Hasegawa 1/72 F4U Corsair
Some good and some bad came out of this kit for me. The good; I managed to build the kit without breaking off the rear fuselage antenna or wing tip pitot tube which came molded into their respective parts, I experimented with hair spray chipping effects which turned out OK (didn't want to over do it), I used Pledge floor wax as a finish coat and on the canopy and loved the results, and I'm finally learning how to paint tires and rims. The bad, I did not paint the yellow far enough down on the cowling, the spinner is the wrong color, the cooler grills are upside down (couldn't tell from the instructions, should've looked at a pic) and the horizontal stabilizers aren't horizontal (I'll put it on the shelf tail in). Still fun, and I'm still amazed at how big these US Navy planes were compared to their counterparts.
Thanks for looking. Happy Thanksgiving.
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