Author Topic: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished &, finally, with AIM-9Bs  (Read 12129 times)

Offline Camthalion

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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar
« Reply #25 on: November 01, 2019, 05:30:23 AM »
looking good

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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar
« Reply #26 on: November 07, 2019, 12:39:31 PM »
Thanks, Camthalion! :smiley:

(Sorry for the late reply. :-[)

OK, she's almost done. Just a few fix-ups that need to be done. There are dozens that I'm not going to bother about.

This build is far from being close to my best with more issues than you can poke a tree branch at, some down to the kit (which has some surprising issues) but most down to me.

When I've done these I'll take & post some photo's.


She's sans missiles at the moment, but I'm hoping they'll arrive from the USA, courtesy of Mr Jeff Fontaine, soon.
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Offline Old Wombat

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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #27 on: November 07, 2019, 05:52:42 PM »
Well, folks, here she is, warts'n'all:


















Looking at the photo's it appears they're hiding most of the faults - I have no problem with that at all! ;D
« Last Edit: November 07, 2019, 06:42:00 PM by Old Wombat »
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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #28 on: November 07, 2019, 06:38:37 PM »
Sweet build of sweet subject.  Love it all - - -  :-*

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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #29 on: November 07, 2019, 06:44:57 PM »
Thanks, Bill! :smiley:
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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #30 on: November 07, 2019, 06:46:21 PM »
Great work Guy!
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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #31 on: November 07, 2019, 08:25:28 PM »
Verrrry nice, choice of colour scheme spot on!

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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #32 on: November 07, 2019, 09:27:44 PM »
Thank you, gentlemen! :icon_alabanza:
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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #33 on: November 07, 2019, 09:41:34 PM »
Looks good to me. 

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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #34 on: November 07, 2019, 10:25:06 PM »
That's a fine looking bird, well done!

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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #35 on: November 07, 2019, 11:33:52 PM »
Thanks, guys! :icon_alabanza:

Looks good to me. 

That's 'coz the pictures hide a thousand flaws. ;)
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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #36 on: November 08, 2019, 03:57:49 AM »
 :-* :smiley:
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Offline Camthalion

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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #37 on: November 08, 2019, 05:40:45 AM »
very cool.  Nice work

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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #38 on: November 08, 2019, 06:15:43 AM »
That's absolutely crackerjack, Mr Wombat!

What a stunner!

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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #39 on: November 08, 2019, 08:28:57 AM »
It looks awesome! The decals (and the checkerboard in particular) look painted on!

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #40 on: November 08, 2019, 08:37:47 AM »
Thank you very much, gentlemen! Highly appreciated! :icon_alabanza:


It looks awesome! The decals (and the checkerboard in particular) look painted on!

Possibly because the chequer-board is painted on. ;)
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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #41 on: November 08, 2019, 09:30:09 PM »
Very nice!

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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #42 on: November 08, 2019, 11:23:49 PM »
Thanks, Paul! :smiley:
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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #43 on: November 09, 2019, 07:11:47 AM »
Dang that's good!  :-*
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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #44 on: November 09, 2019, 04:37:26 PM »
Thank you, apophenia! :icon_alabanza:
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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #45 on: November 10, 2019, 04:53:30 PM »
Stunning!  8)  8)  8)

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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #46 on: November 10, 2019, 07:10:27 PM »
Thanks, arctic warrior! :smiley:
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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #47 on: November 13, 2019, 01:56:21 AM »
Cheers,
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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #48 on: November 13, 2019, 10:29:53 PM »
Thanks, Moritz! :icon_alabanza:

AIM-9B's arrived today ... erm ... yesterday, so she should get her armament soon.
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Re: RAN F9F-8 Cougar - Finished sans AIM-9Bs
« Reply #49 on: November 14, 2019, 12:09:31 AM »
AIM-9B's arrived today ... erm ... yesterday, so she should get her armament soon.
 
Yay! 

Was starting to worry that your package had managed to enter another plane of existence and was lost forever. 
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