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Yoghurt's first plane
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Bucuresti, Romania
Joined: May 30, 2007
KitMaker: 35 posts
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Posted: Wednesday, July 04, 2007 - 07:38 PM UTC

That's a great Spit....I sure would like my builds to look the same!!!

Superb work, keep going!!!!
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Akhaia, Greece / Ελλάδα
Joined: May 26, 2007
KitMaker: 71 posts
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Posted: Sunday, June 17, 2007 - 10:00 AM UTC
Hi Courtney,
it is honestly the best Spit I've ever seen and I've seen a lot even the real ones and heard them flying over London some years ago.

Keep on,

George from Greece
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England - South East, United Kingdom
Joined: November 21, 2005
KitMaker: 76 posts
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Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 10:32 PM UTC
Hi Everyone
Thankyou for your comments.
I enjoy building planes. But I must admit that I prefer building tanks.
Here is a photo feature on my Spitfire on the British Bulldogs site
I won Gold medals at Hinckley and one at Milton Keynes, for my age group.
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Florida, United States
Joined: April 25, 2005
KitMaker: 110 posts
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Posted: Wednesday, March 14, 2007 - 05:55 AM UTC
I have to say, that plane looks outstanding for your first one!
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Joined: December 27, 2002
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Posted: Monday, March 12, 2007 - 04:48 AM UTC
Hi yoghurt:

It looks great. That Airfix Spitfire isn´t very easy. Congratulations, it doesn´t look like a first aircraft model.
Keep on modelling Spitfires
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Scotland, United Kingdom
Joined: June 01, 2006
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Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2006 - 09:26 PM UTC
That's a real beauty Courtney!
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Tennessee, United States
Joined: December 21, 2002
KitMaker: 7,718 posts
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Posted: Wednesday, September 27, 2006 - 05:19 AM UTC
Hi Courtney,

A fine model there! You look like you've been building for awhile.


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England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
Joined: March 23, 2003
KitMaker: 2,124 posts
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Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2006 - 12:53 PM UTC
hi courtney! just caught up with this thread, thats a real nice model you've built there, are you bringing it to telford? the blu tac "sausage" method is a neat way to mask for this style of camaflage is'nt it? i've used it a couple of times on stuff ive built now and its the best (and easiest!) way to mask wavy lines
(is dad keeping off your section of the desk still)
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Indiana, United States
Joined: October 16, 2002
KitMaker: 5,271 posts
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Posted: Friday, September 22, 2006 - 04:30 PM UTC

Your first plane looks far better than any winged thing I have ever built. Congrats on a fine job.

Dave, BluTac is that sticky removable blue putty like stuff people use to hang posters and things on their walls. Yes, you mask with it, like Silly Putty.

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Alberta, Canada
Joined: March 08, 2006
KitMaker: 12 posts
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Posted: Friday, September 22, 2006 - 03:44 AM UTC
hi that is a nice spitfire as for the airfix kit how is it? ibuilt a couple tamiya spits they were really nice that looks cool take care paul
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Singapore / 新加坡
Joined: February 22, 2005
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Posted: Monday, June 12, 2006 - 09:59 AM UTC

That was really a great looking plane! Congrats and hope to see more of your future builds.

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Virginia, United States
Joined: February 26, 2002
KitMaker: 1,218 posts
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Posted: Sunday, June 11, 2006 - 11:09 PM UTC
Hi Yoghurt....

Congrats on your first A/C kit. Looks pretty darn good for a first time plane builder.... I hope that you've gotten to be addicted to these wingy thingys...LOL.

Great Job !!!!

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Michigan, United States
Joined: December 11, 2003
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Posted: Saturday, June 10, 2006 - 05:44 AM UTC
That's a great looking plane you built there.
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Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Joined: January 08, 2005
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Posted: Saturday, June 10, 2006 - 01:49 AM UTC
A very nice spit you have there much better than any spit I have ever done, that is sure.

Hey, you may want to post that one on hyperscale too ( hyperscale.com ).

I guarantee you it will look good there
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Sri Lanka
Joined: May 05, 2005
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Posted: Friday, June 09, 2006 - 11:23 PM UTC

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but I had more fun painting it because we used the blu-tack technique for the camouflage

What IS the blu-tac technique? Do you use it as a mask?
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Visayas, Philippines
Joined: September 01, 2004
KitMaker: 853 posts
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Posted: Friday, April 28, 2006 - 05:07 AM UTC
Very very beautiful! That's a fine piece of work.
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Nebraska, United States
Joined: January 28, 2004
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Posted: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 - 07:55 AM UTC
Courtney..wow..that looks really good. You are becoming a very good modellor. Congrats on your first plane.

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England - North East, United Kingdom
Joined: October 20, 2005
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Posted: Friday, March 10, 2006 - 09:53 PM UTC
It looks really good. I havnt built a spitfire yet (really should) and ive been modelling for four years. The first model i built was a 1/32 haker typhoon spent a year on its still got pride of place in my room but been broken a bit over the years. You should be really proud of it, it looks fantanstic.
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England - South East, United Kingdom
Joined: November 21, 2005
KitMaker: 76 posts
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Posted: Friday, March 10, 2006 - 06:10 PM UTC
Hi girls,
Just to tell you i built my first plane ( a 1/ 48 Airfix Supermarine Spitfire Mk VB). Mal persuaded me to build one at the Telford model show.
I had fun building it, but I had more fun painting it because we used the blu-tack technique for the camouflage (rolling it up like sausages :-) ).
Hope you like it, Courtney