Pete resting on the beach..(wip 1)

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  1. gbr-22

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    Ohayo gozaimasu gentlemen!
    My next project is going to be the beautiful IJNAF Mitsubishi F1M2 Reikan codenamed 'Pete' by the Americans.
    The kit is the 1/48 Hasegawa one and the dio will show a relaxation scene in Satawan Atoll, Mortlock islands in early July 1943..

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    Another close up pic of the Pete I'm going to build..

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    I made some minor improvements in the tiny cockpit and I am about to put the two re-riveted fuselage halves together..

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    I'll be back soon, I promise!:D
     
  2. Wurger

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    Pensacola.... :lol:

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    Miami I'd say! :lol:

    Great work mate!
     
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    #4 Wurger, Nov 8, 2012
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    Nope .. Pensacola , Florida... :lol:

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  5. Rogi

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    Wow very detailed :D
     
  6. gbr-22

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    Atlantic???No way guys!! This is north of Papua definitely!! lol!!
    Thanks!
     
  7. Lucky13

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    Well then, San Francisco, 15 miles from the Golden Gate... :lol:

    Will be following this one!
     
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    He, he, he....
     
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    Good stuff, and particularly useful, as I'm about to continue work with the same kit, for a friend - my first Japanese type.
     
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    Nice work so far!
     
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    Very nice work! That's sharp.:thumbright:
     
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    You won't find beaches like That anywhere near S.F., North Or South.......

    What a beaut!
     
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    Great cockpit!
     
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    I really like the look of that. Keep up the good work.
     
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    Phenomenal. You've posted work before here, right? If I recall correctly your last build was equally a beauty with scratch built palm trees showing a downed Zeke?
     
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    Ahhh... the Betty diorama. (形) 不思議な; すばらしい :notworthy:
     
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    Great work mate!
     
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    Your usual fantastic work mate - just love it!
     
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    Thank you all very much for your replies gentlemen!!
     
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    Hello gentlemen!

    My project keeps on going on almost daily basis..Ideas come and go but still the concept remains the same..

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    More details and photos you can see here: WildEagles

    Cheers,
    Panagiotis.
     
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