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TOPIC: Surprise WNW release for Christmas

Surprise WNW release for Christmas 03 Dec 2017 22:05 #1

Well this is exciting. WNW is releasing a Sopwith 5F.1 Dolphin for Christmas. :yipee
Mine are ordered :bgrin



Saul, the first one is for you :evil:

Reasonable at $79.00.

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Surprise WNW release for Christmas 04 Dec 2017 01:29 #2

Ah, nice the Dolphin!
OOOPPPSSS, Merry Christmas to me :yipee
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Surprise WNW release for Christmas 04 Dec 2017 05:15 #3

Ugly and nice at the same time!



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Surprise WNW release for Christmas 04 Dec 2017 06:41 #4

This is the one they tried to sneak up under someone and take them out? Guess they had to try a little of everything.
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Surprise WNW release for Christmas 04 Dec 2017 07:34 #5

If it wasn't for all those turnbuckles i would build them al.
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Surprise WNW release for Christmas 04 Dec 2017 09:37 #6

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This is the one they tried to sneak up under someone and take them out? Guess they had to try a little of everything.

Yeah, this was a high altitude fighter and although unliked by the pilots the guns would allow one to come up on a Zepplin from below. They also carried 2 303s firing through the prop and 2 Sqns experimented with attaching the Lewis guns to the lower wings to fire outside the prop.
One of the paint schemes has a bomb rack as towards the end of the war the Allies were using everything to try and strafe and bomb the trenches.
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Surprise WNW release for Christmas 04 Dec 2017 09:39 #7

Piet wrote:
If it wasn't for all those turnbuckles i would build them al.

They scare me also but these kits are so nice its worth the attempt. You might be surprised and love stringbags if you got one.
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Surprise WNW release for Christmas 04 Dec 2017 09:48 #8

jknaus wrote:
Piet wrote:
If it wasn't for all those turnbuckles i would build them al.

They scare me also but these kits are so nice its worth the attempt. You might be surprised and love stringbags if you got one.

I wonder if we don't sometimes overdo the turnbuckles. Looking back at my photos from the RAF they don't jump out at me.

Read on Wiki that one of these are at RAF Museum in London but it sure wasn't on display when I went.
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Surprise WNW release for Christmas 04 Dec 2017 09:55 #9

Interesting looking craft!! :hmmm
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Surprise WNW release for Christmas 04 Dec 2017 10:33 #10

I have 2 coming and the Boars Mouth is a must do. And in the ref pics I have found my really must do, a bird from Canuckistan :yipee

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Now to try and find decals or enough info to make my own :bgrin
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Surprise WNW release for Christmas 04 Dec 2017 10:57 #11

Nice James! Those decals should be easy enough, surely you can find a Maple Leaf around there somewheres. I think it's clear that it would be red, not only for obvious reason but the grey scale matches the roundel and the tail.
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Surprise WNW release for Christmas 04 Dec 2017 11:38 #12

I thought green but I see your point. Found this though just to muddy the waters.



And this with a different s/n.



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