**** DONE: 1/48 Mosquito Mk IV - Your Favorite Aircraft of All Time GB

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  1. javlin

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    #1 javlin, Feb 9, 2012
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    FB Mk VI 143 Squadron RS625/NE-D

    username:Javlin
    name:Kevin
    category:advanced
    model:Mosquito Mk IV
    kit:Tamiya
    scale:1/48
    accessories:basically OOB

    This kit has been in the stash for years just waiting to be built.The last time I did some Mossies they were all 1/72(3) at one time and I got alittle burned out but it is still one of my favorites along with the Spit and the Stang.I started a couple nights ago spraying things down and letting it dry and have been doing some of the details tonight so thought it was time to post.The scheme I am going to be doing is very common and we have all seen it of the Grey with yellow outlined black letter codes but it is snappy!I have another Mossie from Revell about 50% done that might get its final touches possibily also?Like Glenn mentioned about his T-Bolt from Tamy I can see already this guy is going to fit without problems already.Pics......

    Initial Photo
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    Some painting I think the tanks are a bit to brown I think I saw a pic somewhere Red/Brown?
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    I'll certainly be following this one (like all of the gbs!)
     
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    that is a great kit Kevin, did the same for the Ace's GB
     
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    Great choice Kevin!
     
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    Very nice Kevin.
     
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    Good choice Kevin!.....gotta build one of these babies myself one of these days....:D
     
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    Good pick Kevin!
     
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    Mosquitoes are my favourite WWII a/c. I will watch this with a great deal of interest
     
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    A great choice Kevin. :D
     
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    Good choice Kevin and interesting build particularly as I've recently read an article on a guy in New Zealand who is building his own 1:1 machine from scratch.
     
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    Now that's a big model!
     
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    Good to see a Coastal Command Mossie in the GB Kevin. BTW, your thread title is showing it a a MkIV - should be FBVI.
     
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    Looking forward to following this one!
     
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    #15 javlin, Feb 12, 2012
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    I have been assembling the pit alittle more and adding color but by gawd the radio according to Tamiya looks like a damn gumball machine when I got finished.So I went back and looked at Phil's 1/24 Moss over at LSP and his has the black/white frequency band area but also totally different in design and shape??:dontknow:


    The gumball machine behind the seat

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    The IP is not glued yet and I am not but 50% satisfied here on that piece either so much for OOB might be going out the window?

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    PhilB seat/box from LSP now this is a TR33 also....
     

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    Looks great Kev! That receiver looks bloody real!
     
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    Pretty good start there Kev!
     
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    Looks good Kevin but don't envy you your radio dilemma.

    Not a model Wayne, this one is going to fly.
     
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    Very nice start! That radio is beautiful :thumbright:
     
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