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1/32 Hasegawa P-40E Interior Update

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1/32 Hasegawa P-40E Interior Update
Posted by fightnjoe on Sunday, September 16, 2018 9:27 PM

Well it has been a while.

 

One of my current projects.

 

 

 

Joe

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Posted by fightnjoe on Sunday, September 16, 2018 9:47 PM

My plan with this build is to just go the way it takes me.

 

First up is I do actually plan to use some after market.

 

 

Some initial images.

 

 

And then I let the voices guide me.

 

 

Even a little off the wing.

 

 

Overall there are some things I am not happy with and some I am.  Happy with the work in the cockpit so far.  The detail seems to resemble the pictures I have.  I am however still not sold on the frames.  The kit is the Grey.

 

 

All comments, critique, and criticism are encouraged.

 

 

Joe 

 

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Posted by Devil Dawg on Sunday, September 16, 2018 10:39 PM

Looking good so far, Joe! Why the big cutouts in the wings? I'm assuming you're putting some guns and ammo in there, but those cutouts look way too big for only that.

Gary Mason

 

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Posted by lawdog114 on Monday, September 17, 2018 12:09 AM
Wow! The voices guide you well. Looking good...

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Posted by Bish on Monday, September 17, 2018 3:05 AM

Impressive start Joe, and also curious about those big holes in the wings.

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Posted by Jay Jay on Monday, September 17, 2018 6:36 AM

OOoooo  my favorite aircraft!  I'm in  YesBeer

I gotta 1/32 Trumpeter going now.

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by silentbob33 on Monday, September 17, 2018 7:54 AM
One of the few cases where I'd say the voices are a good thing...can't wait to see more!

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Posted by Aggieman on Monday, September 17, 2018 6:39 PM

And then I let the voices guide me.DevilBig Smile

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Posted by fightnjoe on Monday, September 17, 2018 8:44 PM

You are all very kind.  I am humbled.

 

There is a fuel cell as well as some pipping in the wing that will be shown.

 

 

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Posted by SilenceDeuxgood on Monday, September 17, 2018 9:46 PM

I just recently completed this kit, with those decals. I built "Old Exterminator" ... Albeit not nearly the detail you're going into. The decals come with a lot of carrier film, depending on which you use, but they are very easy to work with. Where did you find the resin engine? I wanted one for mine, but could not locate one. Keep up the good work. I'll be following this one. 

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Posted by fightnjoe on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 11:23 PM

Many thanks for looking in.  The engine comes from Engines and Things.  

 

 

 

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Posted by Devil Dawg on Sunday, September 23, 2018 10:47 PM

fightnjoe

You are all very kind.  I am humbled. 

There is a fuel cell as well as some pipping in the wing that will be shown. 

Joe 

Ahhhhhhh......that makes sense. Looking forward to seeing this!

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Posted by fightnjoe on Tuesday, October 09, 2018 9:56 PM

Just a quick update to this point.

 

Work on the Hasegawa 1/32 P-40E continues with the mocking up of the engine, firewall, and instrument panel.  This is just roughed but the radio equipment will be placed this way in the end.  Much still has to be done.  Wiring, plumbing, and assorted smaller parts need to be fashioned yet.  

 

For this update however the engine received a bit of detail work.

 

 

A bit on the firewall and the rear of the instrument panel.  Much more needs to happen here.  

 

 

And finally the mock up.

 

 

Moving slowly towards the moment I can spray some color.

 

 

All comments, critiques, and criticism are encouraged.

 

 

 

Joe

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Posted by ChrisJH666 on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 2:26 PM

Very impressive!

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Posted by fightnjoe on Thursday, October 11, 2018 4:47 PM

Thank you Chris.

 

 

 

Joe

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