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Offline jonjo

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558 Painted
« on: April 13, 2012, 09:03:11 PM »
Just read on the news letter she's going to have a shiny top coat..... :D  :D  :D
This is brill and its got something to do with the Sunday Express  :D or have i read it wrong :?:
She will look the best of the best. :lol:  :lol:
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Re: 558 Painted
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2012, 10:47:58 AM »
Absolutely fabulous news.
Sam dropped a hint about a painter in his Vulcan Polishers thread so I wondered what was being done.
It was really disappointing last year when, having spent many man hours polishing the top surfaces and really bringing the colours out, it all faded again so soon.

She will look stunning for her Jubilee year.  :D  :D  :D

The Express might not be my favourite paper but has now earn itself loads of 'Brownie points' in my book.

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Re: 558 Painted
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2012, 11:00:15 AM »
Will the aircraft have to to be re-weighed after painting?
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Re: 558 Painted
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2012, 06:22:50 PM »
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Will the aircraft have to to be re-weighed after painting?

Who knows but I bet the polishers will............................................ :lol:
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Re: 558 Painted
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2012, 06:47:20 PM »
Will small jars of 'sandings of original 558 paint' be the next fundraising idea ?  :lol:
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Re: 558 Painted
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2012, 07:42:25 PM »
Yeah if you sweep up the dust on the floor
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Re: 558 Painted
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Re: 558 Painted
« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2012, 10:43:03 AM »
Quote from: "Pujgnie"
Will small jars of 'sandings of original 558 paint' be the next fundraising idea ?  :lol:

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Yeah if you sweep up the dust on the floor

I have the FOD collected off Bruntingthorpe's runway last year after XH558 arrived and all the CWJ's did their thing....... The runway was then swept before XH558 was able to depart. Guess what I found in the back of the Land-Rover when driving home.... a few black bin liners, with shards of tarmac, rubber/tyre, wood, wire etc... now stored in a glass jar.

Might be worth a small fortune!!! ...could be tempted to put it up for auction to benefit the cause.....  any offer?

Ian
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Re: 558 Painted
« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2012, 12:37:44 PM »
I did have a chunk of grass that was flung half way to Leicester from Brunty by 558 on full chat!!! I think it has disappeared now but i do have the pics and the video on my phone :D
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