**** FINISHED: 1/72 Messerschmitt Me-109E-3,the VVKJ - Aircraft in Foreign Service GB

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  1. imalko

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    #1 imalko, Mar 9, 2012
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    Username: imalko
    First name: Igor
    Category: Category 2/Intermediate
    Scale: 1:72
    Manufacturer: Academy
    Model Type: Messerschmitt Me-109E
    Details: L-21 No 2521, 101. eskadrila, 31. Vazduhoplovna grupa, 6. Lovački puk at airfield Veliki Radinci II in summer 1940
    Decals: aftermarket decals by Lift here! (Limited edition kit decals made in Serbia)
     

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    Well done Igor. :thumbright:
     
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    Nice work there Igor. Just one point though - the prop blades, although at the correct pitch for anti-clockwise rotation (when viewed from the front), appear to be reversed, with their trailing edges leading.
     
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    #5 imalko, Mar 9, 2012
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    Damn! It seems you're right Terry. When assembling the propeller I guess I glued the prop blades inside out. Though something looked strange I thought it's my imagination and haven't really figured it out till you said it. Oh well, too late to fix it now. Everything is glued tight. I'll have to leave it be as it is.
     
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    Nice bird. I will have the check out the build thread.

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    looks great Igor, well done
     
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    Love the scheme imalko.

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    Good work Igor!
     
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    A nice one Igor, love that flash of roundel on the dark background.
     
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    Great work Igor
    Nice scheme
    Mike
     
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    Thanks mates!
     
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    That looks very sharp Igor, superb job sir!:thumbleft:
     
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    Nicely done Igor!
     
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    Good job Igor!
     
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    Good job Igor. That prop will help to back that 109 into tight revetments!
     
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    Yep, great work mate!

    Btw, got spare props and spinners if you want to correct it.
     
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    Really appreciate it Evan, but I'm afraid I might mess the entire model trying to remove the propeller and flip it now. Though I don't like it I'm keen to leave it as it is.
     
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    Well done Igor!
     
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