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H.S. Buccaneer S2B (Airfix 1:48)

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29
Megan Harris
That cockpit detail is absolutely insane! How do you do it?
22 April 2020, 21:49
Celliers
Hi Megan. I used a resin cockpit set from Neomega as the Airfix one had basically no detail on it and I'm planning to have an open cockpit. Just had to take my time carefully painting the panels and dials. Had some fitment issues with some of the side walls but once inside the fuselage it won't be noticeable 🙂
9 May 2020, 22:21
Nathan Dempsey
Nice work so far & good notes on the construction too.
11 August 2020, 16:28
Michael Phillips
Umm, wow. That is some incredible work there. I have always wanted to do a Bucc, but had been waiting on Tanmodel to release one, which may never happen as it seems. But you are knocking this one out of the park!
11 August 2020, 16:47
Daniel
this looks like a lot of work - but will be a rewarding outcome for sure, taking a seat 👍
11 August 2020, 19:01
Celliers
Thanks Nathan, Michael.
@Daniel, this kit has a lot of work, nothing fits properly so you have to love filling and sanding. And then I somehow got into riveting the whole thing which added so much more work...I hope to have everything assembled in the next week ready for painting.
17 August 2020, 19:30
David Taylor
Hi Celliers got 2c/d in the stash.Watching to see how this one goes.
21 August 2020, 16:56
Jos Jansen
Missed this one...following!
21 August 2020, 17:42
Alexander
Looks like a massive amount of work, but it surely paid out so far - great detailwork in the cockpit and wheel wells! 👍
21 August 2020, 20:35
Gerald Willing
👍
23 August 2020, 06:32
Ata Turgay
I love landing gears. Great work.
23 August 2020, 19:27
Slavo Hazucha
Great plane & nice work on all the details, joining mid-season to see the further stages! 👍
24 August 2020, 09:16
Celliers
Thanks David, Jos, Alexander, Gerald, Ata & Slavo.
25 August 2020, 19:01
David Taylor
What load out are you doing Celliers,anti ship or mud moving.
26 August 2020, 08:32
Celliers
@David, I'm doing the anti ship load.
27 August 2020, 13:46
Nathan Dempsey
I've got to get that refueling probe/pitot set. It looks much nicer than the kit part!
27 August 2020, 14:21
Danumurthi Mahendra
enjoying the journey, as well as the destination. great in-progress photos!
27 August 2020, 15:12
Jos Jansen
Great iconic jetplane...you are making a stunner!
28 August 2020, 13:02
playtime 222
Drool!
31 August 2020, 21:15
David Taylor
Hi Celliers,if you have either Kinetic harriers they have a super set of Sea Eagles
7 September 2020, 19:31
Slavo Hazucha
great progress & a lovely clean job on the camo & nozzles 👍
7 September 2020, 19:38
playtime 222
Grumble... Mutter.... Martels... 😄
8 September 2020, 00:42
Clifford Keesler
Very nice. Too bad those are so hard to find now.
8 September 2020, 01:14
Guillaume Blanchet
Very impressive !!
8 September 2020, 02:00
David Taylor
sorry playtime later Buccs had eagles.
8 September 2020, 18:10
Celliers
Thanks all for the comments. Just started with the decals, decided to get the Kits-World decals sets as the kit's decals has seen better days being over 25 years old...
14 September 2020, 20:23
Celliers
Time to finish this baby, she's been sitting on the half build shelf long enough...
30 November 2020, 19:08
Nathan Dempsey
Nice to see this one going again. Looks like you're nearly there.
30 November 2020, 19:17
Jos Jansen
Great Celiers...still watching and you can see the finish line!
30 November 2020, 19:29
Gary Victory
Fanstic build. A real labour of love. Looking forward to the final reveal.
1 December 2020, 07:50
Maxim Malparte
Looks delicious! Can't wait to see it finished.
1 December 2020, 08:02
Clifford Keesler
Agree, can't wait to see it done.
2 December 2020, 00:15
Francky
I have this kit is my stash as well. I see you used a few aftermarket sets from Eduard and others. Which of these do you find the most useful, now that it is done?

Your model is very well done, it motivates me to start on mine 🙂
10 December 2020, 10:21
Augie
Just lovely.. so nice to see one of these coming out
14 December 2020, 13:33
Celliers
She's finally finished 🙂
Thanks @Augie.
@Francky, I would definitely get the Neomega cockpit and wheel well resin set as the kit's are very basic, the Airwaves speed brakes PE set as well as the Master pitot tube and refueling probe. I only used a few parts of the Eduard PE sets.
14 December 2020, 13:41
Nathan Dempsey
That's a build to be proud of Celliers. Well done.
14 December 2020, 15:27
David Taylor
Brill build.
14 December 2020, 16:04
Clifford Keesler
I agree with everyone just a beautiful build.
15 December 2020, 02:24
Francky
@Celliers: and my wishlist just got a bit longer 🙂 Thanks for the info.
15 December 2020, 10:09
gorby
Fantastic job! Well done for wrestling this kit into shape.
15 December 2020, 15:31
playtime 222
Great job - Notes taken. I have 2 of these cos I was lucky enough to get the accidental double boxing.
15 December 2020, 15:54
Celliers
Thanks @Nathan, @David, @Clifford, @gorbygould.
@playtime 222 - lucky you getting 2 kits. I have another one that I'm going to build in SAAF colours, but not anytime soon. The next project better be easier than this one.
15 December 2020, 19:20

Project

199 images
1:48
Completed
1:48 Buccaneer exterior (Eduard 48130)1:48 S2B-interior (Eduard 48132)1:48 Buccaneer - Pitot Tube and Refuelling Probe (Master AM-48-100)5+
Blackburn Buccaneer S Mk.2b
GB Royal Air Force (1918-now)
12 Sqn. XW530
1988 - Lossiemouth
BS381C:641 BS381C:638
 

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