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Category: P-51B Mustang
With 2010 rapidly drawing to a close, I thought it would be worthwhile to revisit the kits that have come off my bench since I returned to the hobby in July. Rather than follow the usual chronological order, I’ve decided to proceed from my favorite to least favorite kit. 1/48 Tamiya P-51B Mustang Tamiya’s superb…
P-51B Build Report 4 – Decals, Weathering and Final Assembly
REPOSTED FROM DAMNED IF YOU DOOGS. ORIGINAL POST DATES FROM AUGUST 2, 2010. With principal painting on the Mustang completed, it was time to move on to the detail work, beginning with the decals.
P-51B Build Report 3 – Painting
REPOSTED FROM DAMNED IF YOU DOOGS. ORIGINAL POST DATES FROM JULY 30, 2010. The last post left the Mustang mostly assembled and ready for painting. This time around, I’ll cover off on the process of painting the Mustang and the myriad of lessons learned.
P-51B Build Report 2: Main Assembly
REPOSTED FROM DAMNED IF YOU DOOGS. ORIGINAL POST DATES FROM JULY 18, 2010. With the cockpit area completed, it’s time to move on to the main assembly. Fortunately, the P-51B is a very well-designed and almost perfectly straightforward kit. It’s what’s known as a “shake the box” kit, in that all you have to do is shake the…
P-51B Build Report 1: Initial Inspection and Cockpit Assembly
REPOSTED FROM DAMNED IF YOU DOOGS. ORIGINAL POST DATES FROM JULY 16, 2010. And so it begins. After ten years away and a week or so fiddling with the Fail Dauntless, it’s time to start building models again. First up? Tamiya’s 1/48 P-51B Mustang. The Kit Compared to the sadness that was the Fail Dauntless, Tamiya’s P-51B is…