Airfix Beaufort. The first of many I hope.

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Re: Airfix Beaufort. The first of many I hope.

Postby weitsv » Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:37 pm

Peter Roberts wrote:A bit of inspiration here?

http://www.hyperscale.com/2021/gallerie ... 72bg_1.htm


Although not a DAP one Adrian’s effort on BM a few years ago was amazing (and a great contributing sacrifice to a new tool kit being issued!) :

https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/ind ... -finished/

https://www.britmodeller.com/forums/ind ... -beaufort/
How does this work?
Oh OK I see!
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Re: Airfix Beaufort. The first of many I hope.

Postby Brenden S » Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:02 pm

So just having a quick squiz. UK vs Oz Beauforts. OZ had PW 1830's, different vertical stab, turrent mods, and mods to the landing gear. Is there anything else that was different at all?
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Re: Airfix Beaufort. The first of many I hope.

Postby erussell » Wed Mar 24, 2021 8:18 pm

The most obvious difference was the engine nacelles and undercarriage doors. There's a picture here of the HPM conversion.
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Re: Airfix Beaufort. The first of many I hope.

Postby derekbu » Mon Mar 29, 2021 10:17 pm

Les, fabulous write-up. I note you have Wirraway outer wings showing (Treloar Annexe photos).

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Re: Airfix Beaufort. The first of many I hope.

Postby Uncle Les » Thu Apr 01, 2021 4:18 pm

Nicely spotted - yeah I was using that to illustrate "raised detail" vs "trench lines" ! I'll annotate the pics accordingly - thanks for that.
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Re: Airfix Beaufort. The first of many I hope.

Postby Uncle Les » Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:10 pm

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more on this MkVIII conversion soon
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Re: Airfix Beaufort. The first of many I hope.

Postby RAAFBrat » Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:28 am

Very nice Les. Ventura in the background?
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Re: Airfix Beaufort. The first of many I hope.

Postby dogsbody » Thu Apr 08, 2021 7:57 am

I wish I could get one of those kits up here, on The Backside of Beyond. To order one directly from Airfix would cost me $80.72 CDN. That's a bit too steep. I now have to wait until at least June to get one from Hannants.



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Re: Airfix Beaufort. The first of many I hope.

Postby Peter Roberts » Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:30 am

Hannants showing stock now
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Re: Airfix Beaufort. The first of many I hope.

Postby bell209 » Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:09 am

Looking very nice, Les!
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