1/48 Blackburn Buccaneer S2D, 809 Squadron FAA, 1976 - Carrier Aircraft GB

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  1. Catch22

    Catch22 Well-Known Member

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    Name: Cory
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    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Airfix
    Model type: Blackburn Buccaneer
    Aftermarket: Nothing, spent too much on hockey tickets (eh) for the season to start tossing stuff in!

    Here we go. This has sat in my stash for 2 or 3 years, and I've been wanting to build it since but Terry scared me off. Don't mean to copy you Jan but you've got me intrigued again, and maybe I'll be able to pull it off. Hard to find profiles, but here's the scheme I'll be doing at any rate.

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    This isn't correct exactly as it's missing the serial numbers on the bottom of the wings, and it also has the bulged bomb bay from the RAF era, but my kit has both proper parts as I purchased the Navy version.

    Here are some period photos of other aircraft:

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  2. Catch22

    Catch22 Well-Known Member

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    I've gone and left the scale out of the title, apologies.
     
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    Well done Cory. Give it hell.
     
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    No problem, fixed and nice choice :)
     
  5. Catch22

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    Thanks for the fix and sticky! And Bruce, we'll see yet who gives Hell to whom!
     
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    Sharp looking scheme!
    (Refraining from Pirate corn joke)
     
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    Oh my, another glutton for punishment!
     
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    Nice one Cory!
     
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    Good grief! We've got two masochists !! Hope it works out OK Cory - if in doubt, have a look at my build. Once you get past the fuselage joint problem, things aren't too bad - just slightly bad!
     
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    So one could assume we have yet another crazy person in action..:D

    Hope it works out well Cory!
     
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    Good on you Cory.

    So guys are we going to run a book on who finishes the Bucc first, Cory, Jan or Terry.
     
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    :lol: Thanks guys. I did some test fitting last night. It'll be a bit dicey but I think it should go together as long as the plastic is susceptible to glue.
     
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    Suggest you look up some plastic surgeons in Edmonton to help.
     
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    Thanks Jan!
     
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    BTW, if anyone wants those books, message me.
     
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    Så lite polarn...

    You're welcome mate...
     
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    Actually, what I think a good question to start with is what colour is it?
     
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