Building the Fairey Swordfish Mk.I Tamiya 1/48 scale. By Jose Angel García Martin Everybody knows the story of the battleship Bismarck sunken by one of those. Tamiya’s 1/48 scale Swordfish is available online at Squadron I decided to build my kit as a version that served with No. 1 Air Gunnery. Here is our book review of How To Build Tamiya’s Fairey Swordfish title.

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Fairey Swordfish by Ian Robertson (Tamiya 1/48)

By Gary Wickham Advanced techniques: II version that served with No. Fortunately, it can barely be viewed once the fuselage halves are together as you can tell. Yes, it wasn’t very clear that it was linen, well, now it’s wood on my kit Thankyou for the effort bring this to us. They compete with Amalgam and other brands with less expectations but to fit any budget and if you have some experience as model builder, the result will be acceptable and even excellent.

Injection molded, parts, decals Pros: The upper wing comes in three sections: COM Enter keywords or a search phrase below: It’s been a while, and I apologize for all of you waiting for any updates. COM takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by users or any third party and they will be liable for any damages of any kind, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

You have to buy the set separately item No. Also, additional aftermarket details are not really needed once you get the PE. Weird, I don’t know how to embed youtube here anymore.


Fsirey is the key question for this model, and the answer is NO.

BTWanyone care to explain why that black splatter in the beginning of the video occurred? Not surprisingly it is more time consuming to build than a typical monoplane tail dragger, but this is due in large part to the amount of detail in the kit. The first video is about the cockpit. I used the PE sparingly on my model, mainly because I just couldn’t get it to fit properly again, my technique is likely to blame, not the kit.

Enjoy them and happy new year. Took 2 weeks, finally I was able to lay the white coats. Videos Community Shop About Us.

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A steady hand will be needed for the painting detail. The aim of this article, is txmiya show with pictures and their comments the work accomplished as a guide and to give ideas of the details that can be added or showing in some cases how to do the different tasks. Just to be sure I’ll keep my glasses on when I get close.

I ended up using ez line for both of mine. The serial number “HS ” was put together from a combination of dry swrodfish HS and spare decals Great War Scale Modeling. Very nice work so far!

In the end, I am very glad I did not. Starting in step six, pointers indicate where you’ll need to open holes for the photoetched swordfissh and other parts.

Tamiya 1/48 scale Fairey Swordfish Mk.I

Very nice Swordfish – I have one in my stash but am a bit daunted by that rigging – you make it look so easy. The paint and decals were added prior to attaching the wings to the fuselage. I also modified the oil cooler slightly by adding some details not present on the Mk I.


The Eduard photo etch parts are amazing for the kit, they really make it shine out. Building the Pocher Lamborghini Huracan, step by step, painting guide and tips.

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True, it is unusually cross your fingers expensive, and I received mine as a birthday present because I was unwilling to fork out the bucks myself. There are no aftermarket decals for this particular aircraft, but apart fo the nose art it was not difficult adapting decals from other kits.

Swordfixh nice Swordfish – I have one in my stash but am a bit daunted by that rigging – you make it look so easy CJP. The nose art was produced by hand. The torpedo was painted scale black with a copper nose similar to the Mk. Back to HyperScale Main Page. Biplane models, especially this one with folded wings, cry out for a “paint as you build” assembly method. You can find huild list of those cookies here: Working with Alclad2 “natural metal finishes”.

Great Scale Modeling Sordfish used “doped linen” paint Polly Scale for the inside fabric covering in the lower recesses of the cockpit. Prev 1 2 Next Page 1 of 2. Yes, it made a big difference in the areas I used it.