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P-51D Grim reaper Tamiya - built progress

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Project

Albums: 2 with 111 images
1:48
Completed
1:48 North American P-51D Mustang 8th AF (Tamiya 61040)1:48 North American P-51D Mustang (Aires 4072)2+
 

Comments

10. April 2016, 21:48
 
Ricardo Gonzalez Ramos Nice scratch work!
10. May 2016, 20:22
Clifford Keesler Looking very nice.
10. May 2016, 23:49
Spanjaard thanks, I am stuck now due to airbrush problems.... I will probably need a new one, and i will need to wait a bit for that :(
11. May 2016, 06:15
Bart Goesaert looks nice so far... to bad about the AB. With Aires the cockpit is ok dimensionally, but the thickness of the plastic is too thick then...
11. May 2016, 08:05
soheil moghisi Very nice.
11. May 2016, 15:51
Spanjaard yes, it took a lot of sanding to get the aires cockpit in place. and I bit more probably would have helped too. fuselage without it fitted real nice
11. May 2016, 17:49
Spanjaard well, it is finally finished. i have learnt a few things about Alclad, clear coating, and specially about weathering, some not in the best way, but usually the hard way is the most permanent.... washes affected some of the decals, because the layer of alclad aqua gloss was obviously too thin. I will give a try with Future next time ;)
there is another album with just pictures of the finished model.
30. June 2016, 20:42
Bart Goesaert nice one...
1. July 2016, 07:49
Holger Kranich Now thats a nice build! Congrats, she Looks awesome!
1. July 2016, 09:22
Spanjaard Thanks Bart and Holger :)
1. July 2016, 10:34
Clifford Keesler Awesome looking P-51, great job.
1. July 2016, 23:53
Spanjaard thanks Clifford. you can see the final results in my other album P-51 Grim Reaper (completed) | Album by hetspanjaard (1:48)
2. July 2016, 16:36
Spanjaard thanks James. yes, that was nto easy. i cut the big decal in several pieces, to make it easier. but getting them to match was also tricky.
the decal is really thin, which is great because it looks better once done. but the problem is that if you handle it too much, it can break too
in fact, some days after i finished, a tiny bit of it dissapeared. just on white square and a blue one. i had to repair the damage with with paint. it is not perfect, but it will have to do.
2. July 2016, 21:01
Spanjaard thanks a lot :) I really appreciate all the nice words :)
2. July 2016, 21:12
Donald Medley Very nice
20. February 2017, 10:21
Spanjaard thanks Donald
20. February 2017, 19:37
Tzonglin Wu beautiful!
2. October 2019, 14:15
Spanjaard thanks Tzonglin Wu
2. October 2019, 14:48

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