Special Hobby Brewster F2A-2 Buffalo in 1/72 Scale

This is Special Hobby’s 1/72 scale kit of the Brewster F2A-2 Buffalo.  This is a limited run kit augmented with resin parts.  A decent enough kit but a bit tricky to get together, and marred somewhat by the iffy fit of the clear parts.  The sliding portions of the canopy here are vacuform replacements.  The markings are for a VF-2 aircraft from the USS Lexington (CV-2) with a few substitutions from the spares box.  VF-2 removed the long radio mast from the fuselage due to vibration, and landed the antenna to a stub mast mounted on the port wing.

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