16195 F-105D Thunderchief
Another factory model of the F-105 that was made by Precise in the '60s. They had two versions of this
cute 1/120 scale, silver and camo.  Niether came pylons or weapons. The silver was made to represent a
'B' and the camo a 'D'. Both carried the same markings and serial.


Customer wanted it restored as it came from Precise even though the serial doesn't match any F-105 and
the camo version never had the U.S. AIR FORCE and FH-105 on the nose.


I could not get the canopy off. I tried but was afraid I'd break it if I tried any harder. I stripped all the
old paint off, repaired all the molding defects, primed and finished with Model Master FS colors enamel.
I made the markings with Corel Draw 9 and printed with my Alps printer.  


The base is a resin casting I made of an original. Finished with Model Master Dark Anodonic Gray
buffing Metallizer and cleared.
1/120 Scale Precise Factory Model
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