Tamiya A6M-3 Zero. Tainan Fighter Group, 1:48 Scale.

Discussion in 'Your Completed Kits' started by [SC] Arachnicus, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. [SC] Arachnicus

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    I made this one to replace the very first plane model I ever built which was a cheap Limberg zero.



    Z2.jpg Z3.jpg Z4.jpg Z5.jpg Z6.jpg Z7.jpg Z8.jpg
     
  2. Wurger

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    Looking great. :cool: But you should have used something thinner for the antenna wire. Just for the future projects.
     
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    Nicely done!
     
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    With Wojtek. I like the finish but, also for future, consider spending time to set the dihedral equally on each wing. It appears the port wing is angles upwards more than the right. Otherwise quite nice.
     
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    You've got great finishes on this bird.
    How about a comparison shot? If you still have that First build.
     
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    Yeah, I've always wondered what that Lindberg Zeke looked like.
    Nice job on this one!
     
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    Not bad....!
     
  8. [SC] Arachnicus

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    May 2012 is when I built my very first airplane. It was a Limberg. I posted it in this forum.

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    January 2013 is when I built my second 1:48 scale.


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    And oddly enough N45121U, you were the first one to comment.
     
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    Beautiful Hamp there, Arachinus.... must feel good to have a more modern and accurate Zero in your collection now. Looking forward to seeing more of your builds.
     
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    Both very well done Tom! You should see the state of some of my first builds!!! :)
     
  11. Wayne Little

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    Big step up, from then to now! :D
     
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    Very nice! I am going to do a Tamiya 1/48 A6M2 here one of these days.
     
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    Very nice. You are showing great progress in your modeling skills. Keep at it!
     
  14. [SC] Arachnicus

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    Thanks everyone. I still have a Tamiya A6M3 that still intimidates me. One day.
     
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    Not too long i hope....
     
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    Nice build. Loooking forward to the next one.
     
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