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Grumman HU-16 Albatross

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The Albatross continues

I think I was successful in splicing the Alley Cat canopy with the Trumpeter nose piece, building up the sides with milliput to get the distinctive curve below the canopy that Trumpeter missed. I also included a picture of the Alley Cat hull la[...]

My first Trumpeter kit, good, bad and ugly?

Started building the 1/48 Trumpeter HU-16A kit, having never built a Trumpy kit before, but reading lots of mostly bad reviews, I dove in. First off, the reviews of this kit bashing it, are well over stated. Yes it has problems, the hull curve[...]

1/72 Monogram HU-16 Albatross

For a couple of years I have been building models of Aircraft from my home town of Miami,Fla. and this is one of my favorites . The USCG Albatross which were based at Dinner Key then at Opa Locka airport. I used the old Monogram kit sanding off [...]
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