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Siai Marchetti SF260 (Heroes 1/144)
« on: September 06, 2020, 07:38:57 PM »
I did not know "Heroes"... They are producing very nice resin aircraft kits at 1/144. It seems to be the truth: this little Marchetti looks really fine!

I have a good documentation with the book written by Serge Van Heertum & Marc Arys (book is dedicated!  :-love ).

You have to be very attentive to remove carefully the resin carrots; it's really important as the kit is really tiny.

White primer is already airbrushed...
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Re: Af
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2020, 08:16:36 PM »
 :-clap :-clap :-love

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Re: Siai Marchetti SF260 (Heroes 1/144)
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2020, 08:13:54 AM »
Very interesting subject ! looking forward to see it done

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Re: Siai Marchetti SF260 (Heroes 1/144)
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2020, 10:14:13 AM »
Checking my documentation, I've remarked that the rear of the cockpit is not the one for a Belgian aircraft; as you can see on the photo of an actual Belgian SF260.
The second photo shows you what have to be modified and the third one, the final result.
Finally one of the pilots stick was received uncomplete; I've begun to repare it...

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Re: Siai Marchetti SF260 (Heroes 1/144)
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2020, 11:17:58 AM »
Different cockpit? New for me... always think this is standard but when start work on model and take a look on photos, then realize that there is not much standard

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Re: Siai Marchetti SF260 (Heroes 1/144)
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2020, 11:26:19 AM »
"Standard" is not typically Belgian  :-green :-green :-green

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Re: Siai Marchetti SF260 (Heroes 1/144)
« Reply #6 on: October 05, 2020, 03:13:28 PM »
looks like a lots of work, great mate !

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Re: Siai Marchetti SF260 (Heroes 1/144)
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2020, 09:02:50 AM »
Thank you!  :))

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Re: Siai Marchetti SF260 (Heroes 1/144)
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2020, 12:01:31 PM »
Good progress!

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Re: Siai Marchetti SF260 (Heroes 1/144)
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2020, 04:08:03 PM »
Thank you Scott!

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Re: Siai Marchetti SF260 (Heroes 1/144)
« Reply #10 on: October 22, 2020, 01:31:26 PM »
The only real difficulty of that kit is for the rear: no emplacement marked on the fuselage to adapt the parts.
I've taken my time and made holes in the parts (carefully, parts aren't thick...), then placed metalic wire; made holes on the fuselage and glued them with a new cyano from AK.
You can also see the progress on the stick...

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Re: Siai Marchetti SF260 (Heroes 1/144)
« Reply #11 on: October 22, 2020, 04:32:57 PM »
Small photos to regret :( how new AK cement work?

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Re: Siai Marchetti SF260 (Heroes 1/144)
« Reply #12 on: November 04, 2020, 04:08:41 PM »
Sorry my friend, I've not seen your question before today...

AK Black Windows is surprising. The parts are glued in 15-20 seconds; adherence looks good. But if you put a drop on a recipient for use with the kit, that remains usable the next day...

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Re: Siai Marchetti SF260 (Heroes 1/144)
« Reply #13 on: November 04, 2020, 04:12:41 PM »
Aaaa- like a Colle 21 from Italy, similar properties :))

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Re: Siai Marchetti SF260 (Heroes 1/144)
« Reply #14 on: November 12, 2020, 08:52:07 AM »
Nice progress and I would like to hear more about AK cyano, let us know your experiences if you please