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David Kopielski
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1/48 Ki-45 TORYU (Nick)

February 9, 2020 · in Aviation · · 5 · 2.9K

This is 's scale TOYRU Japanese Heavy fighter. The kit was detailed with the CMK resin cockpit detail kit. The camouflage was all hand painted. I used the kit decals for the Manchukuo Air Corps.

You can see all the details and photos from start to finish in the build log at

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5 responses

  1. Looks great! Nice work on the colourful paint scheme.

  2. Good looking camouflage work. I really like the Manchukuo markings.

  3. DaveA from NGC
    Dave! Nice work. Glad to see we're still crossing paths. I'm getting back into this hobby and enjoying it more and more. I expect I'll see you at some shows again. Stay in touch, I need a mentor!

  4. Now, that is a cool camo scheme! When you say “by hand”, I assume it involved a lot of masking, right?
    Great looking build!

    • No masking. All by free hand.

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