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Matchbox Mk 24

February 13 2018 at 3:56 PM
James Levingston  (Login jaslevo1)
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Response to So how bad is the Matchbox 1/32 Spitfire Mk 22/24?

I have constructed the kit and if you go to Aircraft Resource Centre March 19 2012 there are photos of the finished article.

I upgraded cockpit by scratch building and using some Eduard. The undercarriage is bad and doubtful if it can carry the weight. I used Scale Aircraft Conversions Spitfire VIII undercarriage - but with it reversed as the torque links are at the rear and not the front. The wheel wells are very inaccurate and has no of the door operation equipment.

I was fortunate in that there is a Mk 24 on display in a Museum in Perth Western Australia and have photos taken of both cockpit and undercarriage bay/undercarriage.

Hope this may help.

James Levingston

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