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Tamiya 1/72 N1K1 Finished

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  • Member since
    May 2004
  • From: Land of Lakes
Tamiya 1/72 N1K1 Finished
Posted by cbaltrin on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 11:58 PM

Here is my 1/72 Tamiya N1K1 Shinden. Kit went together well; however, I had a small issue with the underwing cannon. The gun barrels are almost touching the landing gear doors. I must have been a bit careless when I glued the gun fairings to the bottom of the wing because I could not attach the port gun due to the gear door being in the way!  ...so there I was with a painted and decaled and clear coated model, with the gear attached (and most of the other easily broken off pieces) and a dremel with a small cutter bit in my hand, enlarging the opening in the gun fairing so I could squeeze in the gun barrel!  I also had an issue with the canopy fit, believe it or not...

 

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  • Member since
    February 2003
  • From: Between LA and OC, SoCal
Posted by oortiz10 on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 9:07 AM

Sharp! I especially like the demarcation line on the cowling. Crisp clean build.

-O

-It's Omar, but they call me "O".

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