1/48 Mk.8 Airfix Meteor - 75 Sqn 'Meteorites'

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1/48 Mk.8 Airfix Meteor - 75 Sqn 'Meteorites'

Postby AndrewDoppel » Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:41 pm

Started July 2016 and finally finished 5/10/18.

Serial: A77-870
Type: Gloster Meteor Mk.8
Based: 75 Squadron, Williamtown, NSW
Scheme: All over aluminium with blue tails and red bullet. Blue wing tips and nose cone.
Kit: 1/48 Airfix with Eduard PE cockpit enhancement, Brassin resin wheels (although I got two RH ones??), Red Roo 'Meteorites', stencilling and kit decals.
Paint: Humbrol 27002 (Aluminium), Tamiya red and hand mixed blue.
Reference: Personal pics and Red Roo instruction sheet.
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Re: 1/48 Mk.8 Airfix Meteor - 75 Sqn 'Meteorites'

Postby michel » Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:55 pm

Pretty neat model Andrew , great job ! ;)
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Re: 1/48 Mk.8 Airfix Meteor - 75 Sqn 'Meteorites'

Postby AndrewPerren » Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:34 pm

Lovely.
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Re: 1/48 Mk.8 Airfix Meteor - 75 Sqn 'Meteorites'

Postby bell209 » Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:16 pm

I like that scheme and you've done a great job on it, too.
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1/48 Westland Scout (converted from Fujimi Wasp)
1/48 Revell Tornado GR4 (from the IDS boxing)
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Re: 1/48 Mk.8 Airfix Meteor - 75 Sqn 'Meteorites'

Postby Kahunaminor » Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:44 am

Great work buddy.

I plan to build a Classic Airframes kit in the same scheme “one day”.

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Re: 1/48 Mk.8 Airfix Meteor - 75 Sqn 'Meteorites'

Postby RAAFBrat » Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:09 pm

Lovely job AD. :)
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Re: 1/48 Mk.8 Airfix Meteor - 75 Sqn 'Meteorites'

Postby Calum » Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:24 pm

Looks great Andrew
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Re: 1/48 Mk.8 Airfix Meteor - 75 Sqn 'Meteorites'

Postby AndrewDoppel » Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:59 pm

Cheers guys for the comments.
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Re: 1/48 Mk.8 Airfix Meteor - 75 Sqn 'Meteorites'

Postby Peter Roberts » Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:36 am

Just saw this one. Sweet! Great job Andrew.

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Re: 1/48 Mk.8 Airfix Meteor - 75 Sqn 'Meteorites'

Postby AndrewDoppel » Thu Oct 11, 2018 2:58 pm

Thanks Peter
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