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Wingsy Kits 1/48 A5M4

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so my first for the year....loved being on holidays.

the new Wingsy kits A5M4 Claude,the kit is stunning to build,one of my most enjoyable builds to date..the detail is amazing out of the box and even the PE was nice to use,and the way it goes together just rocks....virtually no putty at all needed.

the markings are for a Claude that was on the carrier Hosho in early 1942 and the decals are loverly to use.

25805339458_b167dd3df5_b.jpg26731096_1536834566353918_8321446670349307673_n by paul sabin, on Flickr

25805339348_71955670d5_b.jpg26731197_1536834749687233_4675016655737161281_n by paul sabin, on Flickr

25805339188_14490dace5_b.jpg26731265_1536834599687248_1050615261352735030_n by paul sabin, on Flickr

25805338808_964d029c38_b.jpg26734019_1536834663020575_5157504173254100346_n by paul sabin, on Flickr

39646516902_b96f3d32ef_b.jpg26903872_1536834686353906_4298254401418142107_n by paul sabin, on Flickr

39646516512_695f159f10_b.jpg26904139_1536834586353916_2667653162014234599_n by paul sabin, on Flickr

i couldn't recommend this kit enough...it isnt cheap but it's a brilliant kit to build and looks stunning on the shelf...as well as being an historically significant aircraft being the first metal monoplane fighter to serve on carriers.

 

and with her younger sister

27898689229_50d8b68e54_b.jpg26685921_1536877069683001_2495543203258331101_o by paul sabin, on Flickr

 

if wingsy keep up this quality in their future kits they will do very well.

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Nicely done! Such a delicate looking aircraft.

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Nicely built...very tidy as they say.  I love the lines...a real segue from what I consider the sporty 1930s look into the more functional WW2 era.

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 Very nice and clean machine.   :clap2:

 

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A very interesting subject for sure. Thanks for posting.            Bob H.

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