Spitfire MK XII - Airfix 1/48

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    Spitfire MK XII - Airfix 1/48

    Hi all

    For the first time in more than 25 years I've built an 1/48th scale model.

    This was a Kris-Kringle present and I decided to build it despite not being my preferred scale.

    So here we go! This new tooling Airfix kit is really very nicely done, excellent details and fine and crisp engraved panel lines. Also the fit is just perfect and I haven't use putty at all.

    The decals has two options and I decided to do one flown by South Australian RAAF Flight Lieutnant Donald Smith. Don Smith was the Squadron Leader and it was his personal aircraft.
     
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    Great job Paulo
     
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    Very nice indeed!
     
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    Nicely done. :thumbright:
     
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    Nicely done, though I'm not sure I would characterize Airfix's panel lines as "fine and crisp". I think the panel lines on the kit are its one weakness.
     
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    Thank you mate
     
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    Real nice, I love the weathering
     
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    Thanks T Bolt
     
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    Nice one !
     
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    Done a great job there Paulo..!
     
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    Thank you Wayne
     
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    Very nice Spitfire! So... how do you like 1/48 and will you do any more?
     
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    Well! Too big! I've actually donated it to a fellow modeller in our club.
    Cheers mate!
     
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