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Having mentioned in passing on Col’s thread that this was in my stash, he pointed out that it would be eligible for the GB as it is a bomber. Well, it’d be rude not to after that, right? Here’s the box: I’ll spare you the sprue shots as I’m sure most of us have seen an Airfix He-111 from this tooling. The only difference is that instead of the usual camouflage choices this one is destined to be painted black and adorned with Motörhead logos: There’s some fairly sizable decals, notably the Snaggletooth logos that will take the place of the Balkenkreuzes on the wings, as well as the massive “Motörhead” script on the underside of the wing: I’m hoping for a “quick kill” with this one, partially as it’s a novelty build, and partially because the Hercules needs serious amounts of work. I’ll be limiting the use of aftermarket for that reason. Paint masks are already in the box, otherwise I’m considering a set of resin wheels with separate tyres and maybe the pre-coloured Eduard cockpit PE, both purely for speeding up the painting process. I’m also going to hunt out another SC1000 bomb as there’s only one in the kit. The most challenging part of the build is likely to be the decals, with the underwing script being the biggest challenge. I think I’ll probably have to build it with the undercarriage doors closed initially, apply the decal, then remove the u/c doors and add the wheels afterwards. Similarly, I think I’ll have to add the bomb racks after it’s in place and accept it’ll be slightly covered. Naturally I’ll be listening to Motörhead at full volume while working on this ♠️🔊🤘🤘 Until next time James
Well, I've thought about it and cant really decide so I thought id do as much as possible. The plan which I know will fail will consist of the following 1x Defiant Airfix 264sqd (PS-U) 1x Spit, AZ Mk.Ib QV-H Mr Unwins kite 1x Airfix Hurricane KW-Z 615sqd 1x Special Hobby Defiant (TW-H 141 Sqd, West Malling) 1x Airfix He111P-2 So that's the plan, I reserve the right to deviate a little as im constructing.