I like to work on all of 'em at once!
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Transforming the Revell 707 kit engines to something resembling a JT3C turbojet!

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Updated : 10-24-2013
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better pic showing the exhaust tubes from the Airfix kit and some scratch building

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Updated : 10-25-2013
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Not sure what part number 13 in the kit is for, but it makes for a nice pressure sensor if applied to the edge of the vertical fin.

Picture 514x472 157KB, 203 hits.
Updated : 02-16-2012
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The MC 707 can be a nice kit with a little love. Here I\'ve used the resin cockpit replacement part and reworked the engine pylon-wing joints.

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Updated : 02-16-2012
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trying on her gear for the first time. I re-built the ventral fin to depict those fitted to the 707-320s.

Picture 796x369 40KB, 309 hits.
Updated : 05-05-2012
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weathering and decalling underway at last!

Picture 851x636 61KB, 293 hits.
Updated : 05-05-2012
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test fitting no. 3 engine. this is my favorite step of the build process!

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Updated : 05-05-2012
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these will go on my TWA -331B

Picture 828x678 312KB, 273 hits.
Updated : 04-05-2012
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finally finished!

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Updated : 05-20-2012
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Sasquatch fuselage with tail removed for re-shaping

Picture 431x284 72KB, 156 hits.
Updated : 02-15-2012
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Revell wings, gear and engines. Going for my first set of extended flaps and slats!

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Updated : 02-15-2012
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mock up with resin stabilizers.

Picture 510x337 49KB, 236 hits.
Updated : 02-15-2012
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scratch built flaps- challenging so far but worth the effort!

Picture 480x358 64KB, 200 hits.
Updated : 02-15-2012
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Ive modified the Airfix Comet 4B to a 1A using the FRsin conversion kit.

Picture 644x562 409KB, 134 hits.
Updated : 02-16-2012
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This Comet required a lot of chopping and filling. If only Id know there was to be a plastic version available soon!

Picture 747x484 404KB, 158 hits.
Updated : 02-16-2012
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I sawed off the resin exhaust pipes and replaced them with aluminum tubing and the end of a toothpick.

Picture 865x718 309KB, 151 hits.
Updated : 08-27-2012
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Got the look of the plane about right- painting is next.

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Updated : 08-27-2012
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test fitting the gear, some of it scratchbuilt

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Updated : 09-16-2012
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Another one done!

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Updated : 10-06-2012
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This design still looks sleek to me despite its 1940s vintage.

Picture 1146x543 158KB, 145 hits.
Updated : 10-06-2012
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converting the MC DC8-63 to a series -20. This is a beautiful model to work on.

Picture 508x311 150KB, 295 hits.
Updated : 02-15-2012
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DC8-20 coming along slowly but surely

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Updated : 04-05-2012
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outfitted with two JT4-As

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Updated : 05-04-2012
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Incredible JT4As from F-Rsin for my DC8-20

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Updated : 04-05-2012
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restoring this 20 year old model with my own custom Hughes Airwest decals.

Picture 486x354 117KB, 329 hits.
Updated : 02-15-2012
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Restoring this old Airfix kit to an early Pan Am -321. Thanks to Frank for the engines! They are the JT4's from the old Revell DC8 kit.

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Updated : 04-05-2012
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Time for a face transplant using a Revell nosecone and resin cockpit.

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Updated : 04-05-2012
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A pretty good donor match! Time for some filling and sanding.

Picture 753x411 358KB, 325 hits.
Updated : 04-05-2012
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I shortened the fin down to its original height, before the 707s received their stability modifications.

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Updated : 08-27-2012
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test fitting the gear- thanks to Blinkjames for the wheels!

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Updated : 09-16-2012
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Im always amazed at how small the Comet was next to the 707

Picture 1207x446 236KB, 189 hits.
Updated : 09-16-2012
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nearing the finish line with decals by TwoSix

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Updated : 10-15-2012
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Jet Clipper Golden Eagle-done!

Picture 1049x456 169KB, 276 hits.
Updated : 10-24-2012
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a little progress on one of several projects

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Updated : 01-17-2014
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After painting the wings, I masked and sprayed Dullcote to create the coroguard

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Updated : 02-09-2014
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Bright Gooney Bird!

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Updated : 10-25-2013
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This one will be in Empire markings

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Updated : 10-25-2013
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coming along with Draw decals and a few extra details

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Updated : 03-15-2014
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