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Christoph Schnarr (Warhawk55)
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Bristol Blenheim Mk.IF Nightfighter, Airfix

The Blenheim from Airfix was built almost completely oob using a few accessories and a few detail improvements in the interior. For the night fighter I used one of the marking options from the kit. My main focus during the build was on a realistic black paint job, as the paint on the original aircraft was very worn, as photos impressively show. For this I mainly used paints from Tamiya.

Comments

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playtime 222
Nice and worn 😄
11. July, 17:15
David Taylor
Stunning.
11. July, 18:48
Daniel Klink
Wondeful built and paintjob Chris!! Love it!!!
11. July, 18:50
Christoph Schnarr
Thank you very much mates 👍
11. July, 20:12
Nathan Dempsey
Nice build. Your weathering looks excellent.
11. July, 23:54
John
Very nice night fighter. It is interesting to me how different this aircraft looks between the Mk.I and the Mk.IV versions. Great weathering on a black aircraft - a challenging paint scheme.
12. July, 00:00
John
Also - I appreciate the step-by-step photos. Very helpful!
12. July, 00:01
Alex Rodionov
Awesome worn. Nice model. ?
12. July, 04:57
Gary Victory
That's a beautiful build Christoph. Really love the weathering. Well done Sir.
12. July, 06:15
Markus Antonius
Congratulations on this very convincing black surface! I will use this as a reference for my future Projects on Nightfighters!
12. July, 06:42
ForestFan
Brilliant job
12. July, 08:16
Neuling
Great work!
12. July, 08:32
Christoph Schnarr
Thanks again mates for the very nice comments and likes 👍
12. July, 10:59
Alec K
Very well done indeed 👍
12. July, 12:04
Bernd Korte
A real joy to look at! I like how the original camouflage comes through in patches here and there.
12. July, 15:34
Guillaume Blanchet
Superb build. I really like the wheatring.
12. July, 15:44
Christoph Schnarr
Thanks a lot mates 👍
I like it to reproduce realistic weathering on a model. In the case of the Blenheim, this was a particularly attractive challenge for me.
12. July, 17:16
Roland Sachsenhofer
That is a dream of a model, The weathering is just gorgeous. Simply masterful and convincing!
25. July, 19:50
Clifford Keesler
Very nice looking night fighter.
26. July, 02:18
Christoph Schnarr
Thank you very much Roland and Clifford 👍
26. July, 10:26
Spanjaard
great job on that used look. congrats.
26. July, 11:16

Project

57 images
1:48
Completed
1:48 Bristol Blenheim Mk.IF (Airfix A09186)1:48 Bristol Blenheim Mk.I-V Mainwheels (Barracuda Studios BR48058)1:48 Blenheim Mk.IF Armament (CMK 4381)6+

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