1:32 Hasegawa Ki-84 Hayate

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  1. Catch22

    Catch22 Well-Known Member

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    Here is my Ki-84, minus the flaps, canopy and pilot, but it won't really change much. The build was great, but it turned out to be a frustrating model for a number of reasons. Originally, I was going to do this plane:

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    1. It was my first time using an airbrush, so I had a couple issues with the spraying of the Alclad II. On the tail it crackled, so it looked like dried mud.I had to sand it off, but by that time I didn't have enough Alclad to spray what had been sanded, so hence the green.

    2. The tape didn't hold along where the sun deflector is so a bunch of black pain decided to bleed.

    Regardless of those issues, I don't think it looks half bad, especially now that the decals are on. And, to my surprise, the arrow held out, so I didn't have to fix it. For the tail arrow, I used FrisketFilm, which is a tape like item but it comes in a sheet.

    Here it is!

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    I'll post a picture when it's completely done.
     
  2. lesofprimus

    lesofprimus Active Member

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    Looks good so far Catch...
     
  3. Catch22

    Catch22 Well-Known Member

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    Here is the finished product:

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  4. Heinz

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    Nice work mate!

    Top stuff :)
     
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    nicely done catch!
     
  6. Wayne Little

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    Hey Good stuff Catch, nice recovery when things went pear shaped on ya. That Ki-84 is a damn fine model.
     
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    Well done friend.:D
     
  8. Catch22

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    Thanks guys! And yes Wayne, it certainly was a very nice model to build!
     
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