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Hi all, All ready to move on to my next project - a conversion of the Revell 1/32 B Mk.IV Mosquito to an FB Mk.VI of the Banff Strike Wing. While I'd love to use the Tamiya kit for this, it's comfortably out of the price range and probably way too detailed for what i have in mind anyway. So step up Revell Mossie, this is your moment! There's obviously a fair bit of work to be done to achieve this, so here's the collection of parts so far... First of all, the kit! It's the most recent rebox of the very original Revell 1/32 Mk.IV (1971 vintage!) with its lumpy detail, sink marks and raised panel lines - all the things modern modellers love! I have the five-stack exhausts from eduard Brassin, (also have the round-pipe Quickboost ones); Aviaeology stencils and Barracuda radio sets to spruce up the otherwise sparse cockpit. I'll be making all the other adjustments to the cockpit by scratchbuilding bits and pieces. Top centre of the picture is the Grey Matter resin nose conversion for the Mk.VI/NF.II which will be required! Other bits include the (incomplete) Xtradecal set for the subject aircraft: RS838 EO-A of 404 Sqn RCAF in standard MSG/DG. The British 60lb rockets are from Special Hobby, AMS Resin 100-gal slipper tanks, and Master .303 machine gun barrels. This will be built as an anti-flak aircraft with double-stacked HE 60lb rockets, cannon and machine gun armament. The finished model will be posed in flight on its way to smash up the Kriegsmarine in a Norwegian fjord, something the Banff Wing was extremely good at in the early months of 1945. Hoping this will be a fun build - looking forward to a bit of scratchbuild detailing (don't expect too much though!) All the best, Alan