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Typhoon Crash 75% complete

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    February, 2016
Typhoon Crash 75% complete
Posted by duckman on Saturday, March 04, 2017 1:09 AM
Hey all,
During the past summer I drove past a garage sale and spotted a healthy supply of kits!
 
All of them were old Monogram kits ranging from the F-105 wild weasel, Av8a Harrier and Hawker Typhoon. Needless to say I bought the lot and walked away with 8 kits for a cool twenty dollars!
 
I felt it would be great to improve my airbrushing and weathering skills, as I worked through the kits eventually with the Typhoon remaining I thought it could become a great piece for a diorama.
 

 

So this is the second diorama that I have done taken advice from fellow forum members to make the scene more interesting and with help from all of you and Luke Towan - Boulder Creek Railroad - YouTube! I've come up with this!

On The Bench:

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    January, 2011
Posted by jackball74 on Saturday, March 04, 2017 4:01 AM

Nice!

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    December, 2015
  • From: providence ,r.i.
Posted by templar1099 on Saturday, March 04, 2017 6:18 AM

I like it, nice theme, good ground work and damage.  

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  • Member since
    September, 2006
  • From: Central Texas
Posted by NucMedTech on Monday, March 13, 2017 12:14 PM

I like it. Well developed story. One thing I would suggest for your next one is, where you have the wing tip torn up sand the edges for a thinner more scale appearance. You may also consider having some cables in there from the flap or aeleron actuators(terminology may not be correct) that got mangled.

-StephenCowboy

Most barriers to your successes are man made. And most often you are the man who made them. -Frank Tyger

  • Member since
    November, 2008
  • From: Hatboro, PA
Posted by Justinryan215 on Saturday, May 13, 2017 8:35 PM

That looks great!  My only "bugaboo " would be the color of the torn up dirt/mud appears a bit too orange...but, like I said, that looks great!

 

Justin

"...failure to do anything because someone else can do better makes us rather dull and lazy..."

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    July, 2014
Posted by Bakster on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 7:09 PM

 Nice work! Thanks for sharing it with us.

 

  • Member since
    March, 2009
  • From: Yorkville, IL
Posted by wolfhammer1 on Thursday, May 18, 2017 10:06 PM

Very nice, and thanks for sharing. 

John

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