Achtung Mosquito!

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  1. Lucky13

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    Well, here goes chaps.....be gentle!:oops: :lol:

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    The first thing that I did was to get the wheels off the frame....
    Would make a complete *rse of myself not getting weighted wheels, wouldn't I?:lol:

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    After that I started fiddeling with the hinges for the landing gear doors....

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    Tiny wee f*ckers to bend! One of these I managed to lose, only to find when I had bent another one...:rolleyes: :lol:

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    After that it was the radiators turn....
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    Rear.....

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    ....and front. Lost one of these tiny bits as well, but found it the next day!

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    Seat was next....

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    Now I'm trying to get the shape of the fenders right.....easier said than done...:( :lol:
     
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    Looking good Lucky!
     
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    Looks good Lucky but what kit and scale 1/48 ?
     
  4. Lucky13

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    Thanks fellas :oops: Yup, it's Tamiya's 1/48....

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    Go go go ...Jan.:D Very good beginning.
     
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    Good start Jan.
     
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    nice work jan keep it comin,, whats the bet on how many times jan glues his fingers together?:twisted:
     
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    ....or to the model? :lol: Thanks fellas!
     
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    Looking good mate :cool:
     
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    I'm looking forward to this Lucky. I love the Mossie.
     
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    Nice work Jan! I'm afraid the only type of PE that I like is the type that goes BANG!
     
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    Not going well now....$%*"#...photo etch! :lol: Think that I'll try another thicker superglue for the plastic/metal....:lol:
    One of the metal parts split in two's with one disappearing down the carpetmonsters throat. Will be using the armrest parts from the kit with the photo etch seat instead now....:lol:
    Which is the best superglue for this and does ANYONE sell the shade for the interior...? Using the Tamiya suggested way, I need to mix three to get the right interior color...I'd like to avoid that.
     
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    Jan try to buy a superglue but in a gel.The kind of the acrylate glue gets drying a little bit longer than the standard Suprglue.
     
  14. Lucky13

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    Right, thanks Wojtek, any recommendations?

    The parts that I'll use instead....hopefully, fingers crossed, knock on wood...etc. :lol:
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    You are welcome buddy..For the interior colour I can suggest the RAF interior colour Humbrol158 and its equivalents you can find on IPMS Stockholm site.
     
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    Much obliged Wojtek! :thumbleft:
     
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    No problem Jan.Go ahead....:D
     
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    I forgot that I had bought this one, Federal Standard 595 Color FS 34128, which is one of the interior colors....:oops:...it is Vallejo 71.014.
     
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    He he he..What did I say ? ..... skleroza.:lol:
     
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    Looking great Jan :D
     
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