**** FINISHED: 1/48 Fairy Swordfish of 816th Squadron

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  1. vikingBerserker

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    #1 vikingBerserker, May 31, 2010
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    Name: David
    Category 2/Intermediate
    Model: Fairey Swordfish
    Scale: 1:48
    Manufacturer: Tamiya

    FINALLY Finished!

    I got so aggravated about the white paint, I kinda lost the enthusiasm with this one. This is one I would love to try again in a fwe months.
     

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    Damm lovin' it!!!
     
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    Been fallowing your work on this one and it's pity about the problems you got with white paint, but got to admit she came out quite good none the less. Nice job David.
     
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    A lovely build Dave it looks fantastic, well done.

    :hotsun: :hotsun:
     
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    Excellent job David. Very nicely done sir!:thumbright: :cool:
     
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    Well your effort was well worth it. I can't see any hints of the issues you had with the white paint. Fantastic built with great results.

    This is my favorite color scheme of all time.
     
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    Fantastic David :thumbright: The final assembly sure came together quickly!
     
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    Great to see this one finished VB, it does look good despite the paint issues. Well done!

    Cheers

    Peter
     
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    Got to agree with all David, it's turned out very well. I'm guessing they're correct for the colour scheme (not well-up on RN colour schemes), but the wing roundels are those used pre and post war, and would normally be Type B (Blue/Red) ?
     
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    Thanks fellas, I appreciate that.

    You're absolutly right Terry - a slight faux pas :oops:
     
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    Nicely done David!
     
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    Ah well, we'll pretend they were for recognition purposes !!
     
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    Oh heck no, this bugged me. I went back and corrected it by putting the correct decals over the old ones. Funny thing is I always prefered the Type B anyway. THANK YOU for catching that!
     
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    great job VB
     
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    Sweet looking stringbag VB
     
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    Very nicely done Dave!
     
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    Stunning mate.BB
     
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    Actually....I think it came out pretty darn good David....aggravations aside!:D
     
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    great job on the swordfish VB!
     
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