Well, after over 40 years of building aircraft models, I finally got around to doing one with a natural metal finish. I have always had reservations about doing NM, as I am a brush painter, and I have always heard that you will have to use rattl[...]
1:72 Hasagawa P-51 Mk. III. Did this kit to try out low tech techniques. All bush painted. The outside camo was done by painting on multiple coats of thinned acrylics with two wide flat brushes. No extra detailing, PE or resin supplements. OOB [...]
Not a lot of major stuff to do, but added seat straps, drop tank plumbing and fin antenna for tail-warning radar. Also made Spitfire-type rear view mirrors for windscreen. Installed wheel doors assymetrically drooped per photos
Painted red, blu[...]
The first three pictures are of the Tamiya 1/72 P-51D with Canadian markings, the next three are the old Monogram 1/72 P-51B with Australian markings, and lastly is the Pegasus 1/48 snap-fit kit, also with Aussie markings. The Tamiya kit is fin[...]
Tamiya 1/32 P-51D converted to the K using the Gray Matter conversion and wheels and HGW clothe belts
Just finished before Christmas. Used Barracuda cockpit placards and wheels. Blue paint is a mixture of MM acrylics. Metal finish is Alclads.
1/48 Tamiya P-51B
"Princess Elizabeth" P-51B HO-W 42-106449 was the personal mount of Lt. William T. Whisner of the 487th FS, 352nd FG in the spring of 1944. Lt. Whisner shared a victory over an Bf109 with Major George Preddy on 30 May 1944. Thi[...]
Here is my latest model finished.
To see the W.I.P. photos and description please follow this LINK to my blog:
Hope you like it
This is recently finished 1/48 P-51B Mustang with the markings of well known Don Gentile s Shangri La from 336th FS 4th FG in March 1944.
Cockpit modified by Eduard instrument panel and Ultracast resin seat. Additionally wooden floor made from p[...]
I know this isn't everyone's style, but I like to build models that look like desktop displays.
This is a gift for a friend.
Standard Monogram 1/48th P-51D. Rattle can paint. NMF is just cheapo silver
I hope you like...