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By the end of November 2015 I was getting quite confident. I had already decided on the next build a month earlier as I had been eying up the old Revell 1/48 Bf109 G10 which I had bought some years previously for silly money (£5 if I remember correctly). I had recently picked up some photo etch sets for various intended projects at Scale Model World and also picked up a rivetting tool. I also have the Hasegawa Luftwaffe pilot figures and equipment set so the lack of a pilot was not an issue. Unfortunately I cannot find the pictures I took of the initial stages so we start at the completed co
Rivetting Tools 1:72/1:48 SBS Models There are times when a model really needs a good sanding and polishing to reduce/eliminate the seams where parts meet. This also causes the moulded detail to be lost. Now, panel lines aren’t too difficult to re-instate, but rivets are quite a bit harder. Well they were until the invention of the riveter of which there are now a few examples about. This new pair, one for 1:72 and one for 1:48 have recently been released by SBS Models of Hungary. Both riveters have an air of quality and solidness about them. The nicely moulded wooden handle is