handley page heyford 1/72nd by matchbox

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  1. woljags

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    during chatting on another post someone suggested i just build some of my interwar kits rather than waiting for a group build next year when i said i had a lot of them so i'm going to start with this one
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    the above pics show the main kit going together,i've done this over 3 evenings work,i plan to have a go at detailing the main cockpit as per the drawing,i'm not sure yet just how much detail i will put in as you can't see much but i'm going to have a go anyway

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    thanks for looking
     
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    thanks Flyboyj
     
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    Good one Bob. I remember seeing a superb build of this kit at an IPMS meeting (Nationals, I think) in the 1980s.
    Hard to believe that this was our 'Front Line' bomber only a few years before the Wellington and on to the Lanc. !!
     
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    Very nice, love the plane!
     
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    Nice one!
     
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    Good stuff Bob! Great looking aircraft...
     
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    progress so far showing some detailing of the cockpit including my 1st attempt at building a camera as shown on the exploded view of the cockpit,you won't see any of it although at least i can say its there and its no-where near as good as others work on here,maybe i will try again and do better next time
     
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    Well done my friend!
     
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    thanks for your support,very kind but i have a long way to go working with plastics instead of metals
     
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    Looks good to me Bob!
     
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    have built that one myself, fun kit
     
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    Looking good Bob.
     
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    Nice work Bob.
     
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    cheers chaps
     
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    Lookin' good man!
     
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    I echo the post above. :)
     
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    Totally agree with the lads old boy, smashing work! Dogs sphericals and what not! :thumbright:
     
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