1/72 Boeing B17G - Heavy Hitters II GB

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  1. woljags

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    #1 woljags, Jul 29, 2013
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    User name woljags
    name bob
    catagory beginner
    manufacturer revell
    model type B17G Flying Fortress 1/72nd
    extras soob,with maybe a couple of adds


    I picked this kit up a short time ago and its the most detailed kit i have seen in this scale to date so there is not much room for extras,hopefully i can get it finish on time due to work commitments but time will tell,i will post some pics later showing the kit and progress so far,

    thanks for looking
     
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    Very cool Bob. I've heard good things about that kit and it'll be interesting seeing you tackle it.
     
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    Thanks Glenn ,the details this kit has is more in line with larger scales although the plans are messy to follow due to so many parts
     
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    thanks for tidying the post Wojtek
     
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    No problem Bob. A good choice and we can compare your model with Boats' one.
     
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    Should be a good one Bob. The one thing that irritates me slightly with current Revell kits are the instructions - they're not very clear, can often be rather 'crowded', and sometimes incorrect in the part numbering or sequence. But, for their quality and very reasonable prices, I can live with that!
     
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    Very nice Bob.
     
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    pics of progress so far showing the internal details being fitted,this is going to take ages to do with all the small parts,hope you like it
     
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    Nice entry Bob, hope you can find time to get it done, it'll be nice to watch it coming together.

    Terry, it's not only Revell who have instruction problems, in the last three kits I've put together, Tamiya and Pro Modeller, each has had something indicated wrongly, such as fitting, wrongly numbered etc. They obviously outsource this sort of stuff and none of the editors/proof readers are modellers.
     
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    Wow Bob, what a great start.

    Geo
     
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    Looks like while I was scribing you was posting pics, you have made a good start there Bob.
     
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    thanks guys
     
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    Looking good!
     
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    Nice progress so far, great stuff :)
     
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    Great progress Bob. I hope the top turret is better sized on the model then it is in the box art. It looks half again too big in that painting. :lol:
     
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    Not wasting any time here! Quick work and nice details.
     
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    The interior looks great, well done.
     
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