Hi Guys,. Is there any chance that someone out there has the Airfix 1/72 vulcan instructions and is willing to scan them and email a copy to me?. This is the “Vulcan to the Sky” boxing, see this thread for instructions relevant to the Falklands 25th Anniversary and regular boxings. Airfix Instruction Sheets available for free download.

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I suppose one could scratchbuild FOD covers, but even then major seam work would be required to blend the pieces into the front edge of the wing.

A friend of mine approached me as I was walking out of my model club meeting last December and handed me the kit actually the Insrtuctions boxing and said, “I know that you like big models. Then the tape was placed back fulcan the model and the color sprayed. I can see why for some people it might be a ‘marmite’ moment. There, i’ve said it now feeling much better.

By this etch is very fiddley. The crew access door and boarding ladder were attached after more fussing.

This left me free to tackle the biggest obstacle, which were the engine air intakes. You cannot vote in polls in this forum. Of course Bond steals off into the palm trees with his latest babe, Domino.

The Avro Vulcan served with the RAF for three decades, beginning as a nuclear weapons delivery system and ending up, like its contemporary the B, as a conventional bomber.

Mould Boogers – odd drips or lumps of plastic or resin that mar a kit part. Added, though I expect to see these terms in your posts in future!


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This stuff is quite expensive, but hopefully will cure my problem. As I feared, the stencils instantly silvered, so I just threw them away. Underwing pylons were fitted for the use of Shrike anti-radiation missiles, provided as a courtesy by the US Air Force.

As modellers, we have become familiar with a lot of words and phrases that are just so much perplexing jargon to new modellers.

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I drilled out the fuel dump? Percevier with the etch it will be worth it.

Thats some fantastic etch from WEM. Posted June 16, edited. There were a lot of elements about the kit that I liked. This site uses cookies! At the time, it was the longest distance war time sortie ever flown, spanning the nearly 4, miles between Wideawake airfield on Ascension Island and the target, the Argentinean-occupied airfield at Port Stanley.

Of course, the suave and debonair James Bond saves the day with the help of lots of Navy frogmen, making the world safe for democracy. Hi Gray You may find the following link to You-Tube to be of help the following vids could also be useful.

Posted June 23, No doubt about it, this is a putty queen. If the etch part is load bearing youcan always reinforce with ca afterwords Alternativly you try using ca gel i fing the ca gel from zapp very good If you show me phot of the problem part i am sure i can help.

Need to get cracking soon as you may run out of time to have it complete by the end of July or be working on it into the small hours. XM developed pressurization problems and had to turn back. User Profile Hide User Posts. Nice to see this one landing on your cutting mat. A primer was applied to all the seams which revealed a few more areas that needed attention.


Since the kit that I built was an old MPC issue, the decals were immediately suspected of being of poor quality. Really looking forward to the start of your Vulcan build. I’ve also heard the word used as a noun, to describe the parts themselves, or to describe a forthcoming session with PE. It was a unique subject, one you never see built up, and it represented a challenge with its poor fit and Airfix engineering.

After cutting off a piece I bought the raw stock rather than the pre-made navigation light shapesI sanded the plastic down to blend in with the wingtip and then polished it with tri-grit fingernail file. I have found the instructions have improved since the new owners. Needless to say the wheel bay set is getting binned.

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I made some simple landing gear door retraction struts out of stiff stainless steel wire and glued them in. Looks like you are having fun Gray looks great so far regards Phil P. The rest of the airplane was going to be easy. I did precisely that, even applying the instrument panel decal.

I groaned when I realized what had happened. Already have an account?