corsair was painted with Tamiya acrylics and Model Master enamels. The
color and markings represent an aircraft of the USMC VMF-225 Squadron
based on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Siboney
in 1947 where my father was a mechanic on these great aircraft.
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The model was
built mostly out of the box with few modifications. The spinning
is a disk of clear plastic with the "blurred" propeller airbrushed on.
BUILDING HASEGAWA'S F4U-4 CORSAIR
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by Ed Dietrich