Author Topic: Italeri Macchi C.202 "Sayonara Forever" Build  (Read 245 times)

Offline Retired In Kalifornia

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Italeri Macchi C.202 "Sayonara Forever" Build
« on: December 24, 2020, 11:26:43 AM »
This Italeri Aeronautica Macchi C.202 kit caps off fourteen non-stop years building 1/72 scale Italian aviation subject models, the "Sayonara Forever" of 59 on-off kit building years as well:


The model will be rendered similar to this 73 Squadriglia aircraft though with camouflaged spinner as seen on some factory production well as combat aircraft:


Construction commences Christmas Eve 2020, New Year's Eve 2021 the projected completion date.

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December 24-25, 2020

Fuselage Halve Interiors Painted, Italeri Model Kit, Leftover AML Macchi C.200 & Scratch-Made Cockpit Parts Painted & Assembled, Glued In Place:



Fuselage Halves & Engine Cowling-Related Parts Assembled; Propeller Blades Painted; Mainwing Interiors Base Painted & Assembled; Cockpit Canopy Parts Masked-Off & Base Painted, Windscreen Glued In Place; Major Model Assemblies Test Fitted:


December 26, 2020

Mainwing Assembly Glued Underneath Fuselage Assembly, Seams Puttied & Sanded; Uppersides Of Major Components Spray Painted Humbrol 91 Matt Black Green + 36% Testors Flat White Enamels Replicating Verde Oliva Scuro 2:


December 27, 2020

Uppersides Of All Major Components CMPR/GAVS Schema C5 Mottled With Humbrol 118 Matt US Tan + 36% Testors Flat White Enamels Replicating Nocciola Chiaro 4:



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Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Italeri Macchi C.202 "Sayonara Forever" Build
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2020, 05:01:06 PM »
Well, good luck! :smiley:
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

Offline Retired In Kalifornia

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Italeri Macchi C.202 "Sayonara Forever" Build Complete...
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2020, 08:26:22 AM »
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