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The G Dog Fezian Inactive Member12 Jun 2017 4:20 a.m. PST

I've completed a recent acquisition of an 1/144 balloon kit for use with my Wings of Glory collection.

I purchased this from the Reduced Aircraft Factory shop on Shapeways. Daryl does good work and this balloon was no exception. A mainstay of the Italian late war kite balloon units, it's a nice change from the typical Caquot and Parseval-Siegsfeld balloons produced for Wings of War and covered in the boxed set Burning Drachens.

The kit was printed in Black Strong and Flexible and primed with a couple of coats of Gesso. I really like the combination of BSF and Gesso it does seem to minimize the prep time required to get model ready for painting.


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Onomarchos Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2017 11:06 a.m. PST

Great looking … I really like the Litko stand with the model.

Mark

Personal logo svsavory Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2017 12:15 p.m. PST

Splendid!

Personal logo Dances with Clydesdales Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2017 3:04 a.m. PST

Very nice!

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