SEARCH FINESCALE.COM

Enter keywords or a search phrase below:

Snow Day F-14 Tomcat

305 views
10 replies
1 rating 2 rating 3 rating 4 rating 5 rating
  • Member since
    January, 2003
Snow Day F-14 Tomcat
Posted by Darren Roberts on Thursday, January 11, 2018 3:31 PM

I had started a 1/48 Monogram Tomcat on New Year's Day to see if I could finish it as a one day build, but I got busy with family and it got set aside. Fast forward to today. My school called off and I took advantage of the time to get it knocked out. Markings are for VF-114 Aardvarks and are from Fightertown. I used the Master Model turned alpha probe, TD resin seats, Steel Beach intake covers and probe covers, and wheels from the Tamiya Tomcat kit. It was painted with various brands of Light Gull Gray, including MM Acryl, Mr. Paint, and Mr. Color.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Member since
    August, 2014
  • From: Willamette Valley, Oregon
Posted by goldhammer on Thursday, January 11, 2018 4:02 PM

Nicely done 'cat for a quicky build.

 

Had a friend, sadly gone now, was a crew chief on Phantoms with Aardvarks on the Kitty Hawk back in the 'Nam days.  He made "Aardvark of the month" twice.

  • Member since
    April, 2016
  • From: Parsons Kansas
Posted by Hodakamax on Thursday, January 11, 2018 4:14 PM

Ah, nice job and photography---Again!

Max

  • Member since
    September, 2017
  • From: HTX
Posted by Kien on Thursday, January 11, 2018 4:18 PM

Nice build! The afterburners look awesome, what colors or products did you use for it? 

Also you built this in just a single day? 

Kien 

 Youtube Channel:                                                       https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkcc2P3-PluSdehvVCEKLdw

  • Member since
    March, 2012
  • From: Corpus Christi, Tx
Posted by mustang1989 on Thursday, January 11, 2018 4:34 PM

You're a better man than me. It'd take me months to build that!!! Great work in such a short time frame. I'll echo Max's sentiments on the photography as well.

 

Being really stupid IS "the new smart"!!

  • Member since
    December, 2015
  • From: providence ,r.i.
Posted by templar1099 on Thursday, January 11, 2018 5:15 PM

mustang1989
It'd take me months to build that!!!


And then some, outstanding work for such little time.

"le plaisir delicieux et toujours nouveau d'une occupation inutile"

  • Member since
    November, 2003
  • From: Newington CT
Posted by tempestjohnny on Friday, January 12, 2018 11:27 AM
Another great looking Kitty, Darren. How many is that now?

 

  • Member since
    March, 2003
  • From: Northern New Jersey
Posted by Tojo72 on Friday, January 12, 2018 12:50 PM
Nice job on an old classic kit.

  • Member since
    September, 2011
  • From: Milaca, Minnesota
Posted by falconmod on Friday, January 12, 2018 1:16 PM

Great job on the kit.    VA-114 is my favorite squadron,   i'm currently work on a ols ESCI F-4J that I'm going to put those marking on.

 

John

On the Bench: 1/72 FW190F-8, 1/48 ESCI Mirage III C

Italeri 1/72 Mirage 2000C

  • Member since
    January, 2015
Posted by TheMongoose on Saturday, January 13, 2018 11:16 PM

Looks really good! Did you polish the canopy?

On the bench - 1/32 Tamiya F-16C Thunderbird 

  • Member since
    June, 2014
  • From: New Braunfels , Texas
Posted by Tanker - Builder on Sunday, January 14, 2018 9:24 AM

Oy Vay !

 That is one nice Tom-Kitty ! Very smooth all around build .

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY!

Our community is FREE to join. To participate you must either login or register for an account.

SEARCH FORUMS

SUBSCRIBER-ONLY CONTENT
FREE NEWSLETTER