1/32 Revell XF4U-1

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    #1 JerryR, Aug 23, 2010
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    Here is my attempt at backdating the old1/32 Revell Corsair F4U-1 into the XF4U-1 Prototype, there are a lot of things that could have been corrected but being my first modeling work, now I know all the things I will be correcting on an updated version of this prototype but, using the Trumpeter Model also in 1/32nd scale (this was my first model and currently I am also posting under start to finish, my second prototype a 1/32 trumpeter P-38J/L backdated to the XP-38.
    Cheers!.

    Jerry
     

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    Not a bad job for a first model. :)
     
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    For a first model that is great!:thumbright:
     
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    With all here. Nicely done. :thumbright:
     
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    Nice one! You certainly chose a novel way to start modelling !
     
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    Hi All!

    Thank you very much for all your kind word of encouragement!

    Just to answer one email I received personally, Yes, I reduced the lenght of the fuselage, on the nose I did reduced it since the prototype is shorter than the production F4U-1. The bullets and bullet guides where salvaged from Eduard or Verliden and the whole thing with scratch building took about 3 months, just the planing took about 6 months since I had never ever built a model and I enjoyed the reading and asking questions specially thanks go to Brian Cauchi for his guidance.

    Enjoy!

    Jerry

    PS If you all look under the START TO FINISH section, I am working on my second prototype, a 1/32 Trumpeter Lockheed P-38 Backdated all the way down to the XP-38 Prototype.

    Have fun modeling!

    J.
     
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    Nicely done!
     
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    Awesome work mate!
     
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    Thanks DirkPitt289

    My favorite Clive Cussler Character!!!

    How's Al Giordino? ji-ji!

    Cheers mate!

    jerry
     
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    That's an excellent effort for a first model! Very distinctive.
     
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    Thank you John!

    Very kind of you.

    Cheers!

    Jerry
     
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    another piccie added
     
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    Quite a feat for a First build mate.
    Don't think I would ever have attempted something like that...

    well done
     
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    Nice job, way to jump in with both feet as they say:)
     
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    Thanks Bob

    If you like prototypes, you may want to check out my XP-38 I am now working on other Prototypes as well, only the research part of it.

    Thanks for looking!

    Jerry
     
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    I did, I saw, I went "WOW":shock:
     
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    Thanks again Bob3170!

    Happy Holidays!

    Jerry
     
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