Hobby Boss ME-109G late variant, Yugoslavia 1945. 1:72 Scale.

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    I liked the unique markings on this one. I also liked that it had two additional guns under the wings. Can someone give me info reference the use and caliber there were?
     
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    Beauty man!
     
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    20mm Mg 151/20 cannon. Pretty much an anti-4 engine bomber weapon, probably useful against the Russian Stormovichs too. A couple of those shells could ruin your whole day.
     
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    Thanks for the info guys!
     
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    Nice! It was often know as 'Kannonboot' - gun boat, because of the gondolas providing a heavier armament.
     
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    Nice work!
     
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    And I will criticize my work my work by stating that the mast is too thick.
     
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    One other question. Is the swastika supposed to be backwards on one side?
     
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    They are correct the way you have them. I'd also suggest that at this scale, the antenna wire be left off or use the absolute thinnest material you can find.
     
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    Use old small gauge copper wire and wrap it around a punch for perfect uniformity.
     
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    Very nice.
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    Very good and what he said about the wire. If all else fails, use human hair. I have done quite a bit of work in 1/72 and stretching sprue can be as thin as hair.
     
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    A guy I know made it as a skin for me in a game I play.
     
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    That's Cool....
     
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    Nice job...looks great!
     
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