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warhawk

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  1. Super rare, both as an actual aircraft and as a model. Thanks for sharing!
  2. Pair of P-47s

    No problem mate, glad to see spares I never would have used on a nice model like Yours. Thanks to You too for helping me source a very rare Spitfire Mk.XII by Xtrakit, I've been working on and off on it for some time with no major problems so far. BTW, what silver did You use for the "Balls Out" ?
  3. To stencil, or not to stencil? - Two NMF Spits

    Thanks. That clears the dilemma with the Israeli. Also, thanks to others for suggestions for the MJ250, I might apply just the most important stencils at the end!
  4. Hello, I am building these two spits, both NMF (Camouflage has been stripped down) Were the stencils re-applied after paint removal, i.e. should I apply them on my models? Thanks
  5. Hello, Would anyone be kind to point me to, or share, an accurate developed drawing of the standard Rotol prop blade for long-nose Merlin Spits? (please see image) Thanks.
  6. Very successful model, i like the subtle exhaust stains behind the superchargers. I have noticed that the first picture of Your models always has a gray scale behind the model. Could You tell me it's purpose? Regards, Aleksandar
  7. Vol 2 All the Spitfire questions here

    Hello, Another one for the Spitfire buffs and aficionados: When was the ventral signal light (between flaps) deleted in Spitfire production? Was it the same time the upper tear-drop bulb (behind the antenna mast) was deleted? Restored examples make no sense of this, since this Mk.XVIe has it: While this one doesn't (?)
  8. Nice job so far. I suggest avoiding the smallest crystals (i.e. the powder), since it can be difficult to remove from the surface, which causes a "sandpaper" looking surface on the finished model in "salted" areas. Regards, Aleksandar
  9. Hello, Looking at the few photos of 91st (“Nigeria”) Squadron available to me, I can see no “Nigeria” nose inscription on either Mk.XII. But I see it sporadically present on finished Mk.XII models in various scales. Was there a rule to this?
  10. Clipped-wing Spitfire navigation lights?

    Thanks for the drawings, very concise! Looking at the photos, it seems that the shape also varied in section. Aleksandar
  11. Hello, Looking at some Clipped-wing Spitfire photos, I have noticed an oddity: Mk.V (both "b" and "c" wing) photos clearly show small nav lights at wingtip ends: img source: Britmodeller "Spitfire Questions" topic img source: Spitfire Site "Supermarine Spitfire Variants" So do the Mk.IX/XVI examples with the "e" type clipped wing: img source: DCG Forum But in photos of Mk.XII vesrion, the lights are clearly missing Img source: World war photos Does this mean they were over-painted on Mk.XIIs, or they just straight-up flew without them (which I thought was not allowed by the regulations)?
  12. Airfix 2018

    Hello, Since I haven't been able to "google it out", Would anyone please share a list of Airfix kits that have been tooled using 3D scan of the real thing (so far)?
  13. Spitfire PR Mk.IV Trop (BS491) questions

    Thanks, Bob. Does this mean no IFF wires leading to horizontal stabilizer?
  14. Spitfire Mk.XVI Bubbletop (TB675) questions

    Thanks for the links, very interesting to see that M. Lind's son is active here. However, one thing struck me as odd: He wrote "Also I think the spinner was Black and White, not Red and White", and everyone just accepted this at face value. What I mean by this is that colors of the spinner is not something high in a list of priorities a pilot would recollect when telling war stories to someone. Having said that, it does seem more likely, as a white stripe is easier to add to an already black spinner, rather than messing around with complete repaint in red during wartime (having supposed this was done during wartime, of course).
  15. P-40 rare color factory photos

    Agree to that. But there's one more question which bugs most P-40 builds: "what colour should I paint the "US ARMY" inscription on my P-40", as it could be Black or Insignia Blue. Seems that Black is the way, at least for P-40B/C models...
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