Building the Fairey Swordfish Mk.I Tamiya 1/48 scale. By Jose Angel García Martin Everybody knows the story of the battleship Bismarck sunken by one of those. Tamiya’s 1/48 scale Swordfish is available online at Squadron I decided to build my kit as a version that served with No. 1 Air Gunnery. Here is our book review of How To Build Tamiya’s Fairey Swordfish title.

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Missing from the kit, and even from the instructions, are the prominent elevator and rudder control wires which come out of the rear fuselage. From that moment on, my affair with which, I think is the best scale car kit ever produced, began.

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I sent an E-mail to him and he kindly sent me pictures and larger resolution scale drawings. Other options are mounting the torpedo, bombs, or both, and three well sculpted seated crew figures. Already have an account?

In the end, I am very glad I did not. II had metal skin on the lower wings as reinforcement for rocket and bomb fittingsand I used the kit’s alternative cowl, pitot tube and breather tube that hood ornament on the nose behind the engine. Tamiya’s Swordfish kit is an eye- popper. The cowl ring was painted using an 4: By Gary Wickham Advanced techniques: Yes, I have the Tamiya rigging set. Using Polly Scale acrylics I applied a standard camouflage scheme of extra dark sea grey and slate grey over sky type “S”.


Tamiya’s Swordfish is a highly detailed kit in the style and quality that we have come to expect from this manufacturer. Out of This World Modeling. I decided to build my kit faigey a Mk.

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If you want the wings folded, I suggest not gluing parts B3, 4, 5, 6 in place steps 13 and 14 because you will need to test fit the extensions into the wing slots after the wing halves are glued together.

I am preparing now to paint it all white and after, some now. II, and I will make a series of videos of the full build. Great War Scale Modeling. By Mario Covalski Working with Alclad2 “natural metal finishes”.

Just something to consider. We’re celebrating 35 years! The main optional feature is the ability to pose the wings extended or folded. Videos Community Shop About Us. Be careful when bending the photoetched cowl mount in step 9 – it’s a tight fit inside the cowl ring. BTWanyone swordfizh to explain why that black splatter in the beginning of the video occurred?

Very interesting video of airbrushing your Swordfish model – adds a new dimension to a build CJP. Just to be sure I’ll keep bbuild glasses on when I get close. Click the thumbnails below to view larger images: Very nice Swordfish – I have one in my stash but am a bit daunted by that rigging – you make it look so easy.


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It was at a modelers meeting when he received a homage and the joke consisted of letting him know the arduous remodeling and restoration work he would have with this rusted Mustang. My inspiration for this project was an often used port side profile of the aircraft and because it was Canadian.

View our Privacy Policy. I took advantage of my work and presented it in a contest that took place in Campinas city. After opening the box I wondered if I could finish the model in time for my deadline. Perhaps a number of small errors on the right side manifest in a large error.

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