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#21 Posted : 19 May 2021 21:02:36

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Thanks guys for the comments BigGrin
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#22 Posted : 19 May 2021 21:10:32

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Bit more done, had a look at the two .50 Cal's what you get in the kit is Crying so I've added the photo etch bits but I also changed some and added others.Blink

So this is the manufactures idea of the .50 Laugh



Ok so your not really going to see a lot but at least make the barrels look better.

So after adding the photo etch they looked like this, I still wasn't happy with them.







So I removed the barrels and added some better ones as these are all your going to see really.
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Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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#23 Posted : 19 May 2021 21:13:57

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Cockpit dash as per the kit, its not bad and once painted could look ok.



But I've cut the lip off and removed the dial and controls to add the photo etch parts.





Now that look like a cockpit dash.



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Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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#24 Posted : 19 May 2021 21:29:47

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Cool Cool Cool Cool

That etched dash looks so much better. WTG


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#25 Posted : 19 May 2021 21:43:13

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Opps forgot photo of the new barrels.Blushing


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Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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#26 Posted : 19 May 2021 23:30:52

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Coming along beautifully... love the look of the cockpit dash, very nicely done indeed.....Drool Drool

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#27 Posted : 23 May 2021 18:23:46

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Cockpit completed.



Main cargo area also finished, I added some extra seats.




Building:- 1919 https://forum.model-spac...=339517&#post339517 - Below Decks - https://forum.model-spac...sts&m=339187#339187 - Coming Soon -

Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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#28 Posted : 23 May 2021 18:25:39

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The rear cargo door roof is like this, which for me needed a little tlc.



So I simply added a piece of plastic sheet, you won't really see it but it does finish it of better.


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Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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#29 Posted : 23 May 2021 18:27:07

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Tried to get some photos looking down the cargo area, these where the best I could do.



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Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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#30 Posted : 24 May 2021 12:39:58

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Excellent work Drool Droolthe cockpit dash is amazingDrool Drool love the detail you have added those 50 cal s look the business now and the camera view down the cargo bay is greatLove Love


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#31 Posted : 26 May 2021 11:48:24

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Very nice detailing and quality work.

Cool Cool Cool

Interior pics look very realistic.


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#32 Posted : 26 May 2021 12:45:57

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Excellent work so far on this kit Ian, looking really good, especially that interior. I haven't built many helicopters in my many years of modelling, I remember building the old Airfix 1:72 Westland Scout, Gazelle and the Puma when I was younger but nothing since. I do fancy a 1:48 Chinook though, they fly over my house regularly and would love one in my collection!

Keep up the good work Ian. Cool ThumpUp

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#33 Posted : 26 May 2021 20:33:52

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Thanks guys for the kind comments really appreciate it. Smile

Kev I love doing Helicopters and now I know how to stowe the blades it make building these a pleasure as I don't need so much room once displayed. I know some Helicopters don't have there blades this way but does it really matter as long as the main model is 99% correct.

We get the chinook flying over our house also its great watching them at low level, where have fields near us and as so they use the area was a low level test which means there just above the roof tops Cool Cool

I also did the Airfix 1/72 Puma a coupe of years ago with some mods heres a photo of it I'll add a diary if your interested in seeing what I did to it and also the Matchbox 1/32 version with lots of mods which already has a diary on here.

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Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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#34 Posted : 26 May 2021 23:01:54

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Some very nice work.Love Love Drool That interior looks superb.Love

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#35 Posted : 29 August 2021 08:57:43

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Haven't done much lately life got in the way.


Colour scheme added.









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Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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#36 Posted : 29 August 2021 08:58:56

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Building:- 1919 https://forum.model-spac...=339517&#post339517 - Below Decks - https://forum.model-spac...sts&m=339187#339187 - Coming Soon -

Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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#37 Posted : 31 August 2021 13:38:38

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I've been waiting to see how you would get on with that tricky Stars 'n' Stripes decaling on the nose Ian and you haven't disappointed, very skilfully done and perfectly lined up and equal both sides of the centre line, not easy to achieve, so well done!!

Some nice added detail along the upper fuselage too, very good work!Cool ThumpUp

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#38 Posted : 01 September 2021 16:03:32

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Hi looking very good indeed neat and tidy build you have there .cheers mick.BigGrin
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Great update BigGrin looking forward to seeing moreDrool Drool



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#40 Posted : 04 September 2021 18:20:54

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Very nicely done, you’ve nailed those Stars and Stripes. Excellent work.Love Love Drool

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