1/72 Lindberg Mitsubishi G4M2 “Betty”
The box art says 1967 ! This has to be one of the oldest kits I’ve built in a long time. I picked it up at an estate sale, and thought it would be an opportunity to add a “Betty” to my recently started WWII Japanese “collection”.
It’s not bad, for it’s age. The only thing I added was a “bulk head”, so you couldn’t look all the way through the fuselage. My main objection was that this was from an era that used decals for windows (fuselage & tail), had no options, or interior detail. I can’t complain because it was “simple” I wanted, and “simple” I got.
I learned a little about it while researching various color options, which took longer than the build.. It was an “important” addition to my shelf. Obviously it didn’t take much time, and was an enjoyable, as well as satisfying build. I would suggest taking one of these “oldies” out of the stash, take a step back in time, and have some fun without making a “project” out of it.
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