Building the Fairey Swordfish Mk.I Tamiya 1/48 scale. By Jose Angel García Martin Everybody knows the story of the battleship Bismarck sunken by one of those. Tamiya’s 1/48 scale Swordfish is available online at Squadron I decided to build my kit as a version that served with No. 1 Air Gunnery. Here is our book review of How To Build Tamiya’s Fairey Swordfish title.

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The main optional feature is the ability to pose the wings extended or folded. However, clearly shown on the box top photo of a built model are many photoetched metal parts which are not included in the kit. So, I copied the pros, and did the whole pre-shading.

Perhaps a number of small errors on the right side manifest in a large error. It’s been a while, and I sowrdfish for all of you waiting for any updates. Shep Paine’s Armor Modelers Guide. This model was swlrdfish before Tamiya announced their kit, and I have to admit that during this build I did consider scrapping it more than once. A steady hand will be needed for the painting detail. I have a new video with my build.

The torpedo assembly needs care with the props and rudder, and the torpedo crutch is delicate. They look good for the kind of visibility they will have. From that moment on, my affair with which, I think is the best scale car kit ever produced, began.

Just to be sure I’ll keep my glasses on when I get close. Extras I made a number of minor modifications to convert the kit to a Mk.

Awordfish, when I went to plug the right wing both upper and lower sections to the fuselage assembly I was forced use a lot of pressure to make the fit work. Wonderful model and really good videos. For the cross bracing on the inner struts I used 0. How to build an acrylic-rod display.


Already have an account? Optional parts for this feature mean that you’ll need to decide which way you want it before you reach step 12 in the instructions. Registration is FREE and only takes a couple minutes. The word “wimpy” was also applied with a gel pen. Thankyou for the effort bring this to us. Moreover, some may have better luck installing it than I did, and if the scale doesn’t bug you then it may be a good option.

By Modeler Site Problems downloading files. The metal parts of the cockpit interior were painted RAF interior green, except the raised tread plates on the floor which were painted flat aluminum. Building the Pocher Lamborghini Huracan, step by step, painting guide and tips. Putty in your hands.

No problems encountered at this point. However, it is worth keeping in mind that this kit will occupy you longer than say, for example, a Hasegawa Bf or Tamiya Spitfire Vb which sell at about half the priceand it will make a decidedly unique addition to your collection.

Tamiya 1/48 scale Fairey Swordfish Mk.I

Tamiya’s Swordfish kit is an eye- popper. BTWanyone care to hkw why that black splatter in the beginning of the video occurred?

The first five steps deal with the cockpit alone. By signing up you may also receive reader surveys and occasional special offers. Click the thumbnails below to view larger images: Login or Register now. Camouflage was a much needed rewarding step, and it is starting to look like a ssordfish kit, finally.

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Using Tom Cleaver’s article on the Aircraft Resource Center web site as a guide, I removed the starboard wing light, sanded the ribbing off a portion of the lower wings the Mk.


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The Eduard photo etch parts are amazing for the kit, they really make it shine out. Subscribe Ssordfish Digital Gift.

I am preparing now to paint it all white and after, some camouflage.

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I spent 35 hours on it, using Warpaint Series No. I decided to build my kit as a Mk. I fo advantage of my work and presented it in a contest that took place in Campinas city. You can find a list of those cookies here: Unfortunately, it has some flaws, mainly due to its poor quality than to the work of the Protar craftsmen.

Using Polly Scale acrylics I applied a standard camouflage scheme of extra dark sea grey and slate grey over sky type “S”. Very nice work so far! We’re celebrating 35 years! Great Scale Modeling If you want the wings tzmiya, I suggest not gluing parts B3, 4, 5, 6 in place steps 13 and 14 because you will need to test tamiiya the extensions into the wing slots after the wing halves are glued together. It is my pleasure.

Once I regained my composure the problem was fixed without too much difficulty using CA glue and mini clamps. Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. Sign in Tamiiya have an account?