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Grumman Hellcat F6F-3, Eduard, 1:72 ProfiPack.


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Hellcat F6F-3, VF-16, USS Lexington, Hawaii, September 1943.

 

1:72 Eduard ProfiPack,

 

Finished now, took about 1 month to build. It was an excellent kit. Additions included:

 

Scratchbuilt clear styrene landing / navigation lights.
Little Lens identification lamps.
Stretched sprue IFF & VHF whip aerials.

Master Model Brass gun barrels.

Aerial wire stub in fuselage side.

Lead wire wheel brake pipes.

Pitot tube vane (scrap photo-etch).

Drilled out tailwheel drag brace.

Squadron vacform canopy.

Flatted tyres.

Drop tank filler cap decal.

Drilled out exhaust stubs.

Acetate gunsight.

 

Build thread here:

 

http://forum.largescalemodeller.com/topic/4049-f6f-3-hellcat-eduard-profipack-172/

 

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