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#1 TheCat

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 05:48 AM

Here's the Giant Praying Mantis that I painted and detailed it for my brother. My brother found and rescued this model from the garbage. Then he gave it to me to do my magic and restore it. He wanted it to look as realistic as possible. So, I found a picture of a Pray Mantis my brother liked and used it as my guide. ;)

I scratched built the antennas as this kit lost them when it was rescued. Not sure what kit this model came from. I'm thinking maybe the old AMT kit?? :P

It came out looking ok. I think I could of done better. I built this back in 2007. ;)

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#2 Harry P.

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Posted 01 November 2010 - 10:28 AM

It's not every day you see a model several times bigger than the "1:1"... B)

#3 davyou5

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 05:03 AM

Very Cool! It does look like the Real thing! ;) .

#4 vaughn

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Posted 02 November 2010 - 03:39 PM

Thats cool; They are wicked creatures. I have seen some big ones.

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#5 Matt LeBlanc

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Posted 03 November 2010 - 01:44 PM

:) B) ;)

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Posted 04 November 2010 - 06:50 AM

Cool

#7 David G.

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Posted 06 November 2010 - 03:46 AM

Excellent paint and well within their natural color range. Beautiful save. B)