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The ZM is due for the spray booth, so it’s time to decide which P38 to build. After the ZM I fancy a challenge and have decided on the Eduard P38. The Tamiya will be a breeze after this. The Academy re-box has fit issues plus shoe horning the exquisite resin cockpit is going to be interesting. With time on my hands (furlough) it’s time to get started......

The contents......

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Had these books for awhile, so good reference.....

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Phil

Nice choice and a surprise for me passing up the Tamiya kit but I understand your reasoning plus having the Eduard kit in the already in the stash.

Will be following with great interest :popcorn::popcorn:

Keep 'em comin

Peter

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51 minutes ago, Peterpools said:

Nice choice and a surprise for me passing up the Tamiya 

Thanks Peter, I was getting a little lonely down here......my plan is to still keep certain items from the Eduard boxing for the Tamiya built like the resin wheels and PE u/c elements. The rest of the Brassin will go on to the Academy kit. Having now a much needed resupply of cleaners, thinners etc, I can in parallel carry on with the ZM. The main reason for doing the Eduard was the ZM was such a breeze, I wanted to stretch myself again........only time will tell......a couple of pics of opening things up and adding PE....

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Phil

Great plan and the PE screens look so good.

This is why I kept posting the NON Large Scale Forum needs to be moved to be just after Armor and aircraft builds - this is a build forum and right now, it's buried where so few of the guys even look. I just don't understand why it was placed at the bottom of the pile, when there is such excellent work being done.

Keep 'em comin

Peter

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31 minutes ago, Peterpools said:

Great plan and the PE screens look so 

Thanks Peter, I did contact Fran and mentioned about moving this up the menu as well. There seems to be a trend, be cost or space about twins being done in 48th. 

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41 minutes ago, DocRob said:

Nice progress Phil. The Brassin cockpits are a gem.

Cheers Rob

Thanks Rob, I was worried nobody would see the build. The cockpit is a amazing for resin, just almost falls together. I’ll put some interior green on tomorrow then it should start to sing a little. The booms went together well. As this only the second Academy I’ve done it’s not to shabby so far......

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Sorry Phil...  didn't see you down here!  I've done a couple cellar builds down here, too.  So, I'll try to remember to scan this far down.  Those PE screens look great, and I bet all of the resin detail will look sweet painted up.

 

Strappin' in!

:popcorn:

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6 hours ago, GazzaS said:

Sorry Phil...  didn't see you down here!  I've done a couple cellar builds down here, too.  So, I'll try to remember to scan 

Thanks Gaz, it’s a long way down.....:D......the resin is really nice just got to concentrate and do it just now.......

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10 minutes ago, Jackster said:

Found you! I agree that this should be moved up the menu a bit to make it easier to find. I am not really familiar 

Thanks Kev, the P38 is iconic. The P38 and P47 were the first 8th AF bomber protection.......glad to have you onboard....

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