A Place to put your 1/72 Warbird!

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  1. Njaco

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    Yeah, I've seen pictures of that before. Amazing! ALL of it is scratchbuilt, even the planes, if I remember correctly.
     
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    Great job there.:D
     
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    Bleedin' Nora!! Absolutely stunning!
    Years ago, when the Royal Navy were still using F4 Phantoms, they had a touring display with a 1/72nd scale carrier and Phantoms, but it was only the flight deck and 'Island'. I thought that was impressive, but this model is just overwhelming - fantastic stuff!
     
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    I don't think the aircraft are scratchbuilt Cory, the Hellcats appear to be the Italeri kit (now released by Revell).

    Great work though!!!!!
     
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    Absolutely amazing!!
     
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    Bet he's divorced! :lol: I saw this before, it's an amazing piece of work.
     
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    It is fantastic isn't it!:D
     
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    Fantastic piece of work. The water effect is excellent as is the rest of it.
     
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    Yeah, I would think you would have needed to use kits, must've remembered wrong.
     
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    Think that I posted a 1/48 USS Coral Sea somewhere here on the forum...
     
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    Here she is! A 1/48 USS Coral Sea CV-43. 1/72? Hmmpf! :rolleyes: :lol:
    [​IMG]
     
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    Accordong to the mag I have....

    The Hellcats are Italeri with resin cast parts for the wing-fold mechanisms.
    The Avengers are Academy.

    The 437 figures are Hecker&Goros, Preiser, Airfix/Heller, Revell and Mack Brown - 80% cut to custom poses.

    He taught himself how to photoetch.

    and he's still married!
     
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    Still "only" 1/72 though! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    That 1/48th carrier must be bl**dy ginormous!!
     
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    Well she was 295m and 41m, sooo......
     
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    Big B!tch...that's for sure!:D
     
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    6,145 by 0,854 metres....:shock:
     
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