New Year, new model. The beloved bought me the Airfix 1:24 Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat for Christmas and I started it on Boxing Day. Engine just completed and I've saved all the photos up so here they are all in one build post.
The P&W 2800 double wasp 10W is a little model all in itself and I think I spent more time researching this than most other models in their entirety.
So to business. I'm sure most know that the crankcase of the engine is far to large in diameter to allow th