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Hi, Now I have finished the builds in a couple of other GB I can get back to this one and get my "Monty's Caravan and Daimler Dingo" finished. However, a few weeks ago I swapped a few kits with Pat in Scotland and as a result acquired this beauty – thanks Pat! I don't know if this is true, but I have read that a couple of Italian brothers who were modellers, fed up with the lack of proprietary kits of Italian planes, decided to set up their own company to build them – Supermodel. The company produced an initial batch of kits in around 1973 of which this was one, the others b
Another step in my RAN 1/72 collection, this time the Macchi MB326 from 724 Squadron, Nowra in the 1980's. It's the old supermodel kit in the Italeri boxing. Aftermarket includes etch from RCR models, a pair of Pavla Martin Bakers and decals from Hawkeye models. I had a disaster right at the end of the build when I put the final semi-gloss coat over the completed model. I used a Tamiya rattle-can lacquer for a quick result and it ate away at the Tamiya acrylic blue paint. If you look closely, or if I dared post higher resolution photos, you'll see what I mean. I touched it up as best I could b