Revell 1:72 Boeing P 26A (approx' 1966 vintage)

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  1. colin m

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    My little 2 shillings and six pence (1966 price) is finished.
    It's a rough kit, lots of bits were oversized, so I binned them and made new. I though the decals were going to be good, but turned out a bit of a pain, I can't complain, they were about 50 years old.
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    Well if nothing, it certainly adds some colour to my model shelves.

    Colin M..
     
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    very nice

    brings back memories of doing that one as a nipper
     
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    Very nice one!

    Colin....you are the king of rigging, I have no doubt about that ;)
     
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    Lovely little build colin , a tricky paint and decal job in this scale ! Looks fantastic
     
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    Great job Colin, turned this old kit into an attractive display.
     
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    Thanks all for having a look. Actually, it's not such a bad build, sure bits are out of scale (you may not have noticed the 'subtle' rivets) but for 17 ½p, you can't really grumble too much.
     
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    Very nice work Colin and very colorful,
     
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    eddiesolo It's a modelling time!

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    What a super little thing and you have really made this old kit come alive.
     
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    Gern 'Stashitis' victim

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    Nice one Col!

    Did you keep the box for its antique value?:)
     
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    Yes I did. I have only ever kept two boxes, this tiny Boeing P26A and a Convair B36. Opposite ends of the spectrum for sure.
     
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    Sorry Colin, I missed this.
    What a cracking little aircraft, and yes, colourful too.
    Nice one.

    Ron
     
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    It would save a bit of space if you could do a 'Doctor Who' and put the Convair box inside the P-26 box ......
     
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    Dr Who, or Houdini.......
     

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