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David Barclay (Tomcat_Tweeker)

Scalemates Messerschmitt Bf 109 Group Build 2020


14 | 18. October 2020, 08:30
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Jos Jansen
Frickin awesome...this will be absolutely my favorite livery for a 109 :)👍 I am in mate!
18. October 2020, 08:44
Erik Leijdens
Nice! The one that transported a US officer to call for help!
18. October 2020, 08:48
Michael Phillips
Welcome back David! Glad to see you back here and doing a plane! :)

How ya been man?
19. October 2020, 17:12
David Barclay
Thanks Michael! Been good! Same ole' ya know lol. I just hope I can finish this one. I'll give it a good try!
20. October 2020, 02:38
Bill Halliwell
G'day David, I reckon the pilot of this stunning looking aircraft had the problem of 'friendly fire' solved!
It will be fantastic to see the finished model. Cheers, raafbloke
20. October 2020, 05:57
Sergej I
Didn't know this existed! Following with interest!! 👍
20. October 2020, 06:01
Gary Kitchen
I'm onboard too for this. I'm fascinated by the whole captured wings/ alternate markings aspect. Watching with interest 👍
21. October 2020, 11:19
Nathan Dempsey
Following. A dangerous thing to fly a captured aircraft.
21. October 2020, 11:32
David Barclay
Sorry folks! I just realized I grabbed the wrong boxing for the captured bird!!!! It's a Late G-6 so the Tamiya doesn't have the correct canopy! So I'll just do the box art bird! Doh!!! Or if no one has any objections to me pressing on correct canopy or not..... Then I'll keep on truckin'!
21. October 2020, 11:42
Sergej I
My advice (and it includes a stash increase 👍😢 would be: you buy an additional Eduard G6 profi. These have more canopies than needed, you can build the capture version and still enough options to build the Eduard one fully...
21. October 2020, 18:27
David Barclay
Now there is an idea Sergej! Except no stash increase required! I already have a Eduard G6 Late in the stash.... Hopefully the canopy will fit the Tamiya! If so... This works well! The late G6 I was wanting to build from the Eduard kit uses the canopy that will remain if I steal one from the kit! Fingers crossed! Thanks for the help!
21. October 2020, 21:54
David Barclay
Finally something to post up after a few days of progress...... Nothing spectacular but, Not bad for my 1st plane in 3 years???
22. October 2020, 13:16
Stefan Schacht
nice start, count me in.
22. October 2020, 13:19
Sergej I
Nothing lost in these three years David, cockpit looks good, fuel can flow! 👍
22. October 2020, 15:55
Björn Svedberg
I like those markings! 👍 Following. 🙂
22. October 2020, 16:24
David Barclay
Thanks folks!
22. October 2020, 22:06
Patrick Hagelstein
Yep! That cockpit really looks nice! 👍 Cool to see Tamiya's engineering in the way the front fuselage is designed to fit. And did Eduard's Erla canopy fit?
22. October 2020, 22:15
David Barclay
Thanks Patrick! Haven't tried the canopy yet.... Waiting to get the fuselage buttoned up 1st.... Hopefully!
22. October 2020, 22:30
Michael Phillips
Still got the touch with aircraft I see! This is looking fantastic David.
23. October 2020, 00:03
David Barclay
Thanks Michael!
23. October 2020, 13:07
Kees Kleijwegt
Front seat please, curious how the kit wil be.
Probably it wil fall together in typical Big T fashion 🙂
23. October 2020, 21:08
23. October 2020, 22:01
Clifford Keesler
Looking very nice. There sure a lot of BF-109's popping up.
24. October 2020, 03:09
David Barclay
Thanks Clifford! Yes there are! LOL
24. October 2020, 16:21
David Barclay
Hi All! Well the cockpit is pressing along.... Weird that Instrument panel doesn't get sorted out for another few steps..... Thanks for looking!
24. October 2020, 16:23
Roland Gunslinger
Count me in, very nice start 👍
24. October 2020, 16:25
Guillaume Blanchet
Nice highlights on the interior
24. October 2020, 16:46
Patrick Hagelstein
Indeed! Nice to see how you put some character in an otherwise monochromatic cockpit. Well done! 👍
27. October 2020, 03:59
Christian Kohl
Nice, David. Looking good so far. Great work :)
27. October 2020, 04:42
Erik Leijdens
Fabulous cockpit 👍
27. October 2020, 06:09
Clifford Keesler
Agree, a beautiful job on the cockpit.
28. October 2020, 00:55
David Barclay
Thanks Folks! So pluggin' along here. The engine is pretty neat!
3. November 2020, 07:26
Jos Jansen
Wow...real nice David, a joy to watch mate!
3. November 2020, 08:53
Björn Svedberg
Really nice engine! 👍 How do you like the kit so far? It's the one with the magnets holding the cowling in place, right?
3. November 2020, 09:07
David Barclay
Thanks Jos & Bjorn! Yea it is the new boxing w the magnets. They seem to work OK and the fit is real good....
3. November 2020, 11:30
Adam Gudynowski
Following 👍
3. November 2020, 13:01
Guillaume Blanchet
Wow! that is some nice detailling on the engine & machine guns.
3. November 2020, 14:02
Clifford Keesler
Excellent engine detail.
3. November 2020, 21:35
Erik Leijdens
Amazing engine, great detailing
3. November 2020, 21:48
Michael Phillips
Man that looks fantastic David! Looking forward to what's next...
4. November 2020, 14:02


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