Neil's Airfix 1/72 Fairey Swordfish

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An interesting little kit there Neil! Look forward to seeing more
 

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Nice painting on the small cockpit. It's good to see positive things about the airfix kits now
 
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Nice choice Neil!!


You can take all the time you need, to build this little beauty!! Don't worry!! ;)
 

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Nice choice Neil, looking forward to following this build.
 

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Nice choice watching all the way Neil
 

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Great work Neil.


That's a lot better than the old one I did a few years ago some great detail
 

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Looks good Neil, there is a fair amount of detail in there already. As you say the crew will hide most of it.
 
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Hi all. Managed to get quite a bit done. You're right Ian, it's a lovely kit with lots of little detail on it.


A couple of points I've found though. I really don't like 3 piece fuselages, I just can't seem to get on with them.


And this kit doesn't allow you to assemble the airframe with just the lower wings attached, which is a bit of a problem for painting. So I'm going to try doing it with the upper and lower wings assembled, paint both them and the fuselage, then complete.


That's the plan, anyway.....


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Good progress Neil,


I built the float version sometime ago and certainly agree it's a great kit to build.
 

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Good work on the sub assemblies Neil. Looking forward to paint and rigging pics :smiling3:
 
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