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On Display At My Local Hobby Shop, My Friends

May 14 2012 at 3:58 PM
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I have a bit of space in a case at my local shop, and rotate models through it. This is a recent build that I have there now. It was the first kit I bought there, bought long before I took up building models again. I was there with my daughter for school project supplies, saw this, and thought I would have loved it when I was young. Then when I got it home and looked inside, figured if I piled right into it I would botch it, and put it aside. It survived a couple of moves, and I finally dug it out early this year....

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For some reason, this first shot came out with a real winter feel.

Here are a few more:

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This is a Polikarpov I-15bis, operating on ground attack duty on the Leningrad front during the first winter of the Siege. It is an old-tool ICM, in the Encore boxing from Squadron. Not a bad kit, actually....

It is 1/72, of course.

 
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