[jhb_airlines] Re: Models

  • From: gwinsk@xxxxxxx
  • To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 17:50:37 +0100

If on ebay, that should perhaps read "if you find two decent models let me 
know".

Gerry Winskill
gwinsk@xxxxxxx




On 29 Sep 2004 at 17:47, Bones wrote:

> Don't remind me. My scribblings at school would invariably include
> lots of side views of Hunters in various markings. It was a most
> aesthetic aircraft to look at and I still think it was the epitome of
> craftman's skill. 
> 
> If you find a decent diecast model let me know..
> 
> bones
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> > [mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> > gwinsk@xxxxxxx Sent: 29 September 2004 14:18 To:
> > Ukscenery@xxxxxxxxxx Cc: Jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject:
> > [jhb_airlines] Models
> > 
> > 
> > Looking, just, at the recently downloaded Dave Garwood Hunter 
> > video, brought on a 
> > bout of nostalgia.
> > During National Service, when we regularly were visited by 
> > Hunters, I made a Revell 
> > model. It pleased the eye and, with occasional re glueing, 
> > lasted many years. It didn't, 
> > apparently, survive one of our house moves.
> >  A couple of years ago, I bought a Franklin Mint model of the 
> > E Type.  At 7" long, it's a 
> > decent size for detail. It wasn't cheap, other sources can be 
> > far more expensive, but has 
> > a superb paint finish and detail.
> > Now, if I were to travel back, from my dotage, is there a 
> > decent source of metal aircraft 
> > models? Hunter, Lightning, Javelin, Canberra... I'm beginning 
> > to drool.
> > 
> > Off to have a look at ebay.
> > 
> > Gerry Winskill
> > gwinsk@xxxxxxx
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> 



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