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P-40 finished - a quickie from the new Airfix kit.

June 25 2012 at 8:18 PM
Graham Carter  (Login gcarter17)
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This was one of those models that screamed 'build me!' when I opened the box a few weeks ago - so I did. Not wanting a Flying Tiger I decided to model one of the early RAF ones and cobbled together some decals from the spares heap - I know the codes are 30" and not 24" but they were all I could find (have since discovered that some Pommy company has just released a sheet for this particular aeroplane - wouldn't that rot your cotton socks?).
This is one sweet kit - no filler and only a little fettling where the front of the wings meet the fuselage. Brush painted with Agama dark green , Humbrol 29 on top and Airfix M8 underneath. Just a clean finish, and the canopy is a treat, thin and crystal clear. I loved this build and will try to get a couple more, hoe you like it too.
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Now back to the Halibags and hopefully some work on the Firefly.

 
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