Hasegawa 1/48 Myrt nightfighter

This new kit also turned up on my local hobby shop's shelves yesterday.
It is the basic 1/48 scale kit with a twin 20mm "Schrage Music"
installation behind the pilot. Kit parts include a new main clear canopy
and a nice set of cast metal 20mm cannon and mountings. Decals cover a
302nd Naval Air Group bird and one from the Yokosuka naval Air Arsenal.
I believe I remember a Myrrh with a single 30 mm cannon installation so
we will probably get still another iteration of the Myrt night fighter
in the future.
I am really fascinated by how thin and clear hasegawa is getting their
clear canopy parts. There won't be much need for vac-u-form canopies if
this keeps up.
Bill Shuey
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William H. Shuey
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I noticed this a while back on their A6M2 Zero series. Quite good.
Art
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Art Murray
I believe Fujimi did this version in the 1/72 rendition. Love that Myrt! Just wait till I get my Tamiya done with the clear fuselage! Don't hold your breath 8^)
The Keeper (of too much crap!)
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Keeper

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