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Eduard 1/48 Bell X1

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  • Member since
    December 2002
  • From: NYC, USA
Eduard 1/48 Bell X1
Posted by waikong on Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:36 PM

Always wanted this one in my display case, it's Eduard older kit, but still good and a quick built.  A that orange brings some color to all the other camo painted planes.

Short build log with more pics here https://waihobbies.wkhc.net/index.php/36-models/sky/korean-war-1950s/159-bell-x-1

Thanks for looking and criticism welcomed.

My website: http://waihobbies.wkhc.net

   

fox
  • Member since
    January 2007
  • From: Narvon, Pa.
Posted by fox on Thursday, September 10, 2020 8:06 PM

Very nice Waikong! Pit was nicely done as comes in the kit but your additions really topped it off. Keep up the great work.

Jim Captain

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  • Member since
    August 2015
  • From: the redlands Fl
Posted by crown r n7 on Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:20 PM

Nice build . I remeber seeming it at the Smithsonian in DC next to the x15 some brave guys piloted those planes

  

Nick.

  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: USA
Posted by keavdog on Thursday, September 10, 2020 9:22 PM

Nice!  I have this one in the stash, glad to hear it's a nice build.   Which orange did you use?

Thanks,

John

Ain't no reason to hang my head, I could wake up in the mornin' dead 

  • Member since
    December 2002
  • From: NYC, USA
Posted by waikong on Thursday, September 10, 2020 10:20 PM

Thanks for all the comments. I can't possible imagine myself doing what these guys do, even If I was qualified :)

John, I used Model Masters International Orange for the finish.

My website: http://waihobbies.wkhc.net

   

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