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  1. What do you do when there are 2 excellent colour profiles in the box! Easy, Romanian to port and German to starboard! Hope you like it.
  2. Hi everyone, my nephew said that I had not built a truck yet, so here we are. Compared to the Tamiya kit that I've recently built, this is a bit old school. Not much flash to speak of, but some parts did not fit too well and the instruction diagrams were a bit vague in places, weirdly the sprue numbering system is all over the place, making the task of finding the parts a bit long winded. Overall, it's coming together pretty quickly. I have gloss coated the paintwork so that I can start adding the decals, I hope to have this finished by the end of this week.
  3. Built for the Revell/Monogram 'Campaign' (Group Build) over at www.modelersalliance.com this is a limited reissue of Monograms 90/93 bodied NASCAR Thunderbird, the kit comes with a slew of Alan Kulwicki memorobilia. I replaced the kit decals with the much better ones from Mike Herman/Powerslide, otherwise it's an 'out of the box' build. As ever please feel free to make any comments, criticisms or ask any questions. Thanks for looking. Ian.
  4. This is the old Airfix kit of Wallis's autogyro, dressed up for the Bond film You Only Live Twice. Ken Wallis used to be proud of the fact the autogyro flew itself "hands off", but I doubt if he could have also fired guns, rockets and flamethrowers at the same time, as Sean Connery is doing in the box art: I scratch-built replacement front weapons pods, since the kit provided little spring-loaded rockets which may be remembered fondly but were thoroughly unrealistic. I added the pitot tube, lateral drift indicator tuft, and a support for the rotor spin up drive head, which weren't included in the kit, as well as a seat cushion and lap belt to hid the horrible kit seat base. I also added some of the more obvious cable runs - spark-plug leads, rudder cables, brake cables, and the control cables for the spin-up drive. And I made a couple of decals from a photograph of the real front weapons pods, to add a bit of detail. I wanted to model it with the rotor supports in place, and the pilot figure looked a bit daft sitting in an aircraft that obviously wasn't ready for flight, so I left him out. Even without the pilot, the kit wants to sit on its front wheel, whereas the real aircraft tilted back on its rear wheel when no-one was on board. So I slipped short lengths of 2mm brass rod into the hollow tubes of the rear flamethrowers before assembly (the only place to hide some weight), and that just tipped the balance in favour of a realistic "nose up" posture. Paint is Humbrol enamel and Alclad. I can't believe this was "Skill Level 2" on the box - it was a very fiddly build, with lots of parts having to marry up in complicated ways. I just hope I never meet a "Skill Level 4"!
  5. Hi all, Started a long time ago, I have finished my VW T1 panel last week. The kit is Hasegawa in 1/24 scale, the BRM wheels and the roof rack are from Scale Production, safari windows are from Highlight Model Studio, big decals on the panels are from Motobitz. Decals on the driver door are from several decals sheets, door windows are scratch from rhodoïd. Cyclop light (the roof light) is made with a tank of a 1/72 SH-60. Wooden slats of the roof rack are made with coffee stirrers and weathered. All the build is on my club's website: VW T1 1/24 WIP (in french...) Thank you for watching. Lolo
  6. G'day All, A question for those who have built Airfix's masterpiece, the 1/24 Typhoon kit. Do you think it would be possible to fit the cowlings over the complete engine (i.e. fully built engine for display) by thinning out the plastic of the cowlings in the areas where they interfere with the engine? I really can't decide which way I would like to build the kit. I love the complete shape of the Tiffie and would like to build it all closed up, but I also would love to build and display that wonderful engine detail as well. I've been toying with the idea of thinning out the cowlings and using small magnets to hold them in place so that I could have my cake and eat it to but, unfortunately, it would mean having to build the kit with the full engine detail (including building the magnets into the structure during the build), before I could get to a stage where I could see if the idea was practical or not. So, for those of you who have some experience with this beast, what do you think? Could the cowlings be thinned out enough in the areas where the detail gets in the way? (I'm not worried about any sort of realistic detail on the inside of the cowlings. I'd be fine with various divots etc where it was necessary). Thanks for any thoughts and advice. Cheers, Motty.
  7. I have been at a bit of a loose end today – trying to decide what to build next. I really fancy a go at some AFV stuff – I have just bought a load of ‘quick build' type stuff at 1/72. But at the same time I still have a load of 1/48 Luftwaffe stuff that is really appealing – BF110 / JU87 / JU88 / DO17… So to take my mind off all this difficult decision making nonsense I thought I’d fish out my 1/24 Airfix Hurricane that I built last year – as it always makes me smile… 1/24 / OOB – except for the decals – seatbelts - IP / finished with humbrol rattle cans… Here she is... You’ll notice she is ‘wheels down’ – unusual for me. I didn’t do any WIP shots though – I was too nervous when I joined here last September – but I was quite pleased with the ‘office’. Trouble is you can’t really see anything when you ‘button them up’... …and here she is on the runway… I hope you like it - she makes me smile. Yes the Humbrol 'dark green' is dreadful - but before I joined here - I knew no better... What do you think???
  8. Hello everyone, Apologies for not being around the past few months. I just moved across the country and have only recently had time to model and remembered my Britmodeller login information! This is my latest and first build since moving to New York City. I built an original release of the 1956 Connaught Type B Grand Prix car. It was a fun little kit and provided opportunities to spruce it up a it. I added mesh intake covers, fairings over the carburetors and exhaust manifold, drilled out the exhaust cover, added chassis tubing, a radiator, and weld seams for the exhaust. The tartan seat was painted by brush with the help of Tamiya tape for curves. The metal finish in the interior is cut from a Coke can. Finally my addiction pays off! Thanks for looking, Jake Better shot of the interior panelling.
  9. Hot on the heels of my 1/24 Stuka and 1/24 Hurricane, here is the old Airfix 1/24 Bf109E. As with the other two builds this is another one that is being made forty years after the last one I built! Forty years hasn't been too kind to my peepers and fingers but at least the larger scale is much more fun (and less frustrating) than the smaller scales! It was built for the ATF 2017 Messerschmitts Group Build. National markings, swastikas, fuselage markings and "Ace of Spades" were painted using Montex Super Mask Airfix Bf 109 E-3(K2403). Aftermarket items used were Airscale 1/24 Messerschmitt Bf109E Instrument Panel (AS24 MEA), Eduard 1/24 WWII Luftwaffe Seatbelts (23003), Master 1/24 German 7.92mm MG 17 Barrels x 2 (AM-24-002), Aber 1/24 German 20mm Oerlikon MG FF Barrels x 2 (A24 004). I've got the Airfix 1/24 Spitfire Vb, Typhoon and Mosquito in my stash to do but I need to find room to fit them in first before I start on them! Dave
  10. Gunther Rall 109

    I had originally started this build in the 109 group build, but was sabotaged by Photobucket and some personal things that didn't allow me to complete it in time. Here is the link to the first part of the build. Gunther Rall 109 group build I hope to have all the photos replaced shortly and will update what's been done since the Phorobucket fiasco.
  11. Spotted this over at PlanetFigure, an RAF pilot enjoying a mug: http://www.planetfigure.com/threads/maim-news.108784/ regards, Jack
  12. Kit manufacturer: Tamiya Scale: 1/24 Type: Subaru BRZ Extras used: BECC number plate kit Paints and colours used: Zero paints Subaru World rally blue and MIPA clear lacquer Completed this for a guy who was sadly in a car accident and didnt have full movement in his hands at the time. It was his old car. Hes back modelling now which is awesome though! First pic is of his actual car, really pleased with this one, think its my best car to date.
  13. Italeri Ford Escort RS1800 Mk. II

    We have Italeri's new Ford Escort RS1800 Mk.II in 1/24 scale! Featuring a wealth of detail, rubber tyres and decals for Hannu Mikkola's 1979 Monte Carlo Rallye machine. Oh and it's 10% off too! https://www.wonderlandmodels.com/products/italeri-124-ford-escort-mkii-model-kit/ Visit the Wonderland Models website: www.wonderlandmodels.com Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/wonderlandmodels
  14. Hi everyone I've decided to restart my Hawker Typhoon. I started it a couple of years ago and I don't know why I put it to one side? It will be built with a few panels removed to get some natural light into that lovely cockpit so I'll have to add some extra detail in the shape of wire, plastic rod and plasticard.... Cheers everyone Iain
  15. During my schooldays in the Seventies, I started building the Airfix Superkits and over the next ten years I think I built all of them (apart from the Mossie and Typhoon). Last year I decided to build them all again and started with my favourite - the Stuka (markings were painted): Now I have just completed the Airfix 1/24 Hawker Hurricane Mk1 (14002): A straightforward build. National markings were painted using Montex Super Mask - Hurricane Mk I Airfix (K24018). Aftermarket items used were Airscale Instrument Panel Decals (AS24 HUA), Eduard 1/24 RAF WWII Seatbelts (23005) and the Aviaeology Hawker Hurricane Stencil Decal Set (AOD24S04). Spinner was scratchbuilt. I am now working on the Airfix 1/24 Bf109E but I think I have already run out of room with a Mossie and Typhoon waiting to be built. I may have to move house before building them! Dave
  16. Finished this one a month ago and got some pictures done. Its the Tamiya Kure GTR kit with aftermarket decals. If anyone played the original Gran Turismo it was a racecar on there! Quite pleased with this one, let me know what you think. Kit manufacturer: Tamiya Scale: 1/24 Type: Kure GTR Extras used: seatbelts and Tabu design decals Paints and colours used: Zero paints white and MIPA clear lacquer
  17. Long time lurker on here so I thought I'd post up some of my recent builds. Here is my 1/24 Typhoon that I recently finished. Whilst it was a marathon build, I thoroughly enjoyed it. Additions are the Airscale instrument decals, HGW harness, Master Models rockets, Eduard wheels and cannons. All markings were painted using Montex Masks. This was the first time I had used them but I've got to say I'm converted! Hope you like. IMG_2075 by Phillip Loughlin, on Flickr IMG_2078 by Phillip Loughlin, on Flickr IMG_2080 by Phillip Loughlin, on Flickr IMG_2082 by Phillip Loughlin, on Flickr IMG_2083 by Phillip Loughlin, on Flickr IMG_2081 by Phillip Loughlin, on Flickr IMG_2076 by Phillip Loughlin, on Flickr Finally, here is one on its base at Salisbury Model Show, eventually it will be busied up a bit with ground crew, pilot, missing cowls and general clutter IMG_2027 by Phillip Loughlin, on Flickr
  18. My models are not in the same league as some of the incredible builds on this forum. However, in my view, one of the principal obstacles to plastic modelling is the amount of time and effort it requires. That is one reason why I used the undocumented quick build option for this model. That is, I built it in flying mode with wheels up, crew hatch and weapons bays closed, and with homemade transparent discs instead of propeller blades. That is either the crime of the century or a deft move, depending on your viewpoint. A couple more photos and description:on this page on my web site: Wooden wûnder
  19. Hi I am not sure if this has been discussed here before, but I am after hand held weapons at 1/24 scale for my revel hugie helicopter I hAve figures from the tamiya rally crew kit but spanners would not really hurt Charlie. If any one could point me in the right direction to get some M16 or browning that would be great.
  20. My entry for this group build is Italeri Ford Transit Mk2. Plan is to build OOB, hoping it should be a quickish build.
  21. I doubt this one will turn out as nicely as Shaun's, but here goes anyway. I wanted a nice bright colour, and really like Volcano Orange, but also wanted to try out a Kawasaki candy green. I did a few plastic spoon tests with Tamiya spray paints. I know that Gravity Colors make a 2-part orange but postage to Aus is as much as the two bottles of paint, so I wanted to see if I could get the same effect with rattle cans. First, pics of the body and a comparison with the 917 that is still not finished. And now, the spoons. From left to right - I tried two different base coats under TS73 clear orange: TS84 metallic gold (over TS14 black) and then TS76 mica silver, next TS52 candy lime green, and then clear orange over white primer and with the TS65 pearl clear over that. The green is nice but doesn't "pop" as much as expected. The pearl clear is interesting with its mica chips but they only show under very bright light. Of the two oranges, I like how the particles in the mica silver catch the light, but prefer the "glow" that the gold produces. Here's another test test with a better coat of gold over the base black and two coats of clear orange. This is the colour I'm going to use. It would look better in our bright Western Australian sunshine but it's dark outside now, so electric light will do. I hope to get the 917 finished first, (and ideally the Lotus 88) but enjoyed messing around with the colours.
  22. It is 12:30 a.m. May 6, 2017 in my time zone and I can’t sleep. So, what should I do? Since I am building the Trumpeter 1/32 Avenger at breathtakingly, almost inhumanely slow speed (been working on the engine for the past month, still isn’t finished!) what does my addled brain think will help the situation? That’s right, let’s participate in a group build and pick out a 1/24 kit to build. That will help the pace on the Avenger. But, at the speed I am building, guess it can’t hurt much. The kit is the 1/24 Trumpeter Bf 109 G-2. I built the G-6 version many years ago in the Eric Hartman’s livery. For a while, I have been thinking about building one of the planes flown by Gunthar Rall. I briefly met General Rall at one of those “greet the speaker” at the end of a lecture he was giving. I am sure, for him, it was just one more painful smile and shake hands with the masses ordeals that comes with speaking engagements, but he was very kind with everyone who wanted to meet him, was always smiling, attempted to make each greeting somewhat personal, and just seemed to be a very likeable gentleman. Throughout his lecture, he underplayed his own skills and the tragedies he endured during WWII. The G-2 by Trumpeter has markings for one of General Rall’s aircraft. At times, Trumpeter’s decals are not quite up to snuff in what they are supposed to represent and the quality of printing. However, a search of the internet gives several different versions of the same aircraft represented by the Trumpeter G-2 kit. Yeah, I know the last one is of a Fw 190, but I also think I have the Trumpeter version of this kit too! Anyway, several sources other than what is inside of Trumpeter’s box seem to agree on the color scheme for General Rall’s G-2. So, with that sorted, what’s in the box? At some point in time, I must have purchased the Eduard placard set for this kit, yea me! Next step, see if I might be able to join this cheery group of 109 fans and their group build? If so, then the next step is actually building this kit. I think I have missed every group build deadline I have started. (At least I’m consistent!) As always, all comments are welcome.
  23. Hello All, I'm calling this done. Finally got the decals on. All six of them! Apart from that front wheel, I am really pleased with this one. So, pictures: On the whole, I enjoyed working with this kit. It would however, seem that Italeri kits suffer from wheels that stick out a bit from the body. The same happened with the Lamborghini Diablo... Thanks for looking. Cheers, Alan.
  24. Hello All, This one has also been on the 'shelf of doom' for some time. Probably about 4 or 5 years... It's the Hasegawa Ferrari 348 tb. It'll go well with the other Ferraris that I have been working on. What with the 308 having been finished, and the 288 GTO nearly complete, I thought that I would clear the decks of old builds and add this one to the list of 'in progress'. The box. A pretty car, if not quite so beautiful as the 308 & 288... The sprues. It doesn't look a lot, but the engine is already built and almost ready to be put aside. ... and, the instructions. I'm hoping that this Hasegawa kit will be a bit more successful than a couple of others I tried... I tried to construct the 1/24th Ferrari F189, but it went completely pear-shaped on me and the body work would not fit. I binned it! I also tried the 1/24th Jaguar XJR8 (or was it the XJR9?, I can't remember). That was going well, then I managed to split the rather large wind-screen! That ended up as spare parts... On the other hand, the 1/32nd F-16 seems to going rather better. Anyway, more pictures... The body has been painted with Halfords acrylic spray paint. I can't remember the colour. But I don't need any more (unless I screw up with the cement!). If I do, I'm pretty certain that I can mix up the right cocktail of (Tamiya) colours to get a near enough match. The engine, not quite fully assembled. Again, I have added ignition leads. No engine looks right without ignition leads, except a Diesel. Actually, my wife's Meriva is a petrol, and the ignition leads are nowhere to be seen. Each spark-plug is fed by it's own coil in an ignition block that sits on top of them. Anyway, utterly irrelevant in this case, as the 348 has separate leads to each plug, and they go ... somewhere! (More on that later!) The wheels. Matt chrome seems to work on car kits. I always thing the the high-chrome finish looks too toy-like on 1/24th scale! (Actually, I built the Revell 1/8th scale Jag, and the chrome on that looked too bright and toy-like!) The windows, door-mirrors and the engine cover. That's it for the moment. Thanks for looking, Alan.
  25. Does anyone know where I can get my hands on a set of Contact-Resine 1/24th scale P-51D Mustang exhaust stubs as their website no longer exists? Many thanks in advance! Steve
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