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Anton Ryzbak06 May 2020 4:15 p.m. PST

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So I bought this model for a set of WW2 aircaft rules back in 1984. The kit was not great and I was really busy so I put it aside. Now finally it is done and I have idea what rules we were planning on using! link

pmwalt06 May 2020 4:18 p.m. PST

Nice looking kit, and well painted too!

Heisler06 May 2020 4:23 p.m. PST

My guess based on date and scale would have been Mustangs & Messerschmitt by Rocky Russo.

Anton Ryzbak06 May 2020 4:32 p.m. PST

Heisler,
That sounds familiar, I just remember that it was pleasingly granular. Somewhere I also have a Polikarpov I-15 to go with this one.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP06 May 2020 5:03 p.m. PST

Nice little plane!

Dynaman878906 May 2020 5:19 p.m. PST

Your STILL not getting in the procrastinator's club.

Stryderg06 May 2020 6:41 p.m. PST

Maybe he can get in tomorrow.
Nice sharp colors, I like it.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP06 May 2020 9:03 p.m. PST

It looks good. Glad you finally got around to it.

Anton Ryzbak06 May 2020 9:46 p.m. PST

Dynaman8789, I was thinking of filling out the application but I haven't gotten around to buying a pen yet………..

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2020 11:54 a.m. PST

Nice looking model. Good thing you don't have a squadron of them to do.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP07 May 2020 2:05 p.m. PST

So, basically, after 6 years, you have "zero" done?

So … it's an A5M4, not an A6M0, but close enough for the joke?

She looks anxious to hit the skies!

Personal logo deadhead Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2020 2:29 p.m. PST

Great sequence on the website, showing its construction. The gaps here and there, the primitive casting, it was mid 80s after all. The end result is superb. The end result is "something different" and to be proud of.

Anton Ryzbak07 May 2020 7:12 p.m. PST

deadhead, actually I looked it up on the Scalemates website, it seems that this mold was first produced in the 1960's, so I guess that I should be more forgiving.

etotheipi, close enough ;) , now I just have to find a pilot figure that doesn't look like a mutated android

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