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Only thing missing here is a picture of a long-haired Ken on that Cushman....

 

Why Dragon never made a figure out of that remains a mystery to this day...

 

Johan, let's not even go there :w00t: :blink: :crying: , I was young it was all new back then, there was a lot to learn :think: .

 

Anyway 517th, here's another happy memory for you and me, ' Mission Berlin ' around 1997 or so. :thumbsup:

 

Cheers ( Lewis )

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Young enough to care and enjoy militaria - Old enough to remember as surplus

 

" Life's too short for reproductions "

 

 

Life is like a tank of gas, the closer you get to a quarter tank, the faster it goes 

 

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Man,

I hope someday to have a collection like this.

I doubt I ever will, but I sure would love to.

I hope so,

Awesome display!

Really top notch, museum worthy

 

 

Thanks.........517th

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Only thing missing here is a picture of a long-haired Ken on that Cushman....

 

Why Dragon never made a figure out of that remains a mystery to this day...

 

 

 

Johan: You should have seen what he used to do on my Cushman :crying:

 

 

Come on Lewis i think that picture of you is worth a look :blink:

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Johan, let's not even go there :w00t: :blink: :crying: , I was young it was all new back then, there was a lot to learn :think: .

 

Anyway 517th, here's another happy memory for you and me, ' Mission Berlin ' around 1997 or so. :thumbsup:

 

Cheers ( Lewis )

 

 

Yes Lewis that was a great weekend, to have total access to a B-17 and a chance to be geared up and sit or stand in all the relative positions on the aircraft, a collectors dream.......517th

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Couldn`t resist posting this one......517th :lol:

 

Hi 517th, that was a struggle getting through the drive-through, now let's run that again, four big mac, three cheesburghers, six vanilla shakes and a happy meal for the tail gunner. :blink::lol:

 

Great time when we filmed that, will have to look for more stuff.

 

Cheers ( Lewis )

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Young enough to care and enjoy militaria - Old enough to remember as surplus

 

" Life's too short for reproductions "

 

 

Life is like a tank of gas, the closer you get to a quarter tank, the faster it goes 

 

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' Mission Berlin ' around 1997 or so. :thumbsup:

 

Where' s the 10th crew member??? Taking the picture???

 

Please explain what 'Mission Berlin' was... If it's 1997 (wasn't it 1987??) I would have hears something about it I think...

 

Did it have something to do with 'We'll Meet Again'??? Was the B-17 involved 'Sally B'??

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Johan: Mission Berlin was a one off documentary flmed for the History Channel. One fantastic weekend at Duxford with B-17g Mary Alice fully restored and equiped but not flying. We were lucky to be able to use here at that particular time because a few weeks later she was wheeled into Duxford`s new American Air Museum, she now resides behind a huge glass panel......517th

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British made Hawkins mine.........517th

 

 

Hey 517th..I trust that the ordnance is inert or you're likely to be "airborne" yourself...if you know what I mean?!

 

 

Sabrejet ;)

"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender!"

 

Winston Churchill

" Life is what happens to you when you're busy making other plans."

John Winston Lennon

 

 

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Good to see the Headset with correct earcups....

 

 

I've got a similar set of headphones in mint condition...but the foam rubber cups are slowly perishing..becoming sticky and slightly shrivelled! Anyone know where I can find replacement cups of the same type?

 

Sabrejet :thumbsup:

"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender!"

 

Winston Churchill

" Life is what happens to you when you're busy making other plans."

John Winston Lennon

 

 

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This is my R.A.F. days before i joined the Airborne.........517th

 

517th...that's a blast from the past! We had a great weekend up in the snow-sprinkled hills re-creating the "Battle o' the Bulge" in front of Seimon's cameras!

 

Sabrejet :thumbsup:

"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender!"

 

Winston Churchill

" Life is what happens to you when you're busy making other plans."

John Winston Lennon

 

 

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Hey 517th..I trust that the ordnance is inert or you're likely to be "airborne" yourself...if you know what I mean?!

Sabrejet ;)

 

 

OOOOOOOOHH YES !!!!!!!!

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I've got a similar set of headphones in mint condition...but the foam rubber cups are slowly perishing..becoming sticky and slightly shrivelled! Anyone know where I can find replacement cups of the same type?

 

Sabrejet :thumbsup:

 

Ian:

I`ve been quite lucky with mine they seem to be lasting well.

Quite a rare item now i should think, just a case of keeping the old peepers open.........517th

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