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Bf-109G-6 1/144 scratch #4 (JB SSGB17)

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jimbo10/01/2017 18:44:26
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Hi Jim

I have every confidence that you will resist all thoughts of 'too difficult' and see it through. Canopy is almost there. A most fascinating blog thumbs up

By the way - How do you heat the clear sheet to go over the mold?

Jim

Jim Barry11/01/2017 01:38:42
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img_6197.jpgThanks Jim! I'm feeling back on track. Doing the exhausts right is going to work out . Right now just waiting for the MS to cure, but the sculpting went pretty well. I bought a really small engraving bit for the Dremel and did the gun channels. Added a coat of primer to check where I am. And in the end of building I did cast another canopy and my new approach works great.

Jim Barry11/01/2017 01:43:53
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I heat the plastic with a candle.

Peter Day 111/01/2017 08:28:24
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Well done for sticking at this, and like the others, I know you will pull this off (needless to say, the bin would have been my choice long ago - I have no stamina, and am particularly bad at sleeping on things).

Peter.

Jim Barry11/01/2017 16:46:47
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Canopy and exhausts (versions 2.0) added today. I think I'm onto wings 2.0 now, then horizontal tail pieces, prop blades, landing gear and the external fuel tank . Green lights ahead!

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Scottie11/01/2017 19:06:21
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Jim,

Lovely work mate.

Scottie

Steve Jones 1211/01/2017 19:25:04
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Jim

Its been well worth the extra effort as the main body is looking really good. Keep it comin mate

Steve

Si Benson11/01/2017 20:04:26
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Brilliant work your showing us here Jim.

Si

Jim Barry14/01/2017 19:44:41
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And we're done. Scratch build #4 in the books and my first completed group build. Got home at 4:00 yesterday and hammered out the last 8 hours into it. Bleary eyed at midnight to say the least. Unlike the 100+ hour mega F-4J and the P-3C projects, this was perhaps just 30. I think I have some time before the FFG-7 arrives from the UK. I'm thinking ME-262.

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Peter Day 114/01/2017 20:22:59
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Wow, how did that happen?!!!!!

Absolutely brilliant work Jim.

Peter.

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