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PostPosted: Sun 05 Oct 2008 22:02 pm 
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I'm surprised this one isn't here already!
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Academy decals are not so hot.  I had trouble with them silvering, being brittle and trying to melt when covered with Future (Klear).  The Gentile (Gen-tilly) markings came from an OLD Superscale sheet.  The Superscale codes (VF T) disintegrated (forgot to use Liquid Decal Film) so I had to use the Academy decals for "VF" and got lucky and found a couple of "T's" in the decal stash.

Whew!  Nothing worse than a disaster at the decal stage!

Great kit.  Not so great decals!

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This one is just outside the top five in my 'To Buy' list.....Seing this beautiful example may have just moved it up a few spots!  :D

Lovely model!  8-)

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did you need any filler for the gap in the middle of the fuselage where the 4 'Quarters' meet up?

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very nice makes me want to build my mustang. and that reminds me to ask about a missing part :)

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good stuff again Dancho!

Is this the "Old Crow" boxing-i have that one with Malcom hood option.

I agree about Academy decals- don't like 'em much.  They always seem thick and brittle.  the colours sometimes seem a bit suspect as well.


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AFCBGeorge wrote:
did you need any filler for the gap in the middle of the fuselage where the 4 'Quarters' meet up?


Four quarters?  Don't recall that.  :shrug:

Anyway-- no filler required.  The kit itself was pretty good.

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Very nice build

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Awesome

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We, the Mods, are having a bit of a blitz on threads with no product code  :rules:

Would the thread originator kindly add the product code, in brackets at the end of the thread title as set out in the rules  :arrow:  here.

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Here is my Academy Mustang; another kit without cockpit, lately a nightmare for me. I had to make it from scratch, and so it doesn't look as good as a original but I suppose it looks decent enough.... I followed a 1/48 model I found in the net, trying to make more exciting the usual green with D-Day stripes, blue nose and a shark mouth (hand painted).

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That's really outstanding.

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A lovely splash of colour. Great tyres on this kit.


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Great build and paintwork :)


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Very nice

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Many thanks to all. I really had a battle with the green on this kit, I applied about 3 or 4 different tones of green drybrushed to get a colour that convinced me.

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Here's mine done up as FZ190 of 441 Sqn RCAF late in the war. Humbrol enamels, IPMS Canada decals. A fun build!
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Very nice built.

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Here is my version of it. Hand painted with Tamiya Acrylics.
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Great builds guys! :thumb:


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Some nice Mustangs on here guys. :thumb:


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