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Carsten Gurk (Don Rudi)
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Mirage F-1 M(CE) - finished

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11. August 2019, 10:08
Nathan Dempsey
Nice final result! You really worked some magic on this old kit. I really like the time you took on the riveting and the extra attention you gave the landing gear.
11. August 2019, 11:37
B R
Beautiful work
11. August 2019, 12:51
Jos Jansen
That's a beautiful aircraft, you really made her cool😎!
11. August 2019, 19:48
Michael Hickey
She looks good.👍
11. August 2019, 19:50
Slavo Hazucha
Very nice & true to the original, good job 👍 The nice & detailed Sidewinders were a good choice, adding some contrast to the monolithic grey.
11. August 2019, 20:34
Carsten Gurk
Thanks so much guys 🙂 I hope to step up the quality with the next model a bit, as I exchanged my 15 Euro China airbrush against something a bit better. Especially when it comes to primers, varnishes and Hataka paints, that should make for better results 🙂 Now I just need to make up my mind, what to build next😉
12. August 2019, 05:03
Slavo Hazucha
Maybe some chillout build for AUG-SEP and then join our Aggressor group build starting in OCT?

SCM Aggressor Group Build Fall 2019 (1. October, )
12. August 2019, 05:19
Carsten Gurk
@Slavo I just browsed my stash back and forth, but I have nothing that I could use as an aggressor :/
12. August 2019, 05:39
Carsten Gurk
Thanks Roland 🙂
12. August 2019, 07:27
Carsten Gurk
@Slavo - I might have found a suitable subject for the group build. ow I just need to find reference photos and a way to buy the needed kit(s)
12. August 2019, 10:51
Harry Eder
This F.1 looks really nice! 👍
12. August 2019, 10:54
Carsten Gurk
Thanks Harry 🙂
12. August 2019, 11:01
Carsten Gurk
@Roland I am more thinking along the lines of a Japanese Mitsubishi T-2. Something away from the mainstream😉
12. August 2019, 12:00
Carsten Gurk
Problem is, the camo scheme is not as fancy as all the US F-16s, F-15s and F/A-18s :/
12. August 2019, 12:24
Harry Eder
I´m with you Carsten, but the grey/dark grey camo with the toned down Hinomarus looks very hot! 🙂
12. August 2019, 12:44
Marcel Chmura
Really a fantastic F1. Great looking build totally awesome.
12. August 2019, 12:48
Stephan Ryll
Nice final result Carsten 👍
12. August 2019, 15:20
Carsten Gurk
Thanks so much Marcel and Stephan 🙂
13. August 2019, 04:23
Carsten Gurk
@Harry - I just found an ooooold video yesterday showing four of the T-2 aggressors. All four with very worn camo, barely visible Hinomarus and also the aircraft regs were toned down. Should be fun 🙂 Kit, add ons and a book are ordered. Now I just need to find out how to join in lol
13. August 2019, 04:25
Slavo Hazucha
I see you found your way in, welcome aboard!
13. August 2019, 05:06
Carsten Gurk
I've never partcipated in any group build/competition - that'll be fun 🙂 (I hope)
13. August 2019, 05:24
Harry Eder
@ Carsten: cool! I like them. Maybe the GB would be an opportunity to start mine in 1/72... sorry for that oot! 😉
13. August 2019, 05:53

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1:48
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1:48 Mirage F1 CT/CR (Italeri 2618)1:48 Pylon ALKAN PU 14-30 Mod.3 Type 910B (L'Arsenal Aero AC 48 77)1:48 AIM-9J Sidewinder (Eduard 648197)5+
 

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