Tamiya FW-190 A-8/R8

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  1. Crimea_River

    Crimea_River Well-Known Member

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    Pics of my finished 1/48 Tamiya FW 190 A8/R8:

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    wow! not a bad lookin 190!
     
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    Agreed....well done.:)
     
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    especially the pilot, one of the best I've ever seen!
     
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    Excellent work!
     
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    Rather nice, and I also like the pilot figure. Good work.
     
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    Thanks all.

    The pilot stands only 27mm tall. He's from the Eduard Luftwaffe ground figures set and he sure tested my patience! I have one of those large magnifying glasses on an extension arm clamped to my bench and it has a fluorescent light on the back to illuminate the work. Couldn't have done it without this tool.
     
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    Nice work my friend! Some more pics of the plane possibly? I want a full shot :D
     
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    beautiful work on Klaus's A-8....

    for historical purposes the name "tough guy VII" was all painted in red.

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    Lovely work, more pics please! 8)
     
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    More pics as requested. Unfortunately I already picked my best shots. Need a Macro lens.

    Erich, hadn't heard about the writing being in red. I was at the mercy of the decals and photos of the plane didn't lead me to question the yellow. Any references you have would be appreciated as I like to have as much accuracy as possible.

    Despite accuracy, the sharper eyed amongst you may catch the fact that I screwed up on the starboard side cross on the wings and misplaced it relative to the port. I didn't notice it until several weeks after I had it on display.

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    numerous photos in my private collection of SturmFw's, for text may I refer you too the unsurpassed volume 2 of Lorant/Goyat's JG 300 produced by Eagle Editions
     
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    yes sir all your pics have gone nutz.
     

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    Very nice pic Erich. It looks a little more worn than most LW aircraft.
     
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    It looks like I weathered it! :lol:
     
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    Pics are definitely gone......saw the first set before they went MIA...
     
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