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wdedig

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  1. Nice Just checking. I,m afraid personal issues will keep me from Phoenix and the show. SOOOO more effort for Battle of Britain. Spitfire needs some decent wing walk decals. in mail. Polish Hurricane and Blenheim are in the bullpen.
  2. Decals smoothed out I used Future May I ask if you know what happened to the other builds for this Group build? Cheers Bill
  3. Greetings Progress moves on 1/72nd Tamiya Spitfire Don't let the wrinkly decals scare you Moving On
  4. Thanks Gil The oversprayed wing markings are called for on the reference sheet for the 109 from JG51 based in France in August 1940. The reference for this aircraft called for the subdoing of the wing markings with RLM O2. these instructions came from the excellent decal sheet on Battle of Britain from Southern Expo model club in England. They are fantastic decals and great instructions. I posted the 109 profiles earlier. The little cone like insulators were constructed based on a technique explained to me by Barry Numerick. Take a thick piece of Plastic and a small needle, heat the needle and slowly push it through. The needle cools as it goes through the plastica but retains enough heat to form a small cone on the opposite side. Slice off with a straight razor and the hole is already throgh the cone from the needle. I practiced on about 15 to get 2 good ones. Cheers
  5. Greetings 1/72nd Scale ICM 109E-3 is completed. Tamiya 1/72nd spitfir MkI under way. 109 Photos (obviously)
  6. Fantastic build Gil Great looking Hurricane May I ask the pilot of that aircraft? Seems familiar. Cheers Bill
  7. Heres 109E as of Today Decals and 1st coat of Future
  8. Being a new guy to this Group build posting,am I committing major taboo by posting Build photos ? Let me know? Here is my 109 RLM 02 and 65 in -progress
  9. ICM 109E-3 1/72nd scale out of Box (cept decals) Tape belts
  10. Thanks Guys My references don not show a lot of "stuff on the top during the B.O.B. Will probably leave It Thanks again PS.. ICM 1/72nd 109 E under way...Great Fathers day action
  11. Greetings Thanks Guys for the compliments The canopy frame is done with thin sliced and painted decals. Completed model below. Not sure on how much weathering to add. Exhaust is only weathering at this point. Comments appreciated.
  12. Greetings Ju 88 is moving along, Spit and 109 sitting on bench
  13. Thanks Gil One day for bottom and one day for Top. Hair dryer for Testors RLM 71 and let the Gunze RLM 70 go overnight before Future
  14. Ju 88 Progress Masking Clever German camo designers trying to drive the modellers nuts Next Step Future Decals complete
  15. Greetings a Few WIP shots of the Ju 88A1 Finally Top is complete and Future has been added and Drying. More photos later Cheers
  16. Greetings all I would love to join in on this I have started a JU88A-1,just a backdate of a 1/72nd AMTech JU-88. I have plans for a 109E-3 and a Spitfire MKI I'll post some photos of JU-88 later Thanks Bill
  17. Thanks Guys I did open the canopy and inserted some resin interior stuff just some bits and pieces. I am afraid I cannot remember whose decal sheet I used, Sorry Is the P-40 available?
  18. Look forward to the P-40 Here is my Pegasus Spitfire Mk I Added a few items to the interior but basic kit was the start. New decals were mandatory.
  19. Gil The fusalage is one piece. two side panel inserts,the wings are single pieces and there is only about twenty parts total. Thanks for the compliments guys
  20. This was a nice kit to build and decal. Construction was simple with good fit across the board. Finish is Alclad over Tamiya gloss black. Decals are from the kit and some of the best I have ever used. Canopy was a little fogggy (only flaw) Cheers
  21. How about Battle of Britain 70th anniversary and what! Started on a JU88 A1 Plans for 109E-3 & Spitfire MK I Received a perfect decal sheet from engand for B.O.B
  22. Good to see your back building James
  23. wdedig

    Monogram F-117

    Thanks Guys This was fun and I stayed away from the Black....Very scary color(for me) Thanks again
  24. wdedig

    Monogram F-117

    Thanks I used Alclad Burnt metal, kind of copperish color. I weathered with Tamiya Blue and Soot from their weathering Kits
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