F4U-1D Corsair Tamiya 1/48

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  1. Lucke.stz

    Lucke.stz Member

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    Hello guys,

    I´ll do some heresy to my scale, and build this model on 1/48, it is to a client ;)

    The building will be out of the box, with almost any aftermarket...

    let´s to the pics :D

    The box:

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    Trees:

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    Building the cockpit

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    working on the gauges, the Panel don´t have any detail of the gauges, so you must to use the decals, to have some better finish, I cut out the decals and glue one, by one...

    looks good:

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    I can´t resist, the kit is so good, so I have to put this PE Eduard SET to belts...

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    by now just this !

    Thanks to see :D :D
     
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    Wow!! Nice work so far
     
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    NICE WORK

    dbii
     
  4. Bucksnort101

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    Very nice. Mind telling me how you cut out each individual dial for the control panel?
     
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    Looking great so far. Judging from what we've seen of your work in 1/144 this 1/48 will be amazing!
     
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    He cut the decals out and glued one by one. :D

    That's what it said atleast
     
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    Nice work so far Lucas. This kit must seem huge compared to your normal tiny work!
     
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    Gotcha;) Seen some people use some expensive little punches to punch out each individual dial nice and cleanly so I though maybe you had a cheaper method. Sounds like you do;)
    Impressive 1/144 scale stuff!!!!
     
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    Wow awesome work :)
     
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    Looking very good so far Lucas!
     
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    Great work so far..love the detail.

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    Great start! look forward to more
     
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    Looks real good so far!:D
     
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    Very nice, it must seem huge compared to your regular work.
     
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    thank you guys, yes, it´s so huge to me :D I can build this with in the dark :D :D

    So let´s to some more pics:

    Control Panel Finished:

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    oh no ! !!! don´t forget the pilot´s girlfriend photo ! :D :D


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    Cockpit finished

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    for today, is only this, more to come tomorrow :D

    thanks to see !
     
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    Loved the little photo of the pilot's girlfriend. Awesome touch to an already fantastic job. :)
     
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    Great job Lucas, and the photo on he instrument panel is a nice touch.
     
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    thanks Terry :D
     
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