Jim R's Airfix 1/72 De Havilland Vampire T.11

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Just caught up Jim, some very nice work indeed
 

Jim R

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Hi all
Finished :smiling: Really enjoyed it. An excellent little kit. I must confess that I cheated twice!! :tongue-out: :rolling: The front wheel would not hold with the added weight in the nose and so I used CA. I also used CA to fix the canopy in the open position - the kit glue was slow drying and the canopy kept slowly closing.

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The decals were very nice. Actually made by Cartograf. Without MicroSol they didn't settle into the panel lines.
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Although the fit of parts was superb join lines were still showing. The two fuselage halves really needed a wipe over with Mr Surfacer 500.
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Completed build photos are HERE

I am going to build this kit again, with no restrictions, as the second part of this GB and when I start I'll add to this thread.

Thanks to all of you who have supported this fun build.

Jim
 
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