Me 109 Airfix 1/24 just for fun

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  1. Hesekiel

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    Here are some Pics of my 1/24 Airfix Me109E
    A "just for fun build" straight out of the box..
    Unfortunately i have no shots from the build itself (simply forgot to make some :oops: )
    The kit is not finished yet... Have to put on some more decals, the spinner is to paint white, second coat of Future, a little weathering and applying some parts have to do....

    Your comments please gentlemen :D

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    Looks like very nice model, mate!
     
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    Looks very good indeed Mr. H! it's given me a kick in the pants to finish the base for my belly-landed one!
     
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    Nice work mate!
     
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    Are those decals on the rudder correct and the kill markings were OVER the swastica???
     
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    Yes.. This is correct.. It is the 109 of "Pips" Priller and the Killmarks are painted OVER the swastika...
    Will see to scan a picture of it.. it is approved.. :D
     
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    Beautiful pic, Ive never seen it before.... Im stealin it!!
     
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    Thanks Hesekiel. I have this kit and was waiting for someone else to play with it before I touched it. Nice! But I will definately have to get an airbrush before I even think about it!
     
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    Good Job!!!

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    Very nice, much better than mine!
     
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    Nice work and good research!


    Darryl
     
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    Now that's just cool looking! I love progress pics.
     
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    H, I've just noticed. Your model has the later, 'flat' canopy, but Priller's machine in the pic has the earlier, rounded canopy. If your kit didn't include the rounded canopy, I have a spare from my kit you can have, if it will help?
     
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    Many thanks for your comments !
    @ Airframes..
    oooops... Yes.. i see my mistake :oops:
    The Kit includes both canopies .. I will change it soon
    Fortunately the clear parts are not glued yet...

    On the second picture you can see my tomcat "Paul" is checking my progess on the plane.. wonder why he havenĀ“t noticed my mistake :D
     
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    Just about to make the same observation....Prillers mount was an E-3 with the rounded canopy. this aircraft was later the mount of another Experten Herbert Ihlefeld.

    profile from the Jagdwaffe series Classic Publications.
     

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    No problem H, we all make mistakes!
    Nice info and profile Wayne.
     
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    Depending on marking options... I will probably do Ihlefeld's aircraft when the Eduard 1/32 E-3 becomes available as I have the markings already.:D
     
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