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Reini78

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  1. #25/2018 Besides the recently posted Swiss G-6, my dad also built a Swiss E-3. Switzerland purchased 80 E-3 in 1939 and built 8 further aircraft as a licence version which were delivered in 1944. The aircrafts stayed in service until December 1949. Tamiya kit, crosses and stripes painted (Montex masks for the crosses), Eduard seatbelts, EZ line for aerials. brake lines and landing gear indicators with plastic rods. Gunze and Tamiya acrylics used, aircraft number and rest of decals from Cutting Edge and Tamiya. The Swiss Emils differed slightly from the German originals. All differences are mentioned in this Hyperscale feature from Randy Lutz http://hsfeatures.com/features04/bf109e3swissrl_1.htm My dad made not all changes. He removed the fuselage MG bulges and added new ones with plastic pieces, he made a new seatbelt arrangement, used a spadegrip control stick from an I-16 kit, changed the cowl panel lines and used 2cm wing guns from a Hasegawa A6M7 kit for the Oerlikon wing guns. Build thread here https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/235041244-alpine-schmitt148-messerschmitt-bf109e-3-swiss-airforce/ DSC_0004 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0001 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0003 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0004 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0005 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0006 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0007 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0008 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0009 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0010 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0011 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0012 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0013 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0014 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0015 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0023 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0016 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0017 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0018 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0002 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0020 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0021 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0022 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  2. Reini78

    1/48 Tamiya P-51D Mustang PTO

    turned out nice, good paintjob with the spinner I´m with you concerning the canopy..
  3. And the beat goes on, here´s my dad´s next project, gonna do the army version. DSC_0005 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0007 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0006 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  4. yellow parts done, now masking and on to blue DSC_0005 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  5. Building all these 109s, my dad almost forgot the 190ies. So he started a late-war JG301 A-9 using the Tamiya A-8 kit with decals from the Eduard A-9 The Tamiya kit includes the bigger wooden prop. DSC_0003 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0006 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0004 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr resin seat from Ultracast DSC_0005 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  6. Gunze RLM76 applied, also some paint already on the upper side DSC_0002 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0003 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0004 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  7. After a bunch of small WW2 fighters, my dad decided it´s time now for something bigger. Using the good old Dragon Ju88 kit with AIMS decals, doing one of the colourful machines of 14./KG40. DSC_0007 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0008 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0009 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  8. basic fuselage glued together, first paint for the cockpit parts DSC_0001 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  9. My dad hasn´t built an Emil for a while now, so he decided to give the Swiss G-6 some company and build an E-3 too. Using the good old Tamiya kit with Cutting Edge decals. Won´t be an oob build because we found out, that the Swiss Emils differed from the German versions in some points, so some changes and adaptions have to be made. DSC_0001 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0002 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  10. minimal preshading, now getting some paint on this thing DSC_0006 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  11. preshading done, now on to the camo DSC_0005 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  12. And here´s my dad´s next 109 project, doing a late war JG77 G-14/AS using a Hasegawa G-10 kit with two schemes that were wrongfully designated G-10 instead of G-14/AS. DSC_0003 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0004 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr for G-10 to G-14/AS conversion, filling the the old fiiling caps and engrave new ones DSC_0005 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0007 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr gonna be this scheme
  13. painting done, time for some decals DSC_0001 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0002 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0003 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  14. first small steps.. DSC_0004 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  15. I know there's some discussion about the camo. As far as I've seen, the 13.Staffel, coded with X as last digit, had standard 70/71 splinter scheme overpainted with some 76, the 14.Staffel, coded Y, had the same but more 76 and as it looks, additionel another grey tone, either a different shade of 76, or possibly 75...
  16. Yeah, I think the new ICM kits are of good quality. But my dad and I already have a bunch of Dragon 88s in our stash, didn´t want to buy another kit. Years ago my dad built the Revell boxing of the Dragon A-4 kit, he can´t remember any major problems and the model turned out nice. Let´s see how my dad does this time with his actual skills.
  17. #23/2018 And the next roll out... After a German Bf110G nightfighter crashlanded in Switzerland, Germany delivered 12 Bf109G-6 to Switzerland so that the 110 would be destroyed in exchange and the technology kept secret. Switzerland used these G-6 only until 1948 due to many technical problems. These were caused by minor quality work and sabotage by the POWs and KZ inmate workers in the factories. After two emergency landings due to engine failures, a lost canopy during flight, and a crash into other aircraft on the ground, J-704 only had about 57 flight hours when it was withdrawn from service on February 2nd 1947. In it´s short life it was repaired, repainted and fitted with a tall tail. Hasegawa kit, crosses and stripes masked and painted (Montex mask for the crosses), decals from Cutting Edge, Eduard seatbelts, EZ line for aerials, Gunze RLM71 and 79 for the camo. The landing gear base of the Hasegawa G legs is too narrow, so my dad tried for the first time to move the leg/fuselage joints more outward. Build thread here https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/235040472-alpine-schmitt148-messerschmitt-bf109g-6-swiss-airforce/ DSC_0004 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0002 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0003 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0004 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0005 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0006 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0007 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0008 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0009 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0010 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0011 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0012 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0013 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0014 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0015 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0016 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0001 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0002 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0003 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0020 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0021 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0022 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  18. and some white.. DSC_0001 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  19. balance weights and pitot tube added DSC_0002 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  20. don´t know why, but this aircraft was repainted in green and brown, can´t say which brown tone, saw that other modellers used RLM79 , so did my dad Thanks gents!!
  21. #24/2018 And my dad´s next one... Eduard´s new Bf109G-10 Regensburg production, built oob, painted with Gunze and Tamiya, EZ Line for aerials. JaPo KG(J)6 book as reference, the book and Eduard go for a 74/75 camo, my dad chose a late war 75/83. All in all not a bad kit, goes together well like Eduard´s G-6. As usual, there has already been some discussion about the accuracy. Well, the oil cooler and the elevators are more G-6 style, the legs are earlier G style and, like the Hasegawa ones, about 2-3mm too long. Only Tamiya, Zvezda and Fujimi got their G legs right. Overall it looks like a G-10 and it was fun to build. Besides Me262s, also Bf109s and Fw190ies were used in the KG(J) units. Whereas earlier 109s were used for training, G-10 and K-4 were used for combat, like this machine from 1./KG(J)6, which was found wrecked at Prague-Kbely at the end of the war. Build thread here https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/235041340-against-the-odds148-messerschmitt-bf109g-10-kgj6/ DSC_0001 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0001 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0002 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0004 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0005 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0003 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0004 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0008 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0005 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0011 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0012 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0006 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0014 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0015 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0016 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0017 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0018 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr and the checker gang so far DSC_0019 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0020 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0021 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr DSC_0022 by Reinhard Spreitzhofer, auf Flickr
  22. you and my dad could fill a complete museum hall gibts schon bessere Parkmöglichkeiten? yes, rigging is tricky...my dad isn´t a friend of CA glue either my dad knows the bipe problems, has experienced them enough until now... At the moment he works on the Revell Stearman, partly he uses thin plastic rods, for the rest either more rods or fishing line or EZ Line...hasn´t decided yet. Once again thank you all for your kind words!!
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