David Knights' Weblog

April 4, 2020

Airfix MiG-17 #7 I’ve been framed

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 7:11 am
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The MiG is ready for primer.  However, before that could happen I needed to paint the canopy frames Alclad Dull Aluminium so that you’d see that as the inside frame color.  Wiled I was at it, I sprayed a bit of Dull Aluminum in the intake tunnel to cover some minor touch up and also painted the underside of the tail under the burner can.  I also assembled the two drop tanks.  While I am not going to use them on this model, I know this isn’t the last Airfix MiG-17 I’ll be building and most of them carried the wing tanks, so this will get me ahead of the game in the future.  Also, I want to use the opportunity to do a little research and see what I can do to improve the kit parts.

2 Comments »

  1. Looks like you’re making good progress, be careful or you’ll get finished! 🙂

    Comment by Jeff Groves — April 4, 2020 @ 9:07 am

  2. […] last time I posted an update was on April 4th.  My apologies.  While I have been building on the MiG, I haven’t posted an update.  The […]

    Pingback by Airfix MiG-17 #8 Better late than never | David Knights' Weblog — April 26, 2020 @ 9:59 pm


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