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Gordon Sørensen (twotterdriver)
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de Havilland DH82a Tiger Moth

Royal Danish Air Force

 

Project

1:72
In progress
1:72 Tiger Moth 1933 - 1940 (Stoppel Decal 072048)1:72 De Havilland DH.82a Tiger Moth (Airfix A01024)No EZ Line - Fine (1/72 - 1/48 Scale) (Berkshire Junction )
 

Comments

23. April 2015, 06:10
 
Martien Lourens
Oh yes New Tool Airfix. I follow this with interest. I will ones make the Dutch version.
23. April 2015, 06:22
Stefan Schneider
Nice. I will follow too
23. April 2015, 06:26
Gordon Sørensen
A bit more done. Broke one of the tail struts, two of the wing struts.
1. May 2015, 23:27
Vegard Øksenholt
Nice start. Can you tell us what you think of the kit so far?
Hope you are able to repair/replace the struts!
3. May 2015, 10:54
Andre Hoencher
Nice, I´m in.
3. May 2015, 11:06
Gordon Sørensen
Overall a nice little kit, just the issue with the struts.
Want to do the rigging, but my Clearfix has dried up, and the LHS is out of stock.
3. May 2015, 21:57
Vegard Øksenholt
I hope you manage to fix it soon. It's gonna look good after you finish it :)
6. May 2015, 19:57
Kerry COX
Oh, how sweet to hear one of these overhead these days, and it's even nicer to see on here on SM.

It looks so delicate and frail mate, and I too hope you can effect some repairs, as it will be a stunning little bird in the end. :)

6. May 2015, 21:12
Gordon Sørensen
Patience (and glue!) have the struts repaired. Rigging started, but I think I will skip the wires on the fuselage between the wing mounts. Too fiddly and not a lot of room...
17. May 2015, 17:12
Gordon Sørensen
Having issues getting a nice paint finish on the engine cowling. One more round of sand and paint.
Finally finished the flying wire rigging. Now just have to see about the control surface wires at the back....
26. June 2015, 11:37
Martien Lourens
It all looks good.
26. June 2015, 13:28
Ben STONE
What are you using for the rigging Gordon? It's looking good, if anyone has any tips regarding set up of struts on old planes I'd like to hear them. Can't help but think I've fudged them so far. :)
26. June 2015, 14:34
Ekki
I second hat!
26. June 2015, 18:31
Gordon Sørensen
Arrrgggghhh! Broke a couple more struts! Decided to just remove the top wing. I have the old tool Tiger in my stash so am going to see if I can use the struts out of that one...
5. March 2020, 14:36

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