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Avro Vulcan B2 1/144 (GWH+Shelf Oddity)

This is my rendition of the early Vulcan B2 XH556 depicted as in No.230 OCU Finningley, ca 1962. The Pit-Road/GWH kit and excellent Fundekals decal set inspired me to tackle the Vulcan subject. To portray the early B2 airframe the kit had to be backdated a bit – the nose cone and a tail-tip antennaes as well as in-flight refuelling probe had to be removed. Hopefully the coming GWH Blue Steel release will make things easier. The by-product of this build is the ShelfOddity PE set. MrColor GX Cool White and GX100 Super Clear III lacquers, which allowed for easy surface polishing, made the painting a relatively straightforward task.

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10 responses to Avro Vulcan B2 1/144 (GWH+Shelf Oddity)

  1. All that white is very well done, Marek!

  2. Beautiful build, my friend….looks like it’s pretty good sized for that scale. I like it.

  3. Sweat looking bird. A cold war beauty for sure.

  4. Really nice result.

    Hey Airfix! Do this in 1/72 at this quality level! Please…..

  5. A real beauty! Hard to believe it’s 1/144. Well done.

  6. A beautiful job on a cold war warrior!

  7. 🙂 … Greetings … 🙂 :
    Very nice work Marek … when one considers the scale … even more gratifying is this one too see.

  8. Very nice, I have an old 1/72 scale Airfix half built, but now I’m thinking about buy a new 1/144, seriously…

    Great job!!!!

  9. Thank you for the kind words!

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