**** DONE: 1/48 Ju-87B - Aircraft Nose Art GB.

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  1. Wayne Little

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    #1 Wayne Little, Sep 8, 2013
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    1/48 Ju87B-2 ‘Snake Stuka’ Aircraft Nose Art GB

    Username: Wayne Little
    First name: Wayne
    Category: Judge – Non competing
    Scale/Kit: Junkers Ju87B-2 1/48 Tamiya Boxing of the Italieri Kit
    Extras : Eagle Editions Ju87B Decals, Quick Boost Resin Prop Spinner and Exhausts, Eduard Zoom Cockpit Set and Mask Set

    The Snake STUKA(s)


    Well, finally got my butt in a position to get this thread up and running...
    I’ve always wanted to model a Snake Stuka and a Group Build once again gives me that opportunity.
    This striking marking has, to date, only been seen on 2 aircraft T6+DP and T6+AN, the latter being the subject of this build using the Tamiya boxing of the Italieri kit.
    T6+AN was in fact discovered from a short piece of “In flight” film rather than static photo’s discovered of T6+DP.

    so here we go....
     

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    Excellent. :thumbright:
     
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    Looking forward to your build Wayne.
     
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    Love that snake stuka!
     
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    Ssssssssstuka. Awaiting the magic.

    Geo
     
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    Oh yes.. a snake charmer...

    [​IMG]
     
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    Excellent choice.
     
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    Ich ya,

    Das Schlange ist gut :) heir Wayne
     
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    Thanks very much fellas, getting on with it....:D
     
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    The wings are glued and most of the edges sanded, one area that is rather [email protected] is the trailing edge of the wings...and not real easy to get at to fix. was going to fill with super glue but I think i will fill these areas with suitable lengths of stretched sprue and work from there...the plastic of this kit is rather soft for want of a better word so a little bit of thinking and care is necessary.
     

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    Wouldn't it be easier to cut off these ailerons and flaps and make their hinges from scratch? You would have an really easy access to the entire trailing edge. Anyway , a good job My Bro... :thumbright:
     
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    Thankyou Sir...A good option Wojtek....trying to avoid the extra work though...if I can...
     
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    Whatever you do, I'm sure it will turn out well.
     
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    Yep, and it has a weird sequence to fitting the engine panels.
     
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    Looks good so far Wayne!
     
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