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Japanese Ki-46 Dinah III finished
« on: May 03, 2016, 04:30:45 pm »
Here is the 1/48 scale Tamiya Dinah III that was recently finished, the model was built SFTB while the markings came from an Aeromaster sheet.








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Re: Japanese Ki-46 Dinah III finished
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2016, 04:49:45 pm »
Great weathering! Interesting main green/drab/brownish color.   Great job :thumbsup:

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Re: Japanese Ki-46 Dinah III finished
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2016, 05:08:08 pm »
I love the shape of this version with the smooth nose.  Like a flying dolphin.
Good work.  RW?
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Re: Japanese Ki-46 Dinah III finished
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2016, 05:22:04 pm »
Thanks guys!

Yes its real world. :-\




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Re: Japanese Ki-46 Dinah III finished
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2016, 08:59:16 pm »
I love the shape of this version with the smooth nose.
So do I!
Thanks for the enjoyment showing us this rare model. ;D
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Re: Japanese Ki-46 Dinah III finished
« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2016, 02:53:56 am »
Highest quality indeed! :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow:
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Re: Japanese Ki-46 Dinah III finished
« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2016, 05:17:56 am »
 :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: Good modelling. I like that a lot. You have certainly nailed that colour :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Japanese Ki-46 Dinah III finished
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2016, 06:19:51 pm »
Thanks guys!

My next Dinah will be what-if, here are a couple more images of the Tamiya Dinah.



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Re: Japanese Ki-46 Dinah III finished
« Reply #8 on: May 05, 2016, 07:07:09 am »
You have certainly nailed that colour :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Absolutely, looks spot on  :thumbsup: Superb model  :bow:
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Re: Japanese Ki-46 Dinah III finished
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2016, 07:57:19 am »




Looking at that picture made me wonder if the engines are the same size as the BMW 801 which would make a simple whiff if they are.

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Re: Japanese Ki-46 Dinah III finished
« Reply #10 on: May 05, 2016, 10:09:01 am »
Thanks NARSES2 and Gondor!

Gondor,
Years ago I made a what-if Luftwaffe Dinah and put BMW engines on it and as I found out the Japanese engines were a smaller diameter than the BMW's...they can be made to fit the airframe but its not just a perfect drop in fit.

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Re: Japanese Ki-46 Dinah III finished
« Reply #11 on: May 05, 2016, 12:06:12 pm »
As everyone already said, excellent work! You sure know how to make them look real, all the pics are great but that first and last ones are just too good! :thumbsup: :bow:

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Re: Japanese Ki-46 Dinah III finished
« Reply #12 on: May 06, 2016, 10:09:09 am »
Thank you DogfighterZen!

Sadly I have not been able to find any photographs of airworthy Dinah's that had much weathering on them so I took the weathering on this model to the limit based on the photographs available to me.
I really like warplanes that actually look like they were in a shooting war and this Dinah barely qualifies as a warplane.


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Re: Japanese Ki-46 Dinah III finished
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2016, 01:31:55 am »
The Ki 46 is a great looking aircraft = almost French in design.  You paint job is a cracker as always. Your photos are super.

Thanks for sharing.

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Re: Japanese Ki-46 Dinah III finished
« Reply #14 on: May 08, 2016, 11:48:53 am »
Thanks for looking dumaniac!

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