The kit I am using is Tamiya’s fabulous Supermarine Spitfire which is recognised everywhere as the best detailed and most. 9/12/ This is my next build. As you can see I’ve assembled some aftermarket bits produced by Roy Sutherland (BarracudaCals and. Single Issue – How to Build the Tamiya Spitfire 3rd Edition model company Tamiya has released Spitfire , and kits in scale.

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You may also be interested in View Siptfire. The sequence is shown in the photos below. Kev ModelMania attached the following image s: The delivery date is determined by the date that you placed your order and the print date of the next available issue.

In the box, the kit is either an early or late production Spitfire IXc, providing options for the different carburetor air hiw and different elevators associated with these slightly-differing sub-types. That looks absolutely gorgeous.

Great War Scale Modeling. Wow, looking forward to this. Looking forward to this. I personally think if one is going to display an engine – be it in a car or atmiya airplane – you need to display an engine.

Subscribe now and celebrate with us! A great kit and content, can’t wait to see it come together Admin https: All flying surfaces are movable, thanks to photoetched-metal hinges and a metal rod trapped within the parts. I found the decals performed well enough with some decal solution, but they are brittle. Looking forward to seeing you make a start, bet the first one is hoq by the weekend!! The round metallic object is a small magnet which is fitted inside the intercooler during assembly and will be part of the system for holding the engine covers in place when the model is finished but also allows easy removal of them if desired?


Quick Builds – Tamiya 1/32 Supermarine Spitfire | Plastic Models World

Shipping Times All prices for magazine and some newspaper subscriptions listed on Pocketmags include free delivery. Those who bought the very nice PCM kit do not have to throw them away now that this kit is available, in order to have a very nice Spitfire IX kit on the shelf in the collection.

Digital subscriptions are available across all devices and include hoow latest issue and all regular issues released during your subscription. By Jim Zeske December 18, The kit-supplied photoetch harness is nice, but it has to be painted. Sign in Already have an account?

Tamiya Supermarine Spitfire Mk IXc 1:32 – build review Dave Coward

I finished my Spitfire in 35 hours. However, once everything is attached the completed wing is a robust structure.

Next up a couple of pictures of the fuselage sides tapped together. The cockpit is exquisite. Putty in your hands.

Hopefully I’ll make a start on it next week. Decals are provided for two RAF and one French aircraft. The blemish-free canopy was extremely clear. These fit together so well that glue is not required to hold them together but I used some Tamiya Extra Thin Cement which I capillaried into the joins just to hold them in place.

Hello all, I am building a tribute to Wing Commander J. You cannot reply to topics in this forum.

Tamiya Supermarine Spitfire Mk IXc – build review Dave Coward – Scale Modelling Now

Dave Coward January Our thanks to Alclad2 for supplying the metallic paints for this review — www. XVIe kits in 1: BarracudaCals BarracudaCals Much has already been said and written about the quality of this kit and my initial impressions upon opening up the box back up all these observations. NET This page was generated in 1. Tom – It certainly is a great kit and the level of detail in the standard kit is awesome enough without adding any upgrades!!


Looking forward to this one Ro, must get some of those Rolls Royce logos. Dave Coward January Subscriber Benefits Why Join? Sign In Sign Up. By the Spring ofthe Spitfire IX had given the RAF back equality of equipment vis-a-vis the two elite Luftwaffe Geschwadern on the Channel Front, while increasing numbers eventually provided air superiority.

Quick Builds – Tamiya 1/32 Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IXc

Very nice start Kev, there is some very nice looking detail in the mouldings, with the extra photo etch you have this is going to look amazing https: My primary reference was The Super-marine Spitfire, Part 1: The PE seemed to be quite thick and difficult to bend but a quick heating with a lighter until the metal changed colour soon made it a lot more malleable and the end result, once painted, is quite good. The sliding hood had a barely perceptible mold seam down the middle; I did not attempt to clean it off.

I have been concentrating on the cockpit for the past couple of weeks and although I have made some progress there is still a long way to go. Very nice indeed and will look fab with all the additions.