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mathy

P-51D, Meng`s cement-free Mustang in 1:48

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No No No, surely this isn't a model. The photos with the tree in the background - I would have been utterly convinced were the real thing. I think I need to add some exclamation marks !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Very nicely done but I thought that the P-51 wings were puttied and shown no rivets at all?

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This i believe is one of these so called “Drop the Microphone !” Moments ... that is one great looking Mustang. I think im going to have to get one of those Meng kits.  

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This is a great Mustang !

But please excuse my dumb question: how can a model like this one be built without cement ?

Congratulations for the beautiful result. Polo.

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To be sure I used some cement but on most sections it is really not necessary

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Beautiful, I can not understand why I haven't seen more of these built. I have looked in the box and it is a superbly engineered kit so can only think that the 'snap' bit puts people off. Well that will change when people see how well your one has turned out.

 

Duncan B

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Wow that is superb

 

What a beautiful finish

 

The photography is brilliant too

 

Congratulations

 

Snap together?? Cement free?? Surely it's not possible :)

 

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Superb. An absolutely brilliant looking natural metal finish.

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Beautiful Mustang and ample evidence that cement is overrated… ;-)

 

My only reservation regarding the superb finish and weathering is, as usual, the fact that a Mustang's wing was thoroughly puttied, sanded down and painted with silver dope – all to let the laminar flow airfoil do its work uninterrupted. So, the fancy NMF wing panelling work is, er, a fancy…

 

Superior modelling skills in evidence!

 

Kind regards,

 

Joachim

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