Type 99 Ki 48 Sokei ''Lily'' (1/48 AZ models)

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  1. gbr-22

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    Hi eveyone in the forum!
    My next project is about the Type 99 Ki-48 "Sokei". The kit comes from 1/48 AZ models with thick plastic, wrong nose shape and no detailing except for a styrene Nakajima Sakae set. Therefore it's recommended only to those who want to add a lot of scratchwork detailing and definitely not to beginners.
    Starting with the cockpit apart from the other details I also made the type 89 dual mount MG which I find very attractive, from a modeller's perspective of course!My best wishes for Christmas to all !
    Cheers,
    Panagiotis.

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    Welcome back, Panagiotis :)
     
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    Nice to see you again in action Mate. :thumbright:
     
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    Good to see you around here again amigo Panagiotis. :lol:

    Congratulations for the work shown so far.
    What a way to use the scratch !! :thumbup:

    Saludos cordiales.
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    Wow!! Amazing work!
     
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    Thank you all gentlemen for your comments! I'm glad that I can share my new project with you once again!
     
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    Outstanding work once again. Well worth the wait.

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    Top notch as always :thumbright:
     
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    Man another awesome work of art. It is such a pleasure to watch a number of you gents work!
     
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    Absolutely fantastic scratch work !! I may have to switch up to 1/48 scale as my eyes fail me. Brilliant !
     
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    Great work so far!
     
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    Welcome back Panagiotis

    looks looks like the start of another awesome build, for a diorama?
     
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    Absolutely outstanding work!
     
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    OMG... this is simply incredible! That machine gun assemble is a model unto itself. I'm speechless.
     
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    Panagiotis, your work never seizes to amaze me...
    Incredible dtail and scratchbuilding...
    Thanks for sharing your superb work!
    I watch and learn!
     
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    Truly next level modelling going on here. Top notch work!
     
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    Thank you all gents for your kind replies!
    I've gone further on and I sscratched the nose frame.Well, actually I made two, the second being better than the first as is always the case with our hobby!. Then I put a lot of effort to make the starboard engine firewall.Finally I gave the tyres the groove type they were in the real Lily. That's allfor now guys!Thanks a lot for looking at the photos!
    Cheers,
    Panagiotis.

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    Good Lord! That engine fire wall! :shock:
     
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