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  1. spruecutter

    FAR T-33A 1961-1/48 Academy

    What's "wordy"? Is that like "shirty"?
  2. spruecutter

    FAR T-33A 1961-1/48 Academy

    Why? And no. I am not ripping apart the fuselage to re engineer the rear seat.
  3. spruecutter

    FAR T-33A 1961-1/48 Academy

    Downtime thanks but it's a plane not a sailing ship, I will use plastic card stock.
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  5. spruecutter

    FAR T-33A 1961-1/48 Academy

    Here is a picture showing the seats in without the ejection rails or headrests in. The front seat area has room the rear is very questionable.
  6. spruecutter

    FAR T-33A 1961-1/48 Academy

    Thanks, I have the fuselage together with 17 grams of weight in the nose. I can't figure why Academy left a gaping see through hole behind the 2nd pilots seat by the headrest. I saw a build elswhere and the modeler blanked it out with card stock. Also I don't think the back seater's seat is...
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  9. spruecutter

    Sanding the pain in the rear but often the pain needs to be endured.

    I had a brother like that, worked in a mold shop, stated out on Bridgeports, lathes, then boring mills and finally polishing. For a hobby he was making a telescope, polished the lens by hand. I was a lowly welder, iron worker then went into a machine building company, working with stainless...
  10. spruecutter

    FAR T-33A 1961-1/48 Academy

    Moving right along, cockpit done and in right side fuselage. Now to order resin seats.
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  14. spruecutter

    FAR T-33A 1961-1/48 Academy

    Here is the replacement 1/48 T-33A for the now defunct Testors kit. Same subject, Cuban Revolutionary Air Force T-33A during the Bay of Pigs in 1961.
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  17. spruecutter

    New to this

    I only brush paint smaller details. I used Model Master paints but they are no longer available so I now use Vallejo Model Color acrylic which is excellent for brush painting, if too thick I use their thinner, Thinner Medium and mix it in a small pallet. I clean the brushes with 90% isopryl alcohol.
  18. spruecutter

    1/72 F-102A-Meng

    The area below the tail around the burner can has been painted a bright gun metal color.
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