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Recovery Mirage.

Postby noelbarnes » Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:08 am

I haven't been around for a while and haven't touched a model for a good 6 months. Life gets like that I guess. After recent surgery I had two weeks off work to recoup, so what better way to recover than to pull a couple of kits from the shelf of doom to work on. The first I tackled was the High Planes Mirage IIIO. I had already built and painted the seat a couple of years ago which saved time. I remembered that his was an easy, quick build so this was the best pick. Turned out to be good therapy. I chose the silver scheme, as it held good memories of a Matchbox Mirage I had built growing up. I went with the high speed silver option, (to save time on masking all those natural metal panels up), with Dark Sea Grey leading edges and the black rear radome. It was a very straightforward and fun project with a simple neat finish. I was able to put it in my display cabinet a day before I went back to work.

It's great to see some of the great work happening here too.

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Re: Recovery Mirage.

Postby bell209 » Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:43 pm

Nice work, Noel. Good to have you back.
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Re: Recovery Mirage.

Postby RAAFBrat » Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:49 pm

Looks great & I hope your surgery went well, it's never fun.
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Re: Recovery Mirage.

Postby qfa_tsv » Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:02 am

Well done, just love it, but then I love anything Mirage
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Re: Recovery Mirage.

Postby AndrewDoppel » Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:42 am

Nice work Noel. Glad to see you back.
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Re: Recovery Mirage.

Postby DesTROYer » Mon Mar 25, 2019 11:50 am

Great Job Noel and welcome back.
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Re: Recovery Mirage.

Postby noelbarnes » Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:14 pm

Thanks guys. Nice to be back.
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