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foxbat06 May 2017 9:43 a.m. PST

Not for air gaming of course, but it can provide my 1940 French a few strafing runs on the OpFor. It's a Hasegawa model.


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Personal logo PzGeneral Supporting Member of TMP06 May 2017 2:58 p.m. PST

Nice work thumbs up

I've always loved the lines of that aircraft…..

wrgmr106 May 2017 3:12 p.m. PST

Agreed, great lines and nice work!

Chris Wimbrow06 May 2017 7:32 p.m. PST

May I ask why, "Not for air gaming of course …"?

The "of course" part. Understood if you want it to only be a display model.

Gear up means she's flying. But the cockpit does seem to be empty.

Just some rambling curiosity. It's a beautiful model.

bobspruster07 May 2017 3:59 p.m. PST

Nice one, love that plane. I have a 1/48th version in my office at work.

foxbat08 May 2017 2:14 a.m. PST

@Chris Wimbrow
The of course may be in excess, it's just that this scale is so big I imagine it must take a lot of space to have a game. I also have 1/300 models for CY6, but I guess it can be done in 1/72 too.
Yes, the cockpit is empty as no pilot was supplied in the box. In fact, the model is designed to be with the landing gear down so it was a lot of work with green stuff and a file to correct this.

Mark 116 May 2017 1:46 p.m. PST

I also have 1/300 models for CY6 …

Words words words blah blah blah …

PICTURES man, we need PICTURES!


Even at 1/300 this is quite frankly not my best work. But then, quite frankly, it is not the best model either. In both cases I might say good enough for wargaming purposes, but not for the display case.

-Mark
(aka: Mk 1)

foxbat19 May 2017 9:17 a.m. PST

Well, my models are not the right time period since they are jets from the Korean War (blame my love of "The bridges of Toko Ri )

Anyways, here they are :

MiG 15s

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F 86 Sabres

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and my favorites, F9F Panthers

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