The kit I am using is Tamiya’s fabulous Supermarine Spitfire which is recognised everywhere as the best detailed and most. 9/12/ This is my next build. As you can see I’ve assembled some aftermarket bits produced by Roy Sutherland (BarracudaCals and. Single Issue – How to Build the Tamiya Spitfire 3rd Edition model company Tamiya has released Spitfire , and kits in scale.

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We do not sell, rent or trade our email lists. Great start Kev, will be watching I worried that the lower one-piece wing would be weak, as it has numerous cutouts for the wheel wells, wing panels and flaps. Well I thought I’d make a start on my Spitfire as I’m letting my Dakota sit over night to let the decal softening solutions dry thoroughly Kev ModelMania attached the following image s:.

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Go for it Kev https: Kev ModelMania attached the following image s: Back to the Review Index Page. Under the cowling, the kit is designed to accept either long or short intakes. The engine as supplied is just a bunch of plastic that has the shape of an engine.

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You can find a list of those cookies here: These fit together so well that glue is not required to hold them together but I used some Tamiya Extra Thin Cement which I capillaried into the joins just to hold them in place. Putty in your hands. Work in Progress – Aircraft.


Registration is FREE and only takes a couple minutes. There is absolutely no likelihood of misaligning the wing to the fuselage, or the horizontal stabilizer, or not getting the landing gear at the proper angles. The kit lets you choose retracted or deployed landing gear with a clever method of attachment, along with two sets of landing gear legs and covers.

Exhaust stains aft of the exhausts, oil stains on the lower center fuselage and fuselage underside, and gunfire stains for the. Thanks to HLJ for the review kit. Tom – It certainly is a great kit and the level of detail in the standard kit is awesome enough without adding any upgrades!!

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The wing-to-fuselage fit was perfect — the best I have ever encountered! Details and options abound: I found the decals performed well huild with some decal solution, but they are brittle.

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Tamiya Supermarine Spitfire Mk IXc – build review Dave Coward – Scale Modelling Now

This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. Good to see more progress Iain, I particularly like the brass wiring on the starboard sidewall, although the the whole cockpit is pretty spectacular.


Your chosen terms will automatically iixc unless auto-renew is cancelled in your subscription area 24 hours before the end of the current subscription. I’m looking forward to starting it – my Dakota is progressing very nicely and I have ordered most of the resin bits n bobs from Hannants.

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Sign up for a new account in our community. Looks like I had better up my game!! Decals spittire provided for two RAF ro one French aircraft. The plane that I want to replicate was from anyone any ideas as to which one would be the correct? Very nice indeed and will look fab with all the additions.

I am sure there will be a veritable plethora of decals for this model in coming months.

Jase – You’re right mate, it was the next 1: Dora Wings Gee Bee R1. Another fantastic build to add to the list. The cry went out for a Spitfire that could equal the new menace. Your review is important to us as well as other users.

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