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Readers’ Gallery: Will’s 1/48 Tamiya P-51D

Our very own Will Nichols (spaced) posted these pics of his P-51D, built for a very special purpose- a wedding! I bet that’s a first! Great job Will!

Did this one as a quick-build for a friends 2nd wedding.  He & his wife reaffirmed their vows after 25 years, and his wife asked me to surprise him with a P-51 for the grooms table.  It’s just an out of the box airframe with an Ultracast seat & Super Scale decals.  It was painted with Tamiya spray cans, AS-12 & TS-17.  I was quite pleased with how the Tamiya rattle cans worked out.  One of the nicer metallic finishes I have seen from a can.

Needless to say, he was thrilled with his gift, and I was honored to build it for him.