**** DONE: 1/72 Me 163B-1a - Jet/Recon/Transport GB

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  1. imalko

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    #1 imalko, Feb 11, 2013
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    Username: imalko
    First name: Igor
    Category: Category 2/Intermediate
    Scale: 1:72
    Manufacturer: Academy
    Model Type: Messerschmitt Me 163B-1a

    Rejoining the Group Builds with one small build, and I mean small! (Check the second picture in the attachment.) Parts are provided in the box for either standard single seat version or two seat trainer variant. Decals offer three choices - JG 400 aircraft or JG 400 aircraft or ... you guessed JG 400 aircraft. Think I'm gonna build a JG 400 aircraft!:lol:

    Anyway here are the photos of the kit. Will start to work on it soon...
     

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    Never seen this one in 1/72, gonna be tiny!
     
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    Wayda go Igor. That should go together good and quick.
     
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    Pocket size, bl**dy good mate.
     
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    Got me one of these, this is a great little kit, good choice to run with Igor!
     
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    Pozdrav Igor :)

    Glad you could join us in this build :) still a "monster" compared to some of those little WW1 bi-planes :) Good thing this one doesn't need rigging :)
     
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    What...no rigging? :lol:
     
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    nice choice... and very economical on shelf space !
     
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    Heck, does it come with a magnifying glass!? Good one Igor, and I think you should do a JG400 bird !
     
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    Good to see you back building in the group builds Igor
     
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    great to have you back in Igor, maybe you should have picked a smaller project to get started though !!!!!!
     
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    :D Cheers mates! Thanks! Glad to be back!
     
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    Great choice Igor, got 2 of those myself!
     
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    Just had a re-look at my 1/48 hanging from the ceiling and it no longer looks small.

    Geo
     
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    Should prove interesting, Igor...

    Charles
     
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    A nice choice Igor. :)
     
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    Thanks for all your comments.
    Well, I finally started the work on this little guy. Assembly went without major problems. Fits together well, just a little sanding is required here or there. One quick shot to show current state of the build...
     

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