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Old May 3rd, 2016, 11:31 AM
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Default Legacy Hornet vents

I have a few 1/72 Hasegawa F/A-18C kits and wondered if anyone had had success modifying the mesh/vents under the nose section to produce a late block C Hornet?

Or am I fussing over something which will not be notice in 1/72 scale?
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Old July 6th, 2016, 04:29 AM
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In 1/72, the mesh on those vents is so fine, you wont accurately reproduce it. Your best bet is to fill the vents, sand smooth, and then mask and paint a slightly darker shade of grey than the rest of the nose.
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