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PostPosted: 02 May 2018, 18:50 
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The Heller B-707 kit has been waiting its slot on the production line at home for a while. During recent trip to SA John (Scaleworx) was kind enough to have his conversion set delivered in time for my departure back to the UAE.

The kit is very basic, albeit big. Will worry about display location in home after it is built.

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The objective is to create this from the box above

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Using this box of goodies....

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PostPosted: 03 May 2018, 18:52 
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Started some construction this evening.

Test fit the ELINT Cheeks

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PostPosted: 06 May 2018, 14:24 
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Colours:

Boeing Grey: 'Medium Sea Grey'

Blue Cheat Line: FS15180 or FS15123 / I'll be using the latter which is close to XF18 Medium Blue (Tamiya)


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Busy fixing engine nacelles, the supplementary air inlets, wrong size, position etc.

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Good going Spice! :smt023
Let me go get a box of popcorn to watch this progress! :D

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PostPosted: 08 May 2018, 15:34 
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Test fit

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SIGINT Pods and RWS fitted

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The Azure Blue test was too light, however, those that would like a sun faded aircraft the Azure Blue is a good option.
I'll be using Tamiya's Medium Blue, if too dark to liking, then tone down with some white - well this will have to wait for a couple of days, before seeing if happy with the looks.
First to add all the Scaleworx components and modify the fuselage tail to accommodate the centre-line refuelling system.
I can highly recommend those building the kit, consider the AAR/EW version too.
Storage / display may be a challenge...


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Looking good. :smt023

Try to box frame it with a mirror base and hang it from a wall. I need to do that with my Tu-142.


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Mistral wrote:
Looking good. :smt023

Try to box frame it with a mirror base and hang it from a wall. I need to do that with my Tu-142.


It is one of the options I am looking at doing.


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Centreline Refuelling Station, position...?

Planning surgery on kit tomorrow morning.

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Great work, and good to finally see one getting built. :wink:

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Bladerunner wrote:
Great work, and good to finally see one getting built. :wink:


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Centerline Refuelling Station

Most likely position to clear for the CL Refuelling Point

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After some cutting and sanding...

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Base Coat on

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Spice, why are you painting it before gluing the fuselage halves ?

Looking good. :smt023


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