1/48 Mitsubishi J2M3 Raiden (Jack) Type 21- Pacific Theatre of Operations II

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  1. Lucky13

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    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Hasegawa
    Extras: Decals if I can find a '13'...
     
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    All right Jan. Got one in the pile so I will be watching veeerrryyy closely.

    Geo
     
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    Since things are going somewhat well with the Avenger, I thought that I'd add another wee bird...
    It was between (d*mn you Wayne! :lol:) the Frank and this one, the Jack...and hopefully, I'll find a '13' of some sort...

    Anyhoo, found so far they were used by these:

    256th Kokutai November 1944 - December 1945
    301st Kokutai February 1944 - July 1945
    302nd Kokutai March 1945 - August 1945
    332nd Kokutai August 1944 - August 1945
    352nd Kokutai August 1944 - August 1945
    381st Kokutai End 1943 - April 1945
    Yokosuka Kokutai
    Yatabe Kokutai
    Genzan Kokutai
    Tainan Kokutai
    Konoike Kokutai
    Chushi Kokutai

    Now, it's just a question as in who, used the J2M3....
     
  4. Lucky13

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    Been trying a bit...

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    What a difference a different background does...

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    i love this JAN

    more, more, more, nicely.
     
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    When it rains, it pours, eh Jan?
     
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    Pissing down as we say here.... :lol:
     
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    But if you stay upright only.. :lol:
     
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    In for a penny, in for a pound ah Jan, nice one mate.
     
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    Thanks awfully old chap!
     
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    Nice start Jan.
     
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    Cheers pal....

    Anyhoo, a bit of a situation here, seen builds with a black panel and in the same colour as the rest of the cockpit, which is right???
     
  13. Lucky13

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    Is this something to go by, or??

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    I think yes it is. The indicator panel doesn't seem to be of black. The pic source - the net.

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    The two more shots I found via the net....

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    Right then! Cheers my friend! :wave:
    Decals next then.....
     
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    Good luck ! :wave:
     
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    Cheers my friend! :wave:

    Fiddling with the panel....

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    Nicely done. How are you going to remove the clear areas of the decal?
     
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    The odd time I use the decal, I wait for it to settle and dry, give it a flat coat and then use clear gloss or Future for the lenses. Gotta try cutting out the dials one of these days.

    Geo
     
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