Grumman F6F-3 (Mk.I) Hellcat step by step video build series - Eduard 1/48

Grumman F6F-3 (Mk.I) Hellcat step by step video build series - Eduard 1/48

Grumman F6F-3 Mk.I Hellcat



In this step by step video build series You will see how I build, paint and weather the 1/48th scale Grumman F6F-3 (Mk.I) Hellcat plastic scale model from Eduard.


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Episode 1. - The cockpit

This episode will take You through the assembly, painting and weathering, of the cockpit, in out of the box manner.






Episode 2. - The engine

This episode will take You through the upgrading, assembly, painting and weathering, of the Prat & Whitney R-2800 Engine that comes with the 1/48 F6F kit from Eduard. This episode can be also seen as a step by step tutorial on upgrading, assembly, painting and weathering scale model radial engine.





Episode 3. - Assembly

Episode 3 of the Eduard 1/48 F6F-3 video build series will guide you trough the various steps of assembling the scale model. Along with that you will see how some scratch built details affect the overall appearance of this scale model.






Episode 4. - Paint

Eduard 1/48 F6F-3. Episode 4 of the video build series will guide you trough the various steps of masking and painting the scale model. The FAA scheme plus the invasion stripes and the red nose add up to a very colorful airplane, but to get even better results several layers of effects will be added.





Episode 5. - Weathering


Episode 5 of the Eduard 1/48 F6F-3 video build series will guide you trough the various steps of weathering the scale model. Here you can see how I weather the decals, apply pin wash, salt weathering, chipping, oil dot filters, exhaust stains, fuel and oil stains and dust. All the above push the scale model to a more realistic appearance and enhances its visual attractiveness. 








Episode 6. - Finale



Episode 6 of the Eduard 1/48 scale F6F-3 (Mk.I) Hellcat video build series will take you trough the final assembly steps of  scale model build. Here you can also see how the finished Grumman F6F 3 Hellcat scale model looks.


With this episode the video build series concludes. I hope you have had a good time watching.
Best regards and happy modelling.
M.

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