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1/72 Tupolev Tu-22M3 "Backfire" by Trumpeter

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36 minutes ago, mario krijan said:

Fantastic work through all of the years!!!

My humblest thanks for following this, Mario. I appreciate your patience!

 

This has taken way too long. I mean think about it, our kids have grown so big during the years and we've even got our second ones while this build has been in progress! 

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1 hour ago, janman said:

My humblest thanks for following this, Mario. I appreciate your patience! 

 

This has taken way too long. I mean think about it, our kids have grown so big during the years and we've even got our second ones while this build has been in progress! 

 

You saw everything, i just compile plastic boxes from IKEA, where i store started projects!!! Family is on first spot!!

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I can finally get to say: "It's finished".

 

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It was supposed to be sunny today so I had a plan to get photos in a good natural light. Unfortunately fog from the sea ruined my plans, at least partially. I'm not fully happy with those photos so I'll try to get better ones tomorrow. 

 

 

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On ‎10‎/‎6‎/‎2018 at 8:38 AM, Aigore said:

Fabulous! Do I even detect traces of slight weathering? 😛

 

Jan's builidng this model for so long, that the Tupolev got weathered by the Finnish elements by itself :D

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1 hour ago, Sebastijan said:

 

Jan's builidng this model for so long, that the Tupolev got weathered by the Finnish elements by itself 😄

😂😂😂

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Get the funk out, guys! 😁

 

But naturally natural weathering is always more... natural.🤔

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haha had to tease you :D

I once saw a post, I think it was on britmodeller, where a guy put a model outside in hoping to achieve a realistic weathering and sort of as an experiment...

well the test showed that the model weathered as model and not as a real aircraft - decals flaked off, small parts fell apart, heat did its thing to the plastic,...

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