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      Post #70310, posted on 07-03-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      We've talked at length about the best 737-800, so what is the best way to model the -900 in 1/144 scale? Waiting for a new -900 kit isn't an option, too many neat liveries to wait.

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      Post #70314, posted on 07-03-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Thanks, Jennings for the "slice and add here" drawings. If one were to replace windows with decals anyway, would the Revell kit also work . . . with new engines?

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      Post #70315, posted on 07-03-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      No reason you couldn’t use a Revell kit. Measurements are based on the real thing.

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      Post #70317, posted on 07-04-2018 GMT-5 hours    
      Here are two converted Revell 737-800's that I built recently. The -900's fuselage is extended using the plugs left over from shortening the -600. The -600 has the engines from the kit, whilst the -900's engines are from Authentic Airliners. I have no experience of converting the Zvezda kit (yet), but I can't see it being very much different from the Revell kit.


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