**** FINISHED: 1/48 CF-104 Starfighter - The Jet Age.

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    #1 Crimea_River, Sep 13, 2015
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    Username: Crimea River
    First name: Andy
    Category: Judge – Non competing
    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Hasegawa
    Model Type: F-104G 'CCV'
    Aftermarket addons: Vicon Pod from Terry (Airframes), scratch built details.

    This completed model depicts CF-104 s/n 12842 as it served with 1 Wing, RCAF in Marville, France in the mid sixties.

    The 6 compulsory pics:

    15091305.jpg 15091306.jpg 15091307.jpg 15091308.jpg 15091309.jpg 15091310.jpg

    And some optional angles:

    15091311.jpg 15091312.jpg 15091313.jpg 15091314.jpg 15091315.jpg 15091316.jpg 15091318.jpg
     
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    Very nice Andy, looks pretty fantastic, especially those panels around the jet pipe
     
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    Outstanding!
     
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    That, my friend, is a real cracker - a Star (fighter) !
     
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    Love the way you've finished the metallic surface with the green tinge. looks terrific.
     
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    Thanks guys. Any "green tinge" would be purely unintentional. It's probably the lighting as It was pi$$ing rain outside and I had to take these pics indoors under a weak light. I would have preferred a light grey background but can never find that colour in the craft store.
     
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    well maybe, but I still think there is greenish hue across the dorsal area of the aircraft. I need to get my eyes tested, but it looks terrific. Kinda like metal that's been hot and then cooled slowly......
     
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    Beautiful work Andy! Those white wings and bright roundels really contrast well with the NMF finish!
     
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    excellent job andy excellent
     
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    Like the look of that Andy...well done.
     
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    Nice to see this one cross the finish line Andy. A great build.
     
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    Thank-you gents!
     
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    Great work Andy!
     
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    Absolutely stunning. a great build to follow.




    Geo
     
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    Helped by great references from you, so thanks!
     
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    With all here. Splendid work Andy. A true inspiration to build one for myself.

    Congrats!
     
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    Weirdly beautiful!
     
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