Category Archives: F6F-5

F6F-5 Hellcat finished

I have finally finished the Hellcat, including the base.  This was a fun model, however there were some particular nuances.  It wasn’t until I finished that I noticed an ugly seem forward of the cockpit.  Further, I didn’t like how … Continue reading

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Hellcat almost done

Changing jobs has put a crimp into the amount of time I can build during the week.  I’ve finished most of this build.  I’m waiting for paint to come in so I can paint the base.  So, here are two … Continue reading

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1st coat on the Hellcat

I’ve painted the first coat on the plane.  As this is brush-painted, I’m going to add a second coat.  Then ordinance.  Then Future.  Then decals.  Then sealant.  I haven’t decided if it will be glossy or flat.

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Hellcat links

A great video (though it has some Corsairs in it) Commemorative Air Force page ACE Pilots

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