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#1 Mr scale32

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Posted 23 January 2017 - 07:49 PM

Hallo dear LSP friends. 

 

Here is the result when we mix a Englishman with the Soviet union. A well used Hurricane in the cold landscape of Murmansk.

Some info of the fly 1/32 Hurricane kit. It is a shortrun. The fitting is quite good. Some minor errors. And please DRYFIT every part before assembly,You need sanding and grinding. This model is Out Of The Box. The only thing added is brakelines  Insignias and markings are painted with airbrush.

 

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Fly Hurricane mk IIc

 

Painted with Gunze acrylics and Tamiya acrylics. All baremetal is painted with Alclad II.

 

Here is the result.

 

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#2 Jack

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Posted 23 January 2017 - 07:58 PM

Amazing choice, great build, you presented a real war torn fighter, i'm impressed.

 

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#3 Shawn M

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Posted 23 January 2017 - 08:33 PM

ooooooooooo I love it!


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I dont suffer from AMS, I revell in it..get it...Revell


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Posted 23 January 2017 - 08:45 PM

Great built and excellent paintjob of an unsual scheme. Stunning.😎
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#5 BiggTim

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Posted 23 January 2017 - 09:04 PM

Holy smokes, that paint and weathering job is fantastic!! 


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Posted 23 January 2017 - 09:13 PM

Nice work and an unusual scheme.

 

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#7 Joel_W

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Posted 23 January 2017 - 09:49 PM

One rarely sees a Hurricane in Russian markings. Your build of a not so easy kit looks perfect. And your camo paint scheme and weathering just sets your model to a higher level. Absolutely impressive :wow:  :yahoo:

 

Joel


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Posted 23 January 2017 - 10:29 PM

Absolutely SUPERB.

 

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#9 LSP_Typhoonattack

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Posted 23 January 2017 - 10:34 PM

Looks cool to me. I like it.


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Posted 23 January 2017 - 11:27 PM

Lots to admire here - cracking build!

 

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#11 Shaka HI

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Posted 24 January 2017 - 03:47 AM

Beautiful...I absolutely love it.


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#12 Wolf Buddee

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Posted 24 January 2017 - 06:26 AM

Beautifully done Sir and an unusual scheme as well. It looks great.

One thing you may want to change though. The emergency escape door on the Hurricane was not hinged like on the Spitfire. When unlatched it would be removed completely. You could display it sitting on the wing.

Cheers,
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Posted 24 January 2017 - 08:32 AM

Nice finish, however is this a historical fiction, or you based your marking on an actual photograph ? I am asking , because I have never seen Mark 2-C in VVS colours like this. Thank You

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#14 Mr scale32

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Posted 24 January 2017 - 04:31 PM

Thank you all for the kind replies! much appeciated!

 

 

Beautifully done Sir and an unusual scheme as well. It looks great.

One thing you may want to change though. The emergency escape door on the Hurricane was not hinged like on the Spitfire. When unlatched it would be removed completely. You could display it sitting on the wing.

Cheers,
Wolf

Well, thats good to know. I will change that, thanks,

 

Nice finish, however is this a historical fiction, or you based your marking on an actual photograph ? I am asking , because I have never seen Mark 2-C in VVS colours like this. Thank You

Cheers

Martin

Thanks Martin. And you are right, fictional it is, yes!


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Posted 24 January 2017 - 08:04 PM

Very nice looking Hurri!

 

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