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Part One: 1/32nd F2G Corsair

I was new at scratch-building model parts back in the 1980’s. As time went by I got better at it. Looking back on my model building career, I wonder why I didn’t just stay in the “Out-of-the Box” category?

This Corsair project turned into a real challenge..just look at the first couple of photos.
Enjoy: RJW

17 additional images. Click to enlarge.


5 responses to Part One: 1/32nd F2G Corsair

  1. Amazing work. Cannot stop looking at the photos, Rodney!
    All the best!

  2. Great how you made that cowling, Rodney!

  3. I’m scratch building a lot for my old Revell 1/32 Corsair but nowhere near as well as your work. Your pics are inspiring me to keep at it though.

  4. Matt:

    I started to post model photos back in October, 2019 and noticed that most all contributor’s only posted finished photos and for me, I learned zero because none of them showed “in-progress” (ip) photos.

    In the early 1980’s I took on a model contract which was hand written; (long before the net was invented). The contract stated when I got $$$ from the client, I had to send (ip) photos to prove that I had completed this part of the build. My clients always sent me the next payment and I never beat any client out of his $$$$$$. He got what he wanted and it was a 9 on a scale of 1-to-10. The only 10 come’s from the maker up in heaven!

    The only reason why I post here on “imodeler” is: I hope these photos with some narration helps you become a better modeler and/or help’s you solve a building problem. A complete scratch-built cockpit coming!

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