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Offline RAGIII

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BoB Defenders
« on: October 16, 2023, 06:43:09 AM »
I will add builds to this one as things go forward. I am Starting with a WIP.1/72nd  Hasegawa Hawker Hurricane Mk.1. Douglas Bader 242 Sq. RAF. Next up is weathering.

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Re: BoB Defenders
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2023, 08:04:49 AM »
Although Technically from the Battle of France I am including this Airfix Ragwing Hurri.
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Re: BoB Defenders
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2023, 01:53:56 PM »
It's hard to believe these two aren't 1/48, great work RAGman!
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Re: BoB Defenders
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2023, 02:11:43 PM »
Shades of the old Revell 3-in-1 kit! Looks great, Rick, can't wait to see what's next.

All best,

Dutch

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Re: BoB Defenders
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2023, 11:11:44 AM »
Thanks Dave and Zac! Today I airbrushed the first of the upper surface colors on an Airfix Spitfire Mk.1 in 1/72nd scale. Tamiya XF49 and mixes of XF52 and white.
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Re: BoB Defenders
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2023, 11:58:33 AM »
Looking good, Rick. That would have been an awesome scheme if they'd just left it at that... love that color combination!

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Re: BoB Defenders
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2023, 02:16:27 AM »
Love your early hurricane, Rick and great progress on your Spit.

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Re: BoB Defenders
« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2023, 03:46:51 AM »
Great stuff, Rick, nice subjects, iconic machines, both.
I live near Gleneagles Hotel, where they occasionally hold secure military conferences and sometimes fly a Spitfire and/or Hurricane across to remind the rest of NATO what a real aeroplane looks and sounds like. If I hear a Merlin I always rush out of the house and drool!
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Re: BoB Defenders
« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2023, 08:46:34 AM »
Thanks guys I appreciate your following along! When these two are don ( the ragwing Hurri is already finished) I intend to post All of the Defenders in their finished state  8)
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Re: BoB Defenders
« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2023, 09:30:42 PM »
Those are looking great, Rick.  I like the unpunctured covering over the machine guns.
The final pictures of all the BoB defenders together will be awesome.

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Re: BoB Defenders
« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2023, 11:43:29 PM »
Looking great Rick!

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Re: BoB Defenders
« Reply #11 on: October 19, 2023, 04:16:24 AM »
First class models all Rick. Simple quick builds are always worth building to keep the mojo going.

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Re: BoB Defenders
« Reply #12 on: October 20, 2023, 12:08:38 PM »
Thanks to all! You are very kind!! A bit of progress on the Hasegawa Hurri:
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Re: BoB Defenders
« Reply #13 on: October 20, 2023, 08:30:10 PM »
This is top-notch work Rick!

Cheers,
Willem

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Re: BoB Defenders
« Reply #14 on: October 22, 2023, 12:57:59 PM »
This is top-notch work Rick!

Cheers,
Willem

Thanks Willem. Todays progress on the Spitfire:

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