**** FINISHED: P-40E Leningrad Front, USSR 1943 - Aircraft in Foreign Service GB

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  1. Nxthanos

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    #1 Nxthanos, Nov 24, 2011
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    Please withdraw this entry from consideration, thank you.
     
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    Good one Chris.
     
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    I agree, excellent job!
     
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    Looks the goods alright. Nice work.
     
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    Nicely done!
     
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    Well done Chris!
     
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    i like it, well done
     
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    Russians did use rather large kill markings didn't they! Excellent work!
     
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    Excellent job Chris!:thumbright:
     
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    Looking nice . A good job on the model. :)
     
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    Wasn't the best kit in the world, but it came out ok.
     
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    #16 jjp_nl, Nov 25, 2011
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    Nice! After I'm done with my Tomahawk I'm most certainly gonna get me one of those later P-40's, an Aleutian Tiger of sorts seems like an interesting thing to do, to kinda link it to my AVG kite since the Aleutian Tiger were apparently commanded by Claire Chennaults son.
     
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    I have decals (and a good p-40E Otaki kit) for an aluetion Tiger p-40e.

    I hoped to show with this build that if you put in a little effort, even an older less detailed kit can look decent.

    Many model builders starting with myself can't afford to buy the latest tamiya or hasegawa 1/48 offering, or eduard extras and so forth, so we have to rely on the secondary market and a little kit bashing as it were!

    My little P-40 will win no awards, but he's decent and that is good enough for me! ;)
     
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    Plus, if you think about it working your way through an older kit (be it ancient Airfix/Otaki/some old Monogram thingy or whatever) is more often then not a lot more challenging (even OOB) then slamming together a typical shake bake Tamigawa kit (which doesn't mean those aren't nice, as they can be quite relaxing to build), let alone adding extra details/scribe panel lines...etc. etc. IMHO there's a lot more to learn in terms of basic techniques, and taking it to the next level in terms of adding extra details etc. from building these old kits.
     
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    Nice work!
     
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