1/48 Miles Magister

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  1. Wildcat

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    Here's my Special hobby 1/48 Miles Magister painted to represent the sole Magister to serve with the RAAF early in the war. Overall quite a nice little kit of an interesting subject. As usual I spray painted it with Tamiya spray cans.
     

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  2. Vic Balshaw

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    That looks great Andy, the type served well in a number of countries and was a stable flying training platform.
     
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    Nice finish Andy really cool :thumbright:
     
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    Great job Andy! I hope my (1:72) kit turns out as nice :)
     
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    Did the Port come with the model kit? If so, where can I get one!
     
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    Nicely done Andy. I was taking pics of the Duxford example on Monday, for Evan's build.
     
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    Wonderfully done. How did you attach the wings to the fuselage? I ask because of the way they butt join there.
     
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    Thanks a lot guys and thanks for the likes. Apologies for the port, that's one way to slip past the forum censor! :lol: I haven't tried it yet, but according to its label, it's pretty good stuff :lol:

    I had concerns about the wing butt joints too, but surprisingly once glued to the side of the fuselage I had zero problems. I used Tamiya light curing putty for the slight gaps to avoid any sanding which worked a treat.
     
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    Done good Andy! :D
     
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    Thanks Wayne :)
     
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    A strange and beautiful plane !! :shock:
    I'm making notes.

    Greetings

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    Nicely done Andy!
     
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    Andy, I would give your model bacon, but Marcel took it away for the day. I noticed that you left off some of the straps they call for on the outside. Good idea as they seem as though they would be a royal pain to paint and install.
     
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    What a nifty looking little one, very cool.
     
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    Thanks for the nice comments guys :)
    Yep I did leave off some very small PE parts as these minute parts are beyond my skill set. Between modelling with the most basic of tools and a busted index finger(he got between a 44 gal drum and a steel bar), I know my limitations!
     
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    Ouch Andy....
     
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    It still turned out well in spite of the finger. Hope your digit recovers soon.
     
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