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I have already announced my intent to do two 1/72 Hurricanes but I figured I might as well tell you part 2.

 

I will try to build the Revell, 1/32 Typhoon.  

 

Typhoon1.jpg

 

Ordered some replacement decals (noticed the damage on the ones I have) and I will give this beast a try as my second Group Build kit.

 

Greg in OK

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Ooh nice,  the car door version greg? Any xtras or oob

Glynn 

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Cool B) 

I'd forgot about this kit Greg, nice second build choice, my dad made one of these when I was little and it is an impressive model.

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Now that is a golden oldie, I've built two of those and thoroughly enjoyed building them, MDC do make some nice resin goodies to update them as well.

 

Cheers

 

Dennis

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It is the car door version, it will be OOB unless I can find a few resin goodies on EBay.

 

Greg in  OK

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A great choice Greg :popcorn:

Cliff

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Excellent choice Greg,long overdue a re-release by Revell as well as the Hurricane!

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Started some building slowly...

 

The wing, which I have decided to sand to mute the rivets a bit.

 

Typhoon_Engine_and_Wing.jpg

 

And assemble the crankcase.  Unfortunately, the engine molding is getting a bit long in the tooth and I needed a Dremel, not a X-Acto blade, to make the rear plate fit the block.  An earlier molding may be fine, but mine had serious flash.

 

Greg in OK

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be interesting to see this one built, is a real golden oldie! One of those big Revell kits I dreamed of building as a small child! 

 

Nice to see someone else going large with there build as well. :thumbsup:

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Good to see you starting this one Gregg and hopefully the fit issues prove to be a one-off.

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Hmm I sadly don't recall ever seeing these in the U.S.. I started building in ‘79 and im sure i wouldve begged or borrowed for one. Its a shame because i would have definitely loved one. The Tiffy has been a favorite aircraft for a long time. 

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Started work on the cockpit...it is very well engineered...

 

Typhoon_Seat.jpg

 

In retrospect I likely should have painted the seat belts BEFORE I assembled the cockpit.  Live and learn.

 

Greg in OK

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Pleased with the way the engine is going together...

 

Typhoon_Engine.jpg

 

But I need to remember that not much will show when assembled.

 

Greg in OK  

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Good to see you making progress with this one Greg. Are you leaving the cowling panel off to show the engine?

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So good to see this Revell classic kit on here. I can still recall the original Train Bustng boxart in an old Revell catalogue. This was my first introduction to this beast of an aircraft and I’ve grown very fond of this family of fighters ever since. 

 

Cheers... (a watching) Dave 

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