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Chuck's 'Harrowing' bomber-transport in 1/72
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Nowt wrong with a little spend up now and again!

Loving the Harrow, it's looking great!

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My first glance at progress in here. Terrific choice, Chuck, and looks great. I always thought the Harrow was ugly but your pics show a it had a long, lean greyhound looking shape. Rather elegant.

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Looking good. I see Valom screwed the pooch when it came to the painting directions for the engines. The central gear casings should be black, not aluminum. Actually, a semi-gloss black, but a flat black lightly rubbed with a finger tip would do.


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That looks very tasty Chuck. Great paint work.

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Aircraft has been gloss-coated and awaits decals. The hardest part of the build has been getting the landing gear fitted correctly.

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Presumably Valom have provided their usually invisible locating holes and pins for the undercarriage struts...... :evil:
That's really looking good!

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I love those spindly U\C legs. Look like they should belong to a baby Giraffe trying to stand for the first time. :lol:
You are turning this one into a real stunner Chuck.

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Check prop alignment from the side -- in the last photo above one seems tilted ??

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Check prop alignment from the side -- in the last photo above one seems tilted ??



Unfortunately, it's not the prop. It appears that the whole wing engine fairing on the right ring has a bit up angle. At this stage, I don't plan on doing the major work required to fix it.

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Nice work, Chuck.

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