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PostPosted: Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:31 pm 
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After a 25+ year hiatus and a lot of refresher builds I poured quite a bit of time into this one. I started it in September with the intention of entering the Cleveland IPMS show in November. Ended up with a 1st in the Civilian and Racing category. Fun build, but builds more like an R/C model with all the filling and sanding. The scoop is scratch built from evergreen sheet and tamiya putty. The paint is Tamiya Gloss red with a drop of blue in each batch.

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Looks great Jim!

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Beautiful job! I have that model but don't have the patience to try that paint job. I'll probably just do a military one in GSB.


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Great job! As if it wasn't hard enough to see over the nose!

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Curious as to the single white prop blade - I guess I never paid attention to photos of the real deal. That is an incredible build Jim!

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