Just let me know if Matty's Models can provide you any detail parts finer/better than what's in that Tamiya kit - you've got 'em comin', free-of-charge, buddy. (Actually, I would be interested to see those 5-Star 40mms (especially), that you say are basically too small to handle!)
Also - speaking of which - I notice you've completely painted/finished the PE flight deck (cladding) before attachment. How do you attach it so cleanly - yet firmly, without leaving any (noticeable) seams along the edges - such that you can pre-paint and even -decal the PE beforehand?
The World Wonders...(or at least, I do ).
Again, much-appreciated update, Phil - do keep 'em comin', buddy!