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Aircraft of Great Britain in WWII.
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Spitfire Mk.IXc Eduard 1/48
Tomalik
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Jihormoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
Joined: August 16, 2012
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Posted: Saturday, February 02, 2019 - 07:59 AM UTC
Hello Guys, here is my the latest finished warbird. I spent with it almost 5 years (frozen for 3 year because of issue with strip off color with tamiya yellow tape from the model). I also used some after market set to improve this kit. It was armament set, radio station set, flaps by Eduard and Rob Taurusīs vacu-formed canopy. So have a look and donīt hesitate to send a comment :-).











thegirl
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Saturday, February 02, 2019 - 03:02 PM UTC
Very nice indeed




Terri
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Kentucky, United States
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Posted: Saturday, February 02, 2019 - 09:40 PM UTC
Ditto - very nice!
GastonMarty
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Quebec, Canada
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Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 06:09 PM UTC
Excellent work! Love the prop weathering.


Gaston
Tomalik
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Jihormoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
Joined: August 16, 2012
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Posted: Friday, March 01, 2019 - 07:04 AM UTC
Hello guys,

thank you very much for your comments. Iīm very delighted you like my work. :-)
baldwin8
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Quebec, Canada
Joined: January 23, 2009
KitMaker: 85 posts
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Posted: Saturday, March 02, 2019 - 02:30 AM UTC
Sorry I did not see this Spitfire before today. Stunning build. I am curious why you choose the vacuform canopy, is there a problem with the kit canopy?
MichaelSatin
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AEROSCALE
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Saturday, March 02, 2019 - 04:25 AM UTC

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Sorry I did not see this Spitfire before today. Stunning build. I am curious why you choose the vacuform canopy, is there a problem with the kit canopy?



Excellent work Daniel! But I echo Craig's question. I'm thinking of doing this kit myself soon so I'd like to know if there's a problem ahead.

Michael
Tomalik
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Jihormoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
Joined: August 16, 2012
KitMaker: 16 posts
AeroScale: 7 posts
Posted: Saturday, March 02, 2019 - 05:19 AM UTC
@ Michael, Craig:
Eduardīs inbox canopy is excelent and fit perfectly but thickens of the frame is the reason why I decided to replace it for vacu-form. This is much more dificult to cut it from blank and fit it properly to the kit, but result is better as thickness of frame of vacu_form canopy is more realistic.

Just another consideration. My next project is Fw-190A. There were huge frames of canopy on real planes, so Iīm going to use it directly from Eduard box and skip to buy aftermarktet set.
MichaelSatin
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Posted: Saturday, March 02, 2019 - 05:37 AM UTC
Thanks Daniel!

Michael