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Casey Rupley (Casey R)
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Hasegawa F-18F

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11 19 September 2020, 03:33
Daniel
Beautiful hornet, great job !👍
19 September 2020, 08:29
Casey Rupley
Thank you, Daniel! This one almost ended up being thrown against the wall. All the upgrades tested my patience.
19 September 2020, 17:26
John Thomas
Nice work
19 September 2020, 18:07
Michael Phillips
Excellent Superbug! I am actually doing almost these exact same markings on my next project. So how did you like this kit? I will be using the very same boxing...
22 September 2020, 17:19
Casey Rupley
Thanks, Michael! I would have enjoyed the kit much more if I didn't add so much resin to it. It was all a horrible fit and I haven't done wheel wells since. Upgrades aside, I don't recall the kit itself being bad - I think the fit was pretty good all around except for the intakes. I ended up ordering seamless intakes after struggling to find any way to get the kit parts to look good without losing the detail on the front part. Traded one problem for another though, because the new intakes required a lot of work to blend on the outside. Nonetheless, this is still one of my favorite builds.
22 September 2020, 17:34
Alexander
It certainly paid out well in the end! I now know the pain of having to fit in much aftermarket as well, but the results cannot be argued with - great job! 👍👍
23 February 2021, 13:25

Project

52 images
1:48
Completed
1:48 F/A-18F Super Hornet (Hasegawa 07238)1:48 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet exhaust nozzles - opened (Aires 4639)1:48 F/A-18F Super Hornet cockpit set (Aires 4279)2+
Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet
US US Navy (1794-now)
VFA-103 Jolly Rogers 166620/AA 103
2005
 

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