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1/32 P-39D Airacobra
JPTRR
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Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 03:38 PM UTC
This is a review of the Revell of Germany 1/32 P-39D Airacobra.


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Thanks!
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Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 06:03 PM UTC
I am building this kit at the moment, When I start posting pics I will link to this excellent review I have bought brass turned gun barrels and HGW seat belts, which come with a brass etch seat as well

I will be building this as Air-A-Cutie, using paint masks of course
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Posted: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 11:55 PM UTC
Hi Mal; I was planning to ask if we could link your MM set to this. I've seen it before and think folks will want to, too.
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Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 01:57 AM UTC
Fred, thanks for a really excellent, well written review.
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Posted: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 02:00 AM UTC

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I am building this kit at the moment, When I start posting pics I will link to this excellent review I have bought brass turned gun barrels and HGW seat belts, which come with a brass etch seat as well

I will be building this as Air-A-Cutie, using paint masks of course



Mal,
So now your actively building your 1/32 Bf110, 1/24 Tiffy, and the 1/32 P-39. I'm duly impressed. I'm having a hard time just focusing on the "messily" 1/48 F-4B. Looking forward to your pictures.
Joel
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Posted: Friday, May 16, 2014 - 11:53 AM UTC
Wow ! Great to see. always like the Revell 1/32. The 109 tht came out is very good, sounds like the P-39 is the samething. Great stuff.
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Posted: Friday, May 16, 2014 - 06:15 PM UTC

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Hi Mal; I was planning to ask if we could link your MM set to this. I've seen it before and think folks will want to, too.



Yes no problem Fred, I'll do the Air-A-Cutie set as a promotion for this In 1/32 scale it would be £17.25p but, for any Kitmaker member posting here and showing a picture of their kit I'll do the set at 10% off, for the Kitmaker membership and 25% off for the promotion £11.21 (say £11.25)+ P&P Less than a 1/48 set!

Here are some pictures of a 1/48 scale model built by Kenneth Pedersen, yes everything is painted using Miracle Paint Masks













There are comprehensive instructions for the port nose art; I didn't have time to write any for the starboard side, but it works just the same. There are also comprehensive instructions for the rest of the markings, plus 3 pages of generic instructions; including a set of comic book style instructions drawn by Chuck Wojtkiewicz (ChukW1)


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Mal,
So now your actively building your 1/32 Bf110, 1/24 Tiffy, and the 1/32 P-39. I'm duly impressed. I'm having a hard time just focusing on the "messily" 1/48 F-4B. Looking forward to your pictures.
Joel



Don't forget the He162, Bf109E-1, P-47, Hawker Hurricane, J2M3 Raiden, all in 1/32 scale, and a 1/72 scale Hawker Typhoon Most of them are moving forward