Joe's 1/72 Revell Sea Hurricane IIC

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Coming on great Joe . these Revell hurricanes are lovely little kits arent they . At this rate youll be over the finish line weeks before me !! cheers tony
 
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Are the missing bits in the leading edge of the wings lights? I assume so as they are also on my airfix one. How do you intend to paint them? Just curious, are you going to paint them silver inside or do something else?
 

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Thanks guys, appreciate the comments. Tony, they are nice kits. I haven't built Airfix's IIC, probably never will now but this kit with it's minor flaws is a nice one to build.

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looks good so far, looking forward to the weathering
I don't do much in the way of weathering, I prefer a cleaner finish to my aeroplanes but I will apply some very light weathering.

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Are the missing bits in the leading edge of the wings lights? I assume so as they are also on my airfix one. How do you intend to paint them? Just curious, are you going to paint them silver inside or do something else?
Hi Neil. Yes, the missing sections in the wing leading edges are for the landing lights. I will add them last after the final matt varnish is finished. The mould in the Revell lights has a mould-release blob inside, which to me looks much like a bulb, so I will add a drop of silver to the back of the light and set it in place with PVA. I've seen some very nice methods for making landing lights look realistic, from making bulbs from blobs of clear sprue or PVA, to complete homemade replacement jobs including freshly made lenses. In 1/72 I can't be bothered with such detail, the kit lights look sufficient to me.
 
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Nice work, Joe. That kit looks a lot better than the old Revell Hurricane kit !!
 

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Matt coat to go on today, nearly there!
 

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Decals look like they laid down nicely,looking sharp Joe!
Cheers Trey. The Revell decals were great, no hassles at all and no silvering apparent. The Xtradecal decals for the white version were also top class.
 

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Looking awesome Joe, the windscreen is one reason I shy away from aircraft. These took rockets as added armorment right?
 

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Those pics...tthat would make a dope diorama. The only reason I know about the rockets is war thunder, I love flying the brits.
 

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Looking excellent Joe , I always find revells decals faultless too , cheers tony
 
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