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Old 12-14-2011, 04:09 PM
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Earlier you mentioned you were looking for a good paint job. Here is one I found earlier on the internet, but has since been removed. It's not extremely colorful, but is also the one used for a Revell 1/48th scale model, which means you can get all accurate markings by finding that model. I believe it's available at Hobby Lobby, among other places. URL for picture is: http://a6intruders.shutterfly.com/pictures/9.

Another from VA-35 Black Panthers is at http://www.flickr.com/photos/dprod/4...3237/lightbox/


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Old 02-19-2012, 04:35 PM
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Default RE: 1/6th A-6 Intruder Scratch Build

Looking good Ian, i like how you did the fin/body bland n fairing with this icing stuff. I will look for it here in Toronto if it's available. I wonder if it will adhere to epoxy resin structures of not?

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Old 02-19-2012, 09:49 PM
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Sure will Sam, even though it is polyester it still adheres. Thanks for the encouragement!!
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Old 02-20-2012, 05:54 AM
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Get back to work!
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No kidding Thomas, i cant keep pace with you man!!!
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Old 07-17-2012, 06:31 PM
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Any updates????
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No updates lately guys, sorry. Been building planes for Dantley since he lost everything in a fire. I am also expecting my first baby girl in about 4 weeks or so, so I am sure that will slow things as well. As soon as I finish up with Dantley's gear though I will be ramping back up with the Intruder.
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 I know the feeling to loss of a fleet due to fire.... Mine came witrh vandals yea the vandalized everything slole and sild no less pn ebay... Congrats on your first newborn......
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Any developments on this project?

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Nothing lately Rueben. Family and life had put it on hold but I have recently made a commitment to myself to clean up some space and get back rolling on this. I hope to so soon. I have already started prepping so hopefully some updates in the near future. Thanks for the interest though!
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I am familiar with that situation! Anyway it is a nice project indeed. Take care.
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Oh man, what have I done.

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That's the spirit!
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Default A6e Ever Completed?

Wanted to see if you ever pulled your canopy. I gave my partner in the B-47 crime my 5.5 A6e. We have the
canopy for the kit we drove to Florida to retrieve. However, the original movie fuselage is still absent its canopy
and canopy frame. Did you make your plug inclusive of the base with the clear or lay up the base?

There is a minuscule size difference between 5.5 and 6th scale. I am sure Sam wants a canopy if you have or
name/number of who pulled yours.
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Sorry to say Ed I have not. The project has been on hold for sometime (family and career). I still have everything so someday it will get started again and when that happens I will post here again. Thanks for the inquiry though.
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