NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY SWEET 1/144

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 BOX PACKAGEIt is a Nakajima A6M2-N 2 floatplane fighter of 1/144 scale. Sweet has obtained a new report of the U.S. military investigation, and it is a definite version kit that accurately reproduces the dimensions of the unknown point.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 BOX PACKAGE NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 PAINTINGThe dolly (ground moving carriage) and wave scene base are attached, and you can choose either of display positions.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 PAINTING NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 PAINTINGFor some reason, I finished painting the water decoration table first. I might do the white dry brush a bit more. I am planning to paint the fighters as belonging to track island and Maikor Island in Indonesia, so I made a shade like an emerald green which imaged the south island. I blew blue and green based on Mr. crystal color tourmaline green. I purchased crystal colors a few years ago, but I did not have any opportunity to use it in my modeling. It is surprisingly good transparent feeling.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 MAKINGPaint the engines.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 PAINTING NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 PAINTINGMasking of a cockpit and concentration are required for the fine work. Especially the Japanese airplane in WWII with many frames. I used a Tamiya masking tape that also adapts to the curved surface.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 PAINTING NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 PAINTINGI completed the basic painting with dark green and light gray-green. Although it is still plain, after putting the decal, it should make it look better dramatically.
(16-June-2017)

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKNakajima A6M2-N is completed. It is a water plane based on Zero. Because it is splashed from the propeller at boarding time, the pilot gets on and off the starboard. By the way, Sweet’s box character also hangs up on the right side ladder.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKThe total amount of production is 327 aircraft. It was especially mass-produced as a water fighter. At that time, only Japan was developing watercraft with manpower.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKThe marking is 902nd Flying Group Fighter Squadron, Caroline Is. Truk I. Oct. 1943-Feb.1944.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORK NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORK NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORK NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKI painted the engine and also applied the dry brush, so it looks slightly visible.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORK NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORK NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKDolly and water base and Nakajima A6M2-N.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKThe lower side of the aircraft was light gray-green, and the No.3 air-to-air bomb painted a line of silver. It was easy if Sweet made the silver line decals, but is it too difficult to paste the tiny seal?

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORK NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKThe antenna wire is a metal fine wire. Just to be sure, I thought about strength and wrapped it around the rod. There seems to be no thread break.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKLightning mark is added to this fighter, and the propeller spinner is red. By the way, both fighters propellers fronts are painted in silver, but the backside is matte black. The reason is not to be disadvantageous to the pilot by a shiny reflection.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORK NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKThe marking is 934th Flying Group Fighter Squadron, Banda Sea Ambon / Enu Is. Maikoor Indonesia, Mar.1943-Feb.1944.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORK NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKAt first, I thought this water base is unnecessary and Don’t put extra stuff in it. But it is recommended because this base is painted and decorated with good appearance.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORK NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORK NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKThe mold of the panel line was so delicate that it was not possible to put much effective inking. I was worried about how to complete this fighter.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORK NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORK NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKMini-scale airplanes are small and look easy to finish, but it’s not easy. As the adhesive protrudes, it gets dirty immediately, and fine masking is difficult. It is small enough to put on my palm, it is interesting the sense of precision is tremendous.

NAKAJIMA A6M2-N Type 2 FLOAT-PLANE FIGHTER (THUNDERBOLT) SWEET 1/144 FINISHED WORKI bought this kit a couple of years ago, compared with the price range of the previous 1/144 kit, even if it entered two aircraft, it was expensive at a price. Of course, there are no complaints about details and molds.
(20-June-2017)

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