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Inspect the detail ! All this is "modeller-see, modeller-do" thanks to the detailed photographs and illustrations from the Model Art reference. What looks like wire is wire; drop tank support pins and fuel lines, landing gear brake lines and underwing radiator central support strut were made from standard round wire. The wheel chocks were made from electronics LED wire leads which are a squarish extrusion. The black sling around the drop tank is PVC electrical tape. The white walled tyres were painted that way in an attempt to reflect the desert heat and thus keep the tyres cool. That small tube (syringe tubing) sticking out of the front of the drop tank is a venturis presurising device that help's to feed the stored fuel to the engine/fuel pump but way of injecting the airstream to maintain a constant feed up the fuel intake line.
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