Revell's 1/48 scale
Republic F-84G Thunderjet
Tamiya's 1/48 scale F-84G Thunderjet is available online from
This is Revell’s 1/48 F-84G Thunderjet in Yugoslav service. The only
aftermarket item was a sheet of decals by Lift Here. Total cost of this
Additional work included:
Detailed cockpit (scratch built side
consoles, instrument backs, sliding canopy deck, ejection rails and
Detailed landing gear (nose leg, nose
wheel, main legs)
Scratch-built air-brake compartment
(inside piping, cylindrical shield, air-brake details)
Navigation lights, Pitot-tube, side
air-inlets, some rivets, and other small details…
Paints were a mix of Humbrol and Xtracolor, further tweaked to
represent classic Yugoslavian camouflage used on this airplane.
Weathering consists of pre-shading, dry-brushing, oil wash, silver
pencil, and minor post-shading.
Final coat is a mix of Future and Gunze Clear Matt diluted in alcohol.
All images were made on my work bench using Canon EOS Digital Rebel
camera and a stock EF-S 18-55 lens, mounted on a tripod, with two
tungsten bulbs providing the light.
A detailed build-up article of this model will appear in next issue
of Scale Aircraft Modelling magazine.
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Model, Images and Text Copyright © 2007
by Aleksandar Sekularac
Page Created 15 June, 2007
24 December, 2007
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