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1/48 F-20A Tigershark (Freedom Models)

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This is the Freedom Models 1/48 scale F-20A Tigershark. Built by Northrop (before they became Northrop Grumman). I started on the cockpit. The dash board was painted to match photos of the actual aircraft. To create the realistic multi-function displays I painted them a chrome silver and use Tamiya clear green on top. The screens look like real displays as the light reflects light from different angles.

 

You can see more photos on my blog at:

https://davidsscalemodels.com/build-log/1-48-f-20a-tigershark/

 

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Very sharp!

 

GIL :cool:

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Continuing work on the 1/48 Freedom Models F-20A. Cockpit installed, exhaust installed, and now assembling the fuselage. The fit of the parts is very good. Just had a small section on the spine that needed a little putty. Also added a little weight to the nose to keep it from being tail heavy. More photos at https://davidsscalemodels.com/build-log/1-48-f-20a-tigershark/

 

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Brilliant work man, I really love that instrument panel! Way to go!

 

Looking forward to seeing more.

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Continuing the work on the Freedom Models 1/48 scale F-20A Tigershark. Fuselage assembled, painted, and decals applied. Working on the missiles and the canopy details now. Getting close to completion. All the build photos are on my blog at https://davidsscalemodels.com/build-log/1-48-f-20a-tigershark/

 

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The Freedom Models F-20A Tigershark in Prototype 2 scheme is now complete! This was a fun kit to build. Instructions have some minor issues but not bad. Also am using a different camera so the completed photos represent the color much better and the photos look better.

You can see all the completed photos in my blog gallery: https://davidsscalemodels.com/gallery/1-48-f-20a-tigershark/

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Beautiful work on that great looking plane. It's a shame that it never got accepted for production.

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I'll add my kudos to Dukes! I also agree that it's too bad it never saw production. Congrats on a sharp looking Tigershark!

 

GIL :cool:

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