This model building project proved to be a tough nut to crack. In order to adapt the kit to my expectations, some changes had to be made, the most important of which I will briefly address in the following: shortening of the main landing gear st[...]
Hailing from Colorado, USA. Much enjoying the website and am glad to have a place to memorialize my infrequent builds. This is my first submission here, and I would be happy to receive constructive criticism.
The markings are for Cap[...]
P-51D-5 s / n 44-13535, Lt. Edward F. Pogue, 79th FS, 20th FG, 8th AF, Kings Cliffe, UK 1945
Mr.Paint colors, marking sprayed over masks.
I hope you'll like it :)
The new tooled is Airfix Mustang is a beautiful kit . Finished the model in Ed Heller's markings of the 352nfd FG . Model painted with Mr Color , Xtreme airframe Aluminum and tamiya paints . Enjoy :)
by b007scott[/url], on Flickr
Here is kit #2 from my modeling renaissance. The kit has pretty good detail for 1/72, but some flash and fit issues. Added a Squadron vacu-form canopy, two tiny photo etch levers you can't even see in these pictures, a guitar str[...]
I did chose to build a RAF Mustang Mk. III, the decals have been taken from the kit.
I hope you like the outcome and the pictures!
Recently, I have decided to once again tackle a rather problem-free construction. Having Airfix's 1:24 P-51 on my workbench and two 1:32 Mustangs from Revell and Trumpeter, I chose the Tamiya kit. A few etched parts from Eduard freshened up the [...]
The outbreak of the Korean War on June 25, 1950, found the United States less prepared to go to war than it had been on December 7, 1941.
The year before, the three fighter groups in the Far East had been re-equipped with the F-80 Shooting Star[...]
Eduard P-15D-5 Mustang
Eduard’s newer, more dynamic boxart rivals that of the top companies. The instruction sheet contains more color, though needs a little more proofreading. But each version getting its own colo[...]