FINALLY COMPLETED (P-51 MUSTANG)

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  1. john i am

    john i am SMF Poster

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    Hi everyone here's my offering of Airfixs 1/24 Mustang. Not the most pleasurable build to date but it's "done." I won't be getting the same kit anytime soon. Unfortunately I have a number 1/24 Airfix kits in my stash so I fear some exasperating times ahead. But it's been a great character building exercise and I've managed to resist throwing it against the wall on many occasion. I had to stick it on the back burner and attack it when I felt upto it. No more cold sweats at bedtime. On to the next one. More later................

    Thanks for looking in and any comments left.
    Cheers John
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  2. peterairfix

    peterairfix Modeling Mad for it

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    A good build from a not the best of kits and I have a couple of airfixs 1\24s awaiting the build bash sometime
     
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    You have done a great job with that old kit. Nice to see another Red Tail.
    Might I suggest getting shot of those 1/24 Airfix via Ebay and getting some Trumpeter ones if you want 1/24 or, better still, have a bash at the Tamiya 1/32s for a real treat...
     
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    Looks really fine to me!!!
    Smooth paintwork ;)
     
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    You've made the best of an awful kit there. Very nice paint job. The wings look like they suffer the same droop problem as the Airfix 1/24 Spitfire.
     
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    All the hard work and effort has paid off as it looks nice.
     
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    My hat goes off to you John, you're made a silk purse out of a right pigs ear. Cracking job.
     
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    John, putting the short comings of the actual kit to one side, the paintwork is excellent.

    Great result all round!
     
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    Snowman We come in peace, so shoot to kill!

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    Sweet!!

    Great finish!!:cool::cool::cool::cool:
     
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    very nice clean looking build,John,your dose very well on it,:)
     
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    Great job on that old kit John, very nicely painted.
     
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