Grumman Hellcat F6F-5N, Hasegawa 1/48
Classic model from Hasegawa. Have tried to use an old resin kit for the cockpit but it was a terrific fail 😛 I finally used the original part from the kit.
I used for the first time paint from MIG Ammo. I had some issue with the Navy Blue color from their US NAVY WWII Air set. The color was much too dark, almost black. So I adjusted the ton with a thinned Tamiya white to get finally a more realistic color (I guess). The other problem I got with MIG paints was the long long long drying time compare to Tamiya or AK colors.
I also used the medium chipping liquide from MIG to wear the leading edge of the wings. I got an interesting effect but I adjusted with some oil paints to get something a bit more natural.
The bought this kit more than 10 years ago and the decals became a bit brittle. I managed it with a lot of patience and with a lot of softener 😉
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