Frog Me 262

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  1. Bustedwing

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    Hopefully I can wrap this one up in less time it took for the 109 (3 years). I'm sure lot's of people remember this little gem. Now to see what I can make of it !

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    now this is one I haven't seen in some time....
     
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    Haven't seen that kit since the late 1960s - look forward to seeing the build.
     
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    Had some time today and started roughing in the gun bay.
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    Merry Christmas as well !!!
     
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    Good start.
     
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    Wow, great detailing for that scale.
     
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    Mini Guns !!! Scratched up a pair for one side. On another note...figured out how to take better close up shots with the digital camera ( knock knock use a tripod bonehead )
    I'm getting back into this !
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    Nice job on the guns!
     
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    looks good from here...
     
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    I agree, they look the part. Nice work.
     
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    Wow! Nice work.
     
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    Ok one side is done. Kind of scares me how much I now rely on those cheap reading glasses to do this !!!

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    Excellent! How did you make the curved chute?
     
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    The chutes are a piece of sprue. I shaved one side flat, flipped it over and shaved the other side flat until it was the thickness I was looking for. Then I held it over a candle to soften it up and bent it to shape. I did the final shaping with a jewelers file and some dental picks.
     
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