Nowadays I would view these results with disdain. More evidence of how far
our skills develop over the years.
The irony is that just a few years later I purchased a Verlinden "Super Set"
in order to super-detail a new-build F-14.
4. This new build never happened. The irony
never escaped me that I would have ended up with three F-14's....
Each of the three would have reflected different stages of my model-building
career. I was chasing my tail.
is always a better Tomcat out there. Anyway, I finally lost interest and
gave the Verlinden set away to a neighbour who was more interested in US
Navy hardware than I was.
Still, the project is interesting to look back upon. It was by no means
unique. I have built more than one Spitfire and Phantom over the years
because I was unhappy with the last one I built.
model was airbrushed with Humbrol Enamels and then was finished with Super