Royal Australian Navy Wessex Mk31 1/72

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Re: Royal Australian Navy Wessex Mk31 1/72

Postby thommo » Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:27 pm

Finito. After the Memphis Belle, this was a nice easy build & a nice change from planes.

May drill a hole in it & stick it on a base in-flight yet (though of course the drooped blades won't be right then).

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Re: Royal Australian Navy Wessex Mk31 1/72

Postby MichaelDrover » Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:31 pm

Nice result. Gotta be happy with that.
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Re: Royal Australian Navy Wessex Mk31 1/72

Postby thommo » Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:34 pm

MichaelDrover wrote:Nice result. Gotta be happy with that.


Yup, and what's more my wife likes the colours in the cabinet, better than messed up camo schemes apparently :D
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Re: Royal Australian Navy Wessex Mk31 1/72

Postby RayS » Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:41 pm

Looks great Thommo, nice work
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Re: Royal Australian Navy Wessex Mk31 1/72

Postby woodziee » Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:38 pm

Nicely executed.
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Re: Royal Australian Navy Wessex Mk31 1/72

Postby saxon » Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:53 pm

thommo wrote:Decals on using MicroSol. The Italeri decals are pretty good, the extra RAN ones in this kit even better.

Decided in the end not to flat coat it as the current gloss coat is closer to the real thing.

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What I have noticed about Italeri decals for Aussie aircraft is the roos tend to look more like wallabies, kind of chubby. Nice build too.
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Re: Royal Australian Navy Wessex Mk31 1/72

Postby Rabbitz » Mon Sep 09, 2019 5:25 pm

Impressive work.
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Re: Royal Australian Navy Wessex Mk31 1/72

Postby rodenlee » Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:49 pm

Lovely build there

Really looking the goods
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Re: Royal Australian Navy Wessex Mk31 1/72

Postby TonyR » Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:53 am

Very nice build
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Re: Royal Australian Navy Wessex Mk31 1/72

Postby bell209 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:55 pm

Like it. I think the comment on chubby roos is right and a hangover from ESCI - they started it! I have a few of their kits I built years ago with pregnant wallabies that are now annoying me...
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