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AOKGB Firefly 313 Milliput-orama

August 7 2012 at 4:15 AM

Simon Wolff  (Login Slywolff)
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Well third post in as many days!! I managed to assemble the fuselage halves succesfully but noticed a bit of a gap behind the pilots seat, bar that all well and good.

I then attached the various Airwaves p/e wing fold parts... the ones that went on the outer wing sections were a major struggle, in hindsight and after attaching the inner wing section p/e parts recessed I believe the kit recessed detail on the fold ends should be removed so the p/e parts can be set recessed... but this is not explained in the poor instructions sheets. So they tend to look a bit ugly... hense I have used some liquid putty to try and make them more presentable... ugh...

I made up a large amount of Milliput (lucky I have other kits I can use leftover Milliput on) to fill where the p/e wheel well detail leaves gaps as well as the various wing fold sections and the fuselage join itself. I also put some on the nose of the fuselage to be sculptured later to represent the missing intakes.. not on the Airfix kit.

That's all for now!!


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