ME-262 A1a Promodeller 1/72

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  1. ArmouredSprue

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    Hi all

    This time I have decided to build a classic. Amongst all WW2 warbirds, I think some airplanes are especial and therefore deserve to be in a collection, and between them is, without a doubt, the Me-262.
    It was the first operation jet engined airplane, and almost changed the destiny of that conflict, all due an strategic error that is not the case to discuss here, what really matter is that it is beautiful, agressive and its painting schemes are less than ordinary!

    I've built this model straight from the box without any major change besides the decals to show the ME-262A1a version used by Oberfeldwebel Heinz Arnold, 11./JG 7 (Prague-Ruzyn, April 1945).

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    gain all comments are appreciated!

    Cheers

    Paulo
     
  2. Wayne Little

    Wayne Little Well-Known Member

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    Paulo, that's a real nice job mate.

    2 things missing from this kit the hinged section on the top of the cannon access bay and the small teardrop blisters, both roughly shown on your last image.
    I forgot both when i did this kit, realised my error too late, was able to add the hinge lines but not the blisters...was already painted at that time!
     

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    Lovely job mate! Your finish is much nicer than mine (just finished a Revell Me 262B-1a/U1)
     
  4. ArmouredSprue

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    Hi Wayne thanks for the tip!
    Good excuse to build another one.
     
  5. ArmouredSprue

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    Thanks A4K!

    Show the photos of yours!

    Cheers Paulo
     
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    Thanks Paulo - they are posted in the last couple of pages of the 'What's on the workbench' thread.
    The 2 kits are actually very comparable in detail (I also forgot to scribe the upper panel line as I had intended! - Doh!!!) :)
     
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    Nice.
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    Nicely done.
     
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    Excellent work!
     
  10. Wayne Little

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    Cheers mate!:D
     
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    I like what you've done with that.
     
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    it's actually the Revell kit reboxed by PM so the Me262A and B share common parts.
     
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    Beautiful work.
     
  14. A4K

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    Ah, that explains the similarity! Cheers Wayne!
     
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    Well done though. :thumbright:
     
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    excellent work Paulo. :)
     
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    Cheers mate!
     
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