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TOPIC: Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire

Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 3 months ago #1

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I made a start n this kit a couple of years back,got the engine and cockpit done and then lost interest,has been move around the house,but now its time to get it done.
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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 3 months ago #2

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love a good spitfire build ;)

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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 3 months ago #3

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Nice Glenn.
2 big Spitfires to watch coming together :woohoo:

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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 3 months ago #4

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Thanks guys,
Got some bits glued on and started adding some colour

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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 3 months ago #5

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Nice work so far Glenn. Looks like the engine is on a jig. Is that part of the kit or something you have made?

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NICE NICE NICE!!

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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 3 months ago #7

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Thanks guys today was the first day I really got back in the zone and got some more parts ready for paint,
Our dog has been sick for months and had my mind on him most of the time,we had to have him put to rest last sunday,he is in peace now and pain free,and running free with the pack,oh and maybe humping some bitches.........

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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 3 months ago #8

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Sorry to hear about your pooch Glenn! Never easy! :( The spit is looking good ..Heaps more detail available on the engine compared to the Hobby Boss offering! Keep up the good work! ;)

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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 3 months ago #9

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Nosferatu wrote: Sorry to hear about your pooch Glenn! Never easy! :( The spit is looking good ..Heaps more detail available on the engine compared to the Hobby Boss offering! Keep up the good work! ;)


Thanks mate:)
Dogs must be the most loyal creatures on earth....
Yes the tamiya made a nice job of this spitfire.

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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 3 months ago #10

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Sorry to hear about your dog Glenn, must have been difficult for you and your partner and boy.
Like you say, he is probably having a bit of fun now LOL
Nice progress on the Spit, looking great :woohoo:

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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 3 months ago #11

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Sorry to hear about your dog Glenn.

Spitfire is looking great!

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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 3 months ago #12

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Sorry about the dog mate, I know exactly how you feel. My two hounds have certainly filled/bridged the huge gap that losing my old boy caused.
My two even have their own Facebook page www.facebook.com/JangoandBoba I did it this way so that anyone viewing it wouldn't know who owned them or were they live (so please don't mention me or tag me etc).

Sorry to detract, great looking Spit mate, nice to see you working on something different :D

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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 3 months ago #13

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Hey thanks guys,sort of getting the hang of the ferg not been home anymore....
These flying machines are alot of work....

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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 3 months ago #14

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Sorry about the kuri mate. Pets really are part of the family.

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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 2 months ago #15

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Added some more parts and some colour
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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 2 months ago #16

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Really nice paintwork there mate!

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"Of all the things I've lost I miss my mind the most"

Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 2 months ago #17

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That camo looks awesome

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One hell of a mess

Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 2 months ago #18

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Sorry about your friend...having had to put down 3 of my own lil buddies over the past 15yrs, I know the feeling and anguish well.

Love your Spit build...shes looking the buiseness...cammo looks real nice

Dave

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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 2 months ago #19

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Made a start painting the markings
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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 2 months ago #21

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SPECKY!!!

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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 2 months ago #22

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Very nice!

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Looking awesome there Glenn :woohoo:

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Glenn's tamiya 1/32 spitfire 1 year 2 months ago #24

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Thanks chaps:cheer:
Made some more progress

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