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 Post subject: Academy 1/48 F15 IDF
PostPosted: 02 Apr 2020, 16:38 
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I am doing the build as a GB and will do it as an IDF F-15.

The seats were typically bare so I used tissue and PVA to give a seatcover and tamiya tape belts.
ImageIMG_20200330_171623 by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr
Cockpit builds up nicely
ImageAcademy 1/48 F-15 E by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr
ImageAcademy 1/48 F-15 E by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

The rest of the kit needs to be wrangled into place bit by bit, this fit is not good.
ImageAcademy 1/48 F-15 E by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr
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 Post subject: Re: Academy 1/48 F15 IDF
PostPosted: 02 Apr 2020, 17:13 
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Watching with interest. :smt023

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 Post subject: Re: Academy 1/48 F15 IDF
PostPosted: 10 Apr 2020, 07:47 
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This is a kit one should not do if like me you hate filling and sanding!!
The intakes dont fit, the wingseat s dont fit the nose section didnt fit.... :(
ImageIMG_20200406_093745 by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr
after loads of work
ImageIMG_20200409_080330 by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr
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 Post subject: Re: Academy 1/48 F15 IDF
PostPosted: 10 Apr 2020, 09:22 
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Hang in their Boet, the kit is helping you pass the time. :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Academy 1/48 F15 IDF
PostPosted: 10 Apr 2020, 09:33 
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no the kit is making me re-thing my love of modling #-o


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 Post subject: Re: Academy 1/48 F15 IDF
PostPosted: 10 Apr 2020, 18:54 
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T. van Vuuren wrote:
no the kit is making me re-thing my love of modling #-o


know the feeling well.

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 Post subject: Re: Academy 1/48 F15 IDF
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 Post subject: Re: Academy 1/48 F15 IDF
PostPosted: 12 Apr 2020, 19:00 
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The fit doesn't seem that bad. On the photos where you've pre shaded, the wing to fuselage fit looks great. What color scheme ?


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 Post subject: Re: Academy 1/48 F15 IDF
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Ta Malcom, I used loads of putty to get it right. I am going Israeli three tone camo. Hop I have the colours in stock or I will have to mix my own.

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 Post subject: Re: Academy 1/48 F15 IDF
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I think it would be awesome if an airforce actually panted a demo aircraft like that. :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Academy 1/48 F15 IDF
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 Post subject: Re: Academy 1/48 F15 IDF
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Beautiful Theuns!!

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 Post subject: Re: Academy 1/48 F15 IDF
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done...
ImageAcademy 1/48 F15 IDF by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr
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 Post subject: Re: Academy 1/48 F15 IDF
PostPosted: 25 Apr 2020, 22:22 
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Very nice. =D>

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 Post subject: Re: Academy 1/48 F15 IDF
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Excellent ! Well finished meneer T :smt023


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