by Brian Scott
March 17, 2016 in Aviation
This is the Special Hobby’s Saab Viggen ( rebox of Tarangus ) kit includes interior color etch . Paint with tamiya paints and weathered with Mig dark wash . Enoy 🙂
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Tags: 1/48, Special Hobby, Tarangus, Viggen
Vincent Perry on March 17, 2016
Nice and well used. Looks gr8
Brian Scott on March 18, 2016
Craig Abrahamson on March 18, 2016
Good-lookin’ build…..a welcome change of pace from the [usual] splinter pattern camo paint job as seen on many versions – and a whole lot easier, I’ll bet. 🙂
Morne Meyer on March 18, 2016
An absolute STUNNING Viggen. Well done!!!
Chuck A. Villanueva on March 18, 2016
Well done, I have the Esci kit with some of the upgrades, but I have been looking into getting the Tarangus kit or this boxing of the kit, as I have heard it is much more up to date. Either way a great build, thanks for sharing
Yes the Tarangus /Special Hobby’ might be exspensive but well worth it. The fit is really great . Plus there is allot of resin out there for it. You might try ebay for one or a model show 🙂
Stellan Schroeder Englund on March 18, 2016
Nice clean build of a worn and dirty aircraft. Planning to add some missiles?
Not on this kit maybe on another one some day 🙂
Rob Pollock on March 18, 2016
Great job on this, Brian. One thing: category Uncategorized? – looks like a plane to me 😜
Thanks 🙂 I sent you a friend request on FB 🙂
Robert Royes on March 18, 2016
Your work is inspiring.
John Healy on March 18, 2016
Nice work, Brian!
George Williams on March 18, 2016
Fantastic looking model, Brian, I really like what you’ve done, but a bit more info about the build and painting wouldn’t go amiss, e.g. which Tamiya paints did you use? Did you use the MIG wash to darken the panel lines? etc, but thanks again for sharing this with us, definitely in line for a prize this month in my opinion.
I used Tamiya XF-19 for top color and XF-19 for bottom color . then added a little white to both for fadding. The Mig was was for the weathered streaky looking and used look .
IAN JACKSON on March 19, 2016
Superb machine, excellent model.
Brian Scott on March 19, 2016
Greg Kittinger on March 20, 2016
Beautiful! I’ve been grappling with whether to do my first Viggen in splinter (a bit daunting – especially at 1/72) or grey scheme. Now that I’ve seen how well the grey scheme can look, I think I’ll do that first! Looks like a well-used bird. Excellent results with fading and weathering.
Brian Scott on March 21, 2016
Salvador Sanchez on March 21, 2016
Well done Scott. It looks awesome!
Brian Scott on March 24, 2016
Gábor Szabó on March 21, 2016
Great build and great subject also! Incidentally I just bought a Heller and an old Matchbox Viggen in 1:72 – as I always liked the futuristic look of this bird (and the earlier Saab 35 also – I heard that Eduard will make aspecial edition 1:48 Draken in the near future – just a hint 😉 ).
Tony Prince on April 1, 2016
Something really different Brian. Looks great: nice detail & paint & it seems like Tarangus have produced a good kit as well. Thanks for sharing.
Richard Mcstay on April 2, 2016
Stunning build, expertly painted! I remember building one of these when I was a kid…. Looked nothing like that mind!
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