The Academy 1:72 Stuka is a little booger to build!

Discussion in 'Questions on Kits, Decals, Tools and Pilots' started by [SC] Arachnicus, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. [SC] Arachnicus

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    That damn kit has a lot of little pieces. I had to come up with some real Mcgyer tactics to glue those tiny little brackets onto the ailerons. Im still going to have to do some surgical sanding to clean this thing up.

    Sorry, I had to rant and whine a bit to my fellow scale builders.
     
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    Never knew Academy did a Stuka! Can you post some pics of your build?
     
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    Most Academy builds are like that, unless they had the actual plane to work from or borrowed from another manufacturer, they always have a part that needs extra work on.
     
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    Yeah brother, get with the picture posting!
     
  5. [SC] Arachnicus

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    Oh Lord, Hold on!!!!!!!! :p


    InProgress.jpg Stuka boa top.jpg
     
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    haven't done a bad job so far...
     
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    I probably should of waited to put the landing gear on. Oh well.
     
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    Echo Wayne's comment, very nice work mate. Looks like a nice kit too, may have to grab one myself... :)
     
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    But check on the wing in a grabbed kit Evan. Academy offers the same kit with the short wingspan that can be used for the G-1 variant or with the longer wingspan for the G-2 version. It is because the firm issued an Ju 87R-2 Trop long time ago and the wing mould was used for the kit as well. However the G-2 type is offered too.

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    Dzieki my friend! Will keep that in mind when the time comes. (One of those 'future' projects... )

    ...And g'day! :wave:
     
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    G'day my friend. :wave:
     
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