**** FINISHED: 1/48 Curtiss Hawk 75A-2 - Aircraft in Foreign Service WWII

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  1. Vic Balshaw

    Vic Balshaw Well-Known Member

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    #1 Vic Balshaw, Feb 21, 2014
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    Username: Vic Balshaw
    First name: Vic
    Category: Judge – Non competing
    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Must Have – MH148001

    Extras: AMLA48 003 Control surface etched detail. AMLA48 004 Wheels and undercarriage detail. Mushroom camouflage and decal book, scratch building.

    I've been I two minds on whether to enter this or not, initially I was not going to. I was not all that happy with the outcome and stuck it to one side for a couple of months. When dusting it down the other day I was thinking it wasn't so bad after all, not perfect by any means, but passable.

    To all of you my sincere thanks for being such an enthusiastic bunch who always show genuine interest in each other's efforts, offer great tips and are always on hand to render advice and information. To Waroff a very big thank you for all your help, you were invaluable in answering my questions and pointing me in the right direction with much of the detail. My thanks again to all of you.

    Here are my 6 mandatory pictures.

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  2. Vic Balshaw

    Vic Balshaw Well-Known Member

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    These are my four chosen views.

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    It's a challenging kit and you made it work very well. Nice job Vic.

    Geo
     
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    Very nice indeed. Great work Vic.
     
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    Very nice Vic!
     
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    Nice one Vic.
     
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    very well done !!! 8)
     
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    Agree with all. Glad you decided to post it.
     
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    Nice job Vic
     
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    Excellent work Vic!
     
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    Looks pretty good to me Vic!
     
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    Scrubbed up well Vic, good on ya mate!
     
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    Well done Vic.
     
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    That's a bit of all right Vic, nicely done.......
     
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    Very cool, love the colors and model outcome :D looks great!
     
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    Thanks Guys, really appreciated.
     
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