1/48 Spitfire Vc - Mediterranean Theater of Operations

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  1. rochie

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    #1 rochie, Nov 20, 2014
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    Username: Rochie
    First name: Karl
    Category: Intermediate
    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: airfix
    Model Type:Spitfire Vc trop
    Aftermarket addons: decals from spares file, quick boost MkIX exhausts

    the subject
    spitVC%20EMackie.png
     
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    #2 rochie, Nov 20, 2014
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    have been wanting to do "Rosie" Mackie's Spitfire for a while so here goes

    JK715 was a Spitfire Vc, fitted with MkIX type exhausts, Evan "Rosie" Mackie scored 8 kills in this Spitfire.

    as you will see in my other thread i will be building 2 versions of the same subject, this in mid stone/dark earth/azure scheme and the other in ocean grey/dark green/azure blue
     
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    thank you Sir !
     
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    Seems I got you going there Karl! ;)
     
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    yup you did !!
     
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    Good one Karl.
     
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    Excellent my friend and glad to see you chipping in.
     
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    the same with my other build as i am using the same kit 1

    airfix's Spitfire Vc/seafire kit is a mix of old and new, it's their old Vb kit with a new set of Vc wings.
    the fuselage has raised panel lines but the new wings have recessed panel lines, you also get the old wings in the box so a Spitfire Vb is also possible from this kit !

    i've included a shot of the quick boost MkIX exhausts as Mackie's Spitfire was fitted with them

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    DSC_0201.jpg

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    thank you Sir.

    and i have just noticed that the kit also contains a set of six stack exhausts, so i need not have bothered buying two set of quick boost Mk IX parts !
     
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    Good stuff Karl.
     
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    Looking forward to this Karl.
     
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    Same pics as my other Spitfire thread, will post separate pics once the paint begins.

    Cockpit done

    DSC_0219.jpg

    Clamped up

    DSC_0220.jpg

    Fuselage closed up

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    Looking good. :D
     
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    Two sets of twins!!!
     
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    Looking good Karl!
     
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    thanks chaps
     
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