****Finished: KI-48-I Type 99 (Lily) Group Build

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  1. javlin

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    #1 javlin, Jul 5, 2009
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    Here she is in all her glory :evil: what a pain.I am glad she is done now and ready for the cabinet.It all started with any painting and then the masking agent stuck like glue to the glass :mad: (first time).My paws all over,touch up here then there aaarrrgghh.Defiantly not one of my better attempts for sure but I can be proud if you can call it that?she did not find a wall then the trash can,preserverence paid off some in the long run??Pics..........
     

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    One word comes up in my mind.
    Wonderful!!!
     
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    A real beauty.... Bravo Zulu, Javlin !!

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    Great job Kevin!!! She looks awsome!!!
     
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    Wow, Kevin, she's a real beauty!
     
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    I like it a lot Javlin, its small and wonderful, good goings!!
     
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    The time was August 17 of 43 early morning along the China coast were the Japanese have had some great success years prior.The crew was tired this was to be the third sortie in five days,the tone of the war was changing more hectic more work.The fog was making it tough to get motivated it at least provided some cover from those damn Brit air raids here of late it will be gone in an hour or so.The mission today is back to Nan..................
     

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    I appreciate the postives guys she was a bear for me at least would at best give myself a C on this one.This was suppose to be the plane than was the stress reliever but Nooo :confused: .Well shes in the cabinet now and the Zero is looking at me but so is the 109 here of late ;).Cheers Kevin
     
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    Looks good to me Kevin!
     
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    Kevin

    If it was completed under trying circumstances, it has come through it well. A pleasing result I would have said!

    Cheers

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    Agreed, I think it looks great Kev, well done mate!
     
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    wonderful model Kevin
     
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    Despite the hurdles...looks good Kevin!:D
     
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    All things considered Kev, it came out great...
     
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    Nice work!
     
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    Very nice work Kevin.
     
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    I appreciate the comments guys but was wondering why know one asked about the fog picture for that is not real fog?just how it happened was all a mistake :?:.Cheers Kevin
     
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    It looks really great! A very fine job on that camo!
     
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    I had assumed you added that afterwards in Photoshop or something.
     
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    Nice paint job! I really like this model.
     
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