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Airfix 1/24 Hurricaine

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    April 2010
Airfix 1/24 Hurricaine
Posted by Theuns on Sunday, August 16, 2020 7:17 AM

A mate asked me to build him this kit and I found out whey he didnt want to do it LOL

The kit is a monster in terms of warped parts and poor fit in some places.

The out the bix cockpit detail is OK, I just added the sutton harnas from tamiya tape

I managed to wrangle the nose section into place by gluing one pannel at a time and trying to align it that way.

The dihedral angle of the outer wing pannels are totally wrong and cant be fixed so I just left it as is.

 IMG_20200816_125055 by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

The LH gun bay doors are from plastic card

 IMG_20200816_125040 by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

 IMG_20200816_125030 by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

 

I hope the decals are still OK for this kit...

Theuns

  • Member since
    June 2014
Posted by BrandonK on Sunday, August 16, 2020 10:29 AM

Looks like you are whipping it into shape. Too bad its a crap kit, I was hoping to build it someday. I'll reserve my judgement until you are complete here.

BK

On the bench: Alot !

On Deck: Alot more !

 

  • Member since
    April 2010
Posted by Theuns on Sunday, August 16, 2020 11:49 PM

I dont think its an inherant bad kit, thus particuar one was just very warped and I think with work the dihedral angle can e fixed but I am not goint to that extent with this build.

 

Theuns

  • Member since
    January 2014
Posted by Silver on Sunday, August 23, 2020 10:37 AM

Great work and looks good.

  • Member since
    April 2010
Posted by Theuns on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:29 AM

The green in the pix looks wromg on screen but correct to the eye. Still need to do an oildot filter to tie it all together.

The decals went on OK

 IMG_20200830_183655 by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

 IMG_20200830_183723 by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

 

Theuns

  • Member since
    June 2014
Posted by BrandonK on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:40 AM

This looks really good. The size is crazy, but the decals look just fine. Very nice.

BK

On the bench: Alot !

On Deck: Alot more !

 

  • Member since
    April 2015
Posted by Mopar Madness on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:40 PM

I can't imagine how impressive these large scale kits were back in the day!

Chad

God, Family, Models...

At the plate: 1/144 Revell Snowberry

On deck: 1/48 Tamiya Fw 190A4

In the hole: 1/48 Hasegawa Fw 190A4

  • Member since
    April 2010
Posted by Theuns on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 12:56 AM

I am very glad this build is over, did not have fun with it.

The colours apear a little lighter than actual , took it sunlight with cell :-(

 

The LD light covers are midding from the kit, will make and add some later

 Airfix 1/24 Hurricaine by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

 Airfix 1/24 Hurricaine by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

 Airfix 1/24 Hurricaine by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

 Airfix 1/24 Hurricaine by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

 Airfix 1/24 Hurricaine by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

 HurricaineAirfix 1/24 by Theunis van Vuuren, on Flickr

 

Theuns

  • Member since
    August 2014
  • From: Willamette Valley, Oregon
Posted by goldhammer on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:15 AM

Looks nice.

Have one in the pile, along with the 109, Spit, Stuka, and Mustang.  Can only hope they come out as well.

  • Member since
    April 2015
Posted by Mopar Madness on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:15 PM

I think it looks fantastic. 

Chad

God, Family, Models...

At the plate: 1/144 Revell Snowberry

On deck: 1/48 Tamiya Fw 190A4

In the hole: 1/48 Hasegawa Fw 190A4

  • Member since
    December 2018
Posted by Tosh on Thursday, September 10, 2020 12:04 AM

A work of art!

Your friend's, Toshi & Ezra

Reside in Streetsboro, Ohio

 

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