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Seamus Boughe
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Tamiya 1/48 Supermarine Spitfire Mk I

April 5, 2013 · in Aviation · · 11 · 6.2K

My first time posting here so I thought I would share one I built some time ago. This is the Mk I with a Cutting Edge resin cockpit. I added some scratch-built details and finished her with Floquil Military Color enamels and Aeromaster Warbird enamels. The Cutting Edge cockpit is a practical drop-in that required just a little sanding toward the bottom of the cockpit sidewalls so that the lower wing would sit correctly.

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11 responses

  1. Wellcome aboard. If your like me I think you will find that this is a very enjoyable, no pressure venue.
    Your first posting is a stunner!

  2. As Al stated, a nice (and welcome) change of pace for a modeling site. Easy to navigate, post and enjoy.
    An excellent little diorama you have there. Good work. I like the attention to the little detail(s).
    Looking forward to some of your other builds.

  3. Thanks Craig! I have another build posted in the work in progress group if you are interested.

  4. Wonderful Spitfire. Glad to have you onboard and thanks for sharing

  5. I got to tell you that I really like this modelling site as it is very easy to navigate and post. Lots of great builds here too!

  6. Welcome! Amazing build. I too look forward to your future posts!

  7. Very nice work. +10

    Regards, Vlad.

  8. Your work is an inspiration to look at. Like others have said, welcome aboard, looking forward to seeing more of your builds.

  9. Hi Seamus, as you already know I'm not a big fan of the Spitfire, but to be honest with you this one looks amazing, beautiful scheme and colours. It seems you are changing the way I look at this plane cause I'm starting to like it.

    great work!


  10. Wow outstanding build I thought it was 132nd at first the cockpit is very nice love the grass great job

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