Here is a 1/48 F7F that I did a while back. It was a first attempt to replicate the "blurred prop" effect seen in photos of real aircraft. I think it turned out well.
The blurred props were done with clear plastic that was masked and sprayed wi[...]
One of my favourite aircraft is the Tigercat, I first saw one in a old Tamiya Mag, and planned to build one myself one day.
The kit is pretty good, the plastic is very soft though. Plenty of flash and my kit had been attacked by th[...]
Finished this one last year. It took me a year to build to the day I called it finished. Posted on another site, but one of my all time favorites. And fun to build.
It is a 1/48 scale AMT/ERTL F7F-3 Tigercat mostly out of the box,and parts from[...]
Hi again- sorry for the multiple posts tonight- I only have now to do these.
I took the AMT F7F, converted it using the HiTech resin parts, Obscureco props (the kit ones are, well.. backwards), and Squadron canopies, and finally metal Cutting Ed[...]
Yes it did look that bad and I have the photo I used for reference. I started out looking for a different way to do a black scheme and found this shot in Squadron's book on the Tigercat. I added a resin nose, drilling it out to accept buckshot i[...]