Kamov Ka-29 "Helix"

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  1. otftch

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    Russian Kamov KA-29 Naval/Assault chopper. Kit is 1/72 from Zvesda. Not a bad kit if you can decipher the instructions.(I'm still not sure about the hand holds. I think the contra-rotating rotors are awesome.
    Ed
     

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    Nice one Ed. Always thought the Kamov was a mean- looking brute.
     
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    Well done, esp in that scale.
     
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    Nice work Ed!
     
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    Wow Ed that is my favorite of yours! Great work there!
     
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    Another outstanding build Ed.
     
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    With all here Ed! Very nice job sir!:thumbleft: :cool: :thumbright:
     
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    Nice work again Ed! How did you find the construction and fit of parts?
     
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    Fab work otftch. You're a 1/72 guru alright. (I've not ventured into that scale myself).Very nice.
     
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    THank you all for your comments.

    A lot of flash and constant trimmning and fitting of parts, but all in all a good kit.No major problems, no putty ! The only thing I'd warn you about is the plastic is soft, so be careful when cutting off spurues and sanding. Decals are like Airfix.
     
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    omg I bow to you, I have that kit in my pile and the instructions scrare me :S Great Job :)
     
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    another beaut Ed
     
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    That is a beauty. Great camo work!
     
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