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Merlin
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Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2006 - 12:31 PM UTC
Dave O''Meara (Grumpyoldman) has sent us photos of a build with a difference! A rather unusual fighter ace, with some very familiar-looking kills under his cockpit!

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Snowhand
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Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2006 - 03:48 PM UTC
That is simply too cute

Didn't know he downed Merlin and Sabot though lol

Nice work
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Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2006 - 03:54 PM UTC
I LOVE that - I even love the stick holding it up. Good job Grump
Grumpyoldman
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Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2006 - 04:18 PM UTC
:-) :-) Thanks Rowan for posting it..... :-) :-)
Hopefully it will put a few smiles on some faces....
Scott, I want you to know that that "stick" is a highly expensive silver plated stick...... :-) :-)
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Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2006 - 06:00 PM UTC
The OD put a smile on my face as does the

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highly expensive silver plated stick



:-)
JPTRR
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Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2006 - 08:16 PM UTC
Dave, that is great! I get a big kick out of it. Thank you for this.


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Didn't know he downed Merlin and Sabot though



Why not down Merlin? Then my fiendish plan to destroy ArmoramA Aircraft can proceed (visualize Blowfeld from the Bond movies) :-)
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Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2006 - 08:30 PM UTC
Neat little piece there, Dave. I like it. I also see he got you and Mother as well.
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Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2006 - 08:43 PM UTC
Love it Dave.

enough to warm the cockles on a cold grey day.

Would love to see the Dad's Army combo....

Still smiling and I saw it hours ago :-)

Cheers
Peter
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Posted: Sunday, April 23, 2006 - 02:00 AM UTC
I Love It Dave!

Oh man, I really love whimsical stuff like that...I really do!
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Posted: Thursday, April 27, 2006 - 09:00 PM UTC
:-) hahaha Dave.... very original subject!!
you're right... sometimes we need to make our hobby funny!
tom
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Posted: Friday, April 28, 2006 - 12:25 AM UTC
Brilliant Dave!

It's not often I wonder into the Aircraft hanger, and this time was definitely worth it! :-) :-)