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    1/32 Trumpeter A-7E Corsair II VA-37

    Moving onto the second week I continued working on the instrument panel by building the light box. I am using a 3mm red LED mounted thru the bottom. The front was detail painted for the switches, knobs, and markings. I then assembled, detailed and painted the resin ejection seat. I also made the...
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    1/32 Trumpeter A-7E Corsair II VA-37

    Here is the first week of the A-7E build. Starting on the cockpit, since I am illuminating it, I needed to scratch build the side panels. Using reference photos I started on the starboard side panel. I cut a panel out of thin sheet styrene and scribed in the panel lines. I used styrene round and...
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    1/32 Trumpeter A-7E Corsair II VA-37

    HAPPY VETERAN'S DAY My next build is the 1/32 scale Trumpeter A-7E Corsair II. The scheme will be that of VA-37 "The Bulls". This has been a project I have been planning to do for a while. Back in 1982 while serving in the U.S. Navy I checked into my new duty station at NAS Cecil Field in...
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    1/48 Great Wall Hobby P-61B - Lady in the Dark

    The "Lady in the Dark" is now finished! First, I know it has been two weeks since my last update. We were out of town last weekend visiting friends. To bring everyone up to date I completed the decals and then weathered the exhaust using pastel chalk. For the exhaust I laid down a medium brown...