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1/48 Accurate Miniatures P-51 Mustang 1a “Mah Sweet”

January 6, 2017 · in Aviation · · 18 · 3.3K

This is 1a finished with the markings of "Mah Sweet Eva Lee".
Cockpit modified by Ultracast seat.
Other modifications are:
Ultracast flared exhausts
Ultracast wheels
Ultracasy propeller
Quickboost gunsight
Resicast lens for landing lights.

Painting was done with Gunze Sangyo acrylics.
I have used kit decals.

PS: Thanks to Tom Cleaver for the information

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18 responses

  1. Very nice, love the weathering

  2. Yet another outstanding model, Tolga...your talent(s) never cease to amaze.

  3. Tolga, nice work on an AM classic.

  4. Excellent work. Great detail.

  5. Nice work Tolga, I'm currently working on their A-36. Hope it turns out as nice as yours. I assume you cut open the canopy and that it's not an aftermarket item?

    • Thanks Tom,
      Opened canopy parts are from my spare box. These are remaining Tamiya parts from previous builts.
      I am not a good surgeon to cut open the canopy:)

  6. Oh man, she's a beauty Tolga. What a stunner you have there!

  7. Very appealing early Mustang. Subtle weathering really pops on this model. Well done. Love building the AM Mustangs. Wish this company was still around. Italeri has the moulds now, still not the same when AM did it. Thanks for sharing.

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    said on January 7, 2017

    Very smart. Nice model nice weathering.

  9. Thanks to all for their comments.

  10. Typical Tolga! Your ability to make a boring color scheme come to life is amazing. Great looking 'Stang.

  11. Yep, I agree with all of the above. Your work is to a consistent high standard.

  12. You have built another masterpiece.

  13. Excellent job, as usual, congratulation!

  14. As all have already said - an excellent build! Love the weathering - nice and subtle, very realistic. I also like the scheme and the yellow-bordered stars, etc., a unique look.

  15. Hi there,
    I am putting together a book on the P-51 Mustang for a UK-based publisher and hoped to ask your permission to use images of this build in the book. Please get in touch at [email protected].
    Warm regards

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