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The oldest kit in my stash now FINISHED!
« on: August 31, 2011, 11:51:41 am »
Just finished this one yesterday, this is the old 1962 kit of the Monogram Zero. The model was built O.O.B. the only change made was the decals which were replaced with those from my spares box, the kits decals were way too old to even think about using. The model was put in the markings of a Zero based at Atsugi airbase in 1945.











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Re: The oldest kit in my stash now FINISHED!
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2011, 11:58:18 am »
Nice photos, I think those rivets are more realistic than a few lines of incised panel.I like this model, and your work is flawless as always :thumbsup:

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Re: The oldest kit in my stash now FINISHED!
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2011, 12:04:16 pm »
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Re: The oldest kit in my stash now FINISHED!
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2011, 12:59:27 pm »
Classic Zero! nice work  :thumbsup:
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Re: The oldest kit in my stash now FINISHED!
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2011, 03:12:04 pm »
Outstanding!! ;D
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Re: The oldest kit in my stash now FINISHED!
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2011, 03:26:18 pm »
Excellent Reisen.  :thumbsup:
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Re: The oldest kit in my stash now FINISHED!
« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2011, 06:29:23 pm »
Thanks to all for the kind words!

Now that this model is finished I have started on a what-if...a wheeled thingie and NOT an airplane. :wacko:


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Re: The oldest kit in my stash now FINISHED!
« Reply #7 on: September 01, 2011, 12:53:07 am »
Really nice finish :thumbsup: :bow:
Decals my @r$e!

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Re: The oldest kit in my stash now FINISHED!
« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2011, 02:10:57 am »



Great work as always, gotta love this picture, I`m sure it would fool a lot of people is published.  :thumbsup:
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Re: The oldest kit in my stash now FINISHED!
« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2011, 02:12:07 am »
I have also built this kit and it makes up into a fine example of the Zero, typical model of its era but went together well I am sure. In fact I am certain the remains are in a box in my parents loft (reserve model stash) and I think they may be salvagable, mmmm a challenge? lol, nice pics.
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Re: The oldest kit in my stash now FINISHED!
« Reply #10 on: September 01, 2011, 03:42:14 am »
Outstanding!! ;D

Agreed.  The work is indeed excellent, but the photography of the finished item is superb, unparallelled, magnificent.........(searches for thesaurus to find other superlatives...)   It's the monochrome shots that really do it!
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Re: The oldest kit in my stash now FINISHED!
« Reply #11 on: September 01, 2011, 11:29:55 am »
Thanks guys! :thumbsup:

Glad you liked the pics.


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