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1/48 Tamiya Mitsubishi Ki-46 III Type 100

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    April, 2014
1/48 Tamiya Mitsubishi Ki-46 III Type 100
Posted by Grant Dalzell on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 12:12 AM

Bit different for me, haven't done much in the way of WWII Japanese aircraft, but this was done for a guy I do builds for.

The interior is done with AK Real Color Mitsubishi interior green, The camo green is AK Real Color Midori Iro Green, the grey, yellow and props  are done with Tamiya. Flory dark dirt wash and final coat was Vallejo Matte Varnish.
I know Japanese are normally very weathered, but they were new at some point.

  • Member since
    November, 2003
  • From: Naples, FL
Posted by tempestjohnny on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 5:29 AM
I like it. Will have to start looking at AK

 

  • Member since
    November, 2009
  • From: SW Virginia
Posted by Gamera on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 7:33 AM

Grant: Your usual superb job!!! Heart

 

The weathering fits, as a high performance recon bird the Dinah probably got a lot more tender loving care than a fighter stuck on some island in the Pacific. 

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

  • Member since
    September, 2011
  • From: Milaca, Minnesota
Posted by falconmod on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 9:04 AM

Beautiful job. one of my favorite japanese birds.

John

On the Bench: 1/72 Ki-67, 1/72 A5M4 Claude

1/72 EF-111

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    April, 2014
Posted by Grant Dalzell on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2:25 PM

Thanks guys

  • Member since
    May, 2011
  • From: Honolulu, Hawaii
Posted by Real G on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 3:09 PM

The Dinah is such a unique IJAAF a/c!

I wonder if the ground crews hated wiping the inside of the forward windshield - I get muscle cramps all the time when I try to reach waaaay into the front or back windshields when cleaning my car!

  • Member since
    August, 2009
  • From: Borlando Fla home of the rat
Posted by TREYZX10R on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 7:22 PM

Very nicely done Sir! 

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