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Old 29-07-2013, 20:48
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Agreed Ivor, great to know that there's a wealth of information out there.

Progress is good with VICTORIOUS, long may it continue mate.

Hope you are well buddy.

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Thanks Sandy ...hope all goes well tomorrow ...will be thinking of you mate
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Old 18-08-2013, 18:57
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Well Sandy just like your good self , forever fiddling and refurbishing , [well cant get down the bloody lake till I get me wheels back so what the hell .

Decided to remove the Sea Venom from the aft Lift and place a heavily modified Buccaneer in its place .....sure its not totally to scale as I cant get the correct scale models anyway [ the ship is 1/96 ] as the Aircraft are 1/72 .....but hey it looks better to me and its my model

hope you think its close enough mate
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Old 19-08-2013, 20:05
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Very good Ivor.....very very good mate.

Nice to see the nose cone swung back and the Chief Stoker's ears (air brakes) swung out to limit the length of the cab overall. It sits in the lift well quite nicely irrespective of the scale clash.

Hope you're up and about very soon, at least before the winter sets in.

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Old 20-08-2013, 06:29
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Thanks Sandy , yes it was a tight run thing but seemed to be close isn in appearance when done

No doubt some smart arse will comment about the crew in position whilst going up/ or down and no covers fitted to the intakes but one step at a time eh ...
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Old 13-09-2013, 14:11
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HMS Victorious, Model built at Daedalus, north dope shop 1960s, used at shows, on the display lorry trailer. is it still around ?
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Old 13-09-2013, 16:23
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Hi Crash , Long time no hear ?


I remember seeing it years ago but cant remember where , but suspect it has been subject to de Fence Cuts

Thats an old KMH Bedford chassis is it not
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Hi Ivor drop in at times, on too many web sites, Bedford you could be right, the model would look good at our reunions.
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I remember 'slapping in a Preference Draft Chit' to drive it!. Didn't get it of course, but the month before I left the Mob, I got a phone call from FAA PR section at Lee (Same people as the model) asking if I would like to work there, in the art dept. Someone in high places had seen some of my paintings.
I very nearly accepted, but it was too near my leaving date, and I had made all sorts of arrangements for civvi street, and I was wearing my civvi head by then. One of those 'what if' situations.

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A great what if Jim ....could have served you well , but like many Great people who contribute a great deal to this Hobby they are blind to their own contribution and feel embarrassed at confronting it .

One recent great light has been dimmed and is in danger of going out ....and is a loss to us all

He knows who he is and like your good self .....his departure will be a great loss
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He knows who he is and like your good self .....his departure will be a great loss
'Ere Ivor ......... Chief Stokers never die ...... they just fade away.

I'm still with you guys, just sorting the Watch and Station Bill for 2014. And I'm only just as far as sorting out a Blue Card for Scurs ......

(NB): Blue Card .... special duties, not falling into any of the recognised duty watches.

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Old 03-01-2014, 14:20
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You could give yourself a Blue Card Sandy ................ or even a Colour Card of Fence Paint Colours
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Easy Dave .....we have only just secured from bailing stations .....dont offer any distractions to him
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Don't worry guys ..... I are a bloke .... and incapable of multi-tasking.

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And there was me almost believing that Ole Chief Pokers was ampidex wotsit. Yet annuver mith destroyed
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And there was me almost believing that Ole Chief Pokers was ampidex wotsit. Yet annuver mith destroyed
Well Dave thats why you always draw the short straw , Stokers are also "buy Lingeral "[ bulk purchasers ] and only tell you what you need to know ........

Is that the patter of tiny mods [ in pumps] coming down the gang plank .....im off as I have been a good lad this year [so far.....ah its the third of Jan ....im outer here ]
We could always carry on in THE WARDROOM though
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Well Dave thats why you always draw the short straw , Stokers are also "buy Lingeral "[ bulk purchasers ] and only tell you what you need to know ........

Is that the patter of tiny mods [ in pumps] coming down the gang plank .....im off as I have been a good lad this year [so far.....ah its the third of Jan ....im outer here ]
We could always carry on in THE WARDROOM though
This Ole Chief Tel will not lower his standard to reply to that bit of old cods
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