Italeri 1:72 scale Gotha 242

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  1. Bustedwing

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    My start for the new year. Again with a lot of the kits or planes I build not a ton of pictures so back to winging it. Nice kit but ill fitting and the instructions are very misleading. Also a ton of fiddley little parts that try to explode when you clip them off the sprue. Comes with a bonus too, a Kubbelwagon which is a nice little kit unto it's self. I scratch built some crates and pallets for a bit more detail on the inside along with some tubing under the cockpit floor and my faux wood flooring which I think turned out too dark.

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    #2 Capt. Vick, Mar 7, 2016
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    Oh! Like what you did with the wood floor there! And packed it full! You're off to the races son! Good job!
     
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    Nice start. Again I envy the 1/72 builders who make kits the will never see the 1/48 scale light of day.


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    Very nice work indeed !
    The 'wooden' floor looks fine to me - just right for the look of wear and tear, dirt, dust and oil etc.
    Will you be adding tie-down straps and wheel chocks to the Kubelwagen ?
     
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    Some pictures of the completed kit. Great kit to build. I did'nt realize I had'nt posted these since I finnished it quite some time ago. I ended up having to hand paint and airbrush the teeth on the nose, the decal was a disaster. I'm pretty pleased with how it turned out. Always love a kit that comes with a bonus vehicle as well !

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    Great job
     
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    Nicely done - would look great in a small diorama.
     
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    Felicidades Bustedwing!!

    It's a nice job and as Terry says, would look great in a diorama.

    Saludos :thumbup:

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    Lovely work!
     
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    Beautiful job, I like the wooden surfaces and the perfect airbrushing. Congrats!.
     
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    Lovely stuff.
     
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