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1/144 TSR.2 build
« on: January 08, 2013, 07:23:57 am »
I've started to build the Pit-Road kit. This has more parts than any 1/144 kit I've built yet. It all fits well (with some rather oversized locating pins). As you can see, the insides are nicely detailed, if a bit cruder than Revell's recent offerings.







Next step is the engine intakes, which need a bit of fiddling to get the gap between the intake and fuselage correct.

I've no idea yet how I'll finish the aircraft...

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Re: 1/144 TSR.2 build
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2013, 07:29:20 am »
That does look nice Harro
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Re: 1/144 TSR.2 build
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2013, 02:36:59 pm »
That does look nice Harro

... and about as complex as the Airfix 1/72 scale version! Why do TSR2 models have to be so complicated?
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings

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Re: 1/144 TSR.2 build
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2013, 11:58:29 pm »
Yeap looking good Haro  :thumbsup:

Kit it's becuase most of the 1/144 scale kit use the Airfix kit as a basis  ! ;)
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Re: 1/144 TSR.2 build
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2013, 03:42:48 am »
The parts breakdown is different, so it avoids the problems of the Airfix version, e.g. the intakes are much easier to build. There's a lot of parts, but they all fit together easily.

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Re: 1/144 TSR.2 build
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2014, 05:02:24 am »
Did this ever get to completion?

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Re: 1/144 TSR.2 build
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2014, 06:32:43 am »
Glad I stumbled into this ! That kits looks awesome ! I'd love to see a row of them all navalized ;-)
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Re: 1/144 TSR.2 build
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2014, 06:34:43 am »
I haven't done anything on this since those initial photos. I'm on a rocket building spree at the moment, and since it's all scratchbuilding, it's very slow going.

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Re: 1/144 TSR.2 build
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2014, 08:49:37 am »
Just discovered that Great Wall have released a TSR-2 in 1/144. Might try that one instead.

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Re: 1/144 TSR.2 build
« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2014, 09:37:42 am »
Just discovered that Great Wall have released a TSR-2 in 1/144. Might try that one instead.

I have the Great Wall kit and as far as I can tell it is the pit Road/Skywave kit reboxed.
Pit Road issued two versions of the kit, Prototype and A What If Strike version. The only difference being that the strike version had an extra sprue giving four underwing pylons, four missiles which look a bit like Sea Eagles, AND the underbelly long range tank.

The Great Wall kit gives the extra sprue.  :drink: :bow: :party:

I know what I am planning for mine, I just need to find some time for it.  :rolleyes:

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Re: 1/144 TSR.2 build
« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2014, 02:36:40 pm »
There are so many tasty 144th scale weapons in the newer Dragon kits, ( F-18E Tornado etc. ) that you could do anything with modern weapons.

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Re: 1/144 TSR.2 build
« Reply #11 on: April 05, 2014, 12:24:32 am »
Pit-road has two modern weapons sets in this scale as well.

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Re: 1/144 TSR.2 build
« Reply #12 on: April 05, 2014, 05:27:46 am »
if i wasnt skint id have a dozen of these beasties!
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