1/72 Fairey Swordfish MkI - From WW1 to WW2 GB

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    #1 KoJo, Nov 2, 2012
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    Name: Kevin
    Category: Intermediate
    Kit: Fairey Swordfish MkI
    Manufacture: Tamiya
    Scale: 1/48
    Accessories: None, OOB

    Building this one for my father as he loves biplanes! My goal is to have it complete for Christmas!
     
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    Ahhh……………….the immortal 'Stringbag', nice one KoJo.
     
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    Great choice Kevin!

    Looking forward to seeing how the Airfix kit compares with the Revell/ Matchbox kit.
     
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    Never seen a stringbag built, I am looking forward to it!
     
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    I even have a 1/48 Tamiya Stringbag in a box too. The Airfix kit is a joy to build but does take time even in 1/72 scale.
     
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    ...And a bugger to paint, due to all the struts! I built the Revell (ex-Matchbox) kit.
     
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    Look forward to seeing this one!
     
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    my fave choice so far
     
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    Nice one. Is this the 'new tool' kit, with the wing fold option?
     
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    New tool with wing fold, but I will have the wings spread on this one.
     
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    Very cool, I love the new kit :D
     
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    Looking forward to your build Kevin.
     
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    Should be good.
     
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    My dad built me this Trumpeter 1/32
     

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    Those Trumpeter kits are HUGE!!
     
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    First update, switched to the 1/48 Tamiya kit, still an Mk I in pre war scheme. Avenger is done, and the parts for the ol Stringbag are done drying so a working I will be a doing!
     
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    I have this kit Kojo. Lots of photos puleeze. :D

    Geo
     
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    Cool, look forward to it...
     
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    I keep hearing good things about this kit, alot of people said it is an easy kit so we will see!
     
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