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Dave J

1/32 Tamiya Mk.XVI Spitfire 'Rongotea' 485 Sqdn (RNZAF)

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This was my first published article that I ever did.. It appeared in the September 2011 issue of Military Illustrated Modeller magazine...

 

Cockpit had wiring and hydraulic lines added (this was before Barracuda's Sidewall upgrade set was on the market), Eduard's Late Mk.IX harness and some of Interior PE set was used. I also added Barracuda's fantastic Cockpit upgrade set, Padded Seat and access door and 4 slot wheels. This scheme is included in the Tamiya boxing, but its incorrect. I was lucky and was able to contact the pilot's son, and he confirmed with me with the correct serial number that I had found during my research. All the markings were painted on with custom paint masks made from Miracle Masks

 

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Beautiful Dave, just beautiful.

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have this in my stash.  look forward to work it.  you have done a beautiful job on this.

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Very Nice Dave!  Out of curiosity how do you get a gig like that with a publication?  ot saying I have a chance just some education for me.  :book:  

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