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I know these aren’t exactly accurate, but it was fun to build and play around with markings, colors etc.
019 is the Monogram kit, 014 is the Lindberg one.
I hope you like 🙂
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Craig Abrahamson said on November 17, 2016
Did you paint over the canopies (because the interior was rather sparse) or did they come like that?
Troy Brindack said on November 17, 2016
Hi Craig 🙂 I painted over the canopies
That’s what I should’ve done on some of mine – either because the interior was terrible (or… more likely), I messed up the clear part somehow. 🙁
No worries, though. It gives it that “Desktop Model” look.
Robert Royes said on November 17, 2016
Nice brace of P-80s, good looking stand.
Troy Brindack said on November 18, 2016
Thank you 🙂 I use the Krylon “stone” spray and seal it with Minwax Polycrylic.
Bernard E. Hackett, Jr. said on November 17, 2016
The Lindberg F-80 is one of the original plastic model kits, with their Fleet sub and the Stearman PT-17. Compared to the Monogram, you can tell its an early bird.
You’ve got a nice comparison of F-80s from the earliest days.
Anyone built the Hobbyboss?
Tom Bebout said on November 19, 2016
Planes on a pole, what’s not to like. Both look really good Troy.
Troy Brindack said on November 19, 2016
Thank you Tom 🙂
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