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#1 DesTROYer

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 06:09 AM

Ready for inspection, though I may still do a base for it using the mat seen in the photos, but as it would take up a lot of space in the cabinet, maybe not.
I present my Esci 1/48 Bell CAC 206B Kiowa, A17-039. I received this kit without instructions and missing a few parts from a friend a while ago, and started just after I finished the Mustang. Scratch built decals include the back seat, cable cutters, spot light, steps and the many antennas mounted on the underside of the Kiowa.
Here is the real thing.
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And my representation of A17-039
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It was the first time I have used the SMS range of paints and I have to say I am very impressed. Sprays straight from the bottle and goes on perfectly. I can't wait to use them again.
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Thanks for stopping by.
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#2 The Madhatter

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 10:22 AM

I like that a lot - nice build Troy! I think I saw those SMS paints at Expo and thought I should buy some as a tester. It was either SMS or something very similar (not Mr Paint though)

Anywho, I love the Kiowa. You've made it look bigger than 48th! Great stuff


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#3 Martinnfb

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 03:54 PM

Sleek build Troy, the base looks great too. Thanks for sharing.

Cheers

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 10:15 PM

Troy,

    That looks great!


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Posted 11 November 2017 - 11:04 PM

Looks great, Troy! I like SMS paints, too; it's just a shame they don't have more colours applicable to aircraft modelling.

 

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 09:42 AM

Very nice Troy! I've got one of those in the stash I should really build one day... Such a little helicopter!

 

Craig


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