**** FINISHED: 1/48 Arado Ar 196A-5 - Seaplanes / Floatplanes of WWII

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  1. mikewint

    mikewint Well-Known Member

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    #1 mikewint, Jul 11, 2014
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    Username: mikewin
    First Name: Mike
    Category: Intermediate
    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Italeri
    Extras: 20mm Cannons by Air Master
    This Arado served with 2./SAGr 125 in the Eastern Mediterranean and Aegean during 1943. This is the "costal" version of the Arado 196 designed to defend coastal areas and ports and to interdict and attack shipping. In this coastal role it both took off from and landed on the water as it returned to port. It mounted 2 - 7.92 MG, 2 - 20mm cannon, and most importantly, in its strike role, carried 2 - 110lb(50kg) bombs.
     

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    Great job Mr. Wint. Enjoyed following the build.

    Geo
     
  3. mikewint

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    Thanks Geo... I continue to learn
     
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    Very nice outcome on the bird, mighty nice :D
     
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    good job...
     
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    Fantastic job Mike, well done mate!
     
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    #8 Vic Balshaw, Jul 11, 2014
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    Thought I had all angles covered. Is it the dead on front and dead on tail I'm missing?
     
  10. Vic Balshaw

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    They be the ones Mike, but when you’ve time.
     
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    Well done matey.
    All them fiddely bits on there, yikes.
     
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    Good work Mike!
     
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    Nicely done! She looks sharp! Love the splashes of red against the gray.
     
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    Done a real nice job on her Mike.
     
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    Good job Mike, and I'm with Vic on the pics. Dead ahead and from six would be good.
     
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    Very sharp job Mike! Well done sir!:thumbright:
     
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    Very nice finish Mike
     
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    She came out Nice Mike :thumbright:
     
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    Note - the dead ahead and back photos are now in place. And Thanks for all the kind comments
     
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