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My Hawker Hurricane Mk.I
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George Henderson said on February 18, 2017
Craig Abrahamson said on February 18, 2017
Now that right there’s a sharp lookin’ model. my friend.
Tom Bebout said on February 18, 2017
Very, very nice. A pleasure to view.
Simon Whitney said on February 18, 2017
Great build Artur.
Stephen W Towle said on February 18, 2017
Artur your build is clean,tight and plays the role of the Hurricane well. One little niggle, your kit has a Rotol prop. The Rotol unit has blades made out of Jablo, a compressed wood composite. I’d shy away from chipping the prop edges with silver or gray paint. Having written that, on the whole its a great looking build. Looking forward to seeing your next build.
Point taken, Stephen, but isn’t it possible that the painted (I assume) prop could still show signs of missing paint, wooden or not?
Usually, wood is painted with a brown or tan color. Not silver or gray. I don’t know what color they primed the props with but, silver paint required that aluminum be use. Something that was in short supply once the war got going. Many manufactures switched over to those primer greens for primer.
Bernard E. Hackett, Jr. said on February 18, 2017
Wood props are varnished, so that water doesn’t get into the wood and delaminate them. They are made up with layers of wood, thus the different tones in a wooden prop. I’d suspect that the usual black was painted over the varnish, to avoid reflections, as on the metal DH ones.
My guess would be that the black eroded from the wooden working edge, though I’ve never seen a photo of it.
Some props found at crash sites in Britain.
Phil Steele said on February 18, 2017
Stan Traas said on February 18, 2017
Gorgeous Hurricane! A lot of small details beautifully executed.
Artur, beautifully done, the larger scales readily show any problems up, and I don’t see any here. I agree with what Stan said. Those small details add up to a really well done whole.
Rob Pollock said on February 18, 2017
Nice work. I did one of these here (I think even my first posting several years ago) – night fighter livery. A sound kit with lots of detailing opportunities.
Bill Koppos said on February 18, 2017
One of my favorite kits in a favorite scheme of mine. Excellent job. Big and beautiful. Nyazi! Nyazi!
Ken Hammer said on February 18, 2017
Louis Gardner said on February 18, 2017
I really like the outdoors photos with the sun setting………….. Very realistic looking. Great work !!!!!!!!!!!!!
I’m with Louis, the outdoor photos in natural light are really well done. Could fool you! Atmospheric.
George Williams said on February 18, 2017
Yes, those outdoor photographs work beautifully, very nice model.
DE4EVER said on February 19, 2017
🙂 … Greetings … 🙂 :
Nice clean work Artur. Very nice rendition of the Hawker Hurricane.
Good work on the photography, the outdoor ones really are well done, I enjoyed seeing such good work. Thanks for sharing these images,
Artur Domanski said on February 19, 2017
Thank you for the kind words, I know I made mistakes but I was more focused on painting than on the details.
R_G said on February 20, 2017
Beautiful model! Great job!
Greg Kittinger said on February 20, 2017
She’s a beauty!
Brian Scott said on February 20, 2017
Beautiful looking Hurricane !!
Christian Ristits said on February 21, 2017
Cool Work on this beast, must be huge in 1:24 – congrats!
P.k said on February 22, 2017
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