Tamiya 1/48 F-84G Thunderbirds
March 11, 2013 in Aviation
I built this straight from the box except I used Airway Graphix decals. This kit is in the markings of USAF Thunderbirds S/N 51-16720 Thunderbird 3 Right Wing piloted by Capt C.A. “Buck” Patillo. (1953–1954). Was a great build, parts fit like a glove, with no problems at all.. Unfortunatly this one had an accident. My 4yo grandson learned how to open my display case and broke the landing gear off of 3 planes… This was one of the victims.. But thanks to Super Gel glue, It has since been repaired and my display case has been moved to a protective environment…My bedroom. The scallops on the wing tanks were interesting. The Airway Graphix sheet advises to paint half red and half blue, then they give you a decal for the white portion with the scallops. The decals were just right as the blue and red did not bleed through the white.
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