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Allan J Withers said 4 months ago: #
1/72 Sword, I started this in August, a small repair to the nose gear bay and a lump of lead machined to fit – pic 5, 6, wings cleaned up and together with a molding fault repair – pic 8, 9, 10, some tabs on the fuselage halves and the intake painted with MM 1418 – pic 11, 12.
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Jeff Bailey said 4 months ago: #
Looks good, Allan! I look forward to more and then later the completed model.
Bernard E. Hackett, Jr. said 4 months ago: #
Allan, great choice, and Tiger markings! Looks a lot better than the real old Airfix I built, a long time back!
Louis Gardner said 4 months ago: #
Allan you are a modeling machine !!!! Great choice of subjects and markings. Thanks for starting another one …… I’ll be looking forward to seeing your progress too.
Thanks Jeffry,———thanks Bernard, more details but needs a bit of work !!,———–thanks Louis, keeps me out of mischief !!
George Williams said 4 months ago: #
Another tiger connection for this great group build, looking forward to seeing this one finished.
Ferry Dierckxsens said 4 months ago: #
Great choice Allan! Always liked the EE Lightning and again you have found a great Year of the Cat GB subject. Looking forward to your progress on this one.
Thanks George,————thanks Ferry.
Robert Royes said 3 months, 4 weeks ago: #
Nice, looking good! always liked the Lightning, built the ancient Airfix many moons ago, love the nose weight.
Allan J Withers said 3 months, 4 weeks ago: #
Thanks Robert, the instructions didn’t say how much so I put in the most I could !
Greg Kittinger said 3 months, 3 weeks ago: #
Yeah – that’s another advantage of building wheels-up – never have to think about nose weight! Looking good – love the lightning – I’m glad you found a way to make a “cat” out of it!
Allan J Withers said 3 months, 3 weeks ago: #
Thanks Greg, wasn’t difficult, kit decal option, except for serial number !!
Allan J Withers said 3 months, 2 weeks ago: #
A little more progress, a bit of adjusting here and there.
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Louis Gardner said 3 months, 2 weeks ago: #
Progress is progress…………… and it’s looking good my friend.
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