Tachikawa Ki-74

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  1. otftch

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    This is a 1/72 scale Ki-74 "Patsy" high altitude reconnassance bomber. Thought of first as a fighter, it was code named "Pat" by the Allies but later changed to "Patsy" when its true mission was discovered. One of the few Japanese aircraft equipped with a pressurized cockpit during the war. Manufactured by Tachikawa this is the thirteenth pre-production model. Kit is resin from AV Models.
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    Like that Ed...real Nice sir!
     
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    What a cool kit and plane :D amazing work on her :)
     
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    great one Ed
     
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    Neatly done Ed, good one.
     
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    Cool looking model, looking 'factory fresh' there :D
     
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    Sweet Ed, real sweet!
     
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    Good work Ed!
     
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    Ed, what did you use for the window glass on all the little portholes? And the big one in the nose? Jim
     
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    Decals. Cut out with a rotating leather punch from black decal stripes. A touch of clear gloss when model was dulcoted. Here are three sizes. I find gloss black looks more like glass than silver.
    Ed
     
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    Really? Looks damn convincing amigo!
     
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    With all here and as I've said before, I envy you 1/72 guys and your great selection.

    Geo
     
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    Amazing find and work:shock:
     
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    Well done, Ed. :thumbright:
     
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    Nice one Ed and a '13' too! :lol:
     
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    Now that is one I've never seen. Looks aerodynamic and fast. Nice job.
     
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