1:144 GB Revell Tiger Typhoon *Finished*

1:144 GB Revell Tiger Typhoon *Finished*

Postby Fumbles on Sat 17 Oct 2015, 2:34 am

Running along with the Dragon X-29, I also picked up this little one. For such a small scale aircraft.... There are a lot of parts and the detail is amazing!

Box and bits first.

Image
User avatar
Fumbles

Re: 1:144 GB Revell Tiger Typhoon WIP, Box and bits first

Postby Cimmerian on Mon 19 Oct 2015, 9:36 am

Cracking little kit. I built one earlier this year.
Regards, Ken
User avatar
Cimmerian
UKAR Supporter

Re: 1:144 GB Revell Tiger Typhoon WIP, Box and bits first

Postby Fumbles on Tue 03 Nov 2015, 5:03 pm

hmm all is quiet on the 1:144 build... Maybe launch another GB on the 15th of November to run along side?

Any ways.. I've made some progress on the two kits. First up is this Revell Tiger Typhoon, the amount of detail in this little kit is amazing. The copper/red took me a few tries to get it right. First spray was almost to orange/copper. So once it was dry, I added a top layer of Tamiya clear Red till what I think is the right shade?

I started the decals yesterday.. I didn't see the misaligning of the fuselage strips till looking at the full resolution picture. I'll have to touch up with some black paint afterwards.


Thanks for looking.

Image

Image

Image
User avatar
Fumbles

Re: 1:144 GB Revell Tiger Typhoon WIP, updated 03/11/2015

Postby Fumbles on Fri 27 Nov 2015, 4:03 pm

Just another quick update on the typhoon... The decal stripes are almost done. I just have to add a few strays and then build the fuel tanks with even more stripes. :)

Image
User avatar
Fumbles

Re: 1:144 GB Revell Tiger Typhoon WIP, updated 27/11/2015

Postby Cimmerian on Thu 10 Dec 2015, 4:17 pm

I bottled out with the fuel tanks. :oops:

Nice model though.
Regards, Ken
User avatar
Cimmerian
UKAR Supporter

Re: 1:144 GB Revell Tiger Typhoon WIP, updated 27/11/2015

Postby Fumbles on Thu 31 Dec 2015, 5:26 pm

Well these are my first two for the year long group build... they will probably be my only two fighters because of the size! I'm still stunned by the amount of decals alone on the Typhoon! My eyes still hurt lol. So I'll move onto the airliners and bombers now in mid to late January. First up is the a Typhoon. To give you an idea of how many decal stripes were on this kit... The fuel tank alone was 10 decals each! I tried to get shots of the kit with natural sunlight to show the copper/red paint. With the flash it looked too red if that

makes sense.

Thanks for looking
Image

Image

and the two together

Image
User avatar
Fumbles

Re: 1:144 GB Revell Tiger Typhoon *Finished*

Postby DerekF on Sun 10 Jan 2016, 5:07 pm

Very nice. I admire your ability on such tiny models. Airliners are small enough for me!
User avatar
DerekF


Return to UKAR Modelling Group Builds

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google [Bot] and 4 guests