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Offline smokeriderdon

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A-1H Toilet bomb
« on: Fri Sep, 01, 2017, 12:21:AM »
I found this little gem from Nam one day a while back when I was looking for reference pics for Skyraiders and new I HAD to do this one.

I have the Tamiya kit in 1/48 and a resin after market kit for the toilet bomb.

This kit is flipping awesome! It really is just about falling together. And its a good thing I took pics of the cockpit because you sure as poop cant see it in the plane.














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Re: A-1H Toilet bomb
« Reply #1 on: Fri Sep, 01, 2017, 12:25:AM »
 ;D   Know that pic   --- one of my favorite planes !    I'm all about the ground attack .
       You know 2 of those downed a MiG over Nam .

       Eager to see your build  , that Tomcat came out looking pretty hard-core .

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Re: A-1H Toilet bomb
« Reply #2 on: Fri Sep, 01, 2017, 12:29:AM »
Yes, I know. The Sandies were awesome planes. I believe the pilot who flew this mission had one of those kills before he was shot down himself.

And thank you sir! Glad you liked it. :)

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Re: A-1H Toilet bomb
« Reply #3 on: Sat Sep, 02, 2017, 03:48:PM »
Definitely looks to be an excellent kit.
LOTS of detail in that cockpit
"There must be some way out of here," said the Joker to the Thief.
"There's too much confusion. I can't get no relief."
--Bob Dylan, "All Along the Watchtower" 1965--

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Re: A-1H Toilet bomb
« Reply #4 on: Sun Sep, 03, 2017, 12:14:PM »
Q, and there was nice detail one the side walls as well. But you can see NONE of it. And that's without the canopy, though it will be open as in the pic. And yes, I cant say enough good things about this kit. Aside from the toilet bomb, this completely OOB. And it really doesn't need anything else. I may have to get another one to do the decals that came with it.

I did the first part of major painting. Sprayed Mr. Surfacer 1500 to fill in any hairlines and work as black basing. I think I got mostly the effect I wanted. Now I have to go back and tighten up the border between colors, sand just a bit and other such stuff. Hopefully be to the decals soon.






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Re: A-1H Toilet bomb
« Reply #5 on: Sun Sep, 03, 2017, 04:30:PM »
Definitely looking good
"There must be some way out of here," said the Joker to the Thief.
"There's too much confusion. I can't get no relief."
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Re: A-1H Toilet bomb
« Reply #6 on: Mon Sep, 11, 2017, 08:01:PM »
So the decals are all on and some more gloss applied. Today is weathering and working on the bombs and landing gear and such.






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Re: A-1H Toilet bomb
« Reply #7 on: Mon Sep, 11, 2017, 09:22:PM »
Interesting little stand it's sitting on 

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Re: A-1H Toilet bomb
« Reply #8 on: Tue Sep, 12, 2017, 12:59:AM »
https://flightpose.com/

I love them. Need to get more to use for display. I use the two I have for building.

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Re: A-1H Toilet bomb
« Reply #9 on: Wed Sep, 13, 2017, 04:05:PM »
Weathering pretty much done. I may go back and dirty her up some more. Debating that.











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Re: A-1H Toilet bomb
« Reply #10 on: Wed Sep, 13, 2017, 11:05:PM »
I'm thinking she looks just fine.
Maybe she's a well-maintained bird
"There must be some way out of here," said the Joker to the Thief.
"There's too much confusion. I can't get no relief."
--Bob Dylan, "All Along the Watchtower" 1965--

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Re: A-1H Toilet bomb
« Reply #11 on: Sun Sep, 17, 2017, 10:20:PM »
Got her almost done on Thu. I was away for the weekend, so will hopefully finish up tomorrow or Tue. Just a couple more bombs, guns and prop and a few little bits to go.