Spitfire Mk XIV C Academy 1:72

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  1. djos

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    Hi to all

    One more spitfire left my stash and take his place in the display cabinet.
    Well known Academy kit, with all its drawbacks and shape mistakes, but in the moment when i got it it was only 14 C available to me......so in any case must be finished. At the end it looks like Spitfire on steroids, but when i put him between Mk XVI and PR XIX....not looking so wrong as i expected.
    Finished out of box except PE seat belts, colors HATAKA, sealed with Gunze varnish - matte.
    I followed paint instruction given in the box, for sure this is wrong scheme on the right wing. But,,,i decide to make it like that as this will make it little more interesting between all other spitfires, and to be honest i did not found any picture from top of this specific aircraft....so maybe....

    I will stop bothering now, pictures of the model and best regards to all

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    Very nice
     
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    Well! It looks a Spitfire and it's very well done Sr.
    I have one of this in my stash and I'll definitely will build it as well.
    Very nice model.
    Cheers
     
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  7. Kevin Barclay-Jay

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    MkXIV next for me in 1/48

    i have the Academy kits in high back and low back,, the ultracast engine cover, the Airfix XIX and numeous Eduoards IX and XV! wings

    which is the best combination?

    XVIII next!!!!!!
     
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    I reckon use the Airfix PR.19 as the basis, possibly attempt to graft the cannon blisters and cannons on to the wings or, if they can be made to fit, use the Academy wings. The canopy is probably best from the Eduard kit.
    Still hoping that Airfix will release a MkXIV high back in 1/48th scale .....
     
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  10. Kevin Barclay-Jay

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    The PRXIX fusalage goes quite well with the academy wings.... and also with the eduards IX wings and it works out less than buying the resin upgrade
     
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    Can't go wrong with a Griffon :thumbright:
     
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