Finnish 109's

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  1. Wayne Little

    Wayne Little Well-Known Member

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    Hi Guys, I was helping net_sailor with some info on some Finnish 109's and said that I would post some shots of a couple that I built some time ago.

    So here goes...
     

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  2. lesofprimus

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    Very nice model... Whats her scale??
     
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    Realy good job! Maybe too clean (Messers were the dirtiest a/c ever built) but looks very nice. Could you tell us what is a scale and company of your model?

    P.S.
    Where is antenna link?
     
  4. Wayne Little

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    Yes, you are correct netsailor they are pretty clean...I built both about 10 years ago, when still in the learning curve, by the way you never stop learning!, at this time I would say that I would not revisit them to improve them or add antenna wire as they also serve as a reminder of the varing stages of learning and improving skills....but you never know...
     
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    WHAT SCALE????
     
  6. Wayne Little

    Wayne Little Well-Known Member

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    Sorry!! 1/48th Scale.
     
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    Looks bloody good to me!
     
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    Looks great!
     
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    Nice Bf.I think you really should think about the antenna wire. :)
     
  10. Wayne Little

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    Thanks guys, some more shots of MT-213....Ok, Wurger it's under consideration...
     

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    Think,think....The model looks nice ,the Finnish camo painting is rarely presented.What is the firm name of the kit?
     
  12. Wayne Little

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    Wurger the kits are Hasegawa, will post some shots of the second one tomorrow night, for now one more of MT-213 and some reference shots of the actual aircraft.

    Photo Credit Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia No.11 Finnish Fighter Aces
    by Kalevi Keskinen, Kari Stenman and Klaus Niska.
    Fantastic reference book.lots of photo's and pilot detail.

    MT-213 was flown by 16.5 victory Ace Lt. Eero Juhani Riihikallio and is depicted in May 1944 in green and Black upper camo victory list indicates 3 in this aircraft, caption claims 4.5?
    The second photo shows MT-213 in April 1943 still in Original german Grey(s) camo.
     

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    Very nice stuff there Wayne.I must say the Finnish camo looks interesting.:)
     
  14. Wayne Little

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    Ok the second Finnish 109....
     

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    Wayne, nothing more to say.:thumbleft:
     
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    Nice one. Good job.
     
  17. Wayne Little

    Wayne Little Well-Known Member

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    Hi Guys... few more shots..
     

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    Great looking models W! I'm getting back into the 1/48 and 1/35 business after a few blue moons of absence....still buying tools etc.
     
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    Well done. Great detail work. Great panel lines.

    The Finns kicked the crap out of the Russians until they were simply overwhelmed by numbers. Some tough people those Finns.
     
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