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    Me 163 1/72

    Post  Wayne on Mon Mar 09, 2015 9:34 am

    The 1:32 Natter is living up to its name and driving me 'Nuts' so here's a little project I have on the side...

    It's a 1:72 Messerschmitt Me 163 by Academy. As you can see the kit comes with the retrieval tractor so it will make for a nice little diorama





    Here it is next to my Dr.1 for a size comparison





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    Re: Me 163 1/72

    Post  skyhigh on Mon Mar 09, 2015 10:56 am

    For any info look here..

    https://www.google.com.mt/search?q=Me163+diorama&es_sm=122&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=gW39VJGkA4b_Up_CgyA&ved=0CB8QsAQ&biw=1280&bih=891#tbm=isch&tbs=rimg%3ACW-mTfkjZxEOIjhrlIbLqr8rrivf38Tb62fYbI5cQI3bNnbYx0v5Y4SZWLybJBSf6UTeGbwygjRysUN_1Em0oTYmeRCoSCWuUhsuqvyuuEQva3dQS8hxYKhIJK9_1fxNvrZ9gRQSKJXD5FFe8qEglsjlxAjds2dhGWn4WwgyCMgSoSCdjHS_1ljhJlYEcKvvN8iSQT5KhIJvJskFJ_1pRN4RmNk0BvYOa8oqEgkZvDKCNHKxQxESbKE471XX9ioSCX8SbShNiZ5EEbzoqZDp1hwf&q=Me163%20diorama&imgdii=_


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    Post  Wayne on Mon Mar 09, 2015 11:11 am

    skyhigh wrote:For any info look here..

    https://www.google.com.mt/search?q=Me163+diorama&es_sm=122&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=gW39VJGkA4b_Up_CgyA&ved=0CB8QsAQ&biw=1280&bih=891#tbm=isch&tbs=rimg%3ACW-mTfkjZxEOIjhrlIbLqr8rrivf38Tb62fYbI5cQI3bNnbYx0v5Y4SZWLybJBSf6UTeGbwygjRysUN_1Em0oTYmeRCoSCWuUhsuqvyuuEQva3dQS8hxYKhIJK9_1fxNvrZ9gRQSKJXD5FFe8qEglsjlxAjds2dhGWn4WwgyCMgSoSCdjHS_1ljhJlYEcKvvN8iSQT5KhIJvJskFJ_1pRN4RmNk0BvYOa8oqEgkZvDKCNHKxQxESbKE471XX9ioSCX8SbShNiZ5EEbzoqZDp1hwf&q=Me163%20diorama&imgdii=_


    Thanks mate.

    I have lots of photos of this Me 163 being towed as well as a video of it. Not sure if I will be painting the tractor panzer yellow or panzer grey yet but I think the former will be more eye-catching.


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    Post  Wayne on Tue Mar 10, 2015 11:55 am

    Anyone has an idea where I can get suitable figures for this (if they even exist)?


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    Post  iCocker on Tue Mar 10, 2015 4:05 pm

    Wayne in that foto it looks to be dark yellow, anything that was built after 1943, wheeled or tracked came out as dark yellow from the factory, but obviously panzer grey things were still around but that BW image looks very pale .... as for figures there are some resin good ones probably but if you want to keep it eceonomical and fun, there are a couple of Revell boxes 1/72 luftwaffe crew [original Preiser] and quite decent!

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    Post  Wayne on Tue Mar 10, 2015 5:44 pm

    iCocker wrote:Wayne in that foto it looks to be dark yellow, anything that was built after 1943, wheeled or tracked came out as dark yellow from the factory, but obviously panzer grey things were still around but that BW image looks very pale .... as for figures there are some resin good ones probably but if you want to keep it eceonomical and fun, there are a couple of Revell boxes 1/72 luftwaffe crew [original Preiser] and quite decent!

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    Thanks Ivan. Don't worry I have no intention of painting the Komet red... it will either be splinter camo or mottle haven't decided yet.


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