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  1. Hallo, 72modeler, Thanks for the answer and the links. I want to build the VF-1B 1933-1934 from the USS Saratoga. The second option is the VB-5B 1935 from the USS Lexington. Happy modelling
  2. Hallo I am going to build a F4B-4 in 1/32 from Hasegawa, after my Spitfire in 1/32 from Tamiya is finished. It will be my first interwar American Navy Fighter. Actually I build lots of biplanes. But never interwar biplanes. Has anybody built this Hasegawa kit? I would like to hear your experience about it. Are there any remarkable flaws in the kit or instructions? I have as aftermarket the engine from Vector Resin. Has anybody photos from this aircraft? Let me know. Thanks in forward. Happy modelling
  3. Hallo This is my last 48th scale Spit. The next will be in 32. Now, more or less straight from the box. Just dashboard and belts added. And less decals, all insignia sprayed with Montex masks. So have a look! Happy modelling
  4. Hallo This Seafire is from Airfix kit with some etched parts. The roundels are sprayed. So, have a look. Happy modelling
  5. Hallo This is my next Spitfire. A IXc variant. Quite straight from the box. With some use of some etched parts. Some more ahead. I choose Techmod decals, because this colorful option won my heart. Beside this I had a book about the southern theater of operation. Well, next time a Spitfire again! Happy modelling
  6. Thank you tonyot I will think about it, to repair it that way! Happy modelling
  7. Hallo This is my last of a serie of 3 Spitfires Mk.I. The kit I knew already and it was a fast enjoying built. Happy modelling
  8. Hallo Here are my trucks and a/c. In 1/35 and 1/48. Happy modelling
  9. Hallo My first was: This kit is from Eduard. It is absolute superior to Tamiya new Spitfire kit. Due to surface detail and logical design. The airscrew is significant, the first two blade airscrew which is a model! Not a stick full of sinkholes as it was from Airfix or analogic from Classic Airframe's Hurricane! The new TFace mask are just to recommend! Well, that is it. Happy modelling
  10. Hallo Does anybody have photos from this two Spitfires? I checked it in the web, but I was not successful with this particular a/c. Thanks in forward. Happy modelling
  11. Thank you all, specialy Spitfire31 I know the radio equipment, but not at all the arial configuration. I build since 25 years Spitfires, now in my old days I learn such a substantial information. Thank you a lot! Happy modelling
  12. Hallo Now it is done. I would like to thank you all modelers for the support. Happy modelling
  13. ruth


    Well, after the next steps now. Have a look. Let me know your opinion! Happy modelling
  14. ruth


    Thanks for these great pics. A good guide for the next weathering steps. Happy modelling
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    Hallo My objective is to create a real a living aircraft. Not just a nice sprayed and nicely painted a/c. I want to make it real. · At the beginning oil in panel lines · I started with oil dots in white, brown and black. This you can see yet! · The next step will be some spraying. Here shading of distinctive panels, in a lighter tone in the center. · Some darkening of panel lines by spraying transverse in against flying direction · Some silver paint at often-accessed areas. Do you have some additional ideas? Happy
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