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Offline Nils

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1/144 TU-22M Backfire-B
« on: January 15, 2011, 02:54:36 am »
first completed build of the new year, this is a Tu-22M1, painted up in Leutonian Air Force markings.  ;D

the model is the old Revell 1/144 Tu-22M Backfire-B, i removed the huge anti-ship missile hardpoint from the centerline and replaced it with a new internal bombbay.
inside are 4 british standard 500lbs bombs, 2 indigenous 2000lbs JDAM copies and 1 5000lbs Thermobaric Bomb (repainted 1/72 MK.84, search google for FOAB for info).

the inside of the bombay is only half-arsed, i know, but i didnt have much modelling toime this week, and i have a lot of other projects going on (+stash reduction builds), but im gonna look at fitting some aditional bombs later to cover the big white spot  ;D

the only problem i had was the black paint for the landing gear, it comes of easely, guess its time to open up a new jar and repaint the tires  :-\
« Last Edit: January 15, 2011, 02:56:52 am by Nils »
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Re: 1/144 TU-22M Backfire-B
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2011, 04:35:05 am »
You do know, don't you that blue coloured munitions denote practice ones (ie inert)?
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Re: 1/144 TU-22M Backfire-B
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2011, 06:18:38 am »


nice mate, love Backfires  :wub: :wub:
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Re: 1/144 TU-22M Backfire-B
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2011, 06:59:22 am »
Looks great nils,i know how hard it is to make models in smaller scales, good work on the weapons bay.


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Re: 1/144 TU-22M Backfire-B
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2011, 07:31:39 am »
too cool  :cheers:
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Re: 1/144 TU-22M Backfire-B
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2011, 10:16:08 pm »
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