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Thread: Airfix 1/72 Scale, Hawker Huricaine MK1.

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    Airfix 1/72 Scale, Hawker Huricaine MK1.



    I could not sleep, so i thought id post a frame by frame account of my build.

    ENJOY!

    A popsicle stick makes a great bookmark. But eat the popsicle first. Don't make the same mistake I did.

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    So the first step is to paint the inside of the wings using Humbrol 56. Aluminum.

    A popsicle stick makes a great bookmark. But eat the popsicle first. Don't make the same mistake I did.

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    The paint went on easy and i was pleased with the results. 2nd coat.

    A popsicle stick makes a great bookmark. But eat the popsicle first. Don't make the same mistake I did.

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    Very tricky bit as i drilled out the machine gun nests with a 0.3mm drill bit.
    As you can see it turned out okay.


    A popsicle stick makes a great bookmark. But eat the popsicle first. Don't make the same mistake I did.

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    Next stage is to glue the wings together.

    A popsicle stick makes a great bookmark. But eat the popsicle first. Don't make the same mistake I did.

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    Then its detailing the cockpit. I painted the interior of the cockpit. 165 matt sea greay and 70. Interior green.

    Then i put on the peddles and the joystick witch were attached to the top wing.


    A popsicle stick makes a great bookmark. But eat the popsicle first. Don't make the same mistake I did.

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    Then it was glue the wings to the fuselage. Trying not to break the joystick in the upper wing.
    It fitted beautifully.

    A popsicle stick makes a great bookmark. But eat the popsicle first. Don't make the same mistake I did.

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    Ready for sanding. I used a corse sand paper forst 800 grit and then went down to a smoother sand paper 3250 grit and then i polished off the scratch marks.

    Ready for painting.


    A popsicle stick makes a great bookmark. But eat the popsicle first. Don't make the same mistake I did.

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    First coat of Humbrol 29 Dark Earth applied to the top half of the plane.


    A popsicle stick makes a great bookmark. But eat the popsicle first. Don't make the same mistake I did.

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    And thats all i got up to. I more coat of Humbrol dark Earth then Humbrol Dark green. DO that tomorrow.

    A popsicle stick makes a great bookmark. But eat the popsicle first. Don't make the same mistake I did.

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