**** FINISHED 1/48 Ki 61 Hein 'Tony' Maj T.Kobayashi - Aircraft of the Aces GB.

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    #1 Nxthanos, Nov 14, 2011
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    1/48 Ki 61 Hein 'Tony' Maj T. kobayashi - Aircraft of the Aces GB.
    Username: Nxthanos
    First name: Chris
    Category: Casual 2 (**)
    Scale: 1:48
    Manufacturer: Arii (Otaki mold)
    Model Type: Kawaski KI 61 Hein
    Details: Single seat Fighter/Interceptor
    Aircraft Assignment: Major Teruhiko Kobayashi
    Accessories: None
    Decals: Techmod

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    Great job with the Camo on this one Chris, well done!
     
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    EXCELLENT Chris!!
     
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    I echo the post above. :)
     
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    Nice work Chris!
     
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    Good one Chris.
     
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    Wonderful work Chris.
     
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    A very great job job :)
     
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    Well done Chris, looks great.
     
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    Still need to do the attena wire better, that was the thinnest i could get streched srue without it curling or warping.

    I need something better, sugestions would help guys. :)
     
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    rather partial to japanese birds, Nice work Chris!
     
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    I go through phases myself.

    Sometimes all i want to make are american, other times it might be russian, or Britsih, or common wealth, or italian, or finnish, or french...well, you get the idea!

    Right now I'm geary up for French aircraft (I have a group build for them on my forum, all of you guys are invited to look and join if you like) and plan an italian one soon.

    Overhere, i have 4 planes for Foreign service goup build, to make in no particualr order:

    Gloster gladiator mkII Finnish winter war colors.

    P-40E in SOVIET service (if the decals suck i have a back up in australian service)

    Hurricane MkI in BELGIAN srvice (bet you don't see a lot of those!)

    Spitfire MKVIII in Australian service.
     
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    Chris, you can try stretching some sprue again - you should be able to get it as thin as a human hair. The trick is to do it in one swift move, keeping it straight until cool. If this doesn't work, then 'Invisible' mending thread is great for this scale, available from any shop selling sewing materials.
     
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    She came out quite nice!
     
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    Very nice work Chris!:thumbright: :cool:
     
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    Really involved paintwork there, and she looks great.
     
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    Looks great! Love the camo!
     
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    Thanks guys, it was a fun build.
     
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