Accurate Minatures Il-2 Sturmovik 1/48 "6"

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  1. B-17engineer

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    Scale: 1/48
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    Hi guys,

    Wanted to join the group build so I bought this kit off of Ebay for a bargain. I have little to no knowledge about Russian birds so this will all be a new experience for me. I'm really excited to jump into this kit. I'm using the kit decals for the reason that I know I won't build 5 of these birds (which would warrant the decal sheet. I didn't take the photos they are from the internet which explains the 4 mask sets.

    If anyone has any info on this bird with the 6would be appreciated.

    BTW this ones on skis!! :lol:
     

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    Looks like a nice kit Harrison Look forward to your build
     
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    I've never seen this one, but Accurate Miniatures makes very nice kits. Should be a break from all that sanding Harrison. The parts fit should be much better than the kits you've been working on.
     
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    Interesting to see a Sturmovik on skis
     
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    Looking forward to this one!
     
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    Nice choice. :thumbright:
     
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    Oh this is going to be a good one H, never seen one made on ski's before.
     
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    Nice one Harrison.! Always wanted to do one of these birds....
     
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    Thanks guys!
     
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    They have this kit at my LHS and there have been many times I've thought about buying it. What keeps me from doing so is the scale. Now If I can find this in 1/72 that would be fantastic! :p

    I look forward to watching your build Harrison.
     
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    How much is it? :lol:

    Curious since i got this off ebay for a steal

    Not much in the way of work, had a pretty late night with some friends so I'm too tired to do much.

    Off into New york City tomorrow for a concert so maybe monday will start actual work
     
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    What concert are you going to see?
     
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    Fantastic!!! Looks like it is the bird I am building, really appreciate the picture!
     
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    Yes it is I think. Also , please notice that these skis seem to be of silver.
     
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    Interesting, why silver though?
     
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    Because of a paint I think. Possible these weren't painted at all or were of bare metal ( aluminium) colour. What says the kit instruction?
     
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    It calls for white in the instructions
     
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