Another oddball

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  1. otftch

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    #1 otftch, Sep 8, 2010
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    Here's a Mig-21 in US markings. It came by way of Israel in 1966. I couldn't resist it. Kit is an old Airfix in 1/72 scale.
    Ed
     

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    Nicely done!
     
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    Nice one Ed. Did you mould a different canopy? The earlier MiG21s had the front-opening canopy, although I'd have to check that this was not replaced in US use. Looking very good though mate.
     
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    Good going there Ed. :)
     
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    Nice one Ed.
     
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    Nice one Ed
     
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    With all, nice (and original) model Ed!
     
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    Very nice. I like seeing aircraft with captured marking, e.g. P-51 with German markings.
     
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    #12 beaupower32, Sep 9, 2010
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  13. otftch

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    I'm working on two Mustangs now in German captured markings, a "B" and a "D". Here is an in-progress pic
    Ed


    Thanks Beaupower for the vids...neat
     

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    Looking good Ed, looking forward to the finished result.
    I'll admit, you had me thinking about that MiG 21 - didn't think the canopy was replaced, but got me going a bit ! Can you use the kit canopy, or is it a poor moulding? I built this kit when it was first released in the 1960s, and remember wondering how Airfix got the info to design the kit, it being so 'secret' then !!
     
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    I think it would be just as easy to vac a new one.
    Ed
     
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    Nice work Ed

    I would like to see more of the German Mustangs when you finish

    Mike
     
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    Very nice work Ed! Very strange seeing it with US Markings
     
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    Nice Ed. You always come up with something interesting.
     
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    Nice job on the finish. Looks odd in those markings
     
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