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  1. Now that I am down to 1 build in progress - it is time to start another , so for this GB my first build will be the Revell 1/72nd Scale Mk IIa Spitfire I will be making custom markings for : 71 Squadron based at RAF North Weald August 41 - Sept 41 when they received their first Spitfires , converting from Hurricane Mk I and Mk IIa The aircraft markings will be XR-D P3708 as flown by P/O Bill 'Poppy' Dunn , the 1st American Fighter Ace Kit and Sprue Shots
  2. "Seek and Destroy" 41 Sqn's finest Hi everyone! Time for another Tornado build I think, this time of a 41 Sqn GR.4 in 1:72 scale. Let's get cracking, then! The Subject So the first visit I ever had to an operational fast-jet base was back in August 2017. Me and my dad tottered on up to the fence one morning while on holiday in Lincolnshire, and we were fortunate enough to see a mass launch of Typhoons. Around lunchtime, when most of the Typhoons had returned from their morning launches, we decided to walk around to the BBMF end of the base. As we rounded the corner I noticed an engine note which didn't sound quite like a Typhoon we'd become accustomed to... ... and there she was: This was the only time that I managed to see a "live" Tornado on the ground before she was retired from RAF service in April of last year. We watched as the crew taxied her to the runway and took off, never to be seen again (as it turns out, the very same aircraft was to reappear at RIAT in the "617 Sqn formation" with the Lancaster and F-35, which I'm trying to re-create to some extent in 1:72 scale). We were fortunate enough to then see a practice display by the RAF Typhoon team, followed by a totter around the BBMF hangar and a practice QRA scramble that same day. As we returned home from the holiday we stopped by Coningsby again and for the first time saw the Lancaster take to the air, having failed for many years to see her at airshows due to weather. So that's where my love of this particular airframe began. The Build This is a kit that I'm sure many will be familiar with, the venerable 1:72 Revell Tornado GR.1. The surface details and construction are exceptional for the scale and is really the only real option for a Tornado in this scale, but alas it required a FLIR pod and some cockpit scratchbuilding to bring it up to GR.4 spec. Freightdog provided the FLIR pod and Master Models provided the brass pitot tube and AoA probes. Decals came from the Xtradecal Tornado Retirement Schemes set. During my 1:32 build of ZA326 (the raspberry ripple Tornado- link to build here) I've built up quite the reference archive. Armed with that, I decided to edit the 1:72 kit to resemble ZA560 as I saw her: flaps/slats down, auxiliary air intake doors open, a variety of cooling doors open, the CAGNET aerial (thanks to these guys for their help) and a variety of other small details. The one thing I would have done differently is to replace the nose of the kit with a resin one, but hey, I think it just about passes? As with the real thing I had to salvage parts from another Tornado, in this case it was one of the nose wheels which decided to go walkies (or perhaps roll-ies?) Sadly, due to a lack of additional decals I wasn't able to follow the exact scheme/decalling as I saw her in back in 2017, but it was still the same airframe nonetheless. I can live with it! You might notice the different coloured stripes of the underwing fuel tanks, these were present on the real thing at the time- i masked and sprayed on the grey stripes; given that the grey stripes that came with the kit decals blended in perfectly with the paintwork.... As always, Vallejo Model Air paints were used; USAF Medium Gray for the main colour, some panels were picked out in Light Gray, with the nose being Sea Grey. Weathering was achieved with a mix of diluted black/brown paints and the fabulous UMP Earth weathering wash. But you're here for pictures, rather than my ramblings, and pictures you shall have! Conclusion And so, this build draws to a close. Thank you to the folks who helped out with the info on the cooling vents and the CAGNET aerial, and thank you for dropping by and having a look the build! Stay safe and look after yourselves Best wishes, Sam
  3. This is the last one, I swear @trickyrich! .... .. . Atleast I'm pretty sure it will be FINNISH RECCE MIG MiG-21F-13, TiedLLv, Finnish Air Force, winter 1983 The kit will be Revell MiG-21F-13 'Fishbed-C'. Looks to be all around decent kit. Not Eduard level of detail, but not bad either. This is what I will be working with. Some reference material and several aftermarket stuff. The sprues. Photo etch to add cockpit detail. This will be canopy closed and in-flight - so not much will be seen but oh well... Pitot tube. These Master pitot tubes seem great way to add little bit finesse to a kit. Kit wheels look really weird, will be replacing them with resin ones. Kit intake on the right, resin replacement on the left. In real life the difference is even greater than it looks on the photo. I think the resin intake will affect the look of the model in a big way. IF it fits - we will see And what makes a recon MiG? Reconnaissance camera pods! Finnish design with a mix of english, french & russian gear I will be doing MG-32 of TiedLLv (Tiedustelulentolaivue = Reconnaissance Squadron). I just need new insignia - the roundels are wrong color (too light) and should have black outer rim - not blue. Also they are wrong size, wing and fuselage roundels should be different sizes. This will be continuation of my nordic series consisting of Danish Super Sabre, Norwegian Starfighter & Swedish Viggen - this MiG will be displayed on simple base, showing a situation where the MiG is coming to a land/touching down on an airfield during winter 1983. Hope you enjoy following this build - I've been looking forwards doing this for a while now.
  4. Good day to all, Let me warn you first. This is one awfully ugly airplane that I am about to unveil on you. My friends picked this kit for me to do after my previous project. Here are the highlights I found of the kit............ 1. Very good fit of parts 2. Excellent detail throughout 3. Main colors used..... A. Polly Scale Light Ghost Gray FS36375 B. Tamiya Sky Grey XF-19 C. Model Master Dark Gull Gray ( cockpit ) D. Mission Models White E. Exhaust section : AK Interactive Extreme Burnt Metal, Steel, & Metallic Purple 4. Vallejo washes : Black, Lt Gray, Dark Brown, & Maroon 5. Added pilot from Hasegawa Pilot / Ground Crew set ( #X72-7 ) 6. Weathering done with paint and washes. 7. Replaced both nose pitot`s with metal tubes. All kidding aside, while not a type I would normally build, I found this particular kit extremely delightful to put together. I decided to depict the “Guppy” a bit weathered towards the end of the evaluation phase. Oddly, I could not find any red and blue / green wing lights from pictures so I simply omitted them ( for now ). I believed this kit languished on my shelf for about 25 years. I had completely forgot that I had it. I used the kit supplied decals to complete the project. I recommend this kit to all skill levels. Thank you in advance!!!!! Mike
  5. This is a placeholder for my build The kit no doubt will be very popular in its various guises here: Airfix 08013A Avro Lancaster B.III 1:72 The goodies are: Glazing Masks: Montex MM72205 Aires gun barrels And xtradecal set I’ll post better pictures when i’m back at my workbench. The plan is to create that pretty white-finned lm583 ‘PO-T’ of Raf 467 squadron (australian) based at raf waddington in august 1944 from the decal set. I also have an interior PE detailing set from eduard. Looking forward to see all the other variations in the gb. This is gonna be fun. edit: heres a shot of PO_O (same squadron and white-tailed livery)
  6. This one is probably the quickest build I've done, all thanks to being on furlough. The build thread is below if anyone wants to see that before the finished pictures. I can't say that it was entirely plain sailing with quite a few niggling issues coming up along the way. Nothing major, but just enough to keep me on my toes. It's not actually as bad a kit as I may have made it sound, and does build up into a nice-looking model. Unfortunately, right at the start I failed to sand down a couple of ejector pin marks on the engine bay cross-member thinking that these were just going to be against thin air - it actually turned out that the cross-member rests on the radiator which meant that the front bumper doesn't quite sit right. That's what makes the bonnet look as though it's sitting high - actually it's sitting absolutely right with the wings and it's the front bumper which is sitting ever so slightly low (less than a millimetre, and the camera makes it look much worse than it does in real life). The other major disservice the camera has done is the usual thing of picking out all the flakes in the metallic paint - although it is paint for an old car I had the flakes are actually quite small and you don't see them until you get about 1-1.5 feet away from the model. One thing about this colour though is that it does change a lot with the light. This afternoon was quite grey here, so the paint is a little duller in most of the photos than it can appear in sunlight. First of all, this was one where I provided my own light source: Then it's onto a selection of higher angle shots: A few more shots now, but at a lower angle. I prefer this angle of photo, but it doesn't show as much of the car (maybe that's got something to do with it ) I tried to get a shot of the underside by propping it up on some containers - not sure that was entirely successful but it gives the idea. I know that when I put up the Countach RFI, there were requests for close-ups, so here's a few for the Challenger. First one is the engine bay: A couple of the interior - from the instructions it looks as though it's just a sea of semi-gloss black but the decals to lift it a bit. I didn't realise until I'd packed away that I've covered the brake assembly in my wheel close-up. Definitely glad I got rid of the kit chrome and painted them though. And finally, close-ups of the front and rear corners. Unfortunately, the shot of the front really emphasises what I mean about the front bumper sitting below the bonnet. Thanks for looking. As always, all comments and constructive criticism are welcomed.
  7. The beginning of an xmas present. 1/32 revell tornado gr1 gulf war. 10 hours in so far.
  8. Having finished the Countach, it's time to move onto the next project - Revell's 2009 Dodge Challenger. Given that I had the news today that I've been put on furlough, I think it's a fairly safe bet that this one is going to be completed in a short space of time (for me). The kit seems fairly typical really. It doesn't wow me like the Countach kit did, but equally, apart from the rear bumper and the fact that the pedals appear to have bent in the box, it doesn't have any obvious issues really. Painting got done towards the back end of last year, and it was a bit of a rush to get it done before winter in the end, but I made it and over winter got the panel lines washed and body polished. Tomorrow, I should get a start on the build proper, but in the meantime here's the story so far. The body itself seems pretty good apart from a very prominent mould line along each side and a couple of sink marks on the wing. The mould lines were sanded back, although they do seem to have left a slight hollow in a couple of places which are just visible after painting in the correct light. Forgot to take a photo of it in primer (but it was just plain white anyway), so this is jumping straight onto it with colour coat on. Being a metallic paint, I decided to attach the bumpers at an offset to try to get a similar shade to the body. Unfortunately I couldn't work out a good way of doing the same with the bonnet without leaving a mark somewhere noticeable. As this is proper car, rather than model, paint I'm hoping that the flakes aren't going to be too big. In real life, they aren't but I am conscious that in photos those flakes can sometimes grow massively. This one is with the clear lacquer applied - I'd forgotten how much of a difference this made to the finish Moving onto the interior & engine bay, this piece was finished in semi-gloss black as was the chassis. Masking was done by various types of masking tape and kitchen foil to enable me to colour coat the engine bay. And this was how it ended up ready for winter. Over winter, I applied black wash to the panel gaps, the blue tack being there to stop the wash running along where it wasn't wanted. Don't worry, those blobs of wash didn't stay there as they didn't survive the polishing. More polishing than I care to think about as I moved from 6000 through to 12,000 grit micromesh before applying Tamiya Fine and Finish polish. Apart from the final coat of wax, this is the end result for the paint. So that's the spray painting done. Time to start building...
  9. Hi all, my return to this corner of the forum has been a fairly overdue thing, in fact this will be only my second maritime build. Yet another impulse buy - aren't they all - from a model shop in Chichester a few weeks ago (seems like forever ago since the lock-down ), I wanted to attempt another sea-scape diorama but not have to spend ages actually putting the vessel together. This seemed to fit the bill perfectly: From a quick search of this area, I see that there are several recent builds of this kit already - I will be perusing those in due course ahead of actually doing anything for myself. What I hope to achieve is a sea-scape whereby the U-Boat breaks the surface having been attacked from the air. Apparently this actually happened to U-570, which was attacked, and indeed captured on August 27th 1941, whilst on her maiden patrol south of Iceland. She was pressed into RN service as HMS Graph, and used for trials to assess performance etc, followed by a brief period of active service. Anyway, I digress slightly - the parts count, being only 35 (including a base which I definitely won't be using, among others), more or less renders shots of the instructions pointless, however for the hell of it here's how the sprues look: There, I've planted a stake in the ground so to speak, hopefully I will make a start soon.
  10. I didn't realise until late last night that the build threads were getting going. So if I may just 'lay down a marker' for these bad boys... They have been sat in the cupboard stash for a few months - waiting for this GB to 'kick off'. I'll get some sprue shots before the weekend, but the vague idea is to do them as a 'matching' set. They will be strictly OOB and a 'just for fun' project - as my mojo has been a little lacking of late. Hopefully the 'team spirit' of a GB will give me the KUTA I need at the moment. See you at the weekend and good luck everyone, Steve
  11. I finish it, as extras it has the Jumo motor in resin from Quickbosst, masks and wheels from Eduard, canopy from Rob Taurus since Revell's had a small bubble and EagleCals decals. Primed with Mr. Finishing Surfacer 1500, painted with Gunze, subsequent treatment with oil and watercolor pencils, final varnish with Ultra Matte from AK. Regards.
  12. Hi all, herewith, at last, my RFI for the Revell 1:350 Type VIIC/41 in its seascape 'crash surface' setting - or rather my interpretation of it. The WIP thread is here for those interested. In some (not all!) of my past RFIs I have endeavoured to come up with some kind of interesting back-story about the real thing on which my model was based. My initial interest in building this kit was based on my reading of the exploits of U-570 (later HMS Graph), which was attacked and ultimately captured by the Royal Navy after an ill-judged decision by her skipper to surface more-or-less right under the nose of a patrolling Lockheed Hudson. That story is related elsewhere in this forum I believe, and in any case U-570 was apparently found to be a Type VIIC, not a Type VIIC/41 as depicted by the kit. However, during the build I happened across the rather sorry tale of another Type VIIC, U-1206; with your indulgence I would share it with you, told in my own words. I'll put in the post immediately after this one, just in case people aren't into too much background info - I will be honest and say the only thing that links my model to this back-story is the probable sense of urgency regarding surfacing! OK first off, here's the photos - I hope you enjoy them: Comments and criticisms, as ever, all welcome. ** Edited to correct incorrect reference to U-505 - should have been U-530, thanks to whitestar12chris ** Edited to correct incorrect reference to U-530 - should have been U-570, apologies to whitestar12chris and thanks to Alan P - I'm going back to bed now!
  13. Morning All Built OOB, I went with this scheme to avoid all the stencils. Wings folded to save display space. Thanks for looking J.A.
  14. Hi all, I just got across the finish line with the Stirling Moss build, who was unbeaten after 10 hours, 7 minutes and 47 seconds of racing and the only British driver to win the event. Fit issues aside, I think it looks the part. I thought the pin badge sat nicely on the rear of the car. The Revell kit did not come with the union jack decals, but I got them from a set of flags for a ship model kit I had in my stash, they were the perfect scale for the car. This is an out of the box build, I substituted some clunky kit parts such as the side trims for silver solder and short lengths of cut up old airbrush needle. Also the front air vent was very poorly reproduced, I replaced it with some mesh from a paper paint strainer. I used a 2K clearcoat finish with a silver fox ford finish which matched the paint of the Mercedes, finished with a detailed up engine bay.
  15. Hi here's a few pics of a build finished a little while ago. Pretty simple kit of an unusual (to me) subject. Used Blue Rider decals (what few there are) to represent a Bolivian machine of the 1920's Thanks 20200125_154030 by bryn robinson, on Flickr 20200125_154021 by bryn robinson, on Flickr 20200125_154005 by bryn robinson, on Flickr 20200125_153950 by bryn robinson, on Flickr 20200125_153937 by bryn robinson, on Flickr
  16. Season's Greetings Folks, Disappointing year really, lots of models started, few completed. This is the Revell 1/144 Airbus A380 with TwoSix Qantas Airways decals. It was built for an Australian colleague after they saw the Air New Zealand B787-9 built for a Kiwi colleague. May be it was me, but this kit fought all the way and practically refused to be built. First the wing dihedral was completely off, still cannot understand why, the end result being that the wings drooped so much the engines touched the ground. I ended up cutting hacking chord wise slots in the upper wing surface (two per side) and manipulating the wing angle section by section until the engine clearance look reasonable. Queue lots of filling and sanding of about a third of each wing's surface area, oh may be half dozen times until I was satisfied. And then a full rescribe of the upper wing surface. Things were so bad I contemplated starting again and bought a second kit. Not sure I have the will to endure this again... Enough ranting you get the picture. Other corrections were the body gear doors, shortening the length of the wing gear legs (so the body gear no longer hang in the breeze), and filling lots of fuselage sink marks. Paints were Halford's own Plastic White Primer, and Gloss Appliance White, first time used straight from the can due to the sheer size of this model. Fed up with Xtracolour Airbus Grey I tried the Revell Aqua 50/50 Blend of 371/374, which looks good, but some reason it turned into an unsprayable gloop in my airbrush even with Revell's own thinner. So I reverted to Xtracrylix ADC Grey for a pale grey, which is too warm a grey, but will have to do. And Xtracrylix Neutral Grey for the corroguard. Plus various Alclad shades for the engines. Kit decals worked well, even the wing walk markings, but why the spinner spirals are printed yellow is a mystery. 26Decals were incredible as always, exceptionally thin, very tolerant and snuggled down nicely with MicroSet and Sol. The final annoyance was that the damn thing doesn't fit in my photo studio, compromising the photos! Best regards, Darren
  17. The vehicle is an exceptionally well-engineered kit. However, it is not perfect and I struggled in a couple of places. Page on my web site: Doing the Samba
  18. After hearing about the sad passing of the great Stirling Moss, I had to bring this kit out of hibernation; it’s been in my stash for the past 5 years, looks a superb kit, one of Revells better offering I think. I will try and make a start on it later this week.
  19. Hello guys, this is my seventeenth and final build of the quarentine (I've run out of models to build).
  20. A quick build, took me one week and basically out of the box. Nothing special, but it was good fun to build it. All MRP paints! just a light weathering, it gets quickly unrealistic if you overdo it, i think and also it is probably a matter of taste. I will try some more on an F14A ... So dont hit me too hard, it was really a quicky and i didnt put too much effort into this cause it is rather new to me plus i wanted to get it done in a short time and gather some experience with fighter planes
  21. This is Revell's boxing of Zvezda's excellent SU-27SM Flanker depicting #06 RF-92210
  22. This is Revell's excellent 1/72 Tornado ECR 46+33 Tigermeet 2011/12
  23. Hi guys, I will build the 1/96 Revell Saturn V rocket, aka Apollo 11. I will build it staight from the box. The rocket was launched on the 16th of Juli 1969 For the first rocket to the moon with the landing on the moon as well. so now you know that I am from 1969. It is also the birth year of the kit itself. the down side of this kit is that there are no decals for the red letters. They are printed on the plastic. I can't show you jet, because I still need to make some pictures. I hope to do that later this week. There is a set of decals for it and I might get these for the build. Cheers,
  24. USS New Jersey, Platinum Edition 1:350 Revell The USS New Jersey, a 45,000-ton Iowa class battleship, was built at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Pennsylvania. Commissioned in May 1943, she spent the rest of that year in the western Atlantic and Caribbean area. New Jersey went to the Pacific in early 1944 and conducted her first combat operations in support of the Marshalls invasion. She was Fifth Fleet flagship during the mid-February raid on the Japanese base at Truk, where she used her guns to sink one enemy ship and join in sinking another. Through the rest of 1944, she took part in raids on Japanese-held islands, the Marianas invasion and Battle of Philippine Sea, the Battle of Leyte Gulf and operations against the Philippines. From August 1944, she was flagship of Admiral William F. Halsey's Third Fleet. The New Jersey continued her Pacific combat operations into 1945, supporting the invasions of Iwo Jima and the Ryukyus. Following overhaul, she again became Fifth Fleet flagship during the final days of World War II and remained in the Far East until early 1946. She then went to the Atlantic in 1947 and made one midshipmen's training cruise to Europe before decommissioning in June 1948. The Korean War brought the New Jersey back into commission in November 1950. Two Korean combat tours in 1951 and 1953 were punctuated by a European cruise in the Summer of 1952. After returning home from the western Pacific in late 1953, New Jersey operated in the Atlantic. She deployed to Mediterranean and European waters twice in 1955-56 and was placed out of commission in August 1957. During the Vietnam war USS New Jersey was the only battleship recalled to duty. She recommissioned in April 1968 and arrived off Southeast Asia in September. From then until April 1969, she conducted frequent bombardments along the South Vietnamese coast. But, whilst preparing for a second Vietnam tour, she was ordered inactivated and decommissioned in December 1969. The early 1980s defence build-up produced a fourth active period for the New Jersey, beginning with her recommissioning after an extensive refit, which saw the mounting of cruise missile boxes, harpoon launchers and Vulcan Phalanx CIWS in December 1982. She again fired her big guns in combat during the Lebanon crisis of 1983-84 and deployed to the western Pacific in 1986 and 1989-90, with the latter cruise extending to the Persian Gulf area. Decommissioned again in February 1991, USS New Jersey was towed from the Pacific to the Atlantic in 1999. She is since become a museum at Camden, New Jersey. The Model Originally released by Revell in 2000 and re-released in 2002 this kit appears older than it really is with quite a lot of flash and extraneous moulding stubs. The original kit looks like it was meant to have been motorised at some point as all the mountings are still extant. When released it wasnt exactly the best produced model of the New Jersey, that accolade went to the Tamiya kit, but it was pretty accurate. In this Platinum release Revell have included lots of goodies to try and bring the kit up to date including wooden decks, etched metal parts plus turned brass barrels and masts. Once cleaned up and the areas which fall short of todays standards removed, the additional parts really bring the model up to a good standard with lots of fine details and accurate shapes. The completed kit on shop at Scale Model World in Telford showed how good it could look. With the appropriate care, patience and time the model could meet almost museum standards. The major hurdle in building the kit is the way the instructions are presented. The original kit instructions have not been altered in any way. Instead the assembly and fitting of the etched and turned parts are provided on three A3 double sided sheets, so a lot of toing and froing will be required to ensure the correct assemblies and parts are fitted to their respective positions, which could get quite frustrating. It might be an idea to go through all the instructions first and mark on the main booklet where the additional parts need to go, so that none are missed or you find that something needs to be removed and youve got to the point where it will be awkward to do so. The standard build starts with the some areas on the single piece hull being removed. Dont forget to add the strengthening beams that were a feature of this commission, along the hull sides before painting. This is followed by the assembly of the three main gun turrets which consist of the mounting, upper turret, the three barrels, rangefinder housings and hatches. With the addition of the etched parts and brass barrels these turrets are transformed. The three barrels are now meant to be fitted to the main deck with locking piece fitted from the underside so that they turn. This is a toy like feature which I feel is unnecessary and will cause problems later in the build, so leave them off until the painting and wooden deck are fitted. What you can do is fit the main deck to the hull and once the propellers, their shafts and the rudders are fitted I would paint the hull and deck furniture, fit the wooden deck, and then put the assembly to one side whilst the rest of the parts are constructed. Attention is now focused on the main single piece superstructure section onto which the superstructure sides are attached. Now there is quite a bit of flash on these parts so a good clean up is called for before fitting. Dont forget to check with the etch instruction sheets as quite a few splinter shields and the like need to be removed, to be replaced by the etched brass parts. This goes for the whole superstructure, bridge and foremast, including the aerials, radars, funnels and main gun directors. In fact there is an awful lot of work to be done when building all these assemblies, but it will be worth it. The whole of the top of the foremast is in fact replaced with brass, the highlight being the super complex SPS-49 and AN/SPS 10 radar arrays. The kit funnels come with solid tops, so these need to be drilled out and carefully cut away and filed before the new caps can be fitted. The instructions have very clear diagrams showing how to do this. With the main fore and aft superstructure assembled and spruced up its on to the other weapon systems where again extensive use of the PE improves the look of the Harpoon and Cruise missile systems. The only downside is that the Vulcan Phalanx systems do not get any treatment and really could do with replacing with more accurate aftermarket parts. With this build you might as well go the whole hog and make the best model you can. The five inch gun turrets are improved with the addition of the turned barrels, etched ladders and doors. There is so much additional detail included in this kit that its difficult to explain it all, suffice to say that everything from the ships boats crutches, ensign and jack staffs are replaced. I particularly like the treatment the Refuelling At Sea boom gets, with replacement fixtures and the addition of the fuel hoses dangling down. The boats davits are also given an overhaul with the addition of the downhauls, access ladders and blocks. Even the Seahawk helicopters are given the etch treatment, with new undercarriage, rotors, both folded and spread, swash plates and pitch controls. Once the wooden decks are laid there are numerous deck hatches, windlasses and other fittings to add. Finally a full set of railings for the whole ship are included, including the flightdeck netting and blackned chain for the anchors. Decals The single decal sheet contains the ships name plaques, identification numbers, awards, and the whole of the faintail flightdeck with the correct markings. The helicopters also get national markings and Navy titling. There are several decals for certain sensors, but I think these would better painted. They seem pretty well printed, with good density and with minimal carrier film, but the larger items will probably need some softener or setting solution to settle them down nicely. There is also a paper sheet with code/signal flags should you wish to add them. Conclusion From a pretty ropey looking kit, certainly on initial inspection I think Revell have really turned this one around with the addition of the etched parts, turned brass and the wooden deck. It has the potential to build into an outstanding model given the appropriate care and attention. Yes it will take some work, and definitely one for a seasoned modeller not a beginner. Very highly recommended Revell model kits are available from all good toy and model retailers. For further information visit or
  25. HAWKER HUNTER F.6, 66 Sqn. XF462 (CO), RAF Acklington, 1959 Kit: Revell Hawker Hunter F.Mk.6 (04350) Scale: 1/72 Paints: Vallejo Model Color, Model Air & Metal Color Weathering: Flory Models washes, Vallejo Weathering products Hawker Hunter which I did january this year. Very enjoyable kit by Revell, done straight out of the box.
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