Sea Venom model in 1/32 scale
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Next, careful sanding was done for
both models. With plastic strip, sprue and card details were added.
considerable time in the cockpit area. I put on Tamiya masking tape in
the insides and outsides of the windshields. This is really required to
protect your clear windshields.
The small intake scope #13 was not
The too thick wing fences were sanded thinner on a flat surface and put on the wings. For the Aquilon, the outboard wing sections were kept separate as these would be set in a folded up position.
This all completed the main assemblies.
The cockpit areas were airbrushed mainly in black.
The model was now ready for a final
colour paint coat applied with the Badger 150 airbrush. Some masking was
also necessary in due course.
The wing tanks
also need some time to paint. For the Sea Venom of 724 NAS I used Revell
50 for the blue and bright yellow for the tips and ends.
Sea Venom final results...
Sea Venom nose area, the central rear
canopy spar still to be painted (here still clear).
The seat activation handle was made
from red stretched sprue.
The seats do fit into the tiny space in the cockpit tub.
As nice extra, a hatch was opened up for the RAN Sea Venom immediately aft of the nose. Based on some vague photos, some detail was added from strip and parts from the spares box; it is all black anyway.
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