AlanG's 1/32 Revell Bf109 G6/R6 from 3./JG300

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Here is my entry for the nightfighter group build. 1/32 Revell Bf109 G6/R6 of 3./JG300

I have a few aftermarket bits for it and shall be trying out new techniques on it such as using resin and paint masks.

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Hope you enjoy the build :smiling3:
 

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Looking forward to it Alan and how it turns out as I have this sitting in my stash. Good luck the aftermarket parts look great.
 

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Looking forward to it too Alan, that 109 is a great kit to build and those extra’s will sure make it a beauty.
 

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Cheers guys. Hoping to do a decent job on it.
 

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All aboard Al, good looking kit !
 

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Nice subject alan , that camo schene on the mask set is very interesting , not seen that tight wiggly demarcation before , cheers tony
 

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Nice one Alan, and some nice bits to go with it.
 

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Cheers Ian. I got the resin seat (no seatbelts) due to the kit one being ugly. Plus i much prefer to use etch/paper seatbelts as i think they add more realism and look far better.
 

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Just to highlight the difference between the awful kit part and the Barracuda resin seat (seatbelts not fitted but can be bought with them moulded on). Totally night and day in my opinion and well worth the money.

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Wow, that's one big differance Al
 

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Well i've got some catching up to do on this GB so i thought i'd make a start.

As usual it's starting with the cockpit. I bought some Eduard PE for the instruments so that will make it 'pop' a little more (if you can actually see anything when buttoned up). I also wanted to add some more wiring to it. So i'm using thin copper/tin wire for the cables. Hopefully it'll pop a little when painted yellow.

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Hi Alan
Looks a nice kit especially with your extras to further enhance it. Resin seats are good. I must get round to having a go at one of these large scale planes. There have been a few built on here recently.
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Hiya Jim

It is a lovely looking kit and it looks like it'll build into a good kit. There are a few little things wrong with it from a rivet counter aspect but if you are only going to go OOB then it will suffice. The only major thing as i mentioned above is the horrible (imho) seatbelts. But that is down to a personal viewpoint.
 

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Evening Al.

Up and running sir!
 

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Certainly am Bob and i've just remembered why i hate PE so much :smiling3:
 

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Sure is. The carpet monster has eaten one bit already. But i don't mind. I just want to get on painting the cockpit and weathering it now.
 

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My last efforts for tonight. Probably won't be seen once fitted but i made a chain for the trim wheels as they are missing from the kit. Two small wires twisted together. Looks sort of convincing. Also painted the cockpit fuel flow pipework. Always love this pipe as it adds a little colour to a dark cockpit.

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