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Alexander (DokAlex144)
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After some riveting, panel line scribing and adding aluminum sheet pices to better accentuate the RAM inlet opening, it ...
45 | 9. November 2020, 13:28
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Clifford Keesler
Very nice weapons.
23. July, 01:13
Guillaume Boulanger
Good job on the weapons
23. July, 04:32
Alexander
Thanks Clifford and Guilaume.
23. July, 08:18
Mirko Römer
Following
23. July, 16:05
Alexander
Make yourself comfy Mirko.
24. July, 13:04

June 25, 2021

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June 24, 2021

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June 23, 2021

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23. June, 10:43
Alexander added a new project.
1:48 Gripen (Kitty Hawk KH80117)1:48 JAS-39 C / D Gripen (HungAeroDecals 48104)1:48 JAS-39C Gripen cockpit set (Aires 4616)8+
 
23. June, 10:37

June 22, 2021

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22. June, 17:49
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June 16, 2021

Alexander added a new project.
3 | 16. June, 10:29
Konrad Limmer
Nice one Alexander!
Today I've ordered mine nearly the same stuff as yours😬. Looking forward to this one.
16. June, 11:20
Alexander
Yeah, will see when I start it. 😄 But looking forward to it, will decide what armament I take - my current ideas are the two TAURUS from my Eurofigher kit or some smaller JDAMS with a targeting pod.
16. June, 12:04
Konrad Limmer
Both are cool options!
I'm thinking also about the refueling pod which could be also a nice config. My previous one has two GLBs loaded so a targeting pod could also be a nice option. Will See😬!
16. June, 12:21
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May 11, 2021

Alexander added a new photoalbum.
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Tommaso S
Wow fantastic paint job in there!
27. July 2020, 13:17
Michael Phillips
That is really coming along beautifully! Really nice paintwork there and some great detail work.
27. July 2020, 13:51
Alexander
Thank you both very much!
27. July 2020, 15:06
Clifford Keesler
Awesome looking so far.
27. July 2020, 21:56
Mark D
Great job on this one, can't wait to get it out of my stash, a beautiful aircraft. Any bigger problems you ran into?
11. May, 17:16
Alexander
Thanks for the comment Mark.

Actually, quite a few - you feel under closer observation and during the build that the whole CAD-design and such is a bit unfinished:
1. The joint between the radome part and the forward fuselage leaves a considerably large gap - at least one one side - that needs to be filled, since the parts do not align perfectly with each other (as can be seen on picture 20)
2. There were some wrongly labeled parts on the landing gear, though I do not remember which of them - they were small. Not a big problem, but look more closely at reference pics to be sure
3. The instruction says to install the front landing gear before assembling the two fuselage halves. I didn't do it, but it required some modifications later to somehow get the landing gear in and bend it into the correct position (that was on me, but on the other side it is poor design that such a step is required imo)
4. The whole wing flap mechanism isn't particularly good: the holes were orignially too small for the actuator parts to fit, so I cut out some material in the side parts. Maybe if it wasn't to big afterwards, the actuators would have hold the wings on their own, but this way I had to bend two metal needles and put them into the front wholes on this whole mechanism as to balance the flapped wings
5. As seems to be the case with all Flanker models (though I do only know from others), the whole engine intake is not perfect, it requires a bit of bending/holding the parts in place by force. Moreover, there is a small step between the to-be-installed parts and the molded in part of the lower fuselage part in this area (seen for example on pic 21)

I think that was basically it, certainly more trouble than I anticipated based on the beautiful (but in some areas inconsistens, as in shallow) detail.
If you want good reference pics, here are links to some very good workarounds - at least for landing gear, that's what I focused on:
- http://scalemodels.ru/modules/photo/viewcat.php?cid=104&orderby=date%20ASC&show=12&min=0
- http://walkarounds.scalemodels.ru/v/walkarounds/avia/after_1950/Su-33_details/?g2_page=1

I hope I was clear enough in my descriptions.
11. May, 18:00
Mark D
Thanks Alexander for your clear input here, always good to know which items need some extra attention. About the links: yes, I've already downloaded these photos, 👌 it's a great reference.
11. May, 21:07
Alexander
No problem at all, I hope this will help in your build.
11. May, 21:23
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Alexander
Many thanks to your nice words Neil!
11. May, 16:41
David Taylor
Stunning build.
11. May, 19:04
Alexander
Thanks David.
11. May, 19:19
Jorge Ferreira
I`ve one of these to build but I have to learn something more to get sometning similar at the end. Congratulations.
11. May, 19:25
Alexander
Thanks Jorge and good look with your modeling, I'm sure your model will be nice looking!
11. May, 21:21
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1:48
Completed
1:48 Su-33 Flanker D (Kinetic K48062)1:48 Su-33 Exterior 1/48 (A.M.U.R. Reaver PE4831)1:48 Su-33 (Flanker D) - Pitot Tube (Master AM-48-140)2+
Sukhoi Su-33 Flanker-D
RU Military Aviatsiya Voyenno-Morskogo Flota (Russian Naval Aviation 1991-now)
1 Arial Sqn., 279 Carrier Fighter Aviation Reg. Red 78
2016 Syrian Campaign - Admiral Kuznetsov SY
Blue, Lt Blue, grey
 
1 | 19. June 2020, 22:06
Juskifo
good work 👏
my eyes are shining
11. May, 16:25
Alexander
Thanks for the compliment Juskifo!
11. May, 16:41

April 30, 2021

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Ideas
1:48 F-14A Tomcat (Hasegawa 07246)1:48 F-14A (Eduard BIG4816)1:48 Maski do kabin F-14/A/B/D Tomcat for Hasegawa (Pmask PK48116)4+
 
24. April, 17:56

April 21, 2021

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April 9, 2021

Alexander added a new project.
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1:48 F-35 Anthology (Furball Aero-Design 48-038)
F-35 Anthology Joint Strike Fighters Part One
Furball Aero-Design 1:48
48-038
9. April, 11:29
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1:48 F-35A (Eduard BIG49186)
F-35A Meng Model
Eduard 1:48
BIG49186 2017 | Changed box
9. April, 11:29

April 2, 2021

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March 30, 2021

Alexander now follows Alexander Grivonev
30. March, 20:46
Alexander now follows Alexander Grivonev
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March 29, 2021

Alexander added a new project.
1:48
Ideas
1:48 Dassault Rafale M & bomb rack (Revell 04517)1:48 Pod de désignation multi fonction Damocles (L'Arsenal Aero AC 48 29)1:48 Rafale C undercarriage covers (Quickboost QB 48 391)8+
 
29. March, 09:57
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29. March, 09:56
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March 27, 2021

Alexander now follows Slavo Hazucha
27. March, 19:56
Alexander now follows Clifford Keesler
27. March, 19:56
Alexander now follows Michael Phillips
27. March, 19:55
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25. March, 12:17
Jos Jansen
This is one of the best Revell kit ever manufactured...a little gem for a very low price!
27. March, 15:46
Alexander
Built the C-Version so can confirm - very nice kit.
27. March, 16:33
Jos Jansen
Okay, I build this version, so that's why...😄
27. March, 16:35
Alexander and Jos Jansen are now mates.
27. March, 16:28

March 24, 2021

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24. March, 23:49

March 19, 2021

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19. March, 18:55
Alexander and Martin are now mates.
19. March, 16:39

March 17, 2021

Alexander and Konrad Limmer are now mates.
17. March, 11:07

March 16, 2021

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March 15, 2021

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15. March, 21:56
Alexander started this item
15. March, 21:52
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March 10, 2021

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Eurofighter Typhoon (HMH Publications 006)
Eurofighter Typhoon Flying with Air Forces Around the World
Aircraft in Detail Nr. 006
Duke Hawkins
2019
10. March, 17:48

February 7, 2021

Alexander added Vallejo Model Air to his list of favorite colors
7. February, 11:58
Alexander added AK Interactive to his list of favorite colors
7. February, 11:58

November 13, 2020

Alexander completed this item
13. November 2020, 00:37
Alexander completed this item
13. November 2020, 00:37
Alexander completed this item
13. November 2020, 00:37

November 8, 2020

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8. November 2020, 21:20

November 2, 2020

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2. November 2020, 23:07
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2. November 2020, 23:05

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