorrow. I'd modified the engine section for optional "power egg" display or cowling in place; Elmer's White Glue too weak to hold cowling on, had to hard-glue it on with cyanoacetate, could be pried off but won't do that, ...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Thu Feb 27, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 169
Views: 22727

Cunarmodel Macchi C.207

https://i.postimg.cc/nhKqq66G/Macchi-C207-Completed-With-Cunarmodel-Tag.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/8zgCBsSq/Macchi-C207-Completed-Top-Front.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/KYZvwV4f/Macchi-C207-Completed-Top-Rear.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/Vsbrjxt0/Macchi-C207-Completed-Upper-Front.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/vZG...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Sun Feb 23, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 169
Views: 22727

Yes...

I didn't realize you got this kit! I', looking forward to this build. If you can send me a short review, I'll post it on Stormo. Use the same rating system as in other kit reviews if you can. ...Thought you'd asked me to build it in Hungarian livery. After building the Serie II Macchi fighters may ...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 169
Views: 22727

Yep, Sure Did...

I didn't realize you got this kit! I', looking forward to this build. If you can send me a short review, I'll post it on Stormo. Use the same rating system as in other kit reviews if you can. ...Thought you'd asked me to build it in Hungarian livery. After building the Serie II Macchi fighters may ...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Color and Camouflage Schemes
Topic: Breda Tebaldi-Zari
Replies: 7
Views: 1651

Excellent Art...

...Always appreciate aviation artistry, may resume mime after retiring from model making, top priority is original 1942 twin-tail CONVAIR B-36 bomber design. Great Effort :thumbup: :clap:
by RetiredInKalifornia
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 169
Views: 22727

BroPlan CANT Z.506C Vacuform Conversion Kit Has Arrived...

Aviation Megastore has 1/72 scale BroPlan MS-44 CANT Z.506C Vacuform Conversion Kits with injected plastic & etched brass detail parts for sale, promptly purchased one for U.S. $54. This likely is the same advertised offering I'd seen in 2019 but passed on buying given mailing a kit to me was 1-1/2...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 169
Views: 22727

Cunarmodel Macchi C.207 Construction Now Underway

See Group II: SEM Model Macchi C.205N-1 & N-2, Cunarmodel Macchi C.207, RS Models Reggine Re.2007 Resins Builds In Progress post above for details.
by RetiredInKalifornia
Sun Feb 16, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 169
Views: 22727

Certainly DO Know That...

You have a ton of head-turners: your G.12, G.50, CR.42DB, P.108A/T/B, BR.20s, SM.81s, RS.14, FL.3, CANT Z.1007, SM.79s - any of those kits should win. You should know who the judges are too, they do vote for people they know - you'd be surprised how rigged some of these contests are. ...Plus ain't ...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 169
Views: 22727

Yes Indeed...

yes you need to be careful to have an even surface when using metalizers, use Mr.Surfacer 1000, a couple of applications will even the surface of anything - see my RF-84F - Paint section. I haven't entered a competition in years, show and competitions are always a great time to see friends and the ...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Sat Feb 15, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 169
Views: 22727

IPMS-Silverwings Sacramento Contest Update...

...other than the Cunarmodel Macchi C.207 don't think I'll be building any more Italian silverbirds this year; used metalizer-like products before, every casting goof, puttied seam line, uneven anything pops-out, spraying with enamels does wonders hiding them. Now as I write my Choroszy Modelbud Br...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Sat Feb 15, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 169
Views: 22727

Thanks...

Nice job Richard! article as usual. You should try out Metalizer, they produce outstanding results. ...other than the Cunarmodel Macchi C.207 don't think I'll be building any more Italian silverbirds this year; used metalizer-like products before, every casting goof, puttied seam line, uneven anyth...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 169
Views: 22727

RS Models Reggiane Re.2007 Conjectured Post-WWII Swept Wing Turbojet Design Concept

https://i.postimg.cc/MTKVTWq4/Reggiane-2007-Complete-Top-Front.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/4yj9BVVk/Reggiane-2007-Complete-Top-Rear.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/J4BJtYC1/Reggiane-2007-Complete-Underneath-Front.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/s2KGbt7J/Reggiane-2007-Complete-Underneath-Rear.jpg https://i.postimg.c...
by RetiredInKalifornia
Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Pics
Topic: Retired In Kalifornia's Italian Aircraft Model Builds In Progress Photos
Replies: 169
Views: 22727

Good News - Finally!

Aviation Megastore has 1/72 scale BroPlan MS-44 CANT Z.506C Vacuform Conversion Kits with injected plastic & etched brass detail parts for sale, promptly purchased one for U.S. $54. This likely is the same advertised offering I'd seen in 2019 but passed on buying given mailing a kit to me was 1-1/2...