FINALLY COMPLETED (P-51 MUSTANG)

john i am

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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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peterairfix

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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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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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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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All the hard work and effort has paid off as it looks nice.
 

papa 695

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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!