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Italeri 1/72 AH-1W Cobra
Klaus-Adler
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Scotland, United Kingdom
Joined: June 08, 2015
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Posted: Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 09:57 AM GMT+7
ok so i've now bought one from ebay, i'd be interested in hearing about the build process and what issues you've had with this kit
Klaus-Adler
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Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 09:48 AM GMT+7
I'm enjoying this build and I'm tempted to get one of these kits and give it a go
jondubya
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 05:35 PM GMT+7
Thanks, I painted the insides of the intakes and added them, the skids and the panels, cheeks on the fuselage either side under the cockpit.---John
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Joined: September 15, 2004
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 08:23 AM GMT+7
Try Printscale sheet 72290, oh Iím following along on your build. Built the 1/35 Academy kit several years back but been looking at doing a wee one some day.
jondubya
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 07:13 AM GMT+7
This is basically the scheme I am looking at, 2003 Iraq. Any
after market decal makers do this scheme?---John
jondubya
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 07:06 AM GMT+7
Here's a better picyure of the main rotor, I also have the small tail rotor and ordinance painted. I'll add the intakes later today.---John

jondubya
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 06:51 AM GMT+7
I built and painted the main rotor. I placed it in the mounting
hole to check the fit, will leave it off until I have the fuselage painted.---John
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Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018 - 07:29 PM GMT+7
The cockpit is installed, nose weighted and fuselage closed up.
I added weight in the nose and behind the pilot's seat.On the hunt for decals.---John

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Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018 - 07:21 PM GMT+7
I started this a few weeks ago. It's not too bad a kit, a few flaws but nothing serious. I am going to do it with after market decals for a gray or two toned gray version. I am not correcting the exhausts, not all that bad.Here's where I am at, the kit with interior all painted up.---John