1/48 SCALE “PACIFIC PRINCESS.” Part One:
This model is a “GEM” to build and I did what we call here in America; “A Bang Up Job.” I have quite a few top quality “in-progress” building images that I though would make a good two-part story.
Study the photos and they will tell you that this kit has an excellent cockpit, including a fine looking one piece windscreen/canopy. Since I like my airplane canopy’s open, I carefully cut the kit’s unit apart as I’m good at it…lots of experience from past projects, including verbal help from other professional modelers.
With my #6 six inch long pointed file I carefully cleaned out the gun ports, then I used my 3 cornered #6 file to clean up the torque links as they gotta look real.
It appears that I used 1/2 inch diameter plastic tubing for the exhaust tube. I show my small tube cutting tool that I bought from “Small Parts,Inc,”(ca:1987). I have used that tool to cut all my plastic and metal tubing for landing gears on airplane’s.
Part two is on its’ way to “iModeler.” ENJOY…RJW
16 additional images. Click to enlarge.