Nice model with a few pimples and scuff marks,
but well worth having.
sloppy work attaching the port nacelle gave a 1/16th inch gap between
the leading edge of the pylon and the nacelle. See the larger
view. I tried to fix the problem by removing the nacelle and
pushing the engine further onto the pylon, but the engine was solidly
glued in place and couldn't be budged.
Complain, complain, complain.
For me, this just about ruins a perfectly good model. Too bad it
isn't possible to return planes with errors like this directly to
the manufacturer. That way the manufacturer could be held accountable
for poor assembly.
I fixed the problem using my trusty X-acto knife and a couple of
sharp dental tools. I pulled the nacelle off, then cut repeatedly
between the engine piece and the pylon. Cutting through the glue
took about 15 minutes. After the engine finally popped off, I trimmed
away all extra glue and plastic (see
picture), then reattached with super-glue (see