Tamiya 1/48 North American F-51D Mustang

US Air Force, 12th FBS, 18th FBG, Korea 1950

This is the Tamiya F-51D Mustang built straight from the box. A nice kit which went together very easily. This was my first natural metal finish, and in my ignorance I didn’t bother paying much attention to the seams. Nevertheless, the Humbrol Polished Aluminium Metalcote paint I used was remarkably forgiving and put up with an oil wash laid straight on the paint. I was still into over-the-top weathering at this point, so it’s a lot dirtier than I would like if building it now. This kit was built just before my A-levels.

Year bought: 1996 (Beatties, Guildford)

Year built: 1996 (Send Marsh, Surrey, UK)

© Copyright 2004. All Rights Reserved. Jonathan Bryon.
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