revell/monogram spitfire MkII

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  1. rochie

    rochie Well-Known Member

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    i'm looking at the 1/48 revell/monogram spitfire MkII kit whats it like ?

    does it go together well and does anyone know what decals are included
     
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    I'm not sure about this one Karl, and I've 'clocked it' myself. It could very well be the old, I think early '70's kit. If it is, I seem to recall the wing was not very accurate, being too 'pointy' I think, and the underside centre section is 'flat'. I know it'd cost more, but the Tamiya Spit Mk1, or the Airfix one, can be made into a MkII by adding the Coffman starter blister on the front starboard nose.
     
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    ok Terry, i'm going to try and get two 1/48 kits for about £20 from modelhobbies and saw it today !
    going to get one of the japanese fighters and now looking at eduard's i-16 or La-7
     
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    I think that someone's been bitten by the building bug! You go Karl! :lol:
     
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    ahem .........:oops: you noticed :lol:
     
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    If you do a Spitty, you must do a Tamiya one, real good kit Karl!:D
     
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    righto Wayne will do
     
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    You won't regret it, Karl.:D
     
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    Listen to Wayne Karl....:lol:
     
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    Wayne Little Well-Known Member

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    Yeah...I heard he's built a model or two in his time.....:rolleyes: :lol:
     
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    Yeah. Rumours has it that he isn't all that bad at it either...:lol:
     
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    I heard that too....but it's only a rumour...:lol:
     
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    Just something that we can dismiss then I guess, or? :lol:
     
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    Wayne Little Well-Known Member

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    Yeah.....probably.....:D
     
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    Quite....:lol:
     
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    will you two just get a room !!!!!!!:lol:
     
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    Er....a bit of banter while we wait on the Spitty purchase....:D
     
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    decals and paints for FAA corsair first then a Tamiya spitfire and maybe a cheap Tamiya japanese fighter or two........ thats if i'm a good boy the wife says........:rolleyes:
     
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    Karl.....reckon I have a Tamiya Raiden....that I am not going to build...it's yours if you want it?
     
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    Ahoy Karl
    I have some data about the kit I built one of these kits when it was first released. Monogram produced this kit in November 1962 it was aniother gimic model the prop spins aqnd the undercarriage is retractable not a bad kit for its day as for the decals I am in the dark its been almost 50 years ago scince I had this kit all I can remember is the decals were roundels and it had squadron codes not a bad spit. If I were you get the Tamiya kit its miles better.

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