1/32 Chance Vought Bent Wing

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  1. F-104nut

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    Time to build the awesome 1/32 Tamiya F4U-1A . Truly amazed at the amount of detail in the office, Lots more still to do and markings to think of :)

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    #3 F-104nut, Apr 19, 2015
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    Well lots done since i started on this last night. Next is to paint interior and then glues of major parts. Very enjoyable. I will have to buy the Birdcage one next :)

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    Cheers Brian
     
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    awesome looking kit!
     
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    That tremendous level of detail Brian !!
    Wow you're going to enjoy ... and we with you !! :lol:

    Saludos :thumbup:

    Luis Carlos
     
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    Interior assembly is much different than other kits. Interesting how Tamiya is breaking away from the tried and true and using some very unusual construction sequences. It looks awesome!
     
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    Good work so far!
     
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    Great stuff....just one question, no paint being used?
     
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    I just have airframe tapped.
     
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    Wow, in all my years building models I've probably only built 3 or 4 1:32 scale kits and they had no where near that detail should be awesome when done !!
     
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    The amount of detail on the engine is superb. Cant wait to paint and weather it. Surface controls fall together and fit if perfect :)

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    Cheers Brian
     
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    Warming up !! :blob6:
    It will be a great moment, "we're ready" !!

    Saludos...!! :thumbup:
     
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    Looks good so far!
     
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    A wave of the magic wand and it will all come together....
     
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    #17 F-104nut, Apr 26, 2015
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    Some more progress on the awesome Bent Wing. More of detail on the wings added. Main wing assembles beautiful. Amazed at the detail on the Main gear which consisted 13 parts.

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    Cheers Brian
     
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    Beautiful work and awesome kit! :thumbright:
    Any idea, why the fuselage is moulded the way it is, behind the cockpit?
     
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    Not quit sure. Wonder is its so their is no seam line . The back area part is one piece .

    Cheers Brian
     
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    Nice work so far. :thumbright:

    To keep the rigidity of the fuselage , IMHO.
     
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