This model kit is from an old mold of the Italeri Brand 1/48. During the assembly i had many lace problems. A lot of putty and sandpaper. The metallic paint is from AK , very delicate at the time of masking. Mediocre final result
F-84E-25-RE s/n 51-480, 111th Fighter-Bomber Squadron (136th FBW) Texas Air National Guard
The 111th was, like her sister squadrons 182nd and 154th FBS, a federalized ANG unit replacing the 27th FEW during the Korean war in summer 1951. The in[...]
In memory of those who never came home.
On November 10, 1951, while on a combat mission, First Lieutenant Mike Rebo was part of flight of 12 F-84Es attacked by 24 to 30 MIG-15s 30 miles southwest of Pyongyang, North Korea. The last radio mess[...]
The kit is the Kinetic 1/48 with correct nose (Quickboost). I prefered to built a metal finish F-84. Maybe i should have read before the relevant note of Tom Cleaver on "modellingmadness.com" : « The plastic surface is very slightly pebbly, jus[...]
This is a fairly older model I finally decided to build last year. It sat in my stash for many years. I do apologize for the terrible picture quality, unfortunately they are the only pictures I have left of this model. The model was sold some[...]
Here I present my latest build of Tamiya 1/72 F-84G,painting and finishing skills still needed to be advanced.so, any comment be grateful...
Tamiya 1/48th F84G Thunderjet.
Eagle strike decal set number 48143
The aircraft was a F84G of the 310th fighter bomber squadron,
58th fighter bomber wing,
I painted the model with various shades of Alclad 11 & Aeromaster acrylics[...]
Hi everyone: I managed to finish another kit, this time in 32nd scale (I usually do 1/48th). This is Hobby Boss' F-84G which, except for Eduard seatbelts, and some wire brakelines, is OOB. The decals are kit decals; I know, these markings are do[...]
2 pics of older build Tamiya F-84Gs & the rest are for the latest -G bird from Pro-Modeller as promised. - Straight from the box with very flaky, original Korean War decals from Pro-Modeller (Revell) cracking & splintering all over the p[...]
One of Colonel George Lavens F-84Es from his time in charge over in Europe with the 527th FBS, 86th FBG, USAF .
Decal sheet is by Aeromaster and kit straight OOB otherwise.
Very colourful paint job and a lovely kit to build!