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RF-101C
Topic Started: Oct 24 2017, 02:20 AM (190 Views)
jvd59
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I just received the old Hasegawa 1/72 RF-101C in the mail and have a few questions.
Is there any aftermarket parts, cockpit or burner cans? Also did the RF-101C have
tail hooks? There's none with the kit.Thanks---John
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Edited by jvd59, Oct 24 2017, 02:21 AM.
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Flyboy72nd
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Wow luv the box art, especially the open engine bay door, of course no detail for that in the kit!??!
Not sure if there is any after market for that era kit, you could try a search thru the Pavla catalogue, they might have a cockpit/seat that is suitable, also check the CMK stuff for burner cans??
I will say a qualified yes to tail hook, IIRC, it was basically a length of flat steel with the hook at the end and it was sprung down so basically operation was select the switch and the whatever holding the steel up was removed and hook sprung down to runway!!
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Building something Canadian, Eh! Graham; to avoid confusion M., from Canada's Capital!!
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Graeme H
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Always best to look at Scalemates to see what may have been available as well

https://www.scalemates.com/search.php?fkSECTION%5B%5D=All&q=McDonnell+F-101+Voodoo+1%2F72*

Good luck trying to find anything ;)
Graeme
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TheRealMrEd
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About all that's available for aftermarket parts for this model are ejection seats and decals. Best bet, if you're really sincere, would be an aftermarket cockpit set for the F-101B, and use only the front half of the cockpit. The seats would be correct also.

The old Hasegawa kit absolutely will benefit from re-scribing all the panel lines; they are not terribly hard on this kit (I've done several). If you want to see what the tailhook looks like, you can find one in the Revellogram F-101B kit. In fact, if you can pick up one of those kits, you could try casting the cockpit tub, seat and tailhook yourself, to get copies for this "C" model.

I haven't seen a copy of the new Valom F-101 family, so can't comment on quality or usefulness of those parts.

Sorry I don't have better news, but "Faint Heart ne're won.....), etc.

Ed
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