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PostPosted: Wed 18 May 2016 18:12 pm 
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Hi,

I am asking this question due to the upcoming Stuka group build. I have the new tool kit and I am looking for interesting, aftermarket decals. However, the ones I like show the version as a B-2. Can I use the new tool kit as a B-2? I know the old Stuka kit was labeled as a B/R version, but I have seen it built as a B-2. I'm confused.

I've looked online and there doesn't seem to be many cosmetic differences between the two versions. I know the engine is different and the prop is thinner on the B-2. Maybe I can get a prop from the old kit.

Thanks for any help you can give me.

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PostPosted: Wed 18 May 2016 18:47 pm 
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Prop, exhaust stubs, oil cooler intake on top of nose slightly different, tail wheel leg slightly different. I think the chin radiator on the B2 was deeper fore to aft with gills.

The old kit was a B2. The R was for B2s which could take the auxillary fuel tanks where the outer wing bombs fitted. No outward differences, it was plumbing inside the wings, which could be done in the field.

Unless you are doing a very specially marked machine, eg the ones with the snake along the sides, don't fuss too much. The same markings were transferred from machine to machine, only the werk number will tell if its a B1 or B2

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PostPosted: Wed 18 May 2016 19:00 pm 
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Thanks Fred. I think maybe the jericho horns were not on the B-2. I was thinking of building a Hungarian or Italian B-2. The JU87 is one of my favorite aircraft and I haven't built one since I was a kid. I'm gonna go for it.

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PostPosted: Wed 18 May 2016 20:27 pm 
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The Jericho Trumpet was introduced on the A during the Spanish Civil War, it carried on to the C model. Sometimes on both legs, sometimes on only one, sometimes not at all. No rhyme or reason.
Check photos.
Italians usually had the Trumpet fitted to one leg, but disabled; the small prop not attached.
The Hungarians usually used the D and G. Did they use the B as well, I'm not sure.

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PostPosted: Wed 18 May 2016 21:48 pm 
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fred wrote:
The old kit was a B2. The R was for B2s which could take the auxillary fuel tanks where the outer wing bombs fitted. No outward differences, it was plumbing inside the wings, which could be done in the field.

Unless you are doing a very specially marked machine, eg the ones with the snake along the sides, don't fuss too much. The same markings were transferred from machine to machine, only the werk number will tell if its a B1 or B2
fred, I have the Revell 1:72 Ju-87 with the ferry tanks and I will hopefully be building it as a specific aircraft in the manufacturer's markings. It's total flight time was three hours. I'll post a pic as I think it was the first visit of the sub-type to the front in France in July 1940.
Would appreciate your comments as to what exact type you think it is.
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PostPosted: Sat 21 May 2016 15:16 pm 
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On this subject i would love to build a prototype or early production with twin vertical tails

But scratch building is beyond me .....anyone know of any convertion sets in 1/48 for a specific kit?

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PostPosted: Sat 21 May 2016 16:15 pm 
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Shum confushion, shurely? I think you mean 'twin verticals'.

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PostPosted: Mon 23 May 2016 13:17 pm 
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Indeed .....was half asleep.when i wrote that all fixed ....except for the factvi still cant find anything to convert lol :geek:

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