Steven St James
(ex-Monogram) 1/48 scale F-8 Crusader is available online from Squadron.com
Here is my 1/48 scale F-8 Crusader from Monogram, as recently
re-released by Revell. I figured I'd get this in before Hasegawa
I got this kit in a trade with a fellow Hyperscaler and went right to
work. I started by scribing over the panels and using a small drill for
some rivet work. I then sanded the entire kit, starting with 400 grit
and ending with 1500, finally, polishing the kit with an old t-shirt.
The cockpit is Black box, which went in with no problems. I did not
add much else in the way of aftermarket.
I painted this particular kit with Tamiya Acrylics. I went with XF19
sky grey, mixed with white for the uppers and gloss white for the lower
surfaces. The decals were from CAM and after applying them, I did a wash
using Ronsonol fluid and raw umber oil paint. The flat coat is from
Enjoy the shots!
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2002 by Steven St James
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Last Updated 18 September, 2002
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