Hello again friends and super heros! I took on this limited run kit as it was a gift from another forum member. Do most of my stuff in the GB sections but when I did a search for a completed one of these in the forum all I could find was one great example in 1/72 and a lot of bad stuff being said on it.
So I thought I would post it in the forum here in case anyone wanted a look at the finished kit.
So this is what a 262 + 1 is equal too!
( Built it over at Frank's 262 stormbird GB! ) Ya outta check that place out a real fun time!
Looks good Mac. Certainly an unusual camo scheme.
Hey Thanks fellows! Yes Frank it was a bear of a kit! I still owe the fellow who sent it to me! He needs an FM Ventura in his closet just to drive him daffy!
Rick ! Thanks I appreciate you commenting! Always a pleasure to hear from the legendary Tamiya Admiral of the FAA! I know really nothing about this bird. Just went OOB with the Prototype markings. I added my usual pilot and a few small things like a gunsite, pitot tube and drilled out the cannon ports.
Borg? Thats a Swedish name not Dutch isn't it? LOL! Here is a pic of the Huma kit by Razordws! From 2005! ( Dave) A good fellow to ask questions of with things 1/72 and definately an airbrush master with that scale!
Can't help but notice the details in the wings and such are a bit diff.
Well I always like a challenge and am too goffy and stubborn to give up! I hope it shows a good example of this kit built up.
Well done, sir!
I've been sitting on this kit for awhile and it's nice to see that it can built up into a good lookin' little rocketship.
aka Mike, The Mikester My Website
"He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire." -Winston Churchill
Hey thanks Mikester and Jeremy! Mike haven't you done one of these? I thought I saw where you had mentioned that?
I was curious cuz when I did a search to look for others this was these were the only comments I found other than Dave's wondertacious 1/72 Huma kit build.
I have one of the 1/48 Czech Model ME-263 kits in my stash. I started on it, then got really frustrated with it and put it in the spares box.
Gluing the wing parts together leaves huge gaps and the fuse has an awful twist in it that I have been unable to get straight. The resin parts are very nice, but the main gear bay looks to be a poor fit. It could just be my five thumbs per hand, but it seems to me the worst fitting kit I have ever attempted.
Under the most frustrating kits ever topic..
For me, the Czech Models 1/48 ME-263 is a bear! Horribly warped parts, resin that doesn't even come close to fitting, etc etc. Never did finish it, and actually pulled it out considering working on it for a New Year's resolution build. But, then my hands started shaking and head started pounding just thinking about it so I quietly put it back.
Since these were all the search turned up I felt obligated to show one finished. Anyone else tackle one?
sfcmac wrote: Borg? Thats a Swedish name not Dutch isn't it? LOL! Here is a pic of the Huma kit by Razordws! From 2005! ( Dave) A good fellow to ask questions of with things 1/72 and definately an airbrush master with that scale!
Borg is indeed not a Dutch name (I like Star Trek and if you write Borg backwards it is a Dutch name.... )
That 1/72 model looks good, I do not know if I can airbrush that good. I have bought the Huma kit just two weeks ago. It wil fit nicely with the Me-163A, DFS 194, J8M1 I have build and the Me-163 in my stash (mmhhh, I think I see an little trend)
Any idea where i can get instructions for this model? I bought mine through E-bay year ago, opened the box just recently and there were no instructions....
Photocopy or PDF would be just fine.