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About tomv87

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    Hooked For Life
  • Birthday 08/20/1962

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    San Antonio, Texas
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    Modeling, art, golf, shooting, and bowling (not necessarily in that order!)

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  1. Great work on this old bird! Regards, Tom
  2. Thank you for the tip!
  3. Fenous, can't wait to see more of this! I have a question about applying those rivets-- is it best to complete the whole airframe, then apply them? Or can you apply as separate units are completed (finish fuse. & apply rivets; finish wings & apply rivets; etc.)? I plan to get some of these for a build I am working on (when I get back to it...) Thanks, Tom
  4. Beautiful work! love those rivets!
  5. Excellent work, and a lovely paint job! But I have a question about that seat-- did version c of the A6M5 have a seat like that, or did Hasegawa take some liberties?
  6. What a nice rendition of Toyoshima's Zeke you have here Whitey! That's a nice clean model.
  7. Excellent stuff going on here. Love to watch a master at work!
  8. Very nice looking Corsair Miloslav! I like this scheme, it's a bit different than the usual!
  9. Thank you guys! I just realized I forgot to install the 20mm gun barrels when I took these pics.
  10. Mike- Thank you very much--you also got the "lyrical" connection! Shaka- Thank you--I appreciate your kind words! Eagle- Thank you. I'm working on an the Tam A6M5 now... so hopefully have another built soon! Bill- Thank you sir. It's a lot of research, but in the end it came down to what I wanted it to look like. Japan had a different fighting theology at the time, didn't they? Gigant- Thank you for the complement! This was the first model I've built since the 90s, and it was tough not to rush through and finish. I have a gusto to get paint on them, and slowing down and getting all the boring parts done first really tries my patience, but I'm getting better at it, thanks to the many fine contributors on this site. Thank you, Tom
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