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Mirage F1 CT (Italeri 1/48)

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Hi guys,
This is my interpretation of the Mirage F1 CT, with the Italeri kit (1/4 8). It's an old kit, with a lot of flaws, but the fittings are much better than what I' was expecting, making the build relatively straight forward. Not sure that the KittyHawk one is so much better.....????
I've been using the Pavla resin cockpit (but not the ejection seat, which is for a Mirage F1C). This resin cockpit fits easily in the fuselage.
If I' were to rebuilt this kit, I' would also buy a new exhaust nozzle, since the original one is really awful.
The Eduard Missile (Magic 550) are nice, but both of them and their pylon were bended, and I' didnt manage to straighten them..... pity...
Hope you like it.
Thanks for looking.
Didier

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This album is attached to project Mirage F1 CT/CR.

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1:48 Mirage F1 CT/CR (Italeri 2618)
 

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26. August 2019 at 19:52:16 Share
Nathan Dempsey Great work! The camo came out well.
26. August 2019 at 20:30:10
James C Nice looking Mirage, and the "Remove before flight" tags are a nice touch.
26. August 2019 at 20:30:44
Neuling I agree with Nathan and James!
27. August 2019 at 15:37:25
djferrisbueller Nice work. Very inspiring. Have this kit currently underway also. Your interpretation is really great.
14. November 2019 at 12:31:07
Stephan Ryll Very nice build
14. November 2019 at 16:05:50
15. November 2019 at 07:00:48
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