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1/48 Tamiya Do-335

August 28, 2013 in Aviation

This is a buddy build with my good friend and master modeler, Rusty Rhea. He built the interior and landing gear, while i did the major structure and painting. Rusty spent 19 hours just on the seat, and 11 on the control yoke!

The idea here is a late war nocturnal warrior with the addition of the Naxos radar tracking system in a clear dome on the spine and appropriate camo for a fighter that could be either day or night.

IMHO, The kit is one of the finest pieces of model engineering on the market despite being a decade old. It does justice to one of the most unique aircraft — German or otherwise — with its tandem engine arrangement.

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5 responses to 1/48 Tamiya Do-335

  1. Michael,
    Very nice, Like the scheme.

  2. Nice. Agree about kit. A dream.

  3. Very nice, Mike, as usual.

  4. Very nice finish. The kit is the definition of “shake ‘n’ bake.”

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