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Still in nostalgia, a metal kit cast by Mr. Chaubet at my express request on the basis of a resin kit from Petersplanes, which I assembled and decorated as one of the first Supermarine Walrus in 1/72 from Airfix .....
More info here : https://144airbattle.blogspot.com/2023/ ... art-1.html
and there : https://144airbattle.blogspot.com/2023/ ... art-2.html
Supermarine Walrus 4300.jpg
Supermarine Walrus 4360.JPG
Supermarine Walrus 4361.JPG
Supermarine Walrus 4362.JPG
PS: Sorry Smeg, although it is a seaplane, I did not place it in the FAA GB, because it is an RAF aircraft....
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β€œOi. Who are you calling a packet?” After the tot of rum.

Very good and lovely to see one of these finished. Beautifully done.

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Very nice! I do remember the old Airfix kit, too. I was ten or so, when I built the first one . . .
Particularly love the wake you made, love it!

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Both the aircraft and the vignette are gorgeous! I had that exact boxing of the Airfix Walrus as a youngster, though my dim recollection is that I struggled with aligning the wings. Peter Hawkins did indeed release a resin Walrus, now long OOP, back in the days of Peter's Planes. Lovely to see it essentially reborn in white metal here. ;)
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I like it!
The base looks flat; is it a photo with added (painted) wake?

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A lovely build there - securing and alignjng metal biplane wings does not seem like it would be fun!

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It’s beautiful! 😍

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πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ great work πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
and a idea to finish my 🫣

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Thank you so much.
ID19 wrote: ↑
Wed May 10, 2023 20:28
Particularly love the wake you made, love it!
moresby wrote: ↑
Thu May 18, 2023 4:22
The base looks flat; is it a photo with added (painted) wake?
I have no merit for the base.
These are Coastal Kits bases for waterline ship models, which I recut, then hollowed out to fit the model.
https://www.coastalkits.co.uk/newstore/ ... odels.html
waterline-montage-2.gif

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