Mosquito NF mk.II He162 Salamander

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  1. Negative Creep

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    I know I haven't posted any models in ages, just been busy with work and uni. I also had to move house so sadly a lot of half finished or slightly rubbish models had to go in the bin! Anyway, I've just completed these two so thought I'd share. First up is a Mosquito of 157 Squadron, which is the 1:48 Tamiya kit

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    Was pleased with how the kit went together, a few decals silvered a bit though. I painted it gloss black then used matt varnish after the decals, which helped them adhere. The only thing missing are the radio antennas going through the wingtips - didn't notice until after wards and not sure if I want to risk drilling now!


    The other one is the Revell 1:32 He162 Salamander 2./JG 1

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    Quite pleased with this one, apart from the demarcation line between the grey and green being rather vague as I don't think my airbrush can do very fine lines. A couple of bits are rather fiddly but overall it's a nice kit. Both built out the box


    Not great photos I know, will try and get some outside ones if it ever stops raining!
     
  2. Wayne Little

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    Hey NC, nice work mate....you've done a good job on both!:D
     
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    With Wayne here.:D
     
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    The Sala looks real good NG kind of hard to tell on the Mossie being all black and the lighting.Cheers Kevin
     
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    Nice work! My brother's built the He 162 and agreed that it's a good kit, tiny though! :shock:
     
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    Hey NC great to see back around mate. The mossie and 162 look awesome :)
     
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    Yep, I agree, nice work on both. Glad to hear I'm not the only one almost drowning in Britain's liquid sun!
     
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    Both of those look real good, a credit to you.
     
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    Agreed with all here, nice models mate.
     
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    Sweet - I like the Salamander in the snow! (of the effect of)
     
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    Looks great mate!
     
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    Nice work!
     
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    Great work NC!

    Corey, you think that's small, check it out in 1:72!!!!
     
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    I'll be trying to build the Mossie kit soon myself. Are there any notes or memos I need to keep in mind? excluding the antennas of course... :)
     
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