1/48 Grumman S-2E/S-2G Tracker - Carrier Aircraft GB

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  1. Aaron Brooks Wolters

    Aaron Brooks Wolters Well-Known Member

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    #1 Aaron Brooks Wolters, Sep 3, 2012
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    Username: Aaron Brooks Wolters
    Name: Brooks
    Category: Intermediate
    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer:Kinetic Model Kits
    Extras: Are a possibility but not sure just yet.


    The individual I go flying with flew the E version when he was in the Navy. And If I can pull this off, I would very much like to present it to him when I am done. May seem kinda corny I know but it's the best I can do for now.
     

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    Not corney at all.
    Grummans rule!
     
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    No not corny mate, fine aircraft and fine gesture.
     
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    Looking forward to this one Brooks.
     
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    Schweet :D great pick :)
     
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    Good choice for GB. Rode in the S2F, and it's compadre, the TF (better known as "the COD") many times.

    Charles
     
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    Good one Aaron, and a fine gesture for your friend - I'm sure he'll be surprised, and delighted. Really looking forward to seeing this - and tempted to get one myself.
     
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    Thanks guys. I have been looking for quite awhile. Retails for $90.00 and found it at a local hobbyshop for $70.oo. That's as cheap as I've seen it so I scarfed it up.
     
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    Aaron really looking forward to this. i did an RAN G in 1:72 scale, it was my second model...a little rough you could say. Matt did a relly nice coppy a bit before me as well. i want to go back and try again soon so i will watch and learn hopefully
     
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    Thank you Parsifal, but I am still learning to and have a ways to go.
     
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    a very nice thought Aaron, thought about doing the same with my Martlet but Terry'd beat the snot out of me if i turned up at his house with it !!! :lol:
     
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    We had F models on the Yorktown when I was aboard in '63. And a 48th scale, you Do know what you're in for??? Huge.

    Give us some pictures of the sprues. Like to see the detail in the parts. Does it have folding wings? This could keep the finished footprint down. There's gonna be opportunity for plenty of detail. Should be fun.
     
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    good stuff Aaron and great gesture on your part!
     
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    Thank you guys, Bill, I will try to get some shots of the sprues up sometime soon. My photo hobby has exploded here recently and I am staying way busier than I would like. Finding it hard to get any time for model building.:banghead: And yes, the wings can be done up in the folded position also.
     
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    Now that would be a challenge for you Aaron.
     
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    Vic, for me, EVERYTHING is a challenge.:lol:
     
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    It's them challenges,
    and them little successes that keep us coming back....
    Anxious to see her started and underway.
     
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    Agree with that ! :D
     
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    Me too, on all points.
     
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