Bitzer project

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simondix
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Re: Bitzer project

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Got the bottom two no problem. Not the top one.
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Re: Bitzer project

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simondix wrote: 22 Jan 2021, 16:18 Got the bottom two no problem. Not the top one.
Interesting, I got the top but not the bottom two. Hopefully my second guess is closer.
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Re: Bitzer project

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For the first aircraft read my hint very carefully although it is misspelt :OB:
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Re: Bitzer project

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chrispbits wrote: 22 Jan 2021, 14:23
Take a close look at 17-01p in the original post.
I didn't see that Mike, must get some new eyes! It's funny but we rarely see something we're not expecting to see if the something is part of a familiar object.
Hi Chris,
I totally agree with that. :agree:
Hope that you took the comment in the light hearted way it was intended (laugh WITH you, not AT).
I grew up with the impression that anything that didn't fit the Airfix model didn't look right.
I certainly wasn't aware of the engine variations evident from my later years of picture gawking.
I'll insert an example here in a few moments. The Wellington looks weird:
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And, WHO ever associates Lancasters with radials, or Halifaxes with Merlins?
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Re: Bitzer project

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Thank you All for your responses. ;)
It's that time again, Gentlemen (where are the Gentlewomen?)
Diamond badges to both Keith and PeterW as previously mentioned
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Gold ones to PeteP and Brian Franklin, actually the first two entries, who nailed 2 & 3, but not the top one, and to Joe (blanston12), who cracked all 3, with his revised reply.
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Eric identified no.2 without trouble, while Chris (chrispbits) picked no.1 correctly.
Silver to you Gents
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To our friend Den, a sew-on patch for his ID of no.1 as the 242 glider version.
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In summary:
TOP is Gotha 244 (Den's 242 had the same look, but no engines)
no.2 Handley Page Harrow
BOTTOM Bristol Bombay.
A tricky bunch indeed, and congratulations to all who gave it a go. :Dance: :welldone:
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Re: Bitzer project

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Is this bits-enough for you?
No need to get right down to exact variant, after all, some kits have alternate parts to build different models.
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Re: Bitzer project

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A costly mistake by not putting 242/244, although it showed clearly on the photo I found. I've now got to hunt for a needle and cotton to sew that patch on my pyjamas.

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Re: Bitzer project

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Den, :'( :lol:

It seems that the kit-bashing one was unpopular, maybe I shouldn't do that again, but maybe everyone was just having time off. :dunno:
EDIT: I've read Ben's post below. *-) *-)
All five replies were right first time, arriving in this order:
Mick (woody901), Brian (Spot) a first-timer ;) , Keith (Dev One), Peter W (MilesMan), Chris (crispbits).
Thank you Gentlemen, your badges are here:
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Re: Bitzer project

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Ah! Didn’t realise it was a question Mike as it didn’t have the usual number super imposed on it. This is what happens when I’m glancing through on my phone before starting work. 😁
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Re: Bitzer project

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TSR2 wrote: 25 Jan 2021, 08:06 Ah! Didn’t realise it was a question Mike as it didn’t have the usual number super imposed on it. This is what happens when I’m glancing through on my phone before starting work. 😁
I really don't know how you chaps do it on the phone. Once or twice, stuck in a hospital waiting room, I've tried, but I always have to check the computer when I get home.
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