Messerschmitt Bf 109 F-4 - Step by step...

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  1. korvette

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    Cut out the parts carefully (advantage: the tape secure the fragile construction) and remove the protective film of the tape. Than press the outer frame on the overhead transparency. That´s it and most important: without any glue.

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  2. korvette

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    Then the same handling for the inner frame. It´s a little bit tricky to place it in the right place. Take care for it and you can adjust a little bit with a needle.

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  3. korvette

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    Now you have to form the parts and glue where necessary. Some recolouring will be done after assembling to the plane. The windows will then be cleaned with Q-Tips and desinfection fluid. Meanwhile I sprayed UV-Protection on the modell...

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    Wow!!! I's a pleasure to follow this thread.

    Thanks for sharing tips and the photos.

    Regards
    Alcides
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    Yes, this has been a treat for me to watch this model come together. Quite an inspiration! Can't wait to see the finished product!
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    Sticky tape! great idea! I had heard it mentioned it before but your pics really brought it together for me - thanks!
    Chris
  7. korvette

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    Thanks again for having a look on this thread.:)

    Now we can put the single parts in their right position...

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    front part...

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    ...added some small support elements for the frame.

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  10. korvette

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    Cockpit II

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    ...preperation works...

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    ...assembling of the inner parts...

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    ...and finally we have a result.

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    Landing gear I

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    building process...

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    two "legs" ready...

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    Wheels

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    a lot of work to do, but not very difficult, if you have some drill tool for forming the wheels.

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    and here we have two wheels. Some more colour will be added after final assembling.

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    landing gear II

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