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Posted By: John Quilter
Posted On: Sunday June 28, 2020 at 5:44 PM
Been a while since I built one of these or some K & Rs or Westerns
but with all white metal kits they take a bit of "fettling" and trial fitting to get really correct. Have a set of small files on hand and a pin vice for small drill bits to open out the holes for axles, handles and other fittings. I enjoy the challenge of building these. Don't be afraid of "improving" it to suit your eye.

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Pics: Last months I built 7 Somerville kits by Jacques Roest #28327
But your builds are excellent for close up pics Jacques! Fantastic! by BenD Lampson #28327.1
A nice group and very period-looking colors. (EOM) by Harvey Goranson #28327.2
Well they look great in your pics. I have never been good at putting together kits, I am very happy by John Merritt #28327.3
Looking good, Jacques! (pic) Right now I'm working on a Monogram Corvette, by David Holcombe #28327.4
Really nice build and model David....I also prefer the white metal models, but resins are sharp and by BenD Lampson #28327.4.1
Looks good , David. All my Somervilles are factory built, except the one I showed in this post by Jacques Roest #28327.4.2
Many thanks, Jacques. Your good pictures show me that I need to by David Holcombe #28327.4.2.1
I like them Jacques, thanks for sharing a job well done... (EOM) by Galen Laird #28327.5
I love building these white metal kits of production cars by John Quilter #28327.6
John , what is your experience with the fitting of parts from Somerville kits? (EOM) by Jacques Roest #28327.6.1
Been a while since I built one of these or some K & Rs or Westerns by John Quilter #28327.6.1.1
Jacques, I like your models, but I really like that auto garage and dealership.... by Raymond Paszkiewicz #28327.7

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