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PostPosted: 25 Nov 2020, 09:28 
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Thus was a commision build. The kit itself is flawed in a few places. The rear fuselage spine is not sharp enough, the canopy is also to round.
The prop blades have the wrong shape and if built to the plans the angle they are mounted is way to strrp.

The other big hassle was the fact that the decals were extremely brittle and those that did go on had the carrierfilm so hard that not even MEK could soften them.

I used Humbrol 106 ocean grey and 163 over humbrol medium sea grey.

Imagetrumpeter 1/24 spitfire Vb by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr
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Imagetrumpeter 1/24 spitfire Vb by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

Imagetrumpeter 1/24 spitfire Vb by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

Imagetrumpeter 1/24 spitfire Vb by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

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PostPosted: 01 Dec 2020, 12:16 
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You did a good job on it. I put mine back into the box after inspection....

I noticed already with your Hurricane build that you have some attractive pilot figures. Where did you get those?


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PostPosted: 02 Dec 2020, 09:30 
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I dont know. they were supplied to me by the owner of the kits.


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PostPosted: 02 Dec 2020, 10:14 
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Well done Theuns. Nice airbrushing job :smt023 . I'm sure it's better than the old Airfix kit :?: . By the way, on large kits like this rather paint the roundels. Get a circular cutter from any art shop. :D


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