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Hawker Tempest Mk.II
HA598, No.7 Squadron
Royal Indian AF, 1947

Eduard (82124)

Started: Jun 2022
Finished: Sep 2022

This is my second build of the excellent Eduard 1:48 Tempest Mk.II. The plastic came from the 'Early' box but the Indian AF markings came from the 'Late' box and were chosen to compliment the Pakistani Mk.II Tempest I built from the same sheet.

The model was finished using a mix of Alclad, AK Extreme and Mr.COLOR Super Metallic colors. I have found that mixing up the brands gives me better scope to use similar colors as each has a slighty different finish. This results in giving some variation to the model surface without having to use noticably different shades.

The Eduard kit decals were used and as I now feel more comfortable with removing the carrier film I used white spirit for that purpose. Having decals with no distracting carrier film is most welcome. The display base comes from Custom Bases and is cast from resin giving it a realistic textured finish