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      Post #69908, posted on 04-16-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Would anyone here happen to have a conversion guide to make
      a 787-10? I'd assume it would be easier to use the Zvezda
      787-9 as a base. Any info would be appreciated.

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      Post #69909, posted on 04-17-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Given that the WBF of the Zvezda 787 kit (and consequently Revell as well) is totally wrong
      and given that Kurt is eying the 787-10 my suggestion is to wait a little
      and get a gem of a 787 kit instead )

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      Post #69910, posted on 04-17-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Concur. If Kurt does make one, it will be the best on the market. I'll certainly buy at least one, money permitting. I've had the Zvezda kit - and consigned it to the trash heap. I'm no perfectionist, but it isn't right, it just visually isn't right. I can ignore little flaws and errors as they occur everywhere in life as long as the basic shapes are correct, but the Zvezda kit has - issues. I'll wait for the promise of an AA kit.

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      Post #69912, posted on 04-17-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      i have had a 787-8 converted for quite a while using PVC pipe to gap the fuselage then fill the gaps with body filler and sand back

      Boeing 787-10 by Richard Warcup, on Flickr

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      Post #69913, posted on 04-17-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      The only real shape problem with the Zvezda kits is the wing/body fairing. Remember, they had access to Boeing 3D skin shapes (much of which was created in Moscow). Not sure how they boobed up the WBF, but the rest of it is pretty accurate.

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      Post #69918, posted on 04-18-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Note that the aft section on the -10 is longer (eight cabin windows forward of the aft door, before the production break vs. four in the -8 and -9). The dimensions are the overall additions needed, but be sure you get the location of the production break panel line and window arrangement correct on your model.


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      Post #69919, posted on 04-18-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Thanks Jennings! This answers the original question.

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      Post #69920, posted on 04-18-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Perfect. Thanks Jennings.

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