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    Today, 14:48
    These tyre enhancements are superb additions to the classic SOH A-26 Invader. I wonder if any consideration is being given to another classic SOH bomber.. the B-26K Counter Invader by Milton and his orchestra, with help from Bomber 12th.... The SOH B-26K is an excellent representation of the Invader's role in South East Asia, Many have repainted her, IMO.. a timeless classic. The original tyres are getting a bit thin from all the places I've landed at, in the B-26K, and I think this plane could use a set of new rubber too. Just sayin'. BB686:US-flag:
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    Yesterday, 08:14
    Nice job Uncle...to quote a famous CFS2 wingman's line, "Let's go get 'em!", or as the BPF fighter jocks would say, "Tallyho!" :biggrin-new:
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    July 23rd, 2014, 21:47
    Or just add all of your CFS2 installations and their subfolders permanently to Avast's exclusion list.
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  • bearcat241's Avatar
    July 23rd, 2014, 04:49
    Yeah i did. I just ran all of the bare metal skins of the XP-47 and 72 through Paint.NET to adjust highlighting, brightness, hue and saturation. Then i go back and put a slightly darkening touch on the markings and painted areas to restore them. Of course it helps to also put a wee bit of shine on the model to ice the cake. I'm having a good time with this model. Had to work a little magic on the flight model to make this bird more competitive in the knife fight, making the AI perform better as well. I like the 47 too but the 72 is my fav. Thanks to you for the convert and the extras, and Milton for the modeling. Good job guys :encouragement:
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    July 22nd, 2014, 06:12
    Ok done...can i get that P-80 in here now? :biggrin-new:
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  • bearcat241's Avatar
    July 22nd, 2014, 06:10
    Not yet...
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  • bearcat241's Avatar
    July 22nd, 2014, 06:09
    The jets can wait...we're not finished with this one yet :triumphant:
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  • bearcat241's Avatar
    July 20th, 2014, 20:46
    Thanks Sarg :encouragement:
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  • bearcat241's Avatar
    July 20th, 2014, 13:13
    Hey Wolfi, do you have a download link for that dummy bomber. I'd like to mod some existing big strike missions with it to test its impact in carpet bombing.
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  • bearcat241's Avatar
    July 20th, 2014, 03:43
    It doesn't work like that. That's another sim you're thinking of. In CFS2 this is non-existent even with the bloodspray fx included in the player aircraft's DP. In fact, even when applied to ground soldier figures and included in the DP's of AI aircraft, you'll never see it in effect as the player inflicting the damage at a distance from the targets.
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  • Blackbird686's Avatar
    July 18th, 2014, 13:04
    Just went over to the IRIS Freeware download site and the caption for the FGR.2 Phantom still reads "Download Coming Soon". I reckon at some point IRIS may eventually release it to the FS Community... but it's been a while. I had originally purchased this model from IRIS but lost it in a hard drive crash some years ago. I may have it on a CD somewhere tho. BB686:US-flag:
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  • Blackbird686's Avatar
    July 17th, 2014, 12:57
    Fox News is now reporting that the Malaysian airliner was shot down by a Russian SAM. Now... I'm not holding this to be the real truth, as stated above... we may NEVER learn that. But if this is true, then we still don't know who did it. It was also reported that there was a Russian An-26 in the same vicinity. Could the Ukrainians have used the SA-17 with the intent to bring down the Russian An-26, and hit the Malaysian Boeing 777 by mistake? Or was it some terrorist who pulled off this stunt and brought down the Malaysian jet... on the anniversary of the Pan-Am 747 tragedy over Lockerbie, Scotland? Still... 295 innocent souls never knew what hit them, what a terrible, tragic waste. They all need our thoughts and prayers now. BB686:US-flag:
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  • bearcat241's Avatar
    July 16th, 2014, 18:20
    Nice...:encouragement:....and that panel:applause:
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  • Blackbird686's Avatar
    July 16th, 2014, 17:17
    I have the FSC Lanc and it's a superb package. Enjoy simulating those low altitude Dambuster missions at night. Nice shot! BB686:US-flag:
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    I am native Spanish speaker... this is one of those cases where literal translation is exactly the way it is... Your moniker "The cat that walks like a man", in correct Spanish, is just that... "El gato que camina como UN hombre"....
    El gato que camina como hombre (sic)... is totally incorrect and would never be said as such in Spanish... I never heard such a saying... but I find it cute... where did you get it from?

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    Much obliged for 'the' textures, BB686 !!! Superb weathering too. Spot on!
  3. Yeah... some of the FS9'ers can be a tuff crowd to please here at SOH but give them all a bit of time to loosen up. This is really a fine place to be OleBoy, and I'm sure your Wilga repaints will inspire others to take to the virtual skies in FS9 with this snappy little plane all dressed up in your fine repaints.

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    In reference to my Wicked Wilga paint work. Thanks for the compliments. It's nice to hear someone finally say something to that affect. Least I know someone can appreciate them.

    Just what I've released so far, have had no less than 50 downloads and you're the first to say something positive. On those thoughts I've considered not releasing them at all.

    I know I'm fairly new here as a member,but this place is a tough crowd to hang with. The atmospher sure doesn't make me feel welcome. (sigh)

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