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1/72 Spitfire Mk II
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Posted: Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 06:27 PM GMT+7

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And new (re-release?) in 1/72



Yes mate, I saw that yesterday
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Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 06:17 AM GMT+7

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Yep Revell produce a Mk II in 1/32 scale.



And new (re-release?) in 1/72
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 07:16 PM GMT+7
Yep Revell produce a Mk II in 1/32 scale.

I do believe that the Airfix 1/72 scale Spitfire (but which boxing I don't know) contains parts for the Mk 2. Basically the Mk V style oil cooler (round opening instead of half round) alloy covered, rather than fabric covered ailerons and the late antenna (without the triangular bracket). It will likely be the latest boxing?
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 11:49 AM GMT+7
Thanks, I'll look into Revell.---John
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 06:36 AM GMT+7
Revell is your choice for a Mk.II out of the box as Airfix only make a Mk.Ia although itís not hard to convert a Mk.Ia into a II.
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 06:18 AM GMT+7
The Airfix kit is one of their newer mouldings and only needs seat belts, maybe a new instrument panel as well
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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 03:33 AM GMT+7
Howdy,

Revell of Germany have released a 1/72 Spitfire Mk. II recently which is supposed to be quite good.

http://www.themodellingnews.com/2016/12/building-new-revell-172nd-spitfire-mkii.html

Brian Riedel
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Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018 - 01:29 PM GMT+7
Hello---I want to start a Spitfire II in the near future and was wondering which kit was best as far as fit and accuracy. The 1/72 Airfix maybe?---Thanks---John