Looking back at the Wildcat

I had started building the Wildcat three weeks ago while I was waiting for Amateur Airplanes’ guest post.

Guess I got carried away when I opened the box.

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I got this sudden urge to start building the Wildcat.

Just a little at first.

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Let’s build. It’s never too late.

I’m skipping a few steps here…

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I then got this uncontrolable urge to start painting the Wildcat while my cat was not around, first by making my own homemade paint, and testing it on two other projects: the Monogram Avenger and the Monogram Dauntless, both vintage model airplanes I had in my stash.

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Monogram Dauntless

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Monogram Avenger

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Monogram Dauntless

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I just could not stop testing and painting.

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I could not control myself while my cat was not around.

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Sweet dreams…

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Finally to calm down a little, I compared the Monogram Wildcat with the Otaki Corsair and Otaki Hellcat that I had built in the early 80s.

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Otaki Hellcat

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Otaki Corsair

You know the rest of the story don’t you?

Next project…

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