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Alexandros Marinos (alex83)
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TA-4J Skyhawk

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1 17 December 2019, 12:41
John Thomas
Very nice TA-4J and work bench
1 January 2020, 00:50
Konrad -
Cool looking A4!
1 January 2020, 08:32
Maciej Bellos
Following here also Alex!
1 January 2020, 10:23
Jos Jansen
Definitely one to follow!
1 January 2020, 10:51
Alexandros Marinos
Thank you guys!Happy New Year!
The kit is really good with a lot of detail, that's the reason I decided not to use aftermarket resin parts or p.e!The cone radar is a bit bigger in diameter from the fuselage and makes a step but with careful sanding came out very well!Now everything checked and ready for a coat of white primer after masking the canopy of course!
1 January 2020, 11:45
Alexandros Marinos
After a lot of masking I finally managed to finish painting process!White color is for sure a very difficult color to paint!
9 February 2020, 20:14
Erik Leijdens
Very good work! I started one once but the white was indeed a difficult color and so it resides at the shelf of doom at the moment.. Good to see yours is in good hands!
9 February 2020, 21:59
Alexandros Marinos
More progress with decals done!Unfortunately decals were not of so good quality and did not conform well with softer especially the big ones.You have to be very careful with the large decal on the vertical wing and also with the insignia marks.Next step pin wash at the panel lines, I think I am going to use tamiya black panel liner.What do you think?
23 February 2020, 15:58
Maciej Bellos
It looks beautiful! Well Alex!
19 March 2020, 21:37
Alexandros Marinos
Final photos my friends!The kit came to an end finally!For the wash I used a dark grey oil and also I did some weathering with oils at the bottom.For the final finish I used gunze uv cut gloss varnish with 2 drops of matt varnish in order to achieve a shiny but not too glossy finish!Thank you for watching!
20 March 2020, 09:03
Jos Jansen
A very nice build mate...!
20 March 2020, 09:31
Erik Leijdens
I love it! Great work 👍
20 March 2020, 09:55
Bryn Crandell
Excellent build Alexandros. The color scheme for this scooter is amazing. The weathering is subtle yet effective. Well done!
20 March 2020, 11:36
Neuling
I agree with Bryn.
20 March 2020, 17:13
Alexandros Marinos
Thank you all guys! It's really an eye catching scheme
21 March 2020, 18:48
Matthew Stec
Great job!!
21 March 2020, 18:50
ForestFan
That's a beauty!
21 March 2020, 19:47

Project

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1:48
Completed
1:48 McDonnell Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk (Hasegawa 07243)1:48 Douglas TA-4 Skyhawk (Montex SM48312)
Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk
US US Navy (1794-now)
VT-7 158094/A-745
198x CTW-1 - USS Lexington
FS17925 FS12197
 

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