**** DONE: 1/48 Hurricane Mk.I "Douglas Bader" - Defense of Britain/Atlantic.

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  1. rochie

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    #1 rochie, Aug 4, 2015
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    Username: Rochie
    First name: Karl
    Category: intermediate
    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Italeri
    Model Type: Hurricane Mk. I
    Aftermarket addons: none

    Bader has been a hero of mine since i was a young boy and "first saw reach for the sky" on tv.
    i will be building this subject to stand with my other entry Willie McKnight's 242 Sqn Hurricane

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    art work is from our very own Clave
     
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    i might end up trying to paint the Wing 'co pennant but i think i may have one in the spares file.

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    And my Hurricane cups runneth over
     
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    thought you would be pleased, cant believe i have waited so long to build this !
     
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    3 Hurri's and counting!
     
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    Nice choice(s) Karl.


    Geo
     
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    Cheers guys.
    Andy it is good to give the old Hurricane a bit of the spotlight now and then !
     
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    Tend to agree me old mate, in reality it was the Hurricane that bore the brunt during the BoB but has been out shadowed by the Spit ever since.
     
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    bring it on mate!
     
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    Starting a hurricane display shelf I see
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    Yep, to go with the Spitfire one I already have !
     
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    I read Reach for the Sky as a youngster and was always intrigued by the Bader's exploits. Looking forward to this one!
     
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    Cheers guys.

    John, I saw the movie and couldn't believe it was based on a real person, he has been a hero of mine since I was about 6years old
     
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    as in my other hurricane thread both cockpits were done with Vallejo paints, the green is a bit bright but as it is now assembled it will do for me and will look good enough once closed up in the fuselage.

    same pics as the other thread, i will seperate the builds in the next update.

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    It is a bit green, but looks the biz mate. Nice detail in the new Airfix kit too.
     
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    cheers, these are the Italeri kits Terry, they are not bad to be honest.

    thanks Wayne
     
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