by Patrick Chung
North American P-51B Mustang
Tamiya's 1/48 scale P-51B Mustang is available online from Squadron
This is Tamiya's 1/48 P-51B Mustang.
Though released back in 1990s, it is still one of the
best Mustangs in any scale. I personally reckon Tamiya's kit is superior
to Accurate Miniatures' B version in some respects.
The kit is built almost straight from the box with only minor
modifications in the cockpit area, and the result is more than pleasing.
The only drawback is perhaps the decal. AeroMaster's
InvisaClear decal is thin and good in register but the red colour seems
a bit too dark on my sample.
Gunze Lacquer paint applied with the Aztec A470 airbrush is used through
After projects involving seemingly endless scratch
building and detailing, I really enjoyed building such a Mustang that
you can enjoy the pure fun of modeling!
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