1/72 Ki-115

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  1. rockpaperscissor

    rockpaperscissor Member

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    I made some enhancements to the free Ki-115 kit by Paper Tiger Armaments, and came up with a pretty successful model. The original file was very low res, so I redrew all the lines with Photoshop to get rid of the chopiness. I added new roundels, and modified the fully enclosed canopy, to come up with a more accurate 2 piece affair. Of course, a cockpit was now called for, so I borrowed one from another model, scaled to fit the opening. I made wing fairings from regular weight printer paper colored to match the fuselage - no design work here, just methodical manual trimming. I had to make a tail skid as none was provided with the original model. I mounted the finished model on a burlwood textured paper base, topped with a runway section. I think it came out pretty good.

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  2. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

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    First off, LONG TIME NO SEE!!! Welcome back!!!

    Secondly, You did a FANTASTIC JOB on this plane!!! It looks AMAZING!!!
    Everything is clean, crisp, and smooth.
    KUDOS TO YOU ON A FINE JOB WELL DONE!!!
  3. rockpaperscissor

    rockpaperscissor Member

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    Thank you RB. I have to admit I was a bit embarrassed when I saw how long it had been. It didn't seem like it. How time flies!
  4. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

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    I am glad to see that you are back with us.

    KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!!!
  5. zathros

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    Surgically precise!! It would be nice to see how you have these displayed. :)