My 1/48 Bf 109F-4 trop. H. J. Marseille

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  1. le_steph40

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    Hello All,

    Here is my penultimate build of 2010. It's the 1/48 Hasegawa Bf 109F-4 Trop with Hasegawa kit decals apart for the "gelbe 14" which is from Kagero.
    This aircraft was the last F-4 flown by the Hauptmann H. J. Marseille, staffelkapitan 3./JG27, during September 1942 before being killing in a flying accident while flying a Bf 109G-2 W.Nr 14256.
    Marseille claimed more than 40 victories while flying his last F-4 (W.Nr 8673) during September 1942.
    Hope you'll like it...

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    Best regards
    Steph
     
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    Good work!
     
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    Outstanding!

    So the main wheel tires had white walls too? I know about the tail wheel but not the mains.
     
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    Looks great love the weathering.
     
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    Looks great. Love the whitewalls.
    Ed
     
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    You've certainly nailed that one. Excellent finish well done.
     
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    A really nice build Steph.I bet the cones for that ariel were a PIA I have done them for a 1/24 and had issues.Again most excellant skills and techniques applied Sir. ;) Cheers Kevin
     
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    I like it...Very Nice work!

    Not sure about the white walls on the main tyres though?
     
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    With all here.
     
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    #10 Loiner, Feb 10, 2011
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    Very nice build indeed,
    .. and quite topical as I just paid my first ever visit to the RAF museum in Hendon yesterday and saw someting very similar -

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    Me-109 G-2 Trop - photo c/o flickr.com
     
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    Very nice!
     
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    Steph great looking build ,weathering is outstanding
     
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