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1/350 Independence CVA-62 1965
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Posted: Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 06:33 AM UTC
Taking the 1/350 Connie and turn it into CVA-62 Tonkin Gulf 1965. I will post later tonight.
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Posted: Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 02:05 PM UTC
Did some work. Not feeling well.
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Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 01:59 PM UTC
Looks rough but that what happens when you convert. Starboard side will look better by Sat. Happy Modeling!
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Posted: Sunday, March 22, 2020 - 02:07 PM UTC
Looking better.
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Posted: Sunday, March 22, 2020 - 11:14 PM UTC
Mardis,

Is is shaping up nicely.

Mark
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Posted: Monday, March 23, 2020 - 01:36 PM UTC
Thanks Mark. I wanted a 1/350 Forrestal class but no company was going to do one. So I took the step to convert. It's going okay. Taking my time one step at a time.
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Posted: Friday, March 27, 2020 - 03:19 PM UTC
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Posted: Friday, March 27, 2020 - 03:23 PM UTC
starboard almost done.
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Posted: Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 04:57 AM UTC
Mardis,

yet another very special build of yours, very nice start and smart work! I'm in and following!

Cheers
Jan
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Posted: Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 05:46 AM UTC
Hi Mardis,

Your CVA-62 is looking better and better. I have the ancient (and flawed) Revell 1/540 Forrestal in my stash, but I haven't yet had the courage to take it on. Maybe your Independence will be an inspiration - or at least some great reference notes once I start!

Keep up the good work, I'm following your build with interest.

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Posted: Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 02:06 PM UTC
Thanks guys,starboard side is done,
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Posted: Sunday, March 29, 2020 - 02:08 PM UTC
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Posted: Monday, March 30, 2020 - 02:35 AM UTC
Looking good so far!
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Posted: Friday, April 03, 2020 - 01:22 AM UTC
Mardis,

very nice work, she's coming along really good!

Cheers
Jan
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Posted: Saturday, April 04, 2020 - 03:21 PM UTC
portside work on.
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Posted: Wednesday, April 08, 2020 - 12:47 PM UTC
portside almost done. Lots of sanding and corrections to be done.
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Posted: Wednesday, April 08, 2020 - 09:10 PM UTC
Very nice work on the hull, she is shaping up nicely.

Mark
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Posted: Friday, April 10, 2020 - 03:59 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Very nice work on the hull, she is shaping up nicely.

Mark



Agreed. And that capacious hangar deck is just crying out for 1960s aircraft!
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Posted: Friday, April 10, 2020 - 11:56 AM UTC
Thanks guys! Hull is prime and needs p.e. After that the hanger bay bulkheads and doors are next.
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Posted: Friday, April 10, 2020 - 01:02 PM UTC
Looking sweet!
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Posted: Friday, April 10, 2020 - 02:54 PM UTC
portside is done. just needs p.e. next up hangar bulkheads. Happy Modeling! Hey Steve
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Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 04:30 AM UTC
Working on the hangar bay.
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Posted: Friday, April 24, 2020 - 02:38 PM UTC
Always enjoy your work and this is no exception. Lovely Build so far.....Cheers mark
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Posted: Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 07:22 AM UTC
Ditto that Mardis! Very nice work!!


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Always enjoy your work and this is no exception. Lovely Build so far.....Cheers mark



Cheers
Jan
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Posted: Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 10:26 AM UTC
Thanks guys! I will finish the hangar bay tomorrow. I will be sending photos of the air wing also tomorrow. That person did my 1967 Kitty Hawk air wing decals. I will be working on that Monday.