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  1. SEM model has released three 1/72nd Savoia Marchetti S.73 resin conversion sets for Italeri S.M.81 kit (ref.1283). Source: http://www.semmodel.altervista.org/conversioni.html - ref.72804 - Savoia Marchetti S.M.73 Source: http://www.semmodel.altervista.org/s73.html - ref.72805 - Savoia Marchetti S.M.73 in ČSA service Source: http://www.semmodel.altervista.org/s73_csa.html - ref.72806 - Savoia Marchetti S.M.73 in SABENA service Source: http://www.semmodel.altervista.org/s73_sabena.html V.P.
  2. Are there any/many external differences between the A-10A Thunderbolt and the A-10C? I have an A-10A kit which I want to build as an A-10C. It is only 1:144 scale so I'm not looking for the minutiae but anything big and obvious when completed. Thanks Mike
  3. Source: https://www.facebook.com/wolfpackd/photos/a.554832374609972.1073741832.554818677944675/730275677065640/?type=1&theater "WP24001 1/24 Sea Harrier FA.2 Conversion set (for Airfix 1/24) We should restart to make this massive project again soon. We completed to make over 150 master parts for resin parts. But, We need more time for this project." V.P.
  4. in 1940 the British Government realised that they would need more ships to get essential materials from the United States than they had the shipyard capacity for, especially due to the continuous bombing of their shipyards from German bombers. As a consequence, a British delegation was formed to go to the U.S. with the sole intention of ordering ships that were being built in America. At that time though, the Americans were themselves busy building there own commercial merchant fleet (they had not yet been drawn into the war) and their yards were full building the 'standard types' of the C-1, C-2 and C-3 designs for private shipping companies. Whilst touring these sites and seeing their designs, the British contingent realised that these ships were large, welded types and they were taking too long to build to meet Britain's urgent needs. A representative in the delegation, from J.L Thompson Ltd of Sunderland, had taken a set of plans of their own design (which was to become Britain's Empire Ship type), of which was based on the s.s. Dorington Court of 1939. The plans were for the construction of a 10,000 deadweight ton (dwt.) standard, dry cargo steamship with a gross registered tonnage (grt.) of approximately 7,000 tons and providing a speed of 11 knots. The design was presented to the U.S. Maritime Commission with the aim of being able to produce a simpler vessel to build, as compared to the C1 -C-3 types, thereby reducing shipbuilding time in order to meet Britain's urgent requirement. As the months of 1940 progressed, the commission finally authorised the building of sixty vessels from this design and a new shipping syndicate, namely Six Services Incorporated, was set up which consisted of two shipbuilding companies - Todd Shipyard Inc. and Henry J. Kaiser Inc. with each yard delegated to produce thirty of these ships each. Slight modifications were made to the original design and they received the designation 'Ocean Type' with each vessel's name being preceded by the word Ocean; as in the first launched being Ocean Liberty. Late in 1941 everything changed with the attack on Pearl Harbor which brought the United States into the war. The need for more shipping, both merchant and naval, became as urgent for the U.S. as it did Britain and so, with a few more changes to that original British design, the famous Liberty Ship was conceived but that is a different story. This build, my third in the 'Taking a Liberty' series will be based on the genesis of all this; converting the Liberty Ship back, to the original design type for a 10,000dwt. standard dry cargo ship originally based on the s.s. Dorrington Court. This plan shows the original design that was taken to the U.S.A. and which formed the basis of the Ocean type (and subsequently the Forts, Parks and Heads that were built in Canada); however, on initial examination of this plan and that of the Liberty ship you will notice that appear not to have the same shape. The hull dimensions are the same but the upperworks were modified, mainly out of the need to keep building time down and, as such, the Liberty had a centralised midships accommodation block whereas the British vessels had split accommodation structures. Also, the Liberties had bulwarks along their sides whereas the original had chain rails. There were other minor differences which I hope will become evident during the converting of the Liberty Ship kit. The main work for me on this Liberty Ship kit will be to remove all the bulwarks along the sides, construct a new split-structure and modifiy the poop deck for a British merchantman in wartime. The initial stages of the build will be the same as my other project "Taking a Liberty No.1 - Royal Navy repair ship" therefore I will not take up space repeating those stages here. Well, that is my cunning plan and now I need to get some serious researching done in between continuing with the other two 'Taking a Liberty' WiP's! I hope to be able to post some images soon and also hope that you will find something different and interesting as this build progresses. Mike
  5. I have a few projects on the drawing board, all of which involve the Liberty Ships of WW2 fame. My intention is to build at least three different types/classes of ship using the Trumpeter 1:350 Liberty ship kit as a basis; (if I can find more kits in sales or at affordable bargain prices) and hopefully I will be able to produce some WIP's that will keep me occupied during the period from now and through the autumn and winter evenings. This thread is the first such project and I shall be using the Trumpeter 1:350 kit of the John W. Brown version to make a conversion build. The vessel to be built will be HMS Assistance [AR-17], a repair ship of the Xanthus sub-class of Liberty Ship types. Two were completed for the Royal Navy, one was an aircraft depot/repair ship and served in home waters whilst the other, HMS Diligence [AR-18], served in the Far East as a destroyer depot/repair ship. Their time in the Royal Navy was short-lived, due to the ending of hostilities, and they were returned to the U.S.A. in 1946. Although my intention is to build this kit as the aircraft depot/repair ship HMS Assistance, I may change my mind and build it as HMS Diligence; if I can find some research data on which destroyers might have been alongside her in late 1945 whilst in the Far East. This will be a waterline version and I hope to place the finished model in a sea setting diorama, but that is a long, long way in time to be concerned with at the moment. Starting with the base, I have glued a sturdy piece of brass rod in place. This is more to give the model some weight as I don't think these models suffer from any warping or bending up of the hull over time. Next element is to add some strengthening plates to the mid deck sections, before adding the bow and stern deck pieces. This area of the kit's deck is unsupported underneath and can bend and cause the joins to part when sanding and fitting parts etc. Virtually all of the deck fittings, especially the hatches, will need to be removed before any further work can be undertaken. The RN versions had much larger accommodation and working spaces than the standard cargo ships, plus they had additional armament and sponsons; most of which will need to be scratchbuilt for this conversion. The deck area has been cleaned down to the basic level and just needs all the holes and gaps filled before the actual build can start. I shall be using plans, which I found on-line, that I have resized to 1:350 so that they match the kit in size. This will help considerably in identifying each structure's required dimensions and their locations. Final thing for this post is to mask all the gaps and joins and then fill with thinned Green Putty. The thinner is cellulose thinners and is mixed with the Green Putty to act like a thick surfacer which I can paint on using a standard modelling paint brush. The holes in the deck have been plugged with white styrene rod and cut flush to the deck. When the putty has completely dried, I shall remove the tape and then get down to sanding everything smooth with wet and dry. Hopefully in the next session I will be able to start making up some of the structures. cheers Mike
  6. After the Cheetah E ( http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234987583-148-atlas-cheetah-e-resin-conversion-set-for-kinetics-kfir-by-scaleworx-released-cheetah-c-conversion-in-design/ ) Scaleworx is working on a 1/48th Atlas Cheetah C resin conversion set for Kinetic's Kfir C2/7 kit - ref. SW48-12 Source: https://www.facebook.com/scaleworx/photos/pcb.479693032230043/479692868896726/?type=3&theater V.P.
  7. I have managed to acquire another Liberty ship kit and therefore can start with my second conversion project; this one will be a merchant cargo ship. With the ending of hostilities in 1945 most of the surviving Liberty ships were returned to the United States. Some of these ships were used to return military personnel from the theatres of operation back to their homelands; whilst other vessels were utilised to repatriate PoW's back to their own countries. The remaining vessels were either utilised by American shipping companies or laid up in case of requirements for re-activation at any point in the future; although their weapons were dismounted. Meanwhile, nations across the world had suffered terrible losses of shipping and personnel during the war and those ship owning companies had urgent needs to replace their vessels in order to re-start the work of rebuilding and recovery. Building new ships could take years, plus the costs would run into millions of pounds/dollars which, in those austere times of the immediate postwar period, was not readily available therefore other means were urgently needed to help overcome this shortfall. As such, the U.S. Government; having been regularly petitioned by all of the allied nations to sell off surplus stock, authorised the release for sale to foreign nations some of the laid up tonnage for commercial use. The majority of the vessels released for sale were Liberty Ships and this offer was immediately taken up by the allied countries such as Great Britain, Greece, Norway, France and even Italy as a quick and cheaper means of getting the movement of essential products around the globe. Following the initial allowance to those countries mentioned, further sales were later authorised to Belgium, Netherlands and China. Of the 2,710 Liberty Ships that were built during the war, 127 were sold postwar to Great Britain (some of these were already under British management through original lend-lease agreements) with one such vessel being bought by T. & J. Harrison and Company Ltd, Liverpool and which they named Successor. This vessel will be the subject of my conversion project and I shall use the Trumpeter 1:350 scale Jeremiah O'Brien as the base kit. portion of a painting of s.s. Successor by Colin Verity The initial stages of the build are identical to my other project "Taking a Liberty No.1 - Royal Navy repair ship" therefore I will not take up space repeating those stages here. What is different though is that the hatches will remain in place and some of them will be opened, as they would be for loading and unloading. This causes a change to the normal assembly process of the kit in that Liberty ships had additional holds in compartments just below decks; these decks were commonly known as 'tween decks. The opening of the hatches on the main deck means that the 'tween decks will be exposed below and therefore I shall need to scratchbuild this area from styrene sheet. These ships had welded hulls which left long seam lines along the length of the hull. I have tried to emulate this by scribing some lines along the kit sides. I have used Dymo-type tape along the proposed area that I wish to scribe here. The hatch covers have been opened up on the main deck pieces, plus the 'tween decks structures have been cut, including three of the four visible hatchways being opened. Here, the 'tween decks have been temporarily fitted in place, and the main deck attached, to check for fit and alignment of the hatchways. I need to prime and paint the internals of the model before I can proceed any further, hopefully I shall be able to do this soon and have more to show over the weekend. Thanks for looking. Mike
  8. Hi all, Could any owners of the Airfix Annual No.6 tell me the quality + detail of the Highball conversion in it, since I don't really want to be spending £30+postage plus the kit price, for the PD or Blackbird conversion. I am guessing that the conversion will be a traditional block of balsa style thing, but since it would have been released only a couple of years after the 30 year rule, I'm a bit worried about accuracy. Maybe Neil might consider doing a limited re-run of his brilliant conversion set, since the demand seems to be so high? Thanks in advance, Seabo14
  9. Hi! Sorry for not posting for ages, I lost my login details like an idiot! Anyhow - we have a Customer Model Album on out Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/neomegaresin/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1303897316304990 If you have any models with NeOmega, Vector or Komplekt Zip sets in, then we'd love to see them!
  10. We are very happy to announce that we will be stocking Ultracast products at Sovereign Hobbies. The first order is due to land in a couple of weeks.
  11. Spin Models has just released a 1/48th RAF Be.9c Pulpit resin conversion set for the Roden Be.2 kit - ref. K807 Source: http://www.aviationmegastore.com/raf-be9c-pulpit-conversion-roden-be2-k807-spin-models-spin-c48007-aircraft-modelling-conversion/product/?action=prodinfo&art=138142 Box art V.P.
  12. Ever since making the Royal Navy covert ops submarine HMS Spartan - I'm really getting into these shadowy subs from the Cold War. My next conversion is the USS Seawolf SSN-575 - the second nuclear boat based on the USS Nautilus design. After serving for a few years, she was stretched by 52 feet for 'Special Projects' work - with side thrusters for delicate maneouvering. I'm using TWO Mikro-Mir Nautilus kits to stretch the hull - using these artists impressions I found on the internet.... Here, I've cut the two starboard hull halves into front and rear sections ready for joining. I've also moved the anchor recess further forward and drilled the holes for the side thrusters.... It isn't really banana shaped - it isn't glued yet and the camera lens distorts it a bit. I've also been researching (trawling the internet, saving photos) the USS Parche - a Sturgeon Class boat stretched by 100 ft for naughty work. Should be easy enough to model using two Mikro-Mir Sturgeons. Ken
  13. Scaleworx has just released a 1/72nd Atlas Super Cheetah D resin conversion set for Italeri Kfir C.2/C.7 kit - ref.SW72-19 Sources: https://www.facebook.com/scaleworx/photos/a.235132476686101.1073741852.212054182327264/467812040084809/?type=3&theater https://www.facebook.com/scaleworx/photos/a.235132476686101.1073741852.212054182327264/467849283414418/?type=3&theater V.P.
  14. Kiwi Resin is to release soon a 1/48th MD Helicopters MD.520N NOTAR resin conversion set Source: http://www.kiwiresin.com/#!product/prd1/3881135941/1-48-md520n-notar-conversion-coming-soon V.P.
  15. Hey, I'm new to these forums I was looking online for an A10 'Hog' (1/48) to add to my stash, but came across five or so different models. They all seemed to have their good and bads (e.g. no detail; no access panels; bad decals etc...). I have no idea which one to get. Money is not an issue, and I want to model it being heavily maintained, therefore, I want as many access panels as possible. If the engine's cowling can be opened, then a detailed engine would be nice. I also want a detailed cockpit. I don't care what the decals are like because I will probably get aftermarket ones. Please can any of you give your opinion on which model is best. Please link any detail sets (e.g. engine or cockpit) for one in your answer. Thanks )
  16. Grand models (http://www.grandmodels.gr/ & https://www.facebook.com/grandmodels.gr ) is to release soon a 1/72nd Convair TF-102 Delta Dagger resin conversion set for Meng kit. Source: https://www.facebook.com/modellingnews.gr/photos/pcb.693583827408683/693582454075487/?type=3&theater https://www.facebook.com/modellingnews.gr/posts/690454244388308 V.P.
  17. Hi, I had Airfix FB Mk XVIII made about 20 years ago I wanted to add to collection another Mosquito, which will be different as much as possible from the previous one. It was about 5 year ago. My choice was bomber/recce machine with glazed nose. However I wanted to do another difference - longer engines. If one would like to build a model of DH Mosquito with longer Merlin engines - I do not remeber if there any other option then old Matchbox kit. I belive that there is no other option, still. So I bought Tamiya kit and Pavla conversion kit which consist of two engines and set of exhaust pipes all made of resin. When I started to work on this - I was shocked - the Pavla engines were of the same lenght as short engines of Tamiya! I do not know the reason for such huge mistake. Anyway, I decided to use those engines, although I move them forward as I remeber 3 or 4 mm (I had nice drawings so it was under control), I cut off coolers which are below engines, replaced them and also moved position of exhaust pipes. I have used original Tamiya exhaust pipes since the one from Pavla were proportionally to short. All together there was some body putty and sanding needed. I changed the propellers, I belive, also. She is wearing markings of US 8th Army from UK, late 1944-45. Airplane was used for photo recconesance and some weather recce flights. And a family photo: Regards Jerzy-Wojtek
  18. Good Day All, i'm calling this "done" Started this project back in March and took my time at it but now she's finally complete. The DH.82c Tiger as she may have appeared in 1942 after rolling off the production line at DeHavilland Canada in Downsview (now part of Toronto) Ontario, Canada. She stayed in Canada her whole life (including some 25 years in storage) and is currently flying with/at The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Hamilton, Ontario Canada. Here's what was done to get it as close as I could to a DH.82c: Canopy (vac formed), prop (metal), and engine (metal) are via John at Aeroclub (THANKS JOHN !!) - the Gipsy Major is quite nice on its own and I just added a few small wires/tube items to make it look a bit more "busy". Scratchbuilt the engine mount and supports using lead foil and thin wall micro brass tubing from Albion Alloys Scratchbuilt exhaust shroud.. again more micro brass tubing. Scratchbuilt elevator trim tabs from brass sheet Scratchbuilt replacement interplane struts also using the Albion Alloy stuff Scratchbuilt replacement landing gear struts (brass tube again) and moved the struts forward as per DH.82c Added plastic strip "canopy rails" Decals were a mix of Xtradecal roundels and ModelDecal numbers Paints were Xtracrylix Trainer Yellow and a mixture of Tamiya "blacks" (mostly used Nato Black). WIP build thread is located here: http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234978628-first-wip-build-172-canadian-dehavilland-dh82c-from-airfixs-dh82a/ Overall, I'm happy with the result and time put in.... and I think, just my opinion mind you, it's a bit nicer than the Pavla kit Cheers, Dave P.S. Haven't decided if I'll leave the Airfix Airborne jeep there or not.. may move it and put a pilot there instead
  19. Having a trawl through the Internet this morning I spotted Alleycat are preparing the following: Some more new items this weekend! In 1/72 AND 1/48th Early Bristol Beaufighter conversions for the Mk1/early 6 with flat tailplanes, unshrouded exhaust etc. 2 new 1/48th Sea Vixen FAW1 sets for the 2 Martel missile test aircraft, plusSAAF C-47TP Turbo Dak in 1/72 and Vought Kingfisher windscreen without guntube slot for the 1/32 KittyHawk kit are now available. New 1/72 decals for Meteor NF11/12 and Merlin powered Wellington Mk2 have also arrived. As a sneak, there are new items on the way that include in 1/72 AC47T 'Fantasma'(Just waiting on guns and mounts), AC47, Early DH Mosquito bomber, and Merlin Beaufighter Mk2 in both 1/72 and 1/48. Along with a 'tin wing' for the Airfix 1/72 Hurricane (Imminent!!), a Shackleton MR1/T4 conversion in 1/72 for the Airfix kit, and maybe the odd conversion for the new 1/48 Meteor. Going live are the 1/32 Yak /1b /complete kits, however, these are off for casting with up to 6 weeks for return, though it is hoped that 3-4 will be the case. These latter along with the Fury, Gamecock and M1c kits are now cast for AlleyCat by MDC. For those who have recently ordered a Spitfire Prototype kit, (Thank you!) they will be despatched week commencing 28/03/16. They had been held back awaiting decals, which sadly have now missed their second arrival date, and so will follow on as soon as in stock. I have no link to the company, save having bought various updates in the past. With the renewed interest in all things Shackleton & the number of Hurricanesd converted to metal wings though some here may be interested. Edge
  20. Kit - Revell 1:72 Paint - All Xtracolour enamels Decals - Xtradecal Extras - FAA Models resin recce nose. Hawker Hunter FR.10 4 Squadron, RAFG Gutersloh AB. Germany 1968 Probably one of the easiest conversions you could ask for. The FAA Models resin nose simply drops in to place in place of the kit part with the absolute minimum of fuss and just a smear of filler. In total this model spent only 11hrs and 45mins on my bench from the moment I opened the box until this afternoon, and I enjoyed every one of those 765 minutes. Not my first RoG Hunter and won't be my last... One of the best 1:72 kit of recent years ???, IMHO yeah, it is. Please feel free to make any comments, criticisms or ask any questions. Thanks for taking the time to look. Ian.
  21. GAF (Avro) Lincoln Enhancement Set for the Blackbird Models Conversion 1/72 Red Roo Models Following on from the success of the Lancaster, Avro's infamous chief designer Roy Chadwick, developed the Lincoln as a natural evolution with the purpose of being able to fly higher, further and with a greater payload as a result of the longer wing span, greater fuel capacity and more powerful Merlin engines. Despite the prototype being first tested in 1944 shortly after D-Day, the Lincoln was too late to see service in WWII although was intended to join the Tiger Force against Japanese forces. Apart from the extended wings and fuselage, the nose was redesigned significantly incorporating optically flat panels instead of the characteristic Lancaster blister nose ti improve visibility for the bomb aimer. A further modification included a Boulton Paul turret armed with two .50 Browning machine guns. As well as this was the introduction of a mid upper Bristol turret with two 20mm cannon to significantly improve defensive firepower. The Lincolns began to replace the 4 engine heavies in RAF service soon after the war with plans to produce versions in Canada and Australia. With the end of hostilities, production in Canada was ended with only one aircraft produced, but the Department of Aircraft Production in Australia (later known as Government Aircraft Factory) produced 73 Mk.30's. The first of these entered service with No.82 wing at RAAF Amberley in 1949 where they replaced Liberators. In the 1950's, the RAAF needed the Lincoln to perform anti-submarine- duties. To incorporate the necessary equipment, 20 aircraft with modified in to Mk.31's with the most notable difference being a 6.5' nose extension. Whilst this enabled carriage of the anti-submarine equipment, the long nose made it incredibly difficult to land, particularly at night due to poor visibility. 10 of the Mk.31's were later updated to MR Mk.31 to facilitate maritime reconnaissance duties. The RAAF Lincolns took part in bombing missions along side the RAF aircraft in the 1950's operating out of RAF Tengah in Singapore during the Malayan Conflict. The RAAF eventually retired its Lincolns in 1961. The enhancement set This set is designed to enhance the Blackbird Lincoln conversion set for the Airfix Lancaster B.II that was released two years ago. Whilst the Blackbird set isn't the only conversion around (Paragon which is like rocking horse poo and the readily available Flightpath set), it is the only one for the latest Airfix Lancaster kits. I built the Blackbird kit last year (HERE) and as you can see below, it builds in to an impressive replica. Whilst the Blackbird conversion contains most of the key features to produce a pleasing Lincoln, there are still gaps in the parts list necessary to complete an accurate conversion. I addressed several of these details by scratch building, but used the Airfix FN.82 rear turret as the next best thing to the Boulton Paul 'D' type turret that was actually fitted. This is where the Red Roo set comes in with particular focus on the Australian variants, namely the Mk.30 and Mk.31's. Before I get in to the part contents, it's important to pay homage to the instructions contained in this enhancement set. I know from the build above how much research is required to complete the Lincoln conversion accurately and Red Roo have made this element of the build stress free by including an incredibly comprehensive 13 page A4 colour instruction booklet. Diagrams and detailed explanations clearly navigate the builder through the finer details of the Lincoln assembly referring to both the Blackbird conversion and Airfix Lancaster donor kit. Further, on page 11, there is a matrix of all the Mk.31's produced with the variations in turret armament , flare outlet plate, rocket rails and roundel configurations. Whilst this set is focussed on the Australian variants, the instructions would of been most welcome in building my RAF rendition of this forgotten bomber, in particular, the angular cut necessary on the rear fuselage to achieve the correct profile after inserting the fuselage lengthening plug. The parts supplied come in various formats, resin, brass coloured white metal, platicard and steel wire. The contents are: Correct Bristol Type D rear turret - resin base and gun mount with clear resin front and rear sections & white metal .50 brownings Mid upper turret - resin base and early / later clear resin cupolas, white metal 20mm cannon .50 Browning barrels for front turret - white metal Rocket rails that were carried on the Australian variants (paper template included for accurate location under the wings) Gun laying equipment blister Strike camera housing Various aerials carried by RAAF variants (white metal, resin and steel wire) Resin windows for the Mk.31 extended nose Correct tail wheel The resin components are of very good quality. The mid upper turret is located further forwards than on a Lancaster due to the extra weight, so a 15mm diameter hole will need drilling in the fuselage as explained thoroughly in the instructions. It's important to check your references on the aircraft you are building as to whether it used the early 'flatter' cupola or whether it uses the later more rounded version which has the strengthening frame across it further back from the centre line. The white metal components are nicely represented, although given the nature of the material, slightly less well defined in detail compared to the resin. That said, the perforations in the .50's are good as you can see in the photo below. The clear resin parts are nicely moulded and look to be accurate. In the review set, the later mid upper cupola has a few minor bubbles and slightly more distortion in comparison with the early version, but with a dip in Kleer, all parts should look good. Notable in the review pack was two copies of the 20mm cannon Conclusion Clearly, tackling a build that involves cutting up a kit and inserting significant plugs and additional detail is not aimed at inexperienced modellers, so this enhancement set does expect a degree of modelling competence. One could argue that some of the parts contained should of been included in the Blackbird conversion (correct BP rear turret in particular), so it is great to see a solution available. Having built the Blackbird conversion which is a great set in itself, this enhancement set would of made the build much easier, both in terms of the research provided in the instructions and the additional parts that would normally require scratch building (20mm cannon and mid upper base for example). Of course, buying a conversion and then an enhancement set pushes up the cost somewhat, but if, like me, you had wanted to build a detailed Lincoln for many years using a good donor kit, the investment is justifiable. Given the contents of this set, whilst it is primarily marketed as a RAAF enhancement, it is equally valid on an RAF variant too. Review sample courtesy of
  22. Heritage Aviation is to release a 1/32nd Gloster Meteor F.Mk.3 resin conversion set for the HK Meteor F.Mk.4 kit. Source: http://www.kitsforcash.com/latest-news-2-w.asp V.P.
  23. After the F.Mk.8 & FR.Mk.9 conversion sets ( http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234928052-132-gloster-meteor-fmk4-by-hk-models-released-fishers-fmk8-conversion-set-released/?p=1609350 & http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234983243-132-meteor-fr9-conversion-from-fisher/?hl=meteor ), Fisher Model & Pattern is working on a 1/32nd Gloster Meteor T.Mk.7 conversion set for the HK Models kit (http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234928052-132-gloster-meteor-fmk4-by-hk-models-released-fishers-fmk8-conversion-set-released/?hl=meteor). Source: https://www.facebook.com/DutchDecal/photos/a.319071761559888.1073741826.319066551560409/722135631253497/?type=3&theater V.P.
  24. Hello folks, Over on Modellers Alliance there's a 'Micro Modelling Month' GB happening, as the subject of my project is just about as British as I am, thought folks here may be interested. Enough talk, here's some photo's. At this point the kit had spent just two hours total on the bench, including fitting the resin recce nose from FAA Models. Just a smear of filler needed on the underside of wing-tip and a little on the nose join. More in a moment, hang-on... Ian.
  25. After the F.Mk.8, FR.Mk.9 & T.Mk.7 conversion sets ( http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234928052-132-gloster-meteor-fmk4-by-hk-models-released-fishers-fmk8-conversion-set-released/?p=1609350 ; http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234983243-132-meteor-fr9-conversion-from-fisher/?hl=meteor ; http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234989951-132-gloster-meteor-tmk7-conversion-set-by-fisher-model-pattern-on-pre-order-release-february-2016), Fisher Model & Pattern is working on a 1/32nd Gloster Meteor NF.Mk.11 conversion set for the HK Models kit ( http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234928052-132-gloster-meteor-fmk4-by-hk-models-released-fishers-fmk8-conversion-set-released/?hl=meteor). Source: https://www.facebook.com/DutchDecal/photos/a.319071761559888.1073741826.319066551560409/758368820963511/?type=3&theater V.P.
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