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heavyjagdpanzer
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Posted: Monday, June 08, 2020 - 05:55 AM UTC
Gary Kato, I have one of those old kits. It will be interesting to see what you do with it.
heavyjagdpanzer
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Posted: Friday, June 12, 2020 - 01:16 AM UTC
I sprayed on a base coat of Tamiya Flat Earth. Next is to make the mask for the rest of the camo.

GaryKato
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Posted: Sunday, June 14, 2020 - 12:30 PM UTC

One half of the cowling off. I also have to see how much, if any, of the cowling ring to keep.
john41492
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Posted: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 05:24 PM UTC
Hi All,

Lots of nice things going on here! I like the various weathering done, Bill I really like how the glider is coming along.

Well, now that my B-17 project has come to an end, I'm able to give my Tony a little more attention. I decided to use the Squadron canopy to pose the cockpit open, and this one is giving me fits! Still I think it's coming along. Pics to follow soon.

Stay safe and keep having fun!!
GaryKato
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Posted: Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 08:31 PM UTC
The cowling ring has been removed from the port side. Now to clean the ring up and figure out how to build the nose. Also need to decide on whether or not to detail the engine more and whether or not to attempt to add a cockpit interior.
heavyjagdpanzer
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Posted: Saturday, July 18, 2020 - 02:00 AM UTC

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The cowling ring has been removed from the port side. Now to clean the ring up and figure out how to build the nose. Also need to decide on whether or not to detail the engine more and whether or not to attempt to add a cockpit iterior.

The cockpit on this model is so small that a control stick and seat belts is about all you are going to see. I have one these kit's also.
heavyjagdpanzer
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Posted: Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 04:56 AM UTC
Top side masked.
heavyjagdpanzer
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Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 01:59 AM UTC
Tooh the paint mask off. This compleats most of the painting. The next step is decals.

heavyjagdpanzer
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Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 02:00 AM UTC
I had to do some touch-up, but overall I was pleased.
john41492
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Posted: Monday, August 31, 2020 - 02:32 AM UTC
Hi all,

While a little slow here, I will say that I like it too Bill! What scale is the glider in?

So, my efforts to get the darned windscreen onto the Tony seem to be in vain, and a kit that was on the soon to be a test bed, is back on that line. Sigh...

Not to worry, as my Queens box still has 3 birds, and this year I've also added to the Queen counts.

I very much enjoyed working on the MiG 21 during the MiG campaign, but due to a NMF issue it got Queened. I was able to resurrect it. This involved some cleaning with IPA to strip off the messed up areas, and was followed by a coat of gloss black.



While not perfect, it was something that I could work with! Next I hit it with Alclad II airframe aluminum.





Now I'm kind of in the same place as before, I followed the Alclad with three coats of clear (my future mix), and am now ready to do the smoke treatment on the panels! More to follow!

Take care and have fun!!
heavyjagdpanzer
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Posted: Monday, August 31, 2020 - 06:56 AM UTC
John 41492. It's 1/72. It will be interesting to follow your Mig, as I have no experience in natural metal finishes.
md72
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Posted: Monday, August 31, 2020 - 09:45 AM UTC
John, Who's kit is that? I ended up with an Academy MiG-21 that was started. The fuselage is glued up with the cockpit (Barcalounger style) on the outside. I'm trying to figure if the kit's worth cracking open and salvaging the cockpit or not.
john41492
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Posted: Tuesday, September 01, 2020 - 05:40 AM UTC
Hey Mark,

It's the 1/48 Eduard kit weekend edition. It should be noted that the molds are now on loan(?) to Academy. I like how it went together. Plus if I get the bug to build another, I'll most likely go with Academy kit. From what I've seen they've done a nice job.

Hope that helps!
md72
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Posted: Tuesday, September 01, 2020 - 05:56 AM UTC
Thanks John. Forgot to mention mine is a 1/72, probably not nearly as nice as the Eduard.
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Posted: Monday, September 14, 2020 - 09:48 AM UTC
G'day folks! I'm always late to the party, but better late than never! Some great work going on here, and some really unusual subject matter. I love seeing the old Queens pushed to completion and on display instead of hiding gathering dust.

Having completed my Hobby Boss Me262 A-2a/U2 for the current 2020 Schwalbe Campaign, I thought I would take advantage of that momentum and try to complete the Italeri Me262 B-1a/U-1 that I started back in the first Schwalbe Campaign in 2015 (which I ran!).
Here is the box, and the progress when I stashed it away in Feb'16.




And now the progress since I dragged it out a month or so back.





All masked up and ready to finish the primer coat.

If you are interested, there is more detail on the build in my current
Me262 Dual Build thread where I have thrown this one in with the A-2a/U2 duo.

Cheers, D
pkrasna
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Posted: Tuesday, September 22, 2020 - 08:17 AM UTC


This is where I start. I started this kit about three years ago. Since then the model waited in box down at the bottom of a large warderobe. So lets finish it!

Cheers!

Primož
pkrasna
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Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 10:06 AM UTC
The first thing on the line was to engrave both tail horizontal stabilizers and adding that long thingy/stick at the end. Sorry dont know the purpose of it .



Primož
pkrasna
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Posted: Friday, September 25, 2020 - 07:27 AM UTC
The nex big thing to do was to mount four underwing weapon pylons. The box parts wer poorly done so i scribed some lines and added gun barrels.



pkrasna
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Posted: Sunday, September 27, 2020 - 12:23 AM UTC
Before painting there were several small intakes and pylons than needed to be mount. Intake openings were moulded flat so i driled and scraped some holes.



Next the nose got its pitot tube/probe.


Tali stabilizers glued, filed and sanded.


That's it for now.




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Posted: Sunday, September 27, 2020 - 12:26 PM UTC
Great work going on there Primoz, really neat modifications and additions. Looking forward to this one getting to paint stage!

Cheers, D
pkrasna
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Posted: Monday, September 28, 2020 - 10:16 AM UTC

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Great work going on there Primoz, really neat modifications and additions. Looking forward to this one getting to paint stage!

Cheers, D



Thanks AussieReg!

Undercariage fom the box was moulded very poorly.This is how it looks now. It's not as it should be, but will do the job.



The same story was with the rs-2us rockets...



...and fuel tanks.



That's all for now.



pkrasna
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Posted: Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 08:09 AM UTC
Paint is on.



Decals wer realy fragile and needed a lot of atention.




First stage of weathering is on.


Primož

pkrasna
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Posted: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 08:25 AM UTC
In the meantime i painted the legs, wheels and fuel tanks and rockets.



Primož
pkrasna
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Posted: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 08:46 AM UTC
Today i finished the model! Finaly done!





heavyjagdpanzer
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Posted: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 03:34 PM UTC
pkrasna, great natural metal finish.