P-38J Conversion to F-5E in 1/32

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    P-38J Conversion to F-5E in 1/32

    Post  Cyril. on Wed Oct 21, 2015 12:22 am

    I am currently converting an old 1/32 Revell P-38J fighter to an F-5E PR aircraft.



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    It is involving a lot of scratch building.
    The following is the work so far.











    The Alison V-1710 port engine, re worked, still missing the oil lines.



    Camera bay, still not ready.



    The cowling which goes over the engine.



    The Zinc Chromate looks different in the photos, It is because of the light on my desk lamp.



    Hope you like, I will post more as I go along.

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    Re: P-38J Conversion to F-5E in 1/32

    Post  bcauchi on Wed Oct 21, 2015 5:51 am

    Amazing work so far Cyril, what an interesting build, nice work indeed.

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    Post  Cyril. on Wed Oct 21, 2015 12:30 pm

    bcauchi wrote:Amazing work so far Cyril, what an interesting build, nice work indeed.

    Thank you so much Brian.

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    Post  bcauchi on Wed Oct 21, 2015 2:39 pm

    The pre painted eduard instrument panel is really nice,worth going for.

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    Post  skyhigh on Wed Oct 21, 2015 5:38 pm

    Looking good..........



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    Post  spinner45 on Wed Oct 21, 2015 7:35 pm

    Love the detail. The build looks good.

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    Post  Cyril. on Wed Oct 21, 2015 10:34 pm

    Thanks. Very Happy

    The photos are not of the best quality.

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    Post  AdriaN on Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:24 pm

    amazing scratch building Shocked

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    Post  Cyril. on Sat Oct 24, 2015 10:20 pm

    AdriaN wrote:amazing scratch building Shocked

    Thank you Adrian, but I am still a long way off.

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    Post  ascomt on Sun Oct 25, 2015 12:01 pm

    Najsssssss

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    Post  Cyril. on Mon Oct 26, 2015 9:49 pm

    All the engine plumbing is finally done, and the cowling is fixed over the engine.




    Colouring the wheel wells is next.

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    Post  in nannu pec on Tue Oct 27, 2015 8:10 am

    Amazing work Cyril....love the copper detail ! prosit
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    Post  bcauchi on Tue Oct 27, 2015 5:33 pm

    Nice engine cyril well done. looking really nice.

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    Post  Wayne on Thu Oct 29, 2015 7:38 am

    Wonderful work Cyril... will it be ready by the exhibition?


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    Post  bcauchi on Thu Oct 29, 2015 5:02 pm

    When is the exhibition?

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    Post  skyhigh on Thu Oct 29, 2015 7:39 pm

    [quote="bcauchi"]When is the exhibition?[/quo


    10-14 Feb 2016

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    Post  Wayne on Thu Oct 29, 2015 8:12 pm

    10 - 14 Feb 2016


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    Post  Cyril. on Thu Oct 29, 2015 10:15 pm

    Wayne wrote:Wonderful work Cyril... will it be ready by the exhibition?

    I am doing my best to have it ready, but I am still a long way off.

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    Post  bcauchi on Fri Oct 30, 2015 7:07 am

    I hope that i manage at least one of my 109's in time for the exhibition.

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    Post  smallia on Mon Nov 02, 2015 2:22 am

    Lovely work mate. Looking good

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    Post  RayCaruana on Mon Nov 02, 2015 8:00 am

    Nice detailing Cyril! If it won't be ready by 10th. February you can still display it as "under construction", people love such models. We should have more of them actually..

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    Post  Noel Petroni on Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:28 am

    Wow! Cyril.... That's some amazing detailing!

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    Post  Cyril. on Wed Jan 27, 2016 11:00 pm

    Finally it is ready.













    Hope you like it.

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    Post  bcauchi on Thu Jan 28, 2016 6:00 am

    Brilliant work Cyril and great photos. That is a really lovely model, well done. All the work you did really paid off.

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    Post  Cyril. on Thu Jan 28, 2016 9:17 am

    bcauchi wrote:Brilliant work Cyril and great photos.  That is a really lovely model, well done.  All the work you did really paid off.

    Thank you Brian.

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