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Next on pigsty's halting production line will be Hasegawa's 1/48 Hi-Grade version of XT597 in her full red-white-and-blue glory. Neither boxing of this kit has just the standard colour scheme, which I intend to do; they both feature the Phantom 25th anniversary markings. I'm now sorted for the correct tail markings (thank you Clive!) so the build can begin after a mere 26 years or so in deep stash. However, I've one lingering question about the colours. The "raspberry ripple" scheme, so far as I can tell, generally includes an Oxford Blue underside with (I think) Signal Red outer wing panels. Hasegawa's instructions advise doing the whole underside blue. Photographic references aren't being much help, as most show the underside in deep shade where it's hard to discern the colour. I'm getting faint indications that it may even have been red at some times and blue at others, and this could possibly have been linked to the 25th anniversary scheme. Can anyone clear this up for me, please? Incidentally, she's up for sale: http://www.everettaero.com/Phantom.html