**** DONE: 1/48 Henschel Hs129 B-3 - Heavy Hitters II GB

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  1. rochie

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    #1 rochie, May 14, 2013
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    1/48 Henschel Hs129 B-3 14/SG9

    Username: rochie
    First name: Karl
    Category: intermediate
    Scale: 1/48
    Kit : supermodel/Italeri
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    ok after looking around for a more interesting paint scheme for this bird and not having decals for the ones i like i have decided to go with the kit decals

    Henschel_Hs_129_1.jpg

    i am hoping to get started later this week after finishing up some models already on the workbench !
     
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    Should be an interesting one Karl.
     
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    Sure packs a mean punch!
     
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    Good one Karl. I've been tempted by that kit on several occasions.
     
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    Ver cool choice.
     
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    nice choice indeed
     
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    Yup, a little off the beaten path. Good on ya Karl.
     
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    Good on ya Karl, another interesting subject.
     
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    bring it on Karl...
     
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    Looking forward to this Karl!
     
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    cheers guys.

    this kit is very basic so things will progress quit quickly, got the cockpit painted RLM 02 along with the insides of the wheel bays and fuselage interior.
    also put the two halves of the wheel bays together and attached them to the lower wings and painted the engines and put them in the cowlings.
    will put some pics up a bit later between shifts at work.
     
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    Look forward to them.
     
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    #16 rochie, May 21, 2013
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    ok as mentioned the kit is very basic especially the cockpit but that will not matter as once the heavilly armoured hood goes on the cramped cockpit you will see bugger all any way !!!

    wheelbays attached to lower wings

    Picture 207.jpg

    engines in the cowlings

    Picture 205.jpg

    cockpit parts

    Picture 206.jpg
     
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    Good start Karl. Been looking at that PAK 40 I've go for you - very nicely moulded and should look the biz when fitted.
     
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    Cheers Dogsbody i will post a comparion picture after the airshow to show how bad the kit part is
     
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    Nice start Karl
     
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