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Building Trumpeters 1/72 Tu-16
GaryKato
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Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 01:14 PM UTC

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Seems interest in big ugly Soviet bombers is a bit tepid here.



I think the Tu-16 is quite attractive.
warreni
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Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 02:52 AM UTC

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I'm definitely interested.



Welcome aboard.

LowFiveJoe_2
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Posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 09:02 AM UTC
I'm definitely interested.
RussellE
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Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 10:15 AM UTC

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Seems interest in big ugly Soviet bombers is a bit tepid here.



ah-ha! I see what you did there: tepid = cold, eg cold war

It's an unusual plane/kit for sure-not seen very often!
warreni
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Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 09:32 AM UTC
Seems interest in big ugly Soviet bombers is a bit tepid here.
RussellE
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Posted: Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 10:21 AM UTC
Watching here too, Warren
warreni
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Posted: Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 09:21 PM UTC
The next installment of this build..

Everything on bar the wings and clear bits..



No visible means of support, except some masking tape..



Two large missiles, one for under each wing..



Speaking of wings they are now attached and the gaps at the root are very very small..



Masking the clear parts on this one is going to be fun!!

Cheers
Warren
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Posted: Friday, August 23, 2019 - 10:06 AM UTC
While waiting for parts of my B=58 build to dry I decided to start another kit that has been following me like a faithful dog for over 20 years now, Trumpeter's 1/72 Tupolev Tu-16.



This one is progressing well as well. Cockpit together and painting is easy as most of it is Matt Black, except the seat cushions which are red/brown as the colour guide calls out..



Wings went together without to many problems..



And the engine nacelles..



That's it so far. Have put the gunners area in the cockpit (at the tail) and taped the fuselage halves together and the seem to go together fine, Not much filler needed at all.

Cheers
Warren