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My first ever attempt at a conversion: Ernst Udet's Bf109V14 racer from Dubendorf. WIP here. Used the lovely Tamiya 1/72 109E-3 kit, an absolute joy to build with everything fitting perfectly, even after I hacked away at large chunks of it! Mr Hobby paint used and all markings (apart from the swastika and stencils) are masked using custom masks from a Cricut Explore Air. No real issues, the intake needs to be longer and the exhaust slots more spaced out. Probably missing a few intakes etc but very pleased with this. There is a certain satisfaction from making something that doesn't
I’m on 109 roll: After my relative success with the 109E & 109F, I thought I’d try a little light conversion. It’s the wine red (or blue) 109V14 that Udet flew in Dubendorf and managed to prang. It’s a relatively easy conversion, but its actually BF109B airframe apparently so some details like fuel fillers need to relocated and obviously de-arming the thing completely.The Tamiya 109E is the starting point and I built up a stock of these on my travels to Japan a few years ,back at knock down prices so won’t complain about the costs or apparently the shortness of the