Gloster E.28/39 by frog 1/72nd

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    another of my restoration projects ,pics to follow shortly,this is an old frog kit,i checked the dimensions of this kit and found a small write up and found that although this kit was made using the original drawings as a reference they used the wrong drawings so the wing span is too short,so i have to extend the wing tips to the correct size,also the kit has the rear fins missing from the rear tail plane ,as its so small it will be fiddley but hopefully fun to do
     
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    progress so far including a pic taken on its maiden flight
     
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    Nice bit of detail and a fine looking start.
     
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    cheers Vic
     
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    progress so far,with the wing tips now extended it looks more like the correct drawings
     
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    #7 woljags, Feb 12, 2012
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    there is quite a few bits still to touch up on this one,it looks better in real life than blown up in a photograph,hope you like it
     
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    Kind of cute looking little thing and looks good. I take it you have toned down the gloss after applying the decals, sort of looks like it in the last shot.
     
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    she was still wet when i took the photo Vic
     
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    Good stuff Bob.
     
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    cheers Terry
     
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