1/72 Messerschmitt Bf 110 (Scratch) Heavy Hiters Group Build

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  1. imalko

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    After some consideration I've decided that my entry to this Group Build will be scratch (wood/metal) build Messerschmitt Bf 110 in 1/72 scale. In order to comply with subject of the GB, this will be Bf 110 in fighter bomber role equipped with bombs. I still haven't decided on the paint scheme for this model (although I have some ideas), but there is plenty of time to discuss that later in the thread.

    As with my entry to PTO GB, this model will be build of wood for wings and fuselage and thin metal sheet for tail surfaces. This time I would like to build a model with landing gear lowered. When ordnance is concerned I will use surplus parts from old kits (250kg and 50kg bombs).

    So far I've done work on tail surfaces, so here are first photos...
     

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    Here are two more photos of materials I'll use to build this model...
     

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    Some nice work Igor!
     
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    Wow Igor what a start! :)
     
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    I'm looking forward to this one Igor, and what a great start! That tail unit is fantastic!
     
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    Agreed Terry, what a great start Igor...
     
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    Now that is THE SIGGY. Fuc%ing awesome, Les.
     
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    brilliant Igor
     
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    Interesting. Very good choice of aircraft. :D
     
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    Wow! Another scratch build - Igor this is great stuff, well done.

    Cheers

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    #14 imalko, Dec 4, 2009
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    Cheers fellas! Thanks a lot!
    Well, I guess that tail unit turned out rather all right (if I may say so myself :oops: ), but further work on this model will have to wait for a week or so till I finish my Hurricane in MTO GB.
     
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    This will be fun to watch Igor, a challenging build

    :hotsun: :hotsun:
     
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    its got winner written all over it already
     
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    Igor, great start on that tail section, looks good mate!:D
     
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    Great start Igor. :)
     
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    That's some f*cking great work Igor! Your wood/metal really impress me greatly! :notworthy:
     
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