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#1 smotti

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Posted 15 March 2018 - 08:57 PM

Good afternoon.

This model is from Trumpeter. I found it a bit complicated to build it.

I used Gunze Sangyo and Alclad paints. The varnish is Testors.

During the finishing I spilled liquid glue on the paint ready (on the side of the fuselage) and the patch was not very cool. Patience.

See you.

 

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Sandro Moretti

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Polikarpov I-26 Type 24 - ICM 1/32

Focke-Wulf Fw190A--8 "JGr.10" - Hasegawa 1/32


#2 JeffH

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Posted 15 March 2018 - 09:05 PM

Nicely done Sir! I am so used to seeing these in light blue over grey so this is a nice change


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Posted 15 March 2018 - 09:28 PM

Really crisp and clean build, me likey :)

Cheers

Martin


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#4 LSP_Kevin

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 12:30 AM

That is gorgeous, Sandro!

 

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 12:49 AM

Nice work. :)


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Posted 16 March 2018 - 02:25 AM

Very nice indeedy.

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 03:45 AM

Beautiful build, sir.

Truly gorgeous!

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 08:20 AM

Brilliant!


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#9 dennismcc

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 10:07 AM

Nice one

 

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#10 Bill Cross

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 04:35 PM

Never seen a Yellow Wings Wildcat before, thanks!


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Posted 29 March 2018 - 11:21 PM

Thanks for all the comments.

 

:)


Sandro Moretti

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Polikarpov I-26 Type 24 - ICM 1/32

Focke-Wulf Fw190A--8 "JGr.10" - Hasegawa 1/32


#12 Spads57

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Posted 29 March 2018 - 11:55 PM

 Sandro,

Outstanding Wildcat my friend.

Highest Regards,

Gregory Jouette



#13 BiggTim

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Posted 30 March 2018 - 01:11 AM

Oh boy, that's nice! Very well finished!

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Posted 01 April 2018 - 05:29 AM

Beautiful build and finish. Such a great choice of colour scheme.

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Posted 01 April 2018 - 06:08 AM

I have this in my stash. You did a brilliant job. 





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