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Offline smokeriderdon

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Hasegawa 1/72 F-14 Ace Combat Razgriz Squadron
« on: Sat Aug, 12, 2017, 02:30:PM »
This is another plane from the video game Ace Combat. This one is an actual plane, fictional squzdron. I live being able to do a black Cat.  ;D

Fit wasnt too bad over all. Certainly much better than some of the ones I have dealt with lately. This boxing came with a PE fret, so was able to detail the cockpit with no further purchases. I used the PE, decals and detail painting. Think it turned out pretty good.

I dont like that the wings are fixed. Have to pick your position and thats it.

I am at the point where all decaling is done. I am leaving her clean. I really like the look of her just like this. Just have to do landing gears, weapons and the like. I am planning on doing 2 each of Aim 54, 9 and 7 and two fuel tanks. Obviously taken from Hasegawas weapons kits.

















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Re: Hasegawa 1/72 F-14 Ace Combat Razgriz Squadron
« Reply #1 on: Sat Aug, 12, 2017, 02:36:PM »
Nice cockpit  ,   post some more pix of that !
Man  , that black paint makes her appear so much shorter .   - to me anywaze

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Re: Hasegawa 1/72 F-14 Ace Combat Razgriz Squadron
« Reply #2 on: Sat Aug, 12, 2017, 04:46:PM »
The exhausts are not on yet, so I am sure that is making it look short as well.

Im gonna take more pics of it once I get done detailing the canopy and get that on in the open position.

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Re: Hasegawa 1/72 F-14 Ace Combat Razgriz Squadron
« Reply #3 on: Sat Aug, 12, 2017, 04:52:PM »
Looking forward to those pix  ,
It's not the missing exhausts doing it ( for me )   --   same reason to wear dark clothes if you're a bit rotund  ;D

I used to walk around and under these things daily when at sea on that carrier .
They look like nothing but engine and skinny -azz , tiny wings from behind   8)
A friend of mine from ordnance  took me up on the flight deck during air-ops at night  --- coolest friggin thing ever !

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Re: Hasegawa 1/72 F-14 Ace Combat Razgriz Squadron
« Reply #4 on: Sat Aug, 12, 2017, 11:43:PM »
Unusual scheme for this bird, but it's looking good
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Re: Hasegawa 1/72 F-14 Ace Combat Razgriz Squadron
« Reply #5 on: Mon Aug, 14, 2017, 08:38:PM »
Well, its clear from the pics I need to hit it with the canned air. LOL The cockpit as it sits last night. I am almost done aside from the weapons. I am waiting for the weapons kit to get here. I have them in 1/48. Plenty of bombs in 1/72. No air to air. *sigh*








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Re: Hasegawa 1/72 F-14 Ace Combat Razgriz Squadron
« Reply #6 on: Mon Aug, 14, 2017, 11:41:PM »
Cockpit's looking very sharp
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Re: Hasegawa 1/72 F-14 Ace Combat Razgriz Squadron
« Reply #7 on: Wed Aug, 16, 2017, 01:22:AM »
So, aside from the weapons, she is done. I will take proper pics once she has a load on.












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Re: Hasegawa 1/72 F-14 Ace Combat Razgriz Squadron
« Reply #8 on: Wed Aug, 16, 2017, 11:42:PM »
Looks very good there. I like the black
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Re: Hasegawa 1/72 F-14 Ace Combat Razgriz Squadron
« Reply #9 on: Wed Aug, 30, 2017, 10:05:PM »
Alrighty, all done with the weapons. :)














« Last Edit: Wed Aug, 30, 2017, 10:14:PM by smokeriderdon »

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Re: Hasegawa 1/72 F-14 Ace Combat Razgriz Squadron
« Reply #10 on: Sun Sep, 03, 2017, 03:49:PM »
Sweet!  Did the ejection handles come with the kit, or did you scratch 'em?  If you did make them, what did you use?  I've used the super-thin paperclips in the past, but they didn't always come out as symmetrical.

Nice job!
Eric

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Re: Hasegawa 1/72 F-14 Ace Combat Razgriz Squadron
« Reply #11 on: Mon Sep, 04, 2017, 05:53:AM »
Thank you! And yes, they came with the kit. There was brass OR with it. I had to paint it, but not make it.