1st PLACE EXPERT: 1/48 Tamiya Messerschmitt Me 262 A-2a 9K+YH of 1/KG 51

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  1. Crimea_River

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    #1 Crimea_River, Jan 9, 2010
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    Messerschmitt Me 262 A-2a 9K+YH of 1/KG 51 based at Rheine Autumn 1944

    User Name: Crimea River
    First Name: Andy
    Category: 1 Advanced
    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Tamiya
    Type: Messerschmitt Me-262 A-2 with Kettenkrad
    Used OOB decals, added scratch built details and Eduard PE seatbelts.

    Well, here's the final product with the obligatory photos. This was a challenging build as I had not attempted such a complex squiggle pattern camo before with an airbrush. I've learned a lot and know I can do better the next time.

    Thanks to all who took interest in the build and to those who provided detailed references on the subject aircraft.
     

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    Wow! Superb effort Andy! :cool:
     
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    Oustanding job Andy!
     
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    Holy crap nice work!
     
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    I think u've surpassed ur best work Andy, cause this one is just beautiful...

    Do u think u can do a re-do of ur pics, without the base.... Its very nice but distracting, and come judging time, all eyes should be on the kit, not the presentation....
     
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    Wow man that looks bloody trick! 8)

    Well done!
     
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    Freakin' awesome Andy! Lovely job!!!
     
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    Outstanding! Fabulous presentation there CR. 8)

    Cheers

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    Drop dead beautiful Andy.. the model and the dio!!
     
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    Awesome Andy, just awesome

    :hotsun: :hotsun:
     
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    Excellent work.:D
     
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    Great Job Andy. :)
     
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    Great work!
     
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    DAMN thats SWEET mate 8)
     
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    very well done mate, came out great despite the setback with the paint and decals
     
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    :shock: Really outstanding work Andy, both on the model and entire diorama too. :thumbright:
     
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    Thanks everyone for your kind comments. I appreciate them very much.

    Here you go Dan. Figures and dio removed. Let me know if these are still not up to snuff.
     

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    Here are the 4 optional shots - model only:
     

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    Absolutely fantastic. An excellent choice of subject too.
     
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