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Justin Bedford
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P-51H Mustang, 1/72

May 26, 2023 · in Aviation · · 17 ≡

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  1. A fantastic model, Justin!
    Welcome aboard!

  2. Nice job, the clean NMF.
    Welcome to iModeler. Hope to see more in the future.

  3. Clean looking Mustang, welcome to iModeler.

  4. Thanks George. 👍

  5. Awesome! Model and airplane. Welcome aboard.

  6. Very nice work, Justin, and a great result.

  7. Gorgeous finish for a 1:72 build. Nice work.

  8. What an excellent build to enter iModeler, Justin @justinbedford
    Welcome to this great community.
    Looking forward to some more of your work.

  9. Nice Mustang roundup you have there, Justin @justinbedford.

  10. All of above, great job! What is the kit?

    • Hi Robert, the kit is made by RS Models, and is a short-run injection offering that has recently been re-released. They do a 'USAF' version and an 'ANG' version. The dimensions and shape are mostly OK, apart from the tail department which is a bit of a mess. I spent a lot of time correcting that, using the excellent 1/48 Modelsvit kit as a guide. I also used flaps from an Airfix D-model slightly reshaped. As it's a short run kit you need to do a fair bit of clean-up and cut the canopy if you want to display it open. Once the memories fade a bit more I'll use the kit as the basis for a set of XP-51F/G/J.

  11. Nice clean builds Justin, all four, welcome to iModeler.

  12. Really nice! A great collection of ponies. Welcome aboard!

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