Secter/Pacific Coast G.50 buildable?

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Secter/Pacific Coast G.50 buildable?

Joined: February 27th, 2005, 1:15 pm

July 31st, 2012, 12:36 am #1

Pulled this kit out of my stash and thought I might give it a go. Seems to be the basic Secter kit with Italian Classic resin parts. Seems the cowling from the Classic Italian kit is too large for the Secter kit for starters...should I put it back in the probably-never-to-be-built stash pile or has anyone had any success with this hybrid? Hell I have a lot more I can work on...thanks.
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Joined: February 25th, 2009, 12:54 am

July 31st, 2012, 1:42 am #2

and it builds well but unsure of the PC parts. If you ever decide that it'll never be built keep me in mind if you would.

Later,

Lee
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Joined: February 27th, 2005, 8:12 am

July 31st, 2012, 6:57 am #3

Pulled this kit out of my stash and thought I might give it a go. Seems to be the basic Secter kit with Italian Classic resin parts. Seems the cowling from the Classic Italian kit is too large for the Secter kit for starters...should I put it back in the probably-never-to-be-built stash pile or has anyone had any success with this hybrid? Hell I have a lot more I can work on...thanks.
If I remember the build, the resin wing needed some fettling around the front of the roots to sit properly, although I think some additional work I added to the cockpit area myself may have contributedto this. I recall using miliput to tidy up the join. Nothing stands out as being too traumatic, and I'm pleased with the result.
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Joined: August 3rd, 2008, 11:53 pm

July 31st, 2012, 1:59 pm #4

Pulled this kit out of my stash and thought I might give it a go. Seems to be the basic Secter kit with Italian Classic resin parts. Seems the cowling from the Classic Italian kit is too large for the Secter kit for starters...should I put it back in the probably-never-to-be-built stash pile or has anyone had any success with this hybrid? Hell I have a lot more I can work on...thanks.
from what I read: it's more like 1/50. You would need the corrected resin wing with flaps and all (hard to find - try Pacific Coast Models or eBay), to address shallow wheel wells and the span (remember 1/50): Ali D'Italia drawings might be 1/50 as well BTW. Cowl shape/size is not correct etc. Poorly detailed.
There is too much wrong with the kit - others will know more.
Get a Flying Machines kit/ (I did )
To answer your ?-tion - Secter/Hase/PCM kit is very much buildable regardless - again, no first hand experience as I never actually built it.

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Joined: August 3rd, 2008, 11:53 pm

July 31st, 2012, 2:05 pm #5

Pulled this kit out of my stash and thought I might give it a go. Seems to be the basic Secter kit with Italian Classic resin parts. Seems the cowling from the Classic Italian kit is too large for the Secter kit for starters...should I put it back in the probably-never-to-be-built stash pile or has anyone had any success with this hybrid? Hell I have a lot more I can work on...thanks.
PCM kit is MUCH better that the basic Hasegawa/Secter kit. As you pointed out they did address the cowl (lipstic on the pig) and added details to the pit, but you'd need the corrected wing (sorry I don't remember who released it).


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Joined: January 17th, 2003, 8:40 pm

July 31st, 2012, 6:36 pm #6

from what I read: it's more like 1/50. You would need the corrected resin wing with flaps and all (hard to find - try Pacific Coast Models or eBay), to address shallow wheel wells and the span (remember 1/50): Ali D'Italia drawings might be 1/50 as well BTW. Cowl shape/size is not correct etc. Poorly detailed.
There is too much wrong with the kit - others will know more.
Get a Flying Machines kit/ (I did )
To answer your ?-tion - Secter/Hase/PCM kit is very much buildable regardless - again, no first hand experience as I never actually built it.

... even if you want an Italian example, the SP would do, only aftermarket decals would be needed. These are top notch.
Fernando
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Joined: February 27th, 2005, 1:15 pm

July 31st, 2012, 9:35 pm #7

PCM kit is MUCH better that the basic Hasegawa/Secter kit. As you pointed out they did address the cowl (lipstic on the pig) and added details to the pit, but you'd need the corrected wing (sorry I don't remember who released it).


for the comments...I have the corrected wing well..done by Mr Kit I believe...nicely done too.
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