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Offline TK Iain

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Mig31 Firefox
« on: February 10, 2018, 03:28:02 am »


Done and dusted with the Anigrand 1/48 Mig31 Firefox from the 1982 film starring Clint Eastwood.

This is the first all resin kit I have built in about 30yrs and with the Super Star Destroyer build looming on the horizon this was a bit of much needed practice working with resin and highlighted the fact that I need to get an appropriate respirator before the next auction build.



At 16" in length this builds up to make a big kit and it was a delight to put together. I really have to get another to add to "The Stash" and would advise any fans of the film to get one as it is a crackin' kit to display.






It does'nt come with a pilot figure but I managed to get a resin Mig31 pilot at 1/48 scale on Ebay and it fitted the cockpit perfectly. I did toy with lighting up the engines and the flare/chaff dispensers as seen in the film but the detail on those parts was just too good to ruin with drilling holes so I shelved that idea. The one light I did install was in the cockpit to emulate the homing device Clint activates to find Mother 1.







And as always a short video to close off this post,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2Bn34k_y4o
Iain

Offline whb64

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Re: Mig31 Firefox
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2018, 09:25:17 pm »
Very cool!

Offline ImWolf

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Re: Mig31 Firefox
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2018, 03:05:02 am »
Lookin' sweet Iain..... I love the panel lines on this kit and how they stick out....  Did you accent them with a pencil or anything along the way?

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Offline madmonk

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Re: Mig31 Firefox
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2018, 03:55:27 am »
Great build Iain, got to be one of the best Sci-Fi plane designs.

Offline TK Iain

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Re: Mig31 Firefox
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2018, 04:43:50 am »
Thanks guys!

Wolf - the panel lines are as you see them - very well defined on the kit.
Iain

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Re: Mig31 Firefox
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2018, 09:54:50 pm »
Wow, that is a huge bird. 

Offline Wenessanut

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Re: Mig31 Firefox
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2018, 01:37:57 am »
You made a great model. It really helped. I will try to do some, I will take to show.

 




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