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Valter vaudagna
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Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat 1/48 Tamiya Kit

May 13, 2019 · in Aviation · · 13 · 3.4K

depicts an Aircraft used for carrier qualification aboard USS Tripoli ( CVE 64) while on a shake down Cruise in late 1943.

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  1. Love this. Something different. Great job too. ?

  2. Lovely work Valter!

  3. Exceptional work, you took the most and the best of what the kit, AM stuff and weathering can deliver to get an outstanding model, congratulations

  4. A unique version of the venerable Wildcat...I like it!

  5. awesome

  6. Great detail work. Very realistic.

  7. Very cook scheme! Great execution - well done.

  8. 🙂 … Greetings … 🙂 :
    Another splendid work Valter , special and unique. Nice weathering too.

  9. Hello Valter'
    Great job. The paint scheme does the rest.
    Dirk / The Netherlands.

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    Shun said on May 14, 2019

    Very realistic weathering including fading colors. I thought it was 1/32 scale at first sight.

  11. Fantastic work, I really like it, maybe you have photos of the original plane

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