GB-56 1/48 P-38J - Thunderbolts and Lightnings

F-104nut

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Dec 14, 2011
Wichita,Kansas USA
Username : F-104nut
First Name: Brian
Catogory : Advanced
Manufactor : Tamiya
Model : Lockheed P-38J Lightning kit # 61123
Scale : 1/48
Add ons : Eduard look instrument panel , Eduard canopy mask , Kits World Ward Birds Decals


Just came a cross this group build and gave me a reson to start the Tamiya P-38J i picked up in October at out IPMS contest . Mine will be in the markings of the 382nd FSDouble Troube II. First things i did tonight and cut the kit rudder pedals off and glued them to the Ediard look instrument panel . Cockpit and nose gear bay ready for paint now :)

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F-104nut

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Dec 14, 2011
Wichita,Kansas USA
Finally got some spraying done toight , Cockpit color is a Mr color mix of my own , Wheel well sprayed with Tamiya LP-11 Aluminum. Next to hand paint the interior details before gloss coat and wash :)

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F-104nut

Staff Sergeant
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Dec 14, 2011
Wichita,Kansas USA
Finally making some progress on the P-38 . Spent the night applying wash , clear flat and dry brusing to the wheel wells and cockpit . I used the Eduard look instrument panel which is well worth it . Next to finish assembling the cockpit and start gluging the center section together :)

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