Hawker Tempest II by John Griffin

Discussion in 'Gallery & Designs' started by John Griffin, Jun 5, 2006.

  1. John Griffin

    John Griffin Member

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    I've gotten some much better pics up now in my gallery. Here are the links. I will have to finish the build later (in two weeks) as I am going pn vacation in the morning...

    http://www.cardmodels.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=605&c=15

    http://www.cardmodels.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=604&c=15

    http://www.cardmodels.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=606&c=15

    http://www.cardmodels.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=602&c=15

    http://www.cardmodels.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=603&c=15

    http://www.cardmodels.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=604&c=15


    More photos will follow as I get more of the model assembled...



    John.
  2. Bowdenja

    Bowdenja Active Member

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    Cool John!

    I've got some profiles of the Iraqi versions if you want to do another version.

    How's the P-47 coming?

    john
  3. John Griffin

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    The P-47 is where it was when I started the Tempest II- that is, about 85-90%. I still need to do a few adjustments on the P-47, like get the centreline fuel tank right, and the wing-root fillets to fit better. But first I will be on vacation for a couple of weeks. Woo hoo.
    I will be posting links to much better pics of the Tempest MkII if I can get my friend with the nice camera to take some shots of it. The pics I posted so far really don't do it justice.

    After I finish the P-47 I am going to do an M-48 tank. I always liked that one- they used it alot in the old war and sci-fi movies I watched growing up... and it hasn't been done to death yet in paper, as far as I know.
    John.
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    The M-48 hasn't been done at all.
    Nor has the Pershing or M-60 - all related AFVs.

    Regards,

    Charlie
  5. John Griffin

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    M-48

    Great; I didn't think there were any. That's another good reason to do one. I guess all those rounded shapes will make it harder to design. Good thing is, we have a small outdoor museum here that has a few each of the M-48 and M-60. They even have a removed M-48 power pack sitting out on the ground. Perfect reference material! Of course they are all in dreadful condition though...
    The transmission cover at the rear of the engine-less one is missing... so, as the hatches are all welded shut, I crawled in through it into to fighting compartment. Talk about cramped.

    John.
  6. John Griffin

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    better images

    I've gotten some much better pics up now in my gallery. Here are the links. I will have to finish the build later (in two weeks) as I am going pn vacation in the morning...

    http://www.cardmodels.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=605&c=15

    http://www.cardmodels.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=604&c=15

    http://www.cardmodels.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=606&c=15

    http://www.cardmodels.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=602&c=15

    http://www.cardmodels.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=603&c=15

    http://www.cardmodels.net/gallery/showimage.php?i=602&c=15


    More photos will follow as I get more of the model assembled...