1/48 Hasegawa YF-104C 55-2957

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F-104nut

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time to build my favorite aircraft the awesome Lockheed F-104 . I will be using the out of production cutting edge cockpit with is really nice , THe super nice Caracal decal sheet recently came out and is a must pic of for you decal collection .

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For the open window attacemnet area i used a angle piece of palstic. Once the glued dried i sanded the top down to match the thickness of the window .

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Main wings and sureface controls was glued . I filled in the bottom sink marks ,. Wings primed with mrfinishing surfaer 1500 . Sanded and the underside sprayed with AK ADC grey .

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Helmet came from the DACO F-104 update seat which will add more to the build one done .

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Brian
 
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I also love this aircraft and I can't help but follow your work

Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of seeing him fly again in the centenary of the Italian Air Force.
 

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