Profile Photo

  • 71 articles
  • 5,253 karma
  • 16 friends

Trumpeter’s Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat in 1/32 scale

A good one from Grumman & Trumpeter. This scale does wonders for detail enthusiasts who choose to ignore failing eyesight! I was able to add a fair bit of extra work here; engine pushrods, hydraulic lines, fill in rivets, plumbing, cowling actuators & new exhausts. Half of this stuff you can’t see, but…………Most of the work revolved around getting the wing panels to align & I will definitely learn from others’ experience here & join inners & outers, then tops & bottoms! I’m happy with the result though; I enjoyed it & Trumpeter captured the stumpy, powerful look a treat. Hope you like it.
Tony

7 additional images. Click to enlarge.


3 responses to Trumpeter’s Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat in 1/32 scale

  1. Tony, your Bearcat is superb…I like it very much.

  2. Nice-lookin’ build, Tony…good work.

  3. Exquisite build! Well done indeed.
    Gary

Leave a Reply