1/72 Academy PBY-5 Catalina

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  1. Maglar

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    Got this one finished right in time with my holiday break quickly wrapping up. This kit gave a true definition of murphy's law and academys instructions for painting were different from the side images on the box so I made do with what I saw. Overall it wasn't too bad and the bird grew on my by the end. I used alclad aluminum sealed with future (which surprisingly doesn't affect the sheen and makes applying the decals very easy) and flat coated the top yellow part of the wings. A mechanical pencil was used to "color" in the recessed panel lines and I did some light soot and rust with tamiya weathering kit.

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    Great job Maglar and very subtle weathering. I like it. Jan should be popping in singing praises.

    Geo
     
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    Very, very nice mate! Great work!
     
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    I'll say...... that Is verrrry nice.....
     
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    Done a great job man...:D
     
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    Nice build!
     
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    That's a lovely looking model you've made there. Very well done indeed !!
     
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    Beautiful !
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    Very nice! Well done!
     
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    Thanks all, I appreciate the kindness.
     
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    Well done!
     
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    Very, very nice. And a mechanical pencil for the recessed panel lines! I learned something new!
     
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    Sweet looking Cat :thumbright:
     
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