Kawanishi N1K1 Kyofu type 11 'Rex' 1/48 Tamiya

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    #1 treyzx10r, Mar 14, 2012
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    Typical Tamiya quality went together very nicely no real fit issues. I took a lot of artistic license with the weathering figuring the blowing salt spray, harsh environment and the lack of primer on most Japanese aircraft would wreak havoc on an airframe finish over time.
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    Amazing that this aircraft morphed into the N1K2-J Shiden Kai

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    anyway thanks for looking and feel free to critique,cheers Trey
     
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    WOW, that looks stupendous Trey!:notworthy: Weathering and all!:thumbleft: I love the way that looks.:cool:
     
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    Thanks Aaron,really appreciate the kind words
     
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    it does look nice but how did you do the weathering Main colors then aluminum? and did you Brush paint it or Airbrushed it.
     
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    Very nice indeed, I particularly like the aluminium effect - looks very realistic.
     
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    Wayne,Terry thank you very much! Tim thanks ,I used the salt method over a base of aluminum all airbrushed
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    Nice work!!
     
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    Thank you so much Sir!
     
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    I haven't tried the salt treatment yet.... Nice results.
     
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    Very nice effect.
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    Looks like the technique worked pretty well. Good job!
     
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