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Fw190A-5 Black 7, 5./JG 54, May 1943

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I have spent the summer decompressing from the aggrivation I've had working and re-working, times 3, the Marsaille 109 cowling working on the following. I hadn't really planned to do a WIP but only wanted to show what I've been doing to while away the hours but I couldn't find a heading for the subject. So I started this WIP thread but truthfully don't anticipate very much follow-up any time soon because, with all of the really great Corsair builds going on I thought I'd break out my Trumpeter A-1 and see what I can see.

 

Anyway, this is what I've spent the summer geeking out on. I hope you enjoy it.

 

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Montex Masks K32013

 

Cockpit

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More to come.

 

 

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Main Landing Gear:

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This picture shows the cotter pin holding the wheel/tire onto the axle.

 

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The rear of the arm is supposed to have a hollow, so I tried my hand at that.

 

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Last few below.

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Guest Peterpools

Mark

Now that's what I call relaxation! Absolutely top flight: the detailing is exquisite. Sure wish you take this project to completion.

Keep 'em coming ... PLEASE!!!

:popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:

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Terrific work as always Mark! Your attention to detail is astounding. I'm curious about which kit this is though, as it doesn't look like the old-tool kit, but I'm fairly sure the new-tool kit doesn't come with an engine.

 

:hmmm:

 

Kev

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Guest Martinnfb

Holy **** tzu, Mark that's incredible, I love the under carriage . You should join the Wurger factory :), I've been fighting with A5/U14 for a while, but lost interest....for a while :).

Best of luck.

Martin

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Thank you, Peter. This was just some R & R for the summer. Although the engine was time-consuming and tedius, each project/phase I was able to accomplish in about a week. I stopped at the wheel well because I couldn't figure out a quick plan of action, something that didn't involve a major undertaking. It's something I need to mull over

 

Thanks a heap, Kevin. This is the Hasegawa Hermann Graf A-5. The one with the red triangles on the rudder and red tulip on the nose. The engine is relatively rudimentary. The front and rear piston-set, and fire wall are molded as a single unit, unlike the Tamiya Corsair & Zero engines which are two halves you put together to make two separate piston-sets.

 

Sincerely,

Mark

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Thank you, Martin. There sure is a lot to the undercarriage. I wasn't expecting as much as there ended up being. But it just kept adding up. I didn't show the other side of the gear cover, but as you know, the gear legs are 'pinned' to the covers with screws at the hex nut location, which is how I too connected the strut to the cover.

 

Kevin, can you move this thread over to the Wurger factory?

 

Thank you.

Sincerely,

Mark

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Here are few motivational pictures. both aircraft are black 7 :).The winter one is A6, but sure it's nice.

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This is the Hasegawa Hermann Graf A-5. The one with the red triangles on the rudder and red tulip on the nose. The engine is relatively rudimentary. The front and rear piston-set, and fire wall are molded as a single unit, unlike the Tamiya Corsair & Zero engines which are two halves you put together to make two separate piston-sets.

 

Thanks Mark. I've got exactly that kit, and have to confess that I've never noticed the 'engine' part before.

 

Kev

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Martinn, I had seen imagery of the aircraft scheme being both the A-5 and A-6 and took the chance that the A-5 was the one go with after seeing the Montex Mask set. So I really didn't know, and truthfully don't know, which aircraft it would be and took the 'recommendation' of Montex after seeing their mask set.

 

Sincerely,

Mark

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