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Cold War (1950-1974)
Discuss the aircraft modeling subjects during the Cold War period.
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T-33, Tanmodel, 1/72
wing_nut
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Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 09:32 PM UTC
What's the 1st thing ya say with a 1/72 kit after ya just finish a 144th scale kit? "Damn, these ferkin' parts are HUGE!"

Didn't realize when I bought this kit that it was a re-pop on the Platz kit, which didn't bother me at all. Having built a bunch of there 144th kits I knew it was going to be a honey. So far it is.

Started by thinning the side of the seat which ended being a waste of time since the PE arm rest cover 1/2 and a wider gluing surface would have been handy for the handles. Filled the holes in the IP with Bondic for the instrument glass. Putting enough for a slight bugle make sit a nifty magnifier of the printed dials below. Nose weighted with BB's. The big very clear bubble canopy shows all of the cockpit detail.



















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Posted: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 02:57 AM UTC
With just a handful of parts for the kit itself not much in the way of in progress pics but here's the end result. Kit decals used. Super thin and didnít need more than Micro Set to get to suck down into the details.











Jessie_C
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Posted: Wednesday, March 08, 2017 - 04:19 AM UTC
That one turned out very nicely indeed