P-38M Night Lightning 1/48 Academy

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  1. treyzx10r

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    Just finished this ,not a terrible kit but nothing to rave about either. The biggest complaint would be the gear bays and doors.Very poor fit and lack of positive location for the doors.Positive points ,decent fit minimal flash and ejector pin marks. I did scratch in a last minute landing light on the nose gear and decided to leave off the rockets and just have the bare rails. The variations in the black from the pre-tint/shade do'nt show well in the pics but it is there. Warts and all I'm actually pretty pleased with it, cheers Trey

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    Nice one Trey!
    I built the 'J' version from the same kit (most of the 'M' version parts are included), and, apart from the vague fit of the gear doors, found it a nice kit - certainly the best of the P-38 kits I've built in this scale over the years.
     
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    Thanks Terry ,totally agree compared to whats out there for this in the scale its a gem!
     
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    VERY NICE work Trey! That's sharp!:thumbright:
     
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    A fine model again Trey. I need to get a Lightning in my stash.
     
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    That looks pretty sweet! Wish it could have proved it's worth in combat and wish even more that there was a survivor...
     
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    Done a fine job there Trey!
     
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    Neat !
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    I like how she turned out :D There pretty cool in a black scheme :)
     
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    Looks great mate!
     
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    Another great build Trey.
    Vaughan
     
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    Nice work, I'm currently working on this kit myself, good to have a quality build to draw on!!
    Well done
     
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    Great job!
     
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    A beauty of a build, Trey. I'd hate to be the enemy and find one of those nightfighter '38s on my tail!
     
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