- Apr 6, 2013
Is that a Mig in the making?
Ahh man that is WICKED LOOKING!!Its okay really. The Manzanita tree got a break this week!
I decided to build a modified FG P-47 without the usual bubble canopy out of Venom Energy Drink cans. This kit was was enlarged to 1:33 scale and came in at just over 13 inches long with a massive 15.5 inch wingspan. For this model I dumped the usual bubble canopy and instead custom built the cockpit seen in the photos. This custom clear canopy was constructed from 4 pieces and as usual the clear vinyl really adds to the project. The cans looked so stunning that I could not bring myself to add the usual insignia or two and unit designations. This is another example of how some minor modifications to a simple pattern can produce a very quality project. Wasn't sure of the cans to start, but it came together at the end: