**** FINISHED: 1/48 Fairey Swordfish MK.I - Defense of Britain/Atlantic.

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    #1 fubar57, Oct 29, 2015
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    User Name: fubar57
    Name: George
    Category: Advanced
    Kit: Tamiya
    Accessories: Photo etch

    My subject is a Mk.I Swordfish, s/n V4388 serving with 838sqn. in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, circa late 1941.

    v4388.JPG

    The six...

    a.jpg b.jpg c.jpg d.jpg e.jpg f.jpg


    As always, I would like to thank those who offered advice, comments or just popped in to have a look around.



    Geo
     
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    Looking good Geo. :thumbright:
     
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    I really like the color scheme on this one... good job Geo!
     
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    Agreed, a good job here Geo :thumbright:
     
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    A tough build that turned out nicely. Well done Geo!
     
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    Really nice Geo
     
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    Got there in the end Geo - nice one !
     
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    A great build George, she certainly looks the part. Full credit to you.
     
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    Done a good job on her george, well done!
     
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    Most impressive. The brace wiring looks to have been quite a challenge that you handled in a most excellent fashion. Great looking bird.

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    Thanks very much guys. I hope I haven't shied anyone away from this kit as it is a great kit. If I find another at a decent price, I won't hesitate to buy it. I'll find the article about correcting the wings, bookmark it and post it to whoever might build this. Reading other builds will definitely help with the other minor problems. I won't buy the P.E. set again.



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    Lovely work Geo!
     
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    Thanks Dr. Gnomey.




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    never have been able to assemble a biplane always have problem with studs, good job
     
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    Excellent Geo! The rigging looks fantastic!
     
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    Thanks Sergio and Andy.




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    Good god, George! You have my vote!
     
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