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#6-7/2021

 

El Salvador FG-1D, made from Academy 1/72 F4U-1D kit.

Whole cockpit is Extratech PE set, as well as wheel bay covers and few more bits on tail area.

Decals are Printscale.

 

Honduras F4U-5N, made from Italeri 1/72 F4U-4 kit.

Main modification was extending of nose area by cutting it and inserting an 5mm plastic block, fixed with Epoxy.

Eduard Zoom set is used in cockpit and some external details

Decals are Aztec decals.

 

Some antennas on both kits were made from scratch.

Painted with Gunze acrylics, and wash/weathering done with artistic oils.

 

El Salvador FG-1D, FAS-219

 

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Honduras F4U-5N, FAH-609

 

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Cheers,

S.

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Outstanding builds!

You've really created masterpieces from kits which (to my knowledge) are not considered the best foundations.

Well done!

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They are superb and exactly my kind of modelling :). I have these set up in my pile to build one day!!! ;)

 

Martin

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Definitely great couple of my fav' bird !!

congrats, really well done !! 

Sincerely.

CC

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Beautiful, I can't believe those are 1/72.  While it might not fit the theme - perhaps you need a shark mouthed camo P-51?

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