1/48 F4U-4 Corsair (Tamiya + CMK)
This was my fist attempt at a major conversion to get a nice looking F4U-4 in 1/48. It was not an easy conversion as some of the CMK resin shrank but eventually, with a little work and some Ultracast flaps, it all came together. Not going to lie to you – this build took a while!
The two difficult parts were the “underwing” and where the cowl front attached to the cowl. Tough joins but with some patience they go together.
Paint is lifecolor acrylics and went on beautifully. The CMK cockpit is gorgeous. The markings are Aeromaster. I didn’t do a wash this time or a flat coat… I just liked the look of the new paint job.
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