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  1. I just finished this build a couple days ago, it took me 5 months on and off for the build since Jan. 2016. Using a Trumpeter kit which was average in quality. You are welcomw to follow the link for more images: https://www.facebook.com/liu.andy.3701/media_set?set=a.622232611258941.1073741828.100004166226490&type=3 Hope you enjoy it. Cheers
  2. Very convincing details on the engine, I'm going to do the same thing on my E, but lacking of references.
  3. Ok, a little update, today I'm gonna work on the pit. This is what the stock pit looks like, as you can see from the picture, the control stick looks awfully big enough to sit on a 1/18 kit. The best solution is to replace it with a resin product, but again the policy of the build -- no after market products are allowed, so I'll live with it. My job on the pit: adding a step on the floor right under the instrument panel, adding a shaft at the bottom of the control stick to allow the pilot to push down and pull up the nose, adding a block of plastic on the back of the bottom half part of th
  4. Yep, that's what the stock control stick looked like, which I think can be used on a 1/18 kit, the easiest way to solve the problem is to replace it with a resin part, but again, the policy of the build -- no after market products, so I can only live with it. The Trumpeter kit has enlarged every bit of the errors found on its 1/48 template.
  5. Hi guys, greetings from New Zealand. The Trumpeter 1/32 F/A-18E is a suspect of being a enlarged copy from partially the 1/48 Revell kit, and partially from the 1/48 Hasegawa kit. While there is not serious shape problem on the air frame being spotted, it's a shame to tell the details of this kit is sparse and erroneous in many places, even not catching up with its 1/48 templates, as if it's a size-up, yet SIMPLIFIED copy of those 1/48 kits. It's so obvious that Trumpeter was rushing to be the first one to fill up the gap in the market for this subject, in this scale. In this build, I'm neit
  6. Can anybody tell me how to delete this thread?
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