Fiat Cr 42 Night Fighter - From Silver Wings kit in 1:32

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  1. al49

    al49 Well-Known Member

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    Hi,
    this bird is now ready to fly in the night, trying to catch the hundreds of Lancasters attempting to bomb somewhere in Italy :(:(:(
    We only speak modelling in this section, but could you imagine an old fashion biplane like this, with only two 12,7 m.g., trying to down a Lanc?

    Anyway, here are the pictures.

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    We are speaking about scratch-building somewhere else in this forum, in facts some scratch-building was required to make extended exhaust pipes, the search lights and wind generator.

    View attachment 230455 DSCN0264.JPG DSCN0265.JPG DSCN0267.JPG

    Some of the above pictures aren't too good, so I will try to take a few more (and better) pretty soon.
    Alberto
     
  2. Wurger

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    Looking really very nice. Well done. :D
     
  3. al49

    al49 Well-Known Member

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    Many thanks!
    I just want to add a picture of the search light
    DSCN0266.JPG
    because the other isn't focus.
    To make the lens in front of the lamp I used a 6 mm punch and a piece of transparent plastic from a blister. It worked better then plasticard because once punched-off, the little disk resulted convex, so really simulating a lens.
    Alberto
     
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    Very nice! Well done!!!
     
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    Nice job !
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    Excellent work Alberto!
     
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    Very nice indeed Alberto, well done.
     
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    Great finish to this project Alberto.
     
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    Alberto a great job.
     
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    I like the Italian Fighters of the Interwar and WW2 aera. This one is excellently done!
     
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    That is Very Nice Al :thumbright:
     
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    That's a damn fine effort Alberto, well done!
     
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    I just want to add a couple of pictures, why?
    Because some friends from an Italian forum suggested me that the propeller wasn't aluminium but a very light blue, as seen in these two pictures

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    Therefore I tried to match that colour

    DSCN0286.JPG DSCN0287.JPG

    Cheers
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    You did a great job Alberto. Very well done. :)
     
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    Very nice, looks great in black...
     
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