Eduard Yak-3 1:48 scale.

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  1. [SC] Arachnicus

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    After doing several 1:72 scales, I have acquired a lot of advice and tips from you guys. This is the the first 1:48 scale I have made where I have applied all of your advice.

    Body has been totally welded and sanded as well as some weather techniques with dry and pastel wash. A decal debacle occurred but I did what I could. It may be a it heavy on the pastel wash but I imagined a Yak-3 being used during hard cold winters on the Eastern front.


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  2. Rogi

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    This ones the best of your kits so far :) It turned out great :)
     
  3. [SC] Arachnicus

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    It may be a tad too pastel washed...lol. Thanks Rogi. I do love the Yak-3.
     
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    I have to agree very well done!If I may the only real critique that jumps in photos and maybe not so much in person is the fit of the canopy.Try using a white glue it is very forgiving and a few minutes after it starts to dry wipe with a damp q-tip and touch up with paint virtually no seam.
     
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    Not bad at all!
     
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    I echo the post above. :)
     
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    Nice work!
     
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    Very nice! I like the weathering, personally.
     
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    One of my favorite WW2 subjects. Very nicely done.
     
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    I like it too!
     
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    Looks pretty good to me.

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    That's really nice, and the pastel wash doesn't bother me at all. One thing to look out for is alignment. The direct head-on and tail-on views show your tailplanes aren't symmetrical or perpendicular to the fin - a small point but worth taking the time to address. [​IMG]
     
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    Was thinking the same Mike. The weathering doesn't look bad at all. A common mistake by beginners is to overdo it and you seem to have controlled the application nicely.
     
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