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For some reason or another last weekend I did something I have in 25 years of modelling never done before - fired a scratch-built steam-punk type model together. I was actually working on a Tamiya Fw190 A3 and I think I was so bored with how well it fitted together that my hand went a wandering.

 

The main body part is the fuselage ventral fuel tank from the Italeri B-58 Hustler chopped off. I started with the pilots station using the 1:48 pilot from the Tamiya Fw190 kit and some bits of one of Revells Stars Wars kit's. The tail unit is also for the B-58, the wing units form a Su27 (or Mig29) and the cable cutters are from the Revell Type VII C u-boot. After that it's a explosion of parts from the spares box and Everegreen.  

      

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Parts still to come including modified side fuel tanks and ventral fins.  

 

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I am going to call the pilot the Commissar of Grievance as there seems to be a lot of them about these days ;(  

The pilot is 1:48 Luftwaffe (needing Borg type interface with the control panel ) and 1:35 head from Takoms St Chamond tanker with face mask and with a respirator, trunk and mohawk added for good measure.

 

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Will post update again later when closer to painting stage 

Regards 

Brian 

 

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This is looking very cool, indeed! Loving the combination of different kits. I will be watching your progess with interest....

 

Cheers for sharing with us. 

 

Chris.

Edited by spruecutter96
Correcting a typo.

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Raving mad. Just how I like them.

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Brian..

 

Hell Yeah!!!

 

want to see MORE !

 

AWESOME... :clap2:

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That's pretty cool although I'd call it 'Diesel Punk' rather than 'Steam Punk"

(/pedant)

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Just a quick update I am actually much further along but hadn't taken many photos 

 

Everything got an undercoat of black; 

 

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And in this one you can see that I still have to finish up the tanks which I based on smaller jet tanks but they needed beefing up.

 

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