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Heavy Fighter Junkers Ju-88 G6
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Posted: Monday, November 12, 2007 - 09:12 AM UTC
Andrew Beard [ CMOT70 ] brings us a first look review of the Zvezda 1/72 scale Junkers Ju-88 kit



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VikMex
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Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 - 01:04 PM UTC
Howdy Andrew,Instead the primer gray & gunship gray ,wich are the correct RLM colors?
Cheers Vic.
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Posted: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 - 05:52 PM UTC
I'd say the standard night fighter scheme of the time: RLM 75 Grau Violet (Gunship Gray) over RLM 76 Light Blue (Grey Primer).

One kit option uses a "medium green" pattern with the above as well- not sure what RLM that would be- maybe RLM 82.

The 3rd kit option seems doubtful, being overall white with grey mottle.

I'm not one of the colour experts though...i usually just refer to the colour charts at IPMS Stockholms website as references and leave things at that.
I prefer not to drop the gloves and get into those brawls over whether RLM84 was tan, green, sky or even existed at all (just as an example)...

Andrew
VikMex
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Posted: Wednesday, November 21, 2007 - 02:51 AM UTC
Thank You Andrew ,very usefull, the question was because I 've purchased the old Ju-88c6
Revell kit (I know isn´t the Hasegawa tool) but for just $5.- and some work ,just like You´ve said: is my money! Regards
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Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 - 01:41 PM UTC
Andrew; I believe if you check this kit is a reboxing og the Italaerei kit. the few Zveda Ju-88/188 kits I have sure look like the Italaerei molds
Cheers,Bob K.
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Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 - 06:20 PM UTC
I don't think it's Italeri, all the Italeri Ju-88 in 1/72 that i have seen have fine raised panel lines. The Zvezda kit has excellent engraved panel lines. The parts breakdown is similar for sure.

I'm sure this is not the 90's Italeri kit.