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Miscmini Paints AIM's 15mm Polikarpov I-16


Polikarpov I-16 Type 18/24 Rata (Remastered)
Product #
R15-0403
Manufacturer
Suggested Retail Price
$12.00 USD


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Oddball writes:

Amazing paint job! The aircraft came out looking wonderful.


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miscmini Supporting Member of TMP Fezian writes:

I recently picked up several 15mm resin airplane models from Armaments in Miniatures (AIM). Originally I intended to assemble and paint them, and then create a new posting on the WWII Aviation Product Reviews board. Somehow, I ended up here (flattered I am).

From the kits I picked up, I decided that I would assemble and paint three Polikarpov I-16s for the Workbench project. These are quality resin kits, and come with several parts.

Components of the AIM I-16 kit

Tools:

  • Hobby knife
  • Small drill
  • Sanding sticks
  • Superglue applicator
  • Size 3, 5, and 8 paint brushes

Supplies:

  • Rust-Oleum Gray Automotive Primer
  • Krylon Crystal Clear (matte)
  • Vallejo paints
  • Distilled water
  • Artist oils & thinner
  • Future floor wax
  • Superglue and gap-filling superglue
  • Decals
  • Pastels

Other:

  • Vinyl gloves
  • Apron
  • Safety equipment (goggles & dust mask)
  • Soap, toothbrush, foam block, toothpicks
  • Reference books