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Steven Davis
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Base done, olive drab coat on the Huey

March 16, 2014 · in Aviation · 11 · 1.1K

This is the Verlinden helo base with a Hobby Boss UH-1C that I added the weapons mounts and 40mm grenade launcher "borrowed" from the Monogram hog kit. Still working on the D-Day Beaufighter too! Can't just do 1 thing at a time.
Planning on using the markings from the HB kit with the shark mouth. No guns on the pylons, just the 19 shot rocket pods. Guess that makes it a "Heavy Hog" . Hope to get paint on the Beaufighter tonight.

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  1. Great looking base. Can we see some more close-up pictures?

  2. Sure posting now thanks!

  3. That looks to be an outstanding dio in the making. I love it!

  4. That looks like a very nice dio in the making Steven.
    What scale is it ?

  5. Looking good! Are the sandbags home made or a commercial product? I'm not up to date on commercialy availible after market items.

  6. Ditto all of the above! You doing figures with this too?

    • This was a light resin casting, the sandbags, steel plank, and ground work were all molded in place. The molded ground work was kind of soft so I used white glue and put a layer of good North Carolina red clay on it. Seems to be a good match to Viet Nam red clay. Mostly all i've done is the "dirt" and paint the molded detail.
      L haven't had any success with figures so this will be it

  7. Steven,
    Beautiful so far I look forward to seeing the finished product.

  8. Like the others have said, Steven, looking good, can't wait to see the finished model.

  9. said on March 19, 2014

    lovely revetment

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