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What an absolute belter of a kit.

It went together like a dream.

This one done up as the mount of Wing Commander Leonard Cheshire, DSO,DFC. 617 Squadron RAF Woodhall Spa July/August 1944.

Decals from Xtradecal X72093 617 Squadron, The Dambusters 1943-2008.

 

Primed with Tamiya Nato Black,

Painted with ColourCoats Interior Green, Zinc Chromate Yellow, RAF/FAA Yellow, Tamiya Flat White, Nato Black, Medium Sea Grey, Ocean Grey, Dark Green, Rubber Black and Flat Aluminium

Weathered using Flory Dark Dirt Wash, Citadel Nuln Oil, Seraphim Sepia, Abteilung Starship Filth, Paynes Grey, Windsor & Newton White, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Green and Ochre Yellow.

Finished with Windsor & Newton Matt and Satin varnishes.

 

WIP Here

 

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Thanks for looking,

 

Cheers,

Alistair

 

 

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24 minutes ago, AliGauld said:

What an absolute belter of a kit.

It went together like a dream.

This one done up as the mount of Wing Commander Leonard Cheshire, DSO,DFC. 617 Squadron RAF Woodhall Spa July/August 1944.

Decals from Xtradecal X72093 617 Squadron, The Dambusters 1943-2008.

 

Primed with Tamiya Nato Black,

Painted with ColourCoats Interior Green, Zinc Chromate Yellow, RAF/FAA Yellow, Tamiya Flat White, Nato Black, Medium Sea Grey, Ocean Grey, Dark Green, Rubber Black and Flat Aluminium

Weathered using Flory Dark Dirt Wash, Citadel Nuln Oil, Seraphim Sepia, Abteilung Starship Filth, Paynes Grey, Windsor & Newton White, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Green and Ochre Yellow.

Finished with Windsor & Newton Matt and Satin varnishes.

 

WIP Here

 

GaqBmCI.jpg

 

yuSH6wd.jpg

 

0ZhClKo.jpg

 

tdM80xv.jpg

 

yPOOfCe.jpg

 

nxbbz31.jpg

 

tSoQCur.jpg

 

J8coaGt.jpg

 

FdjbomB.jpg

 

RKV3IlM.jpg

 

Thanks for looking,

 

Cheers,

Alistair

 

 

Nice thing, well done.

 

Alain

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1 minute ago, Farmerboy said:

Cracking build and a great WIP, good job!

Many thanks,

I'm glad that you enjoyed it.

It was a really fun build of a kit I can heartily recommend.

 

Cheers,

Alistair

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15 minutes ago, bigbadbadge said:

What a cracking kit, great WIP and wonderful result.  Great work Alistair,  looks absolutely stunning. 

Chris

Thanks very much Chris,

 

4 minutes ago, 2996 Victor said:

Fabulous! Excellent work and an excellent finish.

 

Cheers,

Mark

Thanks so much Mark.

 

Cheers,

Alistair

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Hi Alistair, I followed the WIP with great interest and the end result is excellent- you must be very pleased. It inspired me to read the biography of Leonard Cheshire 'No Greater Glory' by Andrew Boyle. A cracking read of an amazing life.🙂

Colin

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9 hours ago, invidia said:

Fantastic looking model, not my normal thing but I am very tempted to get one.

Thanks very much,

I can heartily recommend it.

 

9 hours ago, ColinChipmunkfan said:

Hi Alistair, I followed the WIP with great interest and the end result is excellent- you must be very pleased. It inspired me to read the biography of Leonard Cheshire 'No Greater Glory' by Andrew Boyle. A cracking read of an amazing life.🙂

Colin

Thanks Colin,

I'm fairly chuffed with the result.

 

9 hours ago, Bedders said:

I like it! I need one!

 

Great job and useful build thread too. Came out a treat.

 

Justin

Thanks so much,

It's a great kit and well worth getting.

 

9 hours ago, GrzeM said:

Really cool result! Congratulations!

Thanks so much for your kind words but mostly for giving us the chance to build this phenomenal kit.

 

 Cheers,

Alistair

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51 minutes ago, Epeeman said:

Wonderful work, Alistair

 

Regards

 

Dave

Many thanks that is very kind of you.

 

12 minutes ago, Andy J said:

Looks fantastic Alistair, great work mate 👍

Thanks so much,

It was good fun.

 

Cheers,

Alistair

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19 minutes ago, Chuuurles said:

It was a great WIP to follow and your finished model is beautiful! 

Thanks very much,

I'm glad you enjoyed the journey.

 

Cheers,

Alistair

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9 hours ago, Mig88 said:

Lovely!! Well finished.

 

Miguel

Thanks so much.

 

 

Just a wee note to sat that the undercarriage leg doors are now on the right sides. :blush:

 

 

Cheers,

Alistair

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On 17/06/2022 at 21:27, François Escudé said:

very nice work indeed !! push me to finish mine !! excellent !!

Thanks very much,

I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did.

 

Cheers,

Alistair

 

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Fantastic finish Alistair, and a pleasure to watch along the way,

 

Cheers,

 

Roger

 

 

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