Bell AH-1 Huey Cobra, “The Gremlin”.
Hi guys, this is the old Vietnam Huey Cobra in 1:32 scale by Revell. I have no idea how old this kit is, older than me I think, as the it is no longer in production. I managed to find it on E-bay for a bargain price complete with extra decal sheets.
Some parts of the kit were very basic due to its age, so I replaced the inaccurate rocket pods (which highly resembled fuel tanks) with some spare sidewinders I had lying about, purely for aesthetical purposes! I had some spare belt buckles also so the seat belts were crafted by folding some masking tape back over on itself and spraying black.
Although rather inaccurate and a poor fit in places, this was still a quick and easy kit to build, and a lot of fun! However I feel that my collection now also needs the modern Super Cobra in it, so I have already started to stockpile aftermarket parts and decals! Cheers.
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