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WIP Just for fun...

Discussion in 'vBench (Works in Progress)' started by Henk, Feb 12, 2024.

  1. Briggsy PlanetFigure Supporter

    Very nice Henk, I do like to see a well made and paint aircraft, but couldn't be tempted to try one myself.

    Cheers Simon
  2. Henk A Fixture

    Oh, this one is neither very well made (plenty of seams that should really need to be filled and sanded) , and the paint is "approximate".. It's a quick build to have some fun, I've ordered a few figures, and will put it on a small base.
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  3. Briggsy PlanetFigure Supporter

    Still a damned sight better than I could do.

    Cheers Simon
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  4. NigelR A Fixture

    The trick with a quick build is to focus on the fun and not let it turn in to a "serious" build. That happens far too often with me. Sometimes we forget to have fun and have a bit of a diversion from what we normally do.
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  5. Henk A Fixture

    And down the rabbit hole we go....

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  6. Briggsy PlanetFigure Supporter

    They look really rather good, more detail.than I'd have expected in that scale. Will be good to see them painted.

    Cheers Simon
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  7. Henk A Fixture

    I'm quite impressed with the detail, and how crisp it is. These are better than a lot of Tamiya 1/35 figures .
    Like CMK of yore that I remember, the casting was flawless, no bubbles or missing detail. No clean-up needed, other than removing the parts (tiny, individual hands... ) from the pour plug, and cleaning that up.

    I'll just be using the two standing figures, as they fit better with what 91 Squadron was doing in April 1945.

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  8. Briggsy PlanetFigure Supporter

    Yeah they are impressive little figures, are they resin or soft plastic?

    Cheers Simon
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  9. Henk A Fixture

    Resin. I've noticed a few spots that are going to need some filler. Wait... did I just consider using filler on 1/72 figures??? :censored::ROFLMAO:
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  10. NigelR A Fixture

    Oh no. Almost every aircraft I build I have a plan to add some figures, and I always buy some to go with the aircraft. But so far I haven't done any! They really do set off the plane and these will make a nice addition.
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  11. marco14 PlanetFigure Supporter

    it's gonna looks nice when they are done (y)

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