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Stephen G added a new photoalbum.
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Updated: July 6, 2019
4. July at 22:37:15 Share
Slavo Hazucha Excellent cockpit and interior! looking forward for more :)
5. July at 07:48:29
Bart Goesaert That cockpit is nice... the idea for presenting it too...
5. July at 11:05:59
Holger Kranich This Looks really good! I heard rumors about some gaps who appear whilst building. Can you confirm it? Must be the upper side and can be comouflaged with kit parts.
5. July at 11:42:22
Stephen G @Holger - Yes, unfortunately... I've been test-fitting the 2 fuselage halves around the cabin as I progress and let's just say... I am not looking forward to joining them. There are large gaps both on the bottom and top, and I don't think there's anything you can do to prevent it happening. Theoretically you can close the bottom one, resulting in a larger gap at the top which can be covered by the engine housing. But.... the engine housing then doesn't fit properly on top either. I'll try to get a photo of the problem on here!

It is the only difficult gap issue I've encountered though, and weighed against the detail quality of the kit, it's probably still worth it :)
5. July at 12:05:02
Holger Kranich Good to know that. And i still wanna have the kit. Am i a bit Masochistic? ;)
5. July at 12:15:27
Stephen G Maybe a bit! I've put a few photos on to show the extent of the gap you may or may not encounter.
5. July at 17:30:42
Konrad Limmer Very nice Stephen !
Your progress looks fantastic and don't worry about the gap. Perfect Plastic Putty and the gaps are gone ;)!
29. July at 20:20:04
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July 5, 2019

Stephen G added a new photoalbum.
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Updated: July 4, 2019
4. July at 21:29:03 Share
James C Looking very good Stephen.
4. July at 21:38:56
4. July at 22:55:59
Stephen G Thanks guys! I was really happy with this one :)
4. July at 23:01:10
Slavo Hazucha Good stuff! Love the mascot on the left front light-guard :) Also a solid custom job on the turret armor structure - actually I think it´s a pity you covered it up with the rolled-up canvas in the finale...
5. July at 07:45:03
James C A fantastic result. The assorted stowage items and crew figure really bring it to life. Very cool.
5. July at 20:27:44
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Stephen G
Is there any news on this? Certain websites had it marked down for a 2018 release... Hopefully it will appear this year to coincide with the Tornado's RAF retiral.
1:32 Tornado GR.4 (Italeri 2513)
 
Tornado GR.4
Italeri 1:32
2513
2017* | New tool
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5. July at 08:21:40 Share
Stephen G added a new photoalbum.
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1:35
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Updated: July 4, 2019
4. July at 22:09:18 Share
Clint Mecham Looks really good!
4. July at 22:55:34
Stephen G Thanks!!
4. July at 23:01:32
Chris Greathouse That tank is a lot of fun to look at :D Well done!
4. July at 23:16:43
Slavo Hazucha That´s a seriously cozy place inside that Panther :) Looking good, received a healthy portion of love & care, I like the chipping in the Turret interior, right place, right amount

Did they really had the torsion bars open & visible, or is this a kit feature to show more good stuff?
5. July at 07:41:28
Stephen G Thanks! I'm not sure I'd do such a complicated model again until I have more experience, though! Haha.
The torsion bars are only really visible when the turret is removed, I think. But the model, I have to say is almost entirely accurate to the real thing. I was building it while following along to a couple of very detailed books on the Panther interior and was constantly surprised at how many little details RFM got right.
5. July at 07:59:40
Holger Kranich Nice weathering, inside and outside!
5. July at 08:03:04
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July 4, 2019

Stephen G added a new project.
Albums: 1 with 18 images
1:35
In progress
1:35 MH-60L Blackhawk (Kitty Hawk KH50005)
 
4. July at 22:32:23 Share
Stephen G
A great kit! (Probably not for beginners, as I found out...) The cut-away idea is something I hope to see repeated with other kits in 1/35.
1:35 Panther Ausf.G (Rye Field Model RM-5019)
Panther Ausf.G w/ Full Interior & Workable Track Links & Cut Away Parts of Turret & Hull
Rye Field Model 1:35
RM-5019 (5019)
2018 | Changed parts
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4. July at 22:28:23 Share
Stephen G added a new project.
1:35
Completed
1:35 Panther Ausf.G (Rye Field Model RM-5019)
 
4. July at 22:04:53 Share
Stephen G added a new project.
Albums: 1 with 25 images
1:35
Completed
1:35 M4A3E8 Sherman "Easy Eight" (Tamiya 35346)
 
4. July at 21:21:57 Share

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