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councilman

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Re: An A6M3 type 22 'Zero'
« Reply #15 on: February 07, 2021, 06:46:50 PM »
Is that so you could shoot faster Andy ????? hohohoho
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Re: An A6M3 type 22 'Zero'
« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2021, 09:29:11 AM »
Nice work on the cockpit.
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Re: An A6M3 type 22 'Zero'
« Reply #17 on: February 09, 2021, 04:59:51 PM »
Further to my earlier note regarding the Sakae 12 engine believed to have been fitted to this aircraft. Yesterday I received information from the curator of the museum where this plane is now displayed that the engine was in fact a Sakae 21 as included in the kit.

So today I got on with building the kit engine.


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Re: An A6M3 type 22 'Zero'
« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2021, 05:43:35 PM »
Great  job.
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Re: An A6M3 type 22 'Zero'
« Reply #19 on: February 09, 2021, 07:46:09 PM »
Now, that I like!
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Re: An A6M3 type 22 'Zero'
« Reply #20 on: February 10, 2021, 10:09:18 AM »
Great detail.
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Re: An A6M3 type 22 'Zero'
« Reply #21 on: February 13, 2021, 05:26:00 PM »
Flying surfaces fitted and fared into fuselage and a start made on modifying the undercarriage. Wing navigation lights and canopy to be fitted then it's of to the paint shop.

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Re: An A6M3 type 22 'Zero'
« Reply #22 on: February 14, 2021, 08:05:02 PM »
Hi Francis,
Looking good.
Will you try to replicate the worn finish seen on Japanese aircraft at the end of the war?
Watching with interest.
Cheers,
Kevin
 

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Re: An A6M3 type 22 'Zero'
« Reply #23 on: February 14, 2021, 08:25:56 PM »
It's coming along nicely Francis.

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Re: An A6M3 type 22 'Zero'
« Reply #24 on: February 15, 2021, 08:33:11 PM »
As the one I'm making saw very little action being damaged within days of being delivered to Kara Airfield, Rabul I'm treating the Japanese camouflage as showing little wear. Additionally I'm doing it in the surrender scheme it had when flown from Kara to Bougainville of overall white. To replicate the roughly applied surrender scheme I'm going to attempt a diffusion technique for the first time.

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Re: An A6M3 type 22 'Zero'
« Reply #25 on: February 15, 2021, 08:59:48 PM »
Fantastic looking cockpit.

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Re: An A6M3 type 22 'Zero'
« Reply #26 on: February 16, 2021, 08:45:46 AM »
Nice extra detail, the applied white.
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Re: An A6M3 type 22 'Zero'
« Reply #27 on: February 16, 2021, 10:38:33 AM »
Its good to see your model has a FULL background history information with it Francis

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Re: An A6M3 type 22 'Zero'
« Reply #28 on: February 16, 2021, 05:54:52 PM »
Martin that's the seriously abridged history. If you want the full story just ask. Meanwhile I've started on the Japanese camouflage.

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Re: An A6M3 type 22 'Zero'
« Reply #29 on: February 16, 2021, 06:24:42 PM »
Yes please ;D ;D ;D