361st Fighter Group, Bottisham.

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  1. Airframes

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    Here's a quick preview of the 1/48th scale diorama I'll be presenting to the Memorial Museum at Bottisham tomorrow, Thursday.
    I'm in a bit of a rush with last-minute packaging at the moment, so I'll post some more pics when I get back on the weekend.
     

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    you've been holding out on us Dogsbody, very nice though, what kit is it ?
     
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    361th....my fav by far. Looks like a great diorama. Definately hope to see how that Mustang turned out more up close. Good luck with the revealing of the diorama.

    I absolutely love that well known pic series of the Bottisham four. Got an Aeromaster decals sheet and 2 Mustang kits reserved for a 361th build project
     
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    Excellent Dio Terry, it would be great to see more.
     
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    Nice Terry, looks good so far!
     
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    Looks great Terry! Looking forward to more pics.
     
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    Thanks guys - more pics on the weekend.
    Karl, it's the Tamiya kit, originally built about four years ago, with the diorama being done 'as and when' over the last two years - until Jason posted about the new museum, and I found a reason to finish it !
    The model's finish has suffered a bit since then, with smoke and dust, but it looks OK 'in the flesh' - lighting and camera emphasise any blemishes !
     
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    Stupendous Terry! The asphalt and concrete look some of the best I've ever seen. The museum should be pleased I would think!
     
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    friggin' nice Terry....
     
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    That's pretty slick. Look forward to seeing more pics!
     
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    Thanks very much guys. Well, I eventually delivered the diorama, but a day later than intended, after visiting Duxford yesterday, as I had a breakdown half way there on Thursday, and had to wait over five hours for a fan belt to be delivered for my car !
    But I'm pleased to say that the museum were more than happy with it, and I'll pist some pics later, when I've sorted them.
     
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    Looking great Terry. :D Looking forward to other shots.
     
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    Thank you my friend. And here are a few more shots. Sorry about the quality, but they were done in a rush, just before packing the model on Wednesday night. It's good to know the diorama now has an appropriate home, in WW2 buildings at Bottisham, 'home' of the 361st FG.
     

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    Great work Terry! Good to hear that they liked it, although there is no reason why they shouldn't have.
     
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    Beauty Terry!
     
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    Thanks guys.
     
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    Beautiful as always Terry!
     
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    Thanks Cory !
     
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