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Posted: Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 09:39 AM UTC
This is the Revell/Matchbox Tigermoth.I thought I'd do some thing different .So I built a civvy version.Decals by Commandpost.Instrument panel is made of Mahogany veneer,varnished with Klear.Hope you like.


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Posted: Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 10:43 AM UTC
Dennis


If i may revert to my younger days -- 'kin 'ell.

That looks absolutely fantastic.

Andy
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Posted: Saturday, January 26, 2008 - 08:46 PM UTC
Dennis thats one nice Moth you got there and it's nice to see a civvy one.

Will we see it at any shows?

Ciao
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Posted: Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 02:51 AM UTC
I love it Dennis. You have made up my mind, I was uming and aring over whether to get one of these. Seeing this I just have to have one, thanks....................I think

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Posted: Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 03:45 AM UTC
That looks lovely Dennis!
I have the kit in my stash and its high on the build list.
A question about the rigging? Did you follow the elaborate diagrams in the instruction leaflet or do it yourself in your own way?
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Posted: Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 07:08 AM UTC
Thanks guys

Luciano. I hope to have it on the Bolton club stand at Crewe.
Lampie. I copied the rigging diagram off photo's
Derek.Thanks for the decals
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Posted: Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 08:41 AM UTC
Hi again Dennis.
Im away from home at the moment but if memory serves me correctly the holes for the rigging wires are "pre drilled" in the Revell boxing at least, is that the case, and if so did you fill them?
Looking forward to seeing this in the "plastic". After seeing one built up at Telford 2006 I couldnt wait for it to be released.
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Posted: Sunday, January 27, 2008 - 09:29 AM UTC
Hi Nige

The holes are there, what I did was to make some rings from fine copper wire wrapped round a 1mm drill then twisted the ends.Then I cut the twisted end about 3mm along and inserted them into the holes fixing with super glue.

Den