1/48 Italeri C-130J Hercules

by Jose Aides

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Finally!  After more than one year since I've started this kit, it's done.  The Herc was built OOB with the "only" addition of more than 20 LEDs and 4 electric motors to spin the propellers.

Paint was done using Tamiya Acrylics exclusively, preshading the panel lines with pure black.

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The "energy" for the lights and motors is coming up from the base through the aircraft wheels.

The base was built using a 60cmx60cm piece of wood framed at a local art store, painted with a few shades of grey and little weathered.

 

Even that this is not a "Museum Quality" model, I am very happy with the overall result.

Hope you like it too.  

Jose

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Photos and text by Jose Aides