Airfix 1/48 P-51D Mustang finished

Finally! I didn’t think I would finish this one after all the issues I’ve had (mostly of my own making) so I’m pleased to see it done and it breaks my track record of USAAF subjects which haven’t made it to the end.  So here then is P-51D 44-14868 ‘Hurry Home Honey’ from the 364thContinue reading “Airfix 1/48 P-51D Mustang finished”

Airfix 1/48 P-51D Mustang

I was having a look at another modellers P-51 the other day (that Spencer Pollard chap) and the way he had picked out different panels using the base colour and another colour and although I have already applied the decals I wanted to do this on my model.The decals needed masking so I coated themContinue reading “Airfix 1/48 P-51D Mustang”

Airfix 1/48 P-51D Mustang

After all the issues I had with the model during painting I’m pleased to say that it is now up to the decalling stage as over the past few days I’ve been masking and painting, followed tonight with a coat of Alclad Aqua gloss; If I was to do this scheme again I would leaveContinue reading “Airfix 1/48 P-51D Mustang”

Airfix 1/48 P-51D Mustang and Heller Mirage IV

Having calmed down a bit from the last time I touched this model I decided to give it one more shot so I resprayed the wheel bays then masked them off along with the cockpit.Instead of using Alclad I decided to use a Tamiya rattle-can (AS-12) as recommended by one of my model-making buddies ,Continue reading “Airfix 1/48 P-51D Mustang and Heller Mirage IV”

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