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1/48 Tamiya F4U-1

March 16, 2014 in Aviation

I was e-mailing these pics to a friend who just purchased the kit and thought I’d share them here as well. I built this one way back when it came out. Aeromaster enamel paints and Superscale decals finished her up. Not much else to really say about this excellent kit.

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12 responses to 1/48 Tamiya F4U-1

  1. Sweet looking Corsair John.
    Well done sir.

  2. Well executed Tamiya. Great job.

  3. Well done and nicely faded color scheme. I like it!

  4. So many Corsairs turn up on this site, it’s hard to pick a favorite. Yours is an appealing paint scheme, it certainly holds it’s own with the best on here.

  5. John,
    Keep em coming. I have never seen a Corsair that I did not like and yours looks great. I love it. I also have built a nimbler of them and have a bunch in the stash. Outstanding.

  6. It seems it’s difficult to go wrong with a Tamiya Corsair, and this is another excellent example.

    • You are correct George. If you avoid the slight step on the undersides of the wing when you join the outer portions, the rest could be done blind folded.

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