Academy 1/72 P-47D thunderbolt (German Captured)

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  1. Trebor

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    here it is! as far as I know, there were no bubbletop P-47s captured by the Germans. so I put my initials on the fuselage.

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    Nice tight little build Treb. Is it me or are the landing gears a bit angled to the side? [If its the plane design my bad, not familiar with it]
    Also, thanks for taking a picture of the bottom, me and you are real men and arent afraid to show the dark side. Quite a nasty seam gap on the bottom of the spine but no one is going to notice when she's perked up! :D I need me some 1/72s lol, i'm stuck with monster builds!
     
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    haha! I love the big builds!
     
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    I would too if it was just building, but most of the time spent goes into kit repairs. [In my personal experience]. Also we need to get you an xacto mat or something, newspaper is so 70's!
     
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    LOL that's not newspaper. that's a Testors mat.
     
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    More like Testors newspaper! If you just look at and keep scrolling it acts very much like newspaper.. :D
     
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    lol thats because it's old, it's been painted on, sprayed on, cut on. that's why it looks like newspaper XD
     
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    Nice stuff Rob! :)
     
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    Nice Jug Rob! 8)
     
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    Nice work!
     
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    Good one Rob!:D
     
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    With all here Rob.:)
     
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    Original idea. That's a keeper for the shelves. Good job!
     
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    thanks a lot you guys! ;D
     
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    Good work Rob. Your mat looks like it's been through the Battle of Britain, and the Battle of the Bulge, all at the same time! Bit like mine I suppose!!
     
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    LOL yeah, I think I should get a new one or something. hehe. or put something hard and level under the mat, cos I've noticed that I'm accidentally cutting INTO my table! @_@
     
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    Nice work Rob! 8)
     
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    Ummmm..... What happened to the gear Rob???

    As far as ur RJ goes, it woulda looked better if u made a stencil for the letters rather than free-handing them...

    All in all, looks like a good 1/72nd build man...
     
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    that's the way the gear was built, guys!
     
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