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Fw 190A-8/R11 Neptune of Ofw. Günther Migge

March 25, 2019 · in Aviation · · 15 · 2.8K

This is the Fw 190A-8/R11 Neptune of Ofw. Günther Migge, 1./NJGr. 10, Werneuchen Germany 1944. Migge ended the war with eight victories, all at night. The kit is 's Fw 190A-8 in scale, with the Eduard resin engine and gun bay detail set. The radar arrays are Hasegawa supports with Albion tube and Nitenol aerials.

Eduard's Fw 190s are the best 72nd scale 190s on the market today. They are well researched and molded. Eduard has gone to great lengths to provide the proper parts to accurately model each variant and to account for the differences in bulges and equipment. Detail is unsurpassed. Decals are the equal of anything on the aftermarket and the schemes are interesting. These kits are a bit fiddly to assemble, and will punish modelers who skimp on test fitting or parts clean up. There are specific areas which other manufactures have done better but in all, Eduard's 190s are excellent offerings and the best place to start if you're building an .

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15 responses

  1. Really excellent detail and paint work.

  2. 🙂 … Greetings … 🙂 :
    Beautiful rendition of a Fw 190 Jeff. The extra detailing really show out, this is truly a joy to watch.

  3. Tons of detail on that little one. Good looking colours. Impressive work in all.

  4. Excellent build!

  5. Really good detail work! Like it! And pictures with daylight: always good!

  6. Superb work in such small scale. Very impressive modelling.


  7. Jeff, "your going to go blind" !
    Kidding aside, this is excellent. Packing all that detail into a 1/72 scale build and doing it well has really paid off. I like this a lot !

  8. Wow, 1/72 scale none the less. Excellent work Jeff.

  9. I can but only concur with the masses...outstanding workmanship !

  10. awesome!
    Congratulations, you've nailed it!

  11. It looks real, especially with the base you have it on. And in 1/72 to boot! Fantastic!

  12. You can't kid me - that's not 1/72! 🙂

    Really nice work.

  13. Wow - you packed a lot into that 1/72 kit! Excellent build - love it!

  14. Lovely model Jeff, nicely detailed, finished and presented, well done !

  15. Thanks for all the kind words guys, much appreciated!

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