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Rest Models 1/48 Polikarpov I-3

This is a resin model of the Ukrainian company Rest Models, now – a rarity. In the assembly, there were no problems, in the drawings bear too well. As the prototype was selected fighter squadron Dzerzhinsky, Moscow, 1932. Painted the Gunze acrylic , lacquered Microscale. Decals – firm Begemot.

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10 responses to Rest Models 1/48 Polikarpov I-3

  1. Very nice. I did the Rest Models I-5 and found it very enjoyable. I have the R-5 “in progress” (but untouched for years) and this makes me think about hauling that one out again.

  2. Gorgeous work, Maxim…Congratulations. The Polikarpov is spectacular…the weathering is just right.

  3. Fantastic. 10 stars.

  4. That’s a fine build of a beautiful airplane! Good job.

  5. Thanks a lot, guys, I’m glad that my work is like!

  6. Looks to be a nice kit as well. Superior results.

  7. превосходный !!

  8. That’s lovely inside and out, Maxim. The airframe alignment looks perfect and the build is so very clean- nice, restrained weathering as well. What a beauty!

  9. Bill Weckel – спасибо))!
    Erik Wade Whipple – and you too, thank you)).

  10. Maxim, this is some of the finest quality work I have ever seen. IT LOOKS LIKE A REAL PLANE!

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