1/48 Vought F4U-1D Corsair - Carrier Aircraft GB

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  1. Peebs

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    Scale: 1/48
    Maufacturer: Tamiya
    Model: Vought F4U-1D Corsair. with'moto-tug'

    After market: Scale Aircraft Conversions white metal landing gear and wing fold supports

    Pretty much OOB other than the white metal parts. The kit comes with decals for 3 different planes, I'm going to model VBF-6, No.2, of the USS Hancock (CV-19), circa march 1945
     
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    The Kit...

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    Scale Aircraft Conversions
    landing gear and wing fold supports

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    As the kit came supplied with a 'moto-tug', and time permitting, and finding time for anything of late has been a real ask for me, I also have these
    kits. I'm going to have a bash at building it into a diorama

    F4U008.jpg F4U009.jpg
     
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    Great idea Pete!
     
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    Yeah! Nice Pete!
     
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    Nice to see you join Peter.
     
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    Good Choice....

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    That is a nice kit, it's the one I used for my Fav GB.

    has plenty of opportunity for detailing. Enjoy
     
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    ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh, I like dioramas!
     
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    Cool, been contemplating something like this myself. Already built 5 Tamiya Corsairs, great kit.
     
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    Nice one Peter and another Corsair, why not, the more the merrier and I like the diorama idea.
     
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    That's a great kit Peter. Would love to see the diorama built.

    Geo
     
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    Quiet weekend gave me a chance to crack on and make a start...

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    Even made a start on the 'moto tug'

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    Nice bit of weekend work Pete.
     
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    'Pit looks great!
     
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