Author Topic: Swedish F23 splinter  (Read 823 times)

Offline Haemon

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Swedish F23 splinter
« on: May 28, 2018, 03:33:11 PM »
Hello all,

sorry for the time between posts but had life and other issues get in the way of the plastic fantastic. this was built on the YF23 1/48 from obby boss, 2 more of which are in the stash and allocated for other ideas.

i'll skip the major backstory in favour of the abbreviated version:

with the selection of the YF22 in US service, the Swedish airforce decided on a hi-low mix of gripens and F23's as they could negotiate a good deal for the basic airframe of the f23 from the loosing bidder.

i therefore present: the F23 Freyr (Lord)












Offline Kelmola

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Re: Swedish F23 splinter
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2018, 04:15:34 PM »
Lovely! :-*

Re: Swedish F23 splinter
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2018, 11:16:16 PM »
 :-*

Superb work  :smiley:

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Re: Swedish F23 splinter
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2018, 01:41:27 AM »
Nice!  The Swedish style splinter scheme is always a winner!
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Re: Swedish F23 splinter
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2018, 01:46:52 AM »
Wow!! :smiley:
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Re: Swedish F23 splinter
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Re: Swedish F23 splinter
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2018, 03:43:23 AM »
very cool.  Looks great

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Re: Swedish F23 splinter
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2018, 07:33:52 AM »
Putting that scheme on a YF-23 is a winning combination!

I've never seen Swedish splinter camo done better!

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Offline Haemon

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Re: Swedish F23 splinter
« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2018, 08:04:44 PM »
Thanks all for your kind comments.

Only after i had used 2 full rolls of tamiya tape did i realise that swedish splinter camo is smaller and more irregular in shape.

But plenty more in the stash to sacrifice. Maybe an f111???

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Re: Swedish F23 splinter
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2018, 06:20:23 PM »
that would be the best looking F-23 I have ever seen! Great stuff!! I tip my hat to you with all that masking. No one can state you have no patience - that's for sure
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Re: Swedish F23 splinter
« Reply #10 on: June 01, 2018, 01:49:45 AM »
But plenty more in the stash to sacrifice. Maybe an f111???
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Re: Swedish F23 splinter
« Reply #11 on: June 01, 2018, 02:17:20 AM »
Nice paint job.

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Re: Swedish F23 splinter
« Reply #12 on: July 02, 2018, 02:27:12 AM »
Beautiful!


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Re: Swedish F23 splinter
« Reply #13 on: July 02, 2018, 03:57:24 PM »
 :smiley:

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Re: Swedish F23 splinter
« Reply #14 on: July 06, 2018, 07:54:44 PM »
That is a great combination, really looks cool !!
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Re: Swedish F23 splinter
« Reply #15 on: July 06, 2018, 08:19:09 PM »
Highest quality!  :smiley: :smiley: :icon_alabanza: :icon_alabanza:

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Re: Swedish F23 splinter
« Reply #16 on: July 07, 2018, 05:11:19 AM »
@Haemon - Did you consider adding stores pylons to your F23 while it was being built? 
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