Author Topic: Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72  (Read 475 times)

Offline Rod The Fixer

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Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72
« on: December 19, 2021, 11:36:47 PM »
Hi everyone,
I'm starting to assemble this Kovozávody Prostějov kit:


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr

to make this aircraft:

Source: CAVOK Military Aviation Photographs by Hans Rolink

A quick look inside the box:


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr

First steps


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by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


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Re: Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2021, 02:11:28 AM »
I dare you to change the scheme to this:

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Re: Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2021, 12:17:02 PM »
I'm Gripen my seat to see how the paint job comes out ;D





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Re: Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2021, 02:13:44 AM »
yes, I've already given myself a C:-) & a >:( for the pun.

Sounds like you know your own way to the door and already have your hat and coat...
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Offline Rod The Fixer

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Re: Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2021, 01:15:25 AM »
I dare you to change the scheme to this:



I thought about it ... but I reserve it for the 1:48 kit  8)

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Re: Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2021, 01:52:51 AM »
Good answer! :smiley:
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Offline Rod The Fixer

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Re: Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72
« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2021, 05:30:46 AM »
The plane before the weathering ...


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


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by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


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by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr

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Re: Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72
« Reply #7 on: December 24, 2021, 07:31:10 AM »
The Gripen's quite a nice looking aircraft, for a jet. :smiley:
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Offline Rod The Fixer

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Re: Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72
« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2021, 12:47:00 AM »

by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr

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Re: Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72
« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2021, 02:10:40 AM »
 :smiley:
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Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72
« Reply #10 on: December 30, 2021, 07:15:47 AM »
The plain scheme shows up the pretty lines of this aircraft. Nice job, Rod! :smiley: :smiley:
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Offline Rod The Fixer

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Re: Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72
« Reply #11 on: January 03, 2022, 07:22:51 PM »

by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr


by Rodolfo Masti, on Flickr

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Re: Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72
« Reply #12 on: January 03, 2022, 07:25:32 PM »
Fantastic work, Rod! Beautiful! 8) 8)
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Re: Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72
« Reply #13 on: January 03, 2022, 11:57:13 PM »
That is a beautiful finish! Fantastic weathering. How did you get the slightly metallic looking gray?

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Re: Saab JAS-39A Gripen - Kovozávody Prostějov - 1/72
« Reply #14 on: January 04, 2022, 01:47:29 AM »
 :smiley:
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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