FAR Mudhens!

Started by FAR148, July 04, 2010, 10:28:50 PM

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Well from start to finish it took 111 days or 3 months and 19 days or 2664 hours. Some of the decals silvered but at foot and half -two feet, you can't notice them. And I bitched up the gold tinting on the JASDF bird. I tried for two days and gave up, so it's just clear now.

Here's a list of thing I did to my two girls as well as link to the in-progress threads
Both kits are Revell 1/48 F-15E

Hellenic Mudhen
In-progress thread
-Avionix Ace II seats
-Resin LAU-129 launcher
-AIM-120 from academy
-AGM-148 Kitbashed from Hasagawa Aircraft weapon set B and D
-GBU-12 from Hasagawa Aircraft weapon set D
-Resin copy of AN/AXQ-14
-Custom decals on nose and tail as well as roundel on nose
-Bare metal foil on the refueling door
-Canopy tinted
-Paints Lifecolor and Testors Model Master Acrcylic
-Panel lines washed

in progress thread
-Custom GE's F-110-GE-129 nozzle, Academy's F-15E afterburner can, the upper ring of Revell's can and top it off with my resin nozzle.
-ASM-4 the master part is kitbash from a Harpoon with the head of a Bullpup and the sides are just stock styrene. The master part was molded and casted a resin copy.
-GPS dome clear lense cover from an AGM-65 from revell A-10 kit
-The LAU-128 launch rails are resin copies of Academy's F-15K.
-Chaff/flare boxes on wing hard points are copies of True Details USAF Pylons for F-4 Phantom II
-AN/AAQ-48 targeting pod The body is a AGM-62 Walleye from Hasagawa weapon set B. The side vent is from a AN/AAQ-13 LANTIRN pod(Hasagawa weapon set D). The targeting head is a resin copy of the targeting pod from Revell Rafale M
-AAM-4 AAM-3 from Hasegawa JASDF Weapons Set A
-Bare metal foil on the refueling door
-Custom decal on tail
-Paint Tamiya color acrylic and Testors Model Master Acrcylic
-Panel lines washed

Photo info
Camera used Canon 7D on a trpod
lenses used Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM and Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro Lens





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Another superb pair. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:


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Great to see these finished, they look awesome! Nicely photographed too.



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Outstanding.  Frigging outstanding!!!!

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Awesome, man, just awesome!
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Absolutely marvellous Steve I must say. I don't know how you managed so much detail in 1/144th scale :rolleyes: :lol:
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Undersides of models is where I tried to hide my mistakes, your F-15s look great even upside down! Not just great What ifs, Great models FAR!  :wub:
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