**** FINISHED: No. 175 Squadron Hawker Typhoon Mk. 1B

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  1. dirkpitt289

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    Scale: 1/72
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    Model Type: Hawker Typhoon Mk. 1B
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    'My pilots crowded round to get my first reactions. What did you think of her? "I think she's great", I said. "The Speed is really exciting. And what a steady gun platform she must make.'

    Newly promoted Sqn Ldr Hugh 'Cocky' Dundas

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    Thanks for looking
     
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    Loving it Dirk!! Great work!
     
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    Turned out Beautiful Dirk! :thumbright: Very nice subtle exhaust staining and paint chipping
     
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    Beautifully done Dirk, great line and subtle weathering. Look great.

    :hotsun: :hotsun:
     
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    great job Dirk
     
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    Nicely done. :D
     
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    Nice work Dirk, turned out very well after all the problems. Well done !
     
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    Nice one matey
     
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    Well done dirk. Nice recovery on the decals as well. :)
     
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    Thanks for the kind words everyone. Its a little more weathering then I'm use to doing. Just about everything I've seen in the Typhoons in Action and Ospry's Aces books showed some well worn Typhoons. It's not as smooth and blended as I would like to see or have seen around here but it'll do. Those things should come in time.:oops:
     
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    Looking good. Great job Dirk. :thumbright:
     
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    Looks good Dirk, glad she came out alright...
     
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    Thanks Les
     
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    Fantastic job Dirk!

    Your work on all those 1/144 kits shows now that you've tackled this 'huge' kit
     
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    A very fine model there DP - turned out tops!

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    Nicely done Dirk :thumbright:
     
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    good one dirk looks fantastic!
     
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