1/48 P-40M

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  1. Wildcat

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    Here's my latest build hot of the workbench/dining room table.
    Italeri 1/48 P-40M painted to represent A29-358 "Jen1" of S/L Stan Galton, 86 squadon RAAF, Merauke, Dutch New Guinea. The top colours are painted with Tamiya spray cans and the under side brush painted. Decals are from Tally Ho! decals. She's not 100% accurate but my pretty happy with the end result.
    Excuse some of the shots, its hard to get decent photos at night.
     

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    Nice one Andy. Gonna have to check out those Italeri kits one day.

    Geo
     
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    Real nice Andy
     
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    Good work Andy!
     
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    I love the RAAF P-40 birds, well done!
     
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    Good job Andy.
     
  7. Wildcat

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    Thanks boys!!
    Me too. All I need is a "K" model to complete my RAAF PTO line up. Mind you I don't think I'll be stopping at four P-40's!
     

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    I love these Australian kites. Well done Andy and what a great collection. :cool:
     
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    Thanks Wojtek!
     
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    Verry nice, all ofem. I'll be building an F-L for the next GB. OK*X, Africa, a Davidson bird..
     
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    very nice Andy, did my Italeri P-40 as "Hep Cat" of 75 Sqn RAAF, got a Hasegawa to do a Kiwi bird "Wairarapa wildcat" in the stash as well
     
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    Thanks guys! You did a great job on Hep Cat too Karl :cool:
     
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    Nicely done Andy, great little collection building up..!
     
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    Cheers Wayne!
     
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    Nice collection of P-40's. How did you mask the upper body when you used the rattle cans? I use spray cans and hand paint myself.
     
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    Thanks mate. I spray the top half one colour as I'm sure you do, then I make masks for the wings out of newspaper and tape them down - making sure the edges don't sit up too high as you'll get spray under the mask. The fuselage is more painful, I use many bits of curved Tamiya tape joined together to achieve the desired pattern. It's time consuming to get the right shape but it looks good when it's all unmasked.
     
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    Thanks for the tip. I've hesitated to use masks because of the spray getting underneath, and settled for hand-painting the second color. I just did a PBY using masking tape, but the demarcation lines were all pretty much straight, so it wasn't really difficult. I'll try your method on my next camo.
     
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    Give it a shot. It can be tedious work getting the masking tape into the correct pattern, but I sure you'll be happy with the end results.
     
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    Great collection of P-40s there.
     
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    Thanks mate :)
     
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