**** FINISHED: 1/48 Spitfire Mk.II – BofB Group Build

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  1. Vic Balshaw

    Vic Balshaw Well-Known Member

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    Username: Vic Balshaw
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    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Revell

    P7350 Fly's Again – my rebuilt and revitalised Spitfire is my second entry for the B of B GB. Having finished the model some time ago, I decided to try my hand at my first diorama. Having done it, I'm not sure which was more fiddly, the Spit cockpit or the little people. Below is the outcome.
     

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  2. Vic Balshaw

    Vic Balshaw Well-Known Member

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    And from my vast array of backup pictures....................
     

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    Very cool Vic!
     
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    Fantastic small diorama Vic. :cool:
     
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    fantastic work Vic
     
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    That looks great there Vic the dio makes it stand out,Cool ! :thumbleft: Cheers
     
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    Nicely done Vic!
     
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    Beautifully done Vic!
     
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    Very cool Vic. Great work on the model and figures. They look like the ICM ones but without the dog.
     
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    Love it! I particularly like the pose of the pilot, looks like he really has just jumped off the wing. And I guess the Corporal on the wing is saying "Undercarriage lever a bit sticky was it, Sir?" (Followed by what, after the pilot's reply? 50 pints to the winner - Jan's paying !!)
     
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    Love it! I particularly like the pose of the pilot, looks like he really has just jumped off the wing. And I guess the Corporal on the wing is saying "Undercarriage lever a bit sticky was it, Sir?" (Followed by what, after the pilot's reply? 50 pints to the winner - Jan's paying !!)
     
  12. Vic Balshaw

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    Thanks guys, I've gone all red :oops: :oops: :oops: and am feeling very chuffed. You're a great bunch.

    You hit it in one Andy, they are from the ICM kit, but I've not used it all.............as yet.
     
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    Looks great Vic!
     
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    Great job Vic. Dio looks awesome. :)
     
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    Wonderful job Vic. Very nice little diorama. Proves you don't need a lot of space to do a superb job.
     
  16. Vic Balshaw

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    Thanks guys, much appreciated.
     
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    Great work Vic, love the dio...
     
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    That is a wonderful job you've done Vic. :)
     
  19. Vic Balshaw

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    Gee, thanks guys, appreciated
     
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    Thanks, for Everything, and a gosh darn fine build there matey!
     
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