Spitfire Mk.I Tamiya 1/48

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  1. T Bolt

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    #1 T Bolt, Jun 30, 2010
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    spitfire1bt.jpg P5091842.JPG P5091843.JPG P5091844.JPG P5091845.JPG P5091846.JPG P5091847.JPG P5091849.JPG P5091850.JPG P5091851.JPG P5091852.JPG P5091854.JPG P5091855.JPG P5091857.JPG P5091858.JPG P5091859.JPG P5091860.JPG P5091861.JPG This was the first of the newer generation of Tamiya kits that I built and I was extremely pleased with the quality of it. The parts just seemed to fall together, and I don’t think I used any filler on it. The detail is great and the kit decals went on without a problem (I had heard bad things about Tamiya decals so was prepared for trouble that did not materialize)
    This was one of the nicest building models I’ve assembled

    Just noticed one of the gear doors is missing. I'll have to do something about that.:oops:
     
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    awesome Glenn, got to get one of them for the BoB group build to with my Bf 109 E3 and Hurricane Mk I
     
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    Would be a great choice Karl. It's a very enjoyable kit to build!
     
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    Nice one Glenn! I'm expecting to see a few of these in the next GB ! That's if it's not all Bf109s again !!!!
     
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    Good work!
     
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    Great Glenn!
     
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    I believe I've had the pleasure of that kit
    it was one of the last I built; did 610 Sqn's codes really creep that far forward? On [email protected] the D impinged on the door but everything else was aft
     
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    Clean and simple; I like it.
     
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    Excellent Glenn!8)
    I'm looking at getting a 1/48 Spit for the BoB build and this one looks a likely candidate now.:D
    Cheers,
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    Nice work Glenn, the Tamiya Spitty is a great and simple kit to put together, recommend it to anyone!!:D
     
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    Looks great Glenn.
     
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    Thanks everybody!

    I thought I'd followed the instructions for the decal locations. I didn't have internet access at the time so thats all I had to go by. I'll have to dig them up and have a look.
     
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    With all here. :thumbright:
     
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    No worries T
    I was following the instructions for a Revell kit (from the 60s), you were following the instructions for a Tamiya kit; smart money says yours was probably right
     
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    very nice an clean model. BTW I am just starting a Tamiya "speedy" myself. Congratulations.
     
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    Thanks, I'm building the same Tamiya kit right now for the Battle of Britain Group Build, but as an aircraft that's displayed in the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, as it looked during the battle.
     
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    Just bought this kit today Glenn and plan an OOB for the Group Build.
     
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    You'll love it Andy. The fit of the parts is beautiful!
     
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    So I hear. And see.
     
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