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Mark Bellegante
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Nakajima Ki-44 tojo

January 9, 2023 · in Aviation · · 25 Comments

This my first posting, since I joined.The kit was built oob , they only after market items , were a set of seatbelts from eduard. The kit fit well and was an enjoyable build.
It is finished as plane flown by Capt Teiichi Hatano, 3 squadron , 47 flight regiment , Narimasu airfield 1944.

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25 responses

  1. A superb model, Mark!
    Natural metal finish, rest of painting and weathering, all are excellent!
    Keep them coming!
    Welcome aboard!

  2. Looks great, Mark. Welcome!

  3. Great build Mark 🙂 Welcome to the posting page seems like every one wishes every one the best here. So look forward to more posts

  4. Nice work and a good result - the NMF is realistic. Welcome.

  5. Very sharp Tojo!

  6. Looks great, Mark! Just curious what product/technique you used for the natural metal finish? I think it turned out really good.

    • Thank you , I painted individual panels black and white then sprayed chrome silver over the the plane . I use Vallejo acrylic paint. I felt it was easier than masking the panels and painting diffrent shades of metallic colors.

  7. Well that's a beauty of a debut. Aint that a great kit? Welcome to the pool.

  8. Nice first post, Mark, this colour scheme looks great, welcome to iModeler.

  9. Nice looking build. Need one of these for my own collection!

  10. You entered with a great build, Mark @gelleb18
    All on this buid looks great, the NMF, the details, weathering.
    Welcome to this great community, love to see more of your work.

  11. Colorful,real nice !

    1 attached image. Click to enlarge.

  12. Excellent result, paintwork is really top notch! Welcome aboard!

  13. @gelleb18, That is an excellent scale model Mark! Superb work for sure! 👍

  14. Gorgeous looking build, amazing work! And welcome to iModelers.

  15. Mark, A gorgeous Ki-44 Tojo, and welcome to imodeler. I'll be looking forward to more of your builds.

  16. Very striking scheme and a solid build - looks excellent! Well done.

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