Tamiya Supermarine Spitfire MK1, 1:48 scale.

Discussion in 'Your Completed Kits' started by [SC] Arachnicus, Apr 14, 2013.

  1. [SC] Arachnicus

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    First of all I would like to thank Crimea_River for giving me a piece of a canopy that I desperately needed. Here is the finished result.




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  2. [SC] Arachnicus

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    A bit of a comparison. The MK2 above I built almost a year ago when I first started building, then the one I just finished below.




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    Well done and I'm glad you got the windscreen sorted.
     
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    Nice work!
     
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    Just one thing to point out for future reference: I think the canopy frames would have been the same colour as the camo on the fuselage in this area, in your case Dark Green.
     
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    Looks pretty good.
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  8. [SC] Arachnicus

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    Yeah I know. It should of matched the dark green. For some reason I thought the dark earth was in the area of the canopy.
     
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    Good work on both, definite improvement can be seen though.
     
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    Yep, a noticeable improvement, nice one. You can snip off that protruding piece of vertical antenna wire, by using a pair of nail clippers,
     
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    Improving is the main thing, and you done it. Sometimes it's little steps, sometimes it's giant leaps. You've taken some big steps there. Good-on-ya!
     
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    With all. Well done.
     
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    Nice job!
     
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    Very nice indeed!
    And the improvement is outstanding!
     
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    Great work! What colors did you use: humbrol, airfix, tamiya, etc?
     
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    Well done, just think how much better your next plane will be as you gain skill. :)
     
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    With all - excellent and lovely comparison picture - well done
     
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    Very nice SPIT, finish is very convincing.
    Only what i can suggest is that you make smoke trails from exhaust pipes on the fuselage as other parts of aircraft looks also worn. It will make good balance :)...but that is for next project...
    This project looks very good!

    BR
     
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    Nicely done. Panel lines came out well. On to the next one now...
     
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