**** FINISHED: Revell 1/72nd scasle Lancaster BIII 'Oozlum Bird', 625 Sqn

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  1. Airframes

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    Kit Revell 1/72nd scale Lancaster BIi/BIII.
    Accessories.None, OOB with some minor scratch-building.

    I finally managed to hold the camera long enough to get some shots, although they aren't brilliant - I'm afraid I couldn't move my lamps to where they were needed, and had to use flash for some shots, hence the washed-out or bright colours!!
    There are a few areas I'm not too happy with, not least the mid-upper turret. If the Revell instructions are followed, then the turret 'dome' ends up sitting about one to two millimetres too high, and the method for installing the guns could be better. I've again dislodged a front gun, which is now slightly out of line. Still, if I ever build this kit again, I now know how to correct these areas!
    I thought this build was never going to end, and it shows with the final work, where it was becoming harder and harder to manage things due to my bl**dy hands being so stiff and painful!
    But hopefully Peter, the pilot's Grandson, will like it, as that's where it's going!
    Thanks for all your encoureagement and kind words.
     

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    Great job!!!!
     
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    Friggin Amazing!!!!
     
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    Wonderful Terry. :D
     
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    With all here Terry. Beautiful work.
     
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    Nice one Terry
     
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    great job Dogsbody
     
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    She came beautiful Terry, no need to knock down ur own work Brother, we all find it remarkable and extremely detailed.....

    Whats next???
     
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    It's a beauty Terry - real good, and the base is great also. 8)

    Cheers

    Peter
     
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    Beautiful job Terry!
     
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    Thaks very much guys.
    Dan I want to do a 1/48th Lanc, propely this time, but there's the D Day GB and other stuff first, IF my hands work !
     
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    Great Job Terry. :)
     
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    amazing work, Terry

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    Nicely done Terry!
     
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    Missed this one for Finished.. Beautiful terry, the base and all really set it off!!
     
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    Thanks very much, DB, Hugh and Mags !
     
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    Lovely job Terry!...and bugger you, Daniel and Ian...I've started a Revell new tool Dambuster because of you guys..!!!
     
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    Damn nice result Terry 8)

    Bit of a shame to give it away after all that hard yakka
     
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