My first fw190 ever along with my first digital pictures ever

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    #1 TimEwers, Jan 18, 2011
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    This is the 1/72 academy fw190A8 "Heinrich Bär" My first 190 I've ever done. I painted it with Model air from Vallejo by brush. Guess the next thing I need to save up for is a Air brush again.

    The only issues I had was with the wings, as the bottom was either too long or the tops was too short as there was quite a gap at the roots. So I used putty to try a close it. The other thing is I lost the first canopy, only found it when I stepped on it,and the version I wanted to do one of the decales shreaded on me so I had to make the second version.

    As to the pictures some of them were taken with the camera set for outside shots and some were with the flash. Enjoy

    Just correcting the spelling of the man's name
     

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    Very sharp Tim!!!! Excellent job sir!!:thumbright: :cool:
     
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    Nicely done Tim!
     
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    Nice work for a 'first'. The wing problem might have been partly to allow for dihedral, as it looks like it needs maybe a touch more, although hard to tell in the pics. Good work though.
     
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    TimE, good work on both. Didn't realize the scale until you put your hand in the pic. There is also a blackhole in my workroom here into which small parts constantly vanish never to be seen again.
     
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    Good on you. Model and pics!
     
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    Good first up effort mate!:D
     
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    not bad at all
     
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    Undoubtedly the wing dihedral is one of many incorrections of the kit that has to be corrected. But for a 'first' .... not bad at all. :)
     
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    Nice build. I've never built a 190 or a 109. I'm impressed. 8)
     
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    Looks nice. I couldn't begin to try and work on anything that small anymore, my close-up vision is shot.
     
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    Lets review:

    putty on the fingers
    steps on the canopy
    shreds the decals

    YOU ARE A MODELLOR!!! :)

    Good looking build.
     
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    Looking Good.
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    A Good first effort Ed :thumbleft: many of us did not even paint ours.Cheers
     
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    Great start Tim!

    Man, that is so true!
     
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    Okay, I'll bite. What do you use the pepper for? :lol:
     
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