Author Topic: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell  (Read 1287 times)

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Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« on: July 29, 2017, 06:51:51 PM »
Ok , I'm in :)

This one...


in this livery :)

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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2017, 04:57:36 AM »
Looking forward to this
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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2017, 07:32:46 AM »
Mmmmm.... Now that is going to look like the proverbial dog's doodahs!  ;)
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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2017, 07:27:21 AM »

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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2017, 04:46:38 AM »
Almost there...It's a great kit, fit like a dream. Cockpit is gread OOB. Only one thing bothers me: this is 99% tail sitter. There is a lot of steel nuts and clay in nacelles and nose but still not enough. Funny thing - with propellers it's sits on nose wheel but just barely :)


White is on, now blue and red. Engine nacelles, wing parts between nacelle and fuselage and part of fuselage from cockpit to trailing edge will be blue. narrow strip between blue and white will be red. Hoping to finish it this week :)
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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2017, 04:58:08 AM »
Looking good.  I am a tEmpted by this build to also do a post war racer.  Mine might have Jumo 222s and contra props etc...
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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2017, 07:10:08 AM »
Looking good.  I am a tEmpted by this build to also do a post war racer.  Mine might have Jumo 222s and contra props etc...

This will be a beast for sure :) Hope to see a WIP:)

After long fight with clear core and weathering , Moskito is now finished :)
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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2017, 08:27:02 AM »
Very nice paint scheme. 

Curious as to why you left the cannons on the kit.  I would have thought it best to reduce weight or is that to intimidate the other contestants?  :)
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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2017, 09:34:12 AM »
Probably Hollywood prop cannons to intimidate the competition.

You'd need to make some changes for weight and balance, but I wonder how a postwar one with R4360's would do?

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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #9 on: August 26, 2017, 10:29:44 AM »
You'd need to make some changes for weight and balance, but I wonder how a postwar one with R4360's would do?

Probably rip the not-so-great wood construction apart.  ;D :icon_zombie:
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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #10 on: August 26, 2017, 04:00:24 PM »
That is one seriously beautiful model... stunning!   :-* :-* :-* :smiley:
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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2017, 05:23:04 PM »
Great, yes! :-*

Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #12 on: August 26, 2017, 05:46:21 PM »
Villeneuve... Heidfeld...  ;D This is great!  :smiley:
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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #13 on: August 26, 2017, 07:30:06 PM »
Very nice paint scheme. 

Curious as to why you left the cannons on the kit.  I would have thought it best to reduce weight or is that to intimidate the other contestants?  :)

In fact, I forgot about them :( I realized that I shoud have puttied them after I put decals. My mistake...

You'd need to make some changes for weight and balance, but I wonder how a postwar one with R4360's would do?

Probably rip the not-so-great wood construction apart.  ;D :icon_zombie:

Indeed :)

That is one seriously beautiful model... stunning!   :-* :-* :-* :smiley:

Thanks a lot :)

Great, yes! :-*

Thank you :)

Villeneuve... Heidfeld...  ;D This is great!  :smiley:

I was hoping that somebody get it :)
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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #14 on: August 27, 2017, 03:24:24 AM »
 :smiley:
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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #15 on: August 28, 2017, 11:23:56 PM »
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Excellent  8) :-*

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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #16 on: August 29, 2017, 02:43:48 AM »
Wow did that ever finish up a treat!

Funny how right it looks in racing colors.

I like that you kept the guns. Eliminates competition.

Most excellent, Artoor!

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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #17 on: August 29, 2017, 03:42:56 PM »
It looks great in those colours Artoor, excellent build.  ;D

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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #18 on: August 29, 2017, 10:31:30 PM »
Looks awesome, Artoor! :smiley:


However, Ta-154's always look depressed & slump-shouldered, to me; like the're carrying the weight of the world & aren't overly happy about it. ???
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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #19 on: September 07, 2017, 12:11:14 AM »
However, Ta-154's always look depressed & slump-shouldered, to me; like the're carrying the weight of the world & aren't overly happy about it. ???

I've never look on it in that way...You're nailed it:) 
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Re: Ta-154 Moskito "Petronas" as a Reno Racer - 1/48 Revell
« Reply #20 on: September 07, 2017, 08:00:58 AM »
However, Ta-154's always look depressed & slump-shouldered, to me; like the're carrying the weight of the world & aren't overly happy about it. ???

Needs some 'Cars' style eyes on the windscreen, sad of course.
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