**** FINISHED: 1/32 Spitfire Mk.VIII - Home Country Modern Aircraft/Spitfire GB

Discussion in '#14 Home Country Modern Aircraft/Spitfire Marks' started by Catch22, Jul 31, 2012.

  1. Catch22

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    #1 Catch22, Jul 31, 2012
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    User Name: Catch22
    First Name: Cory
    Category: Beginner
    Scale: 1/32
    Manufacturer: Tamiya
    Model Type: Spitfire VIII

    Here it is! Overall I'm pleased, and it's nice to have a Spitfire in the collection, finally! I am not happy with how the cowling area fit, but am happy with the pastel exhaust staining, first time I've tried that. Ended up having to take artistic license with the starboard code letters, so they seem a tad jammed, but I've seen photos of planes that look like that, so who knows. Anyhow, here you go:

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  2. Catch22

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    And the optional shots:

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    That is one mighty fine looking spitfire Cory. The maple leaf really sets it apart.

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    Excellent job Cory! That looks real sharp! Well done!:headbang: :cool: :thumbright:
     
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    Thanks guys!
     
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    Well done Cory.
     
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    Great job Cory by the way did the pilot survive on the bail out.
     
  9. Catch22

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    :lol: Thanks guys. I was waiting for someone to comment on that. To be honest when it came to the pilot I just wanted to move on.
     
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    Nicely done Cory!
     
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    looks great Cory
     
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    Really nice, Cory. I like the gear up idea. I think my next build will be gear up (unless it's a floatplane).

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    Looks great! I was unaware that the mapleleaf was used on that style insignia, very cool!
     
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    Well done, she looks pretty sharp!
     
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    Thanks gents!

    Charles, I like doing gear up as well as it's a little different and allows the model to be displayed in interesting ways depending on the stand. Only downside is sometimes the gear doors don't fit very well into the well if the kit wasn't designed to have them closed.

    Paul, as far as I know this is the only one with it, though I can't say for certain of course.
     
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    That's really well done Cory! Very sharp looking!
     
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    With all. Nicely done Cory.
     
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    Done Good Cory! :D
     
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