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Unread February 11th, 2018, 06:03 AM
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Default F6F-5 Hellcat Diorama 1/48

Hi folks,

this is my first submission to Zone-Five. In order to introduce myself: I'm 51 years old and started modeling ca. 40 years ago. I mainly build american aircraft in 1/48 scale, and my all-time favs are the F-16, F-104 and P-51.

Well, despite the fact that I've never been a big fan of the Hellcat, I really enjoyed the build of the Jasmine F6F-5. If you like photo etched parts, this kit is for you ;-) I added the magnificent Eduard R-2800 engine as well as other goodies and put them all together in a virtual museum scene.

Sorry for the rather blurry smartphone pics. I hope you like it nevertheless?!


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Unread February 11th, 2018, 11:35 AM
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Unread February 11th, 2018, 01:19 PM
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Um, do you think you could have introduced yourself with something a bit less intimidating? Wow! Welcome and we're glad you're going to join us here. I look forward to seeing your in-progress builds. Should be fun!

Recently completed:
1:72 X-47B, 1:72 P-51D, 1:72 F-2XL, 1:35 Triceratops, 1:72 A-4M, 1:72 Yak-55M, 1:72 JAS-39C Gripen
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1:32 A6M5 Zero, 1:72 Skyhawks, 1:72 MQ-9 Reaper, 1:24 Harrier GR.1, 1:72 B-24D, 1:144 Space Shuttle
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Unread February 11th, 2018, 01:24 PM
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Wow.....well done Sir!

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Unread February 11th, 2018, 01:34 PM
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Unread February 11th, 2018, 05:12 PM
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