**** FINISHED: 1/72 Lancaster Mk.III - Heavy Hitters II GB

Discussion in '#18 Heavy Hitters II' started by N4521U, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. N4521U

    N4521U Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2009
    Messages:
    8,633
    Likes Received:
    224
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Occupation:
    reduced to all around slobbing
    Location:
    Miranda, NSW
    #1 N4521U, Aug 26, 2013
    Last edited by a moderator: Aug 29, 2013
    User Name: N4521U
    Name: Bill
    Category: Advanced
    Entry: Lancaster
    Kit: 1/72 Hasagawa MkIII

    Accessories: Eduard cockpit. Quickboost barrels and scoops for a little more clean detail. Scratch? Lots. but little to be seen. One good thing........ no visible engines!!!!!!

    Lancaster, EE143, PO*J, 467 Sqn RAAF
    Lancaster EE143 took off from RAF Waddington at 2208 hours on the night of 10/11th May 1944 to bomb Lille, France, only it's 5th mission. Bomb load was 1 x 4000lb and 16 x 500lb bombs. Nothing was heard from the aircraft after take off and it did not return to base. Seventeen aircraft from the Squadron took part in the raid and three of these including EE143 failed to return.

    The navigator was the son of a family friend, RAAF 424239 Flt Sgt K C Waight, Maitland NSW.
     

    Attached Files:

  2. N4521U

    N4521U Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2009
    Messages:
    8,633
    Likes Received:
    224
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Occupation:
    reduced to all around slobbing
    Location:
    Miranda, NSW
    #2 N4521U, Aug 26, 2013
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2013
    A couple of xtras.
     

    Attached Files:

  3. Catch22

    Catch22 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2007
    Messages:
    9,562
    Likes Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Graphic Designer
    Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Home Page:
    Fantastic build Bill, as always.
     
  4. rochie

    rochie Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2006
    Messages:
    14,640
    Likes Received:
    427
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Head chef
    Location:
    billingham nr middlesbrough uk
    looks brilliant Bill
     
  5. fubar57

    fubar57 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2009
    Messages:
    11,131
    Likes Received:
    1,048
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Heavy Equipment Operator
    Location:
    Jungles of Canada
    Turned out great, Bill.

    Geo
     
  6. Wildcat

    Wildcat Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2005
    Messages:
    8,857
    Likes Received:
    376
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Workin' for the man....
    Location:
    South East Queensland
    Excellent Bill!!
     
  7. Lucky13

    Lucky13 Forum Mascot

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2006
    Messages:
    36,730
    Likes Received:
    1,064
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Nightshift picker
    Location:
    A Swede living in Glasgow, Scotland
    Home Page:
    Most excellent work Bill!
     
  8. N4521U

    N4521U Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2009
    Messages:
    8,633
    Likes Received:
    224
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Occupation:
    reduced to all around slobbing
    Location:
    Miranda, NSW
    Thanks for all your positive comments guys, and for keeping tabs on me and my build. You're topps!
     
  9. meatloaf109

    meatloaf109 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2012
    Messages:
    6,688
    Likes Received:
    252
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Occupation:
    plumbing "pro" at Lowes in Franklin N.C.
    Location:
    north carolina
  10. Airframes

    Airframes Benevolens Magister

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2008
    Messages:
    47,716
    Likes Received:
    1,421
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Retired
    Location:
    Cheshire, UK
    Beaut job Bill, it really looks the part. One small area you may wish to correct though - the blister over the H2s scanner on the belly was painted black, with only the extreme rear portion, a bit less than 1/4 of the total, left clear.
     
  11. Crimea_River

    Crimea_River Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2008
    Messages:
    25,188
    Likes Received:
    963
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Calgary
    Beauty work Bill. A shot from the rear to make it official please.
     
  12. Rogi

    Rogi Active Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2011
    Messages:
    2,161
    Likes Received:
    12
    Trophy Points:
    38
    A very nice looking Lanc :D :)

    Love how clean the bomb bay is very cool :)
     
  13. N4521U

    N4521U Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2009
    Messages:
    8,633
    Likes Received:
    224
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Occupation:
    reduced to all around slobbing
    Location:
    Miranda, NSW
    Up the Bum eh?????
    Roger Doger!
     
  14. Crimea_River

    Crimea_River Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2008
    Messages:
    25,188
    Likes Received:
    963
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Calgary
    No. One of your model. We don't need your colonoscopy pics.
     
  15. parsifal

    parsifal Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 6, 2008
    Messages:
    10,679
    Likes Received:
    676
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Urban Design/Strategic Studies Tutor
    Location:
    Orange NSW
    great build, excellent
     
  16. N4521U

    N4521U Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2009
    Messages:
    8,633
    Likes Received:
    224
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Occupation:
    reduced to all around slobbing
    Location:
    Miranda, NSW
    #16 N4521U, Aug 27, 2013
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2013
    Ah, funny man..... Here yah arrrrrrrh. And a bonus forward section shot of the bomb sight behind the Buble'.

    Terry, I will address the black on the forward section.
     

    Attached Files:

  17. Airframes

    Airframes Benevolens Magister

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2008
    Messages:
    47,716
    Likes Received:
    1,421
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Retired
    Location:
    Cheshire, UK
    #17 Airframes, Aug 27, 2013
    Last edited: Aug 27, 2013
    Good stuff Bill.
    Another correction I'm afraid - the rectangular window in the 'floor' of the bomb-aimer's compartment; the rear section is part of the floor, and should be black, with the engraved frames marking the actual window. The part was moulded this way for ease of fitting and painting. The bomb sight looks rather like a Norden, a bit different from the MkIX normally fitted, shown below.
     

    Attached Files:

  18. N4521U

    N4521U Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2009
    Messages:
    8,633
    Likes Received:
    224
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Occupation:
    reduced to all around slobbing
    Location:
    Miranda, NSW
    I will address the window, the sight..................... it'll have to stay and think of it as a Yank bomb aimer who brings his own Nordon on board!
     
  19. T Bolt

    T Bolt Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2010
    Messages:
    9,728
    Likes Received:
    194
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Bridge & Highway Construction Inspector
    Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
    Wonderful work Bill
     
  20. Gnomey

    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2004
    Messages:
    41,780
    Likes Received:
    519
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Doctor
    Location:
    Portsmouth / Royal Deeside, UK
    Home Page:
    Great work Bill!
     
Loading...

Share This Page