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Mitsubishi Ki.109 Interceptor completed

One of the many desperate tries of the japanese Air force to decrease the overwhelming USAAF Air superiority...

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1:72 Mitsubishi Ki109 Experimental Interceptor '107th Flight Regiment' (Hasegawa 02052)1:72 Ki-67 Peggy (Eduard CX068)
Mitsubishi Ki-109 Hiryu
JP Military Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun Kōkū tai (Imperial Japanese Army Air Service 1912-1945)
107 Flight Reg. | 1945 | GSA8, GSA28, GSA47, GSA50, GSA61, GSA128, GSA131, GSA304
 

Comments

18. March 2019, 21:54
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Erik Leijdens
Great subject! Never seen that aircraft before! Frightening mask set too..!
18. March 2019, 22:10
Daniel Klink
HI Erik, Welcome. One will only need halve of the masks for this version. No Turrets and no glass nose ;) But it is really a fascinating machine.
It is well done a real stunner though zero impact in combat ;)

Built the LS offering long ago .

18. March 2019, 22:16
Greg Baker
OK... getting in on the ground floor for this one.
18. March 2019, 23:16
Daniel Klink
This Tamiya big saw is absolutely lovely to work with...
8. June 2019, 22:53
Daniel Klink
BTW guys, If you ever want to build this - do not follow the instructions by Hasegawa where to cut the front fuselage for the nose
it is better to cut it ca 5mm further ahead. The nose diameter is too small otherwise.
9. June 2019, 20:19
Daniel Klink
Glad you found it and welcome JAmes
13. June 2019, 20:39
Daniel Klink
Hi Greg, of course a warm welcome to you mate... It i still enough place in the first row.. Take a seat and see how not to... :)
13. June 2019, 20:42
Daniel Klink
A lot of sanding and filling with the resin parts is required - as i feared....
3. July 2019, 17:20
Nathan Dempsey
Interesting subject Daniel. Looks great so far. Keep up the good work!
3. July 2019, 17:29
Daniel Klink
Thank you Nathan...i will do my best... but look at this mess :)
4. July 2019, 13:01
Martin Oostrom
Another Japanese never-heard-of-this-plane build? By DK? I'm in
4. July 2019, 15:16
Soeren .
Count me in ;)
4. July 2019, 15:18
Daniel Klink
The fit of the extra parts is a mess and as i said the instructions by Hasegawa are wrong. Do not cut
the nose section as sais there. Leave it as it is.
I had to reassemble the stripe which i falsely cutted off :(
4. July 2019, 15:55
Daniel Klink
Welcome MArtin and Soeren..
But this one looks like a challenging non typical for Hasegawa built.
But some others like Roland managed it without lamenting so should i :)
4. July 2019, 17:19
Daniel Klink
Thanks JAmes, some minor progress and in fact it was my fault with the nose in combination with Hasegawas confusing instructions.. One really has to cut off where Hasegawa instructs it in the manual
but they forgot to tell that you also have to remove the front cockpit section shown in Pic 3!
The last two pics show the correct nose setting for this version.
5. July 2019, 10:26
Stephan Ryll
Comming along nicely Daniel :)
5. July 2019, 11:02
Roberto Rocat
Love it. Following :)
5. July 2019, 19:38
Daniel Klink
Thank you stephan and ciap Roberto Glad that you like it..
But last night out of the blue my compressor did not stop running while i was sleeping. I forgot to witch him off. And the reason that the machine did not shut itself off, is a broken pipe.
See last pic .. DAmn now i have to look for replacement parts.
I hope the engine itself was not damaged because it was fairly hot when i pulled out the plug.
6. July 2019, 09:22
Daniel Klink
While spraying is out of question anyway continued masking and preparing the surface...
7. July 2019, 14:31
Slavo Hazucha
Still one rugged piece of gear, breaking a pipe then soldiering on until it got noticed... :) In the current heat, mine got so hot I could fry an egg on it even during shorter sessions...

You'll surely find a proper occupation until the pipe is sorted, some fancy detail on the landing gear or the engines perhaps? ;)
7. July 2019, 15:22
Daniel Klink
Hi Slavo, spare Part is on the way. I will replace the whole safety valve.
Yea the engines are a wide field for upgrading with this kit but as the covers are very narrow and there will be a big venti behind the spinners you will see nothing afterwards , when you do not want to show it under maintenance with opened Cowlings.
But i have enough other projects that i should take care of, like the base for my Emily and other stuff. :(
7. July 2019, 15:57
Daniel Klink
Compi is fixed
9. July 2019, 12:55
Bart Goesaert
Nice looking aircraft. Didn't knew it either. Will you do a spaghetti camo (Also known as a Jens camo)?
9. July 2019, 13:45
Nathan Dempsey
Good to see your compressor back to work! Even my wife agrees that this piece of equipment is of upmost importance!
10. July 2019, 16:13
Daniel Klink
Welcome Bart, nice to have you here!. No i will do the Prototype scheme as on the kit cover
Hi Nathan, yes and i had a bit of luck that the egine survived it.
So i am able Introduce Miss Peggy Marble :)
10. July 2019, 16:16
Murad ÖZER
following with great interest, beautiful subject.
10. July 2019, 17:30
Guy Rump
Looking great so far Daniel :)
10. July 2019, 18:12
Daniel Klink
Thank you Murad and Guy much appreciated mates
First thin layer of IJA Khaki Brown
11. July 2019, 13:29
Slavo Hazucha
Aaah, that moment when all the color is on a Japanese WWII bird without a scratch... Never to last long... ;)
11. July 2019, 13:32
Daniel Klink
Hi Slavo, for this special machine it will.. Cause it was not used widely and except of some small scratches caused by maintenance work on it, there will be no damage or battered hull.
11. July 2019, 13:40
Bart Goesaert
Looking good, don't know whether it is still a small step shining through at the nose...
11. July 2019, 13:51
Daniel Klink
Hi Bart, thank you and do you mean the shadow in front in the last pic?
11. July 2019, 14:05
Bart Goesaert
Yes, it can be putty/primer shining through also...
11. July 2019, 14:11
Alec K
Looking great Daniel. Hope you are doing ok
11. July 2019, 14:15
Stephan Ryll
Comming along nicely Daniel
15. July 2019, 15:59
Daniel Klink
Hi Mates, thank you for your interest and nice words
@Bart it was putty shining through..good eyes
@ALec: Thank you...well it is getting better but both events in a short time surely it took its toll, and i have no problem to admit, that i needed professional help.. And it was the right decision getting it.
15. July 2019, 20:32
Cuajete
Nice job so far, Daniel!
15. July 2019, 22:26
Daniel Klink
Thank you my friend
17. July 2019, 10:24
Alec K
Glad to hear. Hang in there
17. July 2019, 19:44
Daniel Klink
Hi Alec, will do my best ..thank mate
@JAmes Thank you very much, though i could have done better with the resinpart on the back iam quiet satisfied to with the outcome so far
18. July 2019, 10:45
Soeren .
Looks fantastic so far Daniel.
18. July 2019, 10:47
Slavo Hazucha
Looking very promising on the final meters! That factory-new paint finish is really nice to look at.
18. July 2019, 11:03
Stephan Ryll
Comming along nicely Daniel
18. July 2019, 18:11
Daniel Klink
Thank you very much Soeren, Slavo and Stephan for your nice comments. Much appreciated
18. July 2019, 21:04
Daniel Klink
Completed, and served on a cookie :)
19. July 2019, 19:13
Stephan Ryll
Great work and a nice dio Daniel
19. July 2019, 19:15
Slavo Hazucha
It looks just perfect on the cookie The color combination turned out as an excellent background IMHO... I only now noticed it's 72 scale!! That's one great surface finish and super-fine panel work... Top job Daniel
19. July 2019, 19:28
Daniel Klink
Thank you so much Stephan..
@Slavo that are some really encouraging and nice words.. much appreciated and thank you mate
19. July 2019, 19:52
Nathan Dempsey
Wow Daniel, that came out great. Love that shading that spills over to the rising suns.
20. July 2019, 01:36
Greg Baker
Man... that is just FANTASTIC work. A real beauty. Makes me want to build some Japanese WWII planes...
20. July 2019, 04:32
Alec K
Excellent work again Dan
20. July 2019, 12:31
Daniel Klink
Thanx mates for your kind and encouraging words
@Nathan thank you and i have to say this hasegawa Decals were really smooth and good.
@Greg Thank you mate and just Do it...please
20. July 2019, 13:41
Guy Rump
Great work and a fantastic finish Daniel :)
20. July 2019, 15:22
David Januska
Nice result Daniel. As allways, congratulations.
20. July 2019, 15:34
Soeren .
Awesome result Daniel!
20. July 2019, 17:53
Cuajete
Very nice, Daniel. Fantastic job. Congrats!
20. July 2019, 19:27
David Januska
Daniel, what colour is on the top? It is something like kasshoku tea colour?
20. July 2019, 19:34
Andy Ball
Fantastic result!
20. July 2019, 19:42
Daniel Klink
Wow Thank you Gentlemen for your nice words and compliments and that the rather rare subject seems to please
qDAvid Yes , but i mixed it from Vallejos 71.287 and 71.285 80/20 percent and filtered it at the end with 71.330 Khaki Green No3 very thin layer.....
For 1/72 the Ak color which is really great looked too dark for me.
20. July 2019, 20:37
Tim Heimer
Nice Looking work there!
20. July 2019, 23:34
David Januska
Thank you, looks perfect and realistic.
21. July 2019, 04:45
Chris Greathouse
Cool plane dude! I really like the panel lining outcome/result. :D
21. July 2019, 05:08
Neuling
Red dot on camouflage colour: war machines can look like works of art. Very well done Daniel!
21. July 2019, 12:38
bughunter
Great result with a really nice painting
22. July 2019, 13:51
Stefan Schacht
very nice
22. July 2019, 16:04
Clifford Keesler
Awesome job.
22. July 2019, 23:57
Jim J
Wonderful! I really like the result of the subtle preshading and the diorama base really makes a difference.
23. July 2019, 02:47
Tim Heimer
This is Daniel's fingerprint in the model world. It is good work!
23. July 2019, 03:48
Greg Baker
Always look for the monster cookie... That's Daniel's claim to fame!
23. July 2019, 07:00
Tim Heimer
COOKIE!
23. July 2019, 12:06
Cristian Bordina
Greta job! Congrats!!!
23. July 2019, 12:30
Roland Sachsenhofer
What an interesting subject, what a great model- you did a marvelous job- again!! The vignette underlines the effect of the model, well done!
23. July 2019, 19:00
Daniel Klink
Many, many thanks mates for all your encouraging an nice comments.. I am really blushed a bit.
Cheers the cookieman :)
27. July 2019, 18:13
Łukasz Gliński
That looks great
27. July 2019, 20:55
Daniel Klink
Thanky you Lukasz..
28. July 2019, 18:17
Roberto Rocat
Great work, bravo!
29. July 2019, 16:21
Daniel Klink
Hi Roberto and Grazie Mille amico mio
29. July 2019, 19:50

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