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Messershit Bf-109YZ
« on: May 07, 2019, 12:24:37 am »
Today I have ordered 2 copies of the (very cheap) Zvezda Bf-109F 1/144 kit. Here is my project:
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Re: Messershit Bf-109YZ
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2019, 06:37:54 am »
Receiving is scheduled for May 21st, so: not immediately... :-\
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Re: Messershit Bf-109YZ
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2019, 07:11:48 am »
Is that a deliberate typo in the title?
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Re: Messershit Bf-109YZ
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2019, 07:16:13 am »
It is just a smile. Probably I am not at all the inventor of it, probably in the RAF/USAAF slang of the early 1940s. ;)
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Re: Messershit Bf-109YZ
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2019, 04:44:16 pm »
That's a neat one Tophe. And I am partial to YZ's lol. Looks like a lawn dart as well !
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Re: Messershit Bf-109YZ
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2019, 05:47:05 pm »
Thanks!

And I am partial to YZ's lol
Uh? Does YZ has a meaning (outside of my delirious brain)? Z was zwilling, and Y was the shape of rear swept wings + fuselage.
Google tells me the Yamaha YZ is a famous motorcycle family I did not know:
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamaha_YZ
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Re: Messershit Bf-109YZ
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2019, 03:23:54 am »
Might be a reference to YYZ, Toronto Airport’s code and a song by Rush?
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Re: Messershit Bf-109YZ
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2019, 04:58:23 am »
Thanks, I did not know that:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdpMpfp-J_I
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Re: Messershit Bf-109YZ
« Reply #8 on: May 13, 2019, 05:39:05 am »
Receiving is schedule[/img]d for May 21st, so: not immediately... :-\
The kits arrived sooner than expected: ;D
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Re: Messershit Bf-109YZ
« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2019, 05:46:10 am »
First drops of glue.

The parts shape will require putty then paint, for what was the wing/fuselage junction, and machine gun hidding. This will be less simple than I thought. And a single seater becomes possible. I will see.
EDIT: As my wife dicarded the white spirit ("bad smell !"), I ordered a Tamiya XF-23 acrylic paint, replacing my usual Humbrol Matt 65 (Light blue).
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Re: Messershit Bf-109YZ
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2019, 12:50:37 am »
Canopy update on the project:
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Re: Messershit Bf-109YZ
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2019, 02:24:32 am »
Starting putty on one side of the fuselages:
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Re: Messershit Bf-109YZ
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2019, 12:39:56 am »

astonishing as usual  ;)

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Re: Messershit Bf-109YZ
« Reply #13 on: May 17, 2019, 06:44:24 am »
Thanks! ;D

I have started sanding the tiny double model:
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