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So December 14 has arrived and everyone has started before me. In the interests of stash reduction I have decided to build two Mustangs, one Tamiya and one Hasegawa, and to build them concurrently. Here they are: and the sprues, Tamiya: and Hasegawa: the general parts breakdown of the two kits, while not exactly interchangeable are almost the same. The Tamiya offering is later and more detailed, especially in the cockpit. I will be building OOTB with maybe an added tweak or two. The Tamiya will be built as Maj. Leonard
Here is my finished build of Chuck Yeager's,, Bud Anderson and John Landers P-51D Mustangs I used Airfix P-51D, F51D and Tamiya's P-51D. This was my first attempt at a pin wash using a mixture of Windsor and Newton Burnt Umber and black oil paint heavily diluted with artists white spirit. I was very pleased with the result. The silver paint was tamiya titanium sprayed on top of humbrol primer. Sealed with a couple of coats of future. The combines effect of the silver and pinwash worked well giving a lived in metal effect with a realistic patina. I delibe