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  1. Just started a AZ Model G6/AS AZ7509 and a quick search revealed this thread, I thought I was going mad when dry fitting the fuselage when it wouldn't fit as I already made a AZ Model G2 and had no issues. Many thanks for the advice. Time for surgery!!
  2. Is there a P-47 group build going on or something? Loads of excellent Thunderbolts in RFI last day or so and yours is spot on, nice job!
  3. Sorry for the delay - I used Halfords white rattle can primer, Vallejo gloss varnish over the top through the airbrush, then decals, then another layer of Vallejo varnish, then Tamiya brown panel line accent to break up the white a bit, then Vallejo matt varnish (through a brush!).
  4. This took nearly a year but mostly because it was stuck on the shelf of doom. It went together without issue, the kit is great I just found painting it a bit dull, especially the white. Also regretting putting in Eduard photoetch cockpit bits - totally invisible now I'm not calling it quite done but its done enough - I might go back add some more weathering My favourite box art of any kit in the stash though, love it! On top of a 1970's amplifier
  5. Love the 188, think its my favourite German bomber and yours looks fantastic. I have one of these in the stash i am happy to say, they seem quite hard to find....
  6. Great result. Love the look of the Ju188, ever since I first saw the Matchbox box art in the 80s
  7. True on the pilots - I kinda made the wheels up choice after canopy went in. To be honest though - they are not the best figures that come with the kit so I don't miss them For the stand- decided on green just to contrast with the desert colours a bit. Didn't really plan this build at all, just made decisions as I went!
  8. I started this around Christmas and completed a month or so ago, I really needed a mojo-restoration build that was simple. Decided to use the classic stand and do it wheels up The different shades of green on the stand were an accident but I liked it. I had to do a few minor repairs to broken parts as it had a hard life before arriving in my stash. Decals were ruined so had to buy some new ones. I like RAF desert colours so went with The Fiery Queen from Xtradecal X72107 sheet. Before: After:
  9. Love it, don't see many Yak 1's and definitely don't see many Lydia figures in 1/72!! Great to see.
  10. Nice one, it looks amazing, just picked up one of these and really impressed with the whole package. Can't wait to build ..
  11. Absolutely nothing wrong with that as far as I can see, nice job. I've got a few MPM kits in the stash but every time I see someone on here say what a total nightmare they had, I tend to think "maybe next time"....
  12. Haha, its blutac! I did try to weight the nose and all was good until i fitted the tail and discovered i had not done enough...nevermind it seems to work ok now its in the cabinet...
  13. Calling this one done! One of those kits that has so many spikey bits sticking out of it you dare never touch it:) Trouble free build aside from decals which had a yellowed a bit but a few weeks in the sun seem to fix them. Got the kit of auction site and it looked like it had a hard life so this one feels like a save too Hasegawa 1/72 kubelwagen and BMW motorbike also just finished so added them to the photo
  14. Nice result. I like the pilot, makes a change from the usual. Where was he from? The kit?
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