1st PLACE BEGINNER: Bf 109 E-4 Helmut Wick JG 2 Oct 1940 BoB group build

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  1. rochie

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    #1 rochie, Nov 3, 2010
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    User Name: rochie
    Name: Karl
    Category: Beginner
    Kit: Tamiya
    Scale:1/48
    Accessories: none

    here's my six pictures :D
     

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    absolutely gorgeous
     
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    many thanks Wojtek, Jamie
     
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    Excellent mate, definitely your best yet! And it proves that brush-painting can be done well - an airbrush is not a 'must have' tool !
     
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    #6 rochie, Nov 3, 2010
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    thanks Dogsbody, must admit i think this is my best yet and the sponge technique i used for the dense mottle worked very well !
    just need to do my Spitfire MkI, Ju87 B and Bf110 for my own little BoB collection :D
    am also thinking of doing Wick's E-4 in all its different stages from yellow 2 to when he was shot down !
     
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    Sounds good mate. Are you gong to add Ju88, Do17 and He111 too?
     
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    yes if i can get them in 1/48 and the correct Mk's for the period :D

    many thanks David
     
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    Nicely done Karl!
     
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    Karl, the Hobbycraft Ju88A-4 can be made into an A-5, and their Do17s are OK as is, especially the Do17Z, although they need a bit of tidying up internally. The hard one is the Revell / Monogram He111 - unless they re-release it.
     
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    thanks Hugh
     
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    Great lookin crate Karl... Love the mottle....

    Does the muzzle blast filth on the cowling mimick a picture, cause it MAY be a tad heavy...
     
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    You've turned out a damn fine '109 there Karl, well done!

    Cheers

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    Gorgeous Karl!! You may have to step up from the "Beginner" category! :thumbright:
     
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    Wow Karl, that is impressive, well done mate
     
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    Great job Karl. If you were close by I'd buy you a beer. Your best yet for sure.
     
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    Stupendous job Karl!!!:shock: :thumbright: Very nicely done!!:headbang:
     
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    yes it does Dan, i'll find it and post it a bit later on :D

    thanks to you all guys for the kind words
     
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    here we go pic of the crud on Wick's crate's nose
     

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