**** FINISHED: Hurricane MK I, Douglas Bader, v7467, 242 Sqd

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  1. slaterat

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    Name Greg
    Cat 2 intermediate
    Kit Airfix Hurricane Mk I
    Scale 1/72

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    Well done Greg!
     
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    Nicely done mate.
     
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    Looks good Greg, have you thought of mounting it to give the impression of flying.
     
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    Looking very nice.
     
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    Good work Greg!
     
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    Very nice Greg!
     
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    great job Greg
     
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    Excellent work!
     
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    Nice one Greg.
     
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    Good one!
     
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    Great job mate. She's a fine one.
     
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    Looks good Greg, 1/72 is something I cant do... Did u happen to use any sort of decal solution when apllying the markings??
     
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    Nice job there Sir looks good :thumbleft: Cheers
     
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    Thanx for the encouragement and comments guys. I will hang this model from the ceiling in my basement, "flying next" to an older airfix kit I built of Bader's wingman Willie McKnight, a Canadian ace of 242 Squadron. The road to the airport in Calgary is named McKnight Blvd in his honour.

    As for the decals I did use some Testors decal set. The airfix decals turned out quite well, however on the hasegawa and aftermarket decals the outlines showed up, particularly when using the camera . I'm not sure whether to try another coat of Tamiya acrylic clear or some testors decal solvent.

    Greg
     
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