Another "Yellow Bird" for my collection

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  1. otftch

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    An Academy 1/72 scale F4F-3 from the Navy Air Missile Unit, Brownsville Texas circa 1946. Looks pretty neat in yellow. Now I need to find a photo of an all yellow Navy TBM/F.
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    Nice one Ed!
     
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    Well done Ed. :thumbright:
     
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    Good work Ed!
     
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    Nothing totally yellow. Found these though...

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    And 50's RNZAF, s/n NZ2503

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    I do like the oddball scheme on the Wildcat.

    Geo
     
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    I've never seen a yellow one, but I like the way it looks.
     
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    Looks cool Ed :thumbright:
     
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    Very cool Ed!
     
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    another cracking job Ed
     
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    Good one Ed.
     
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    Nice one! Yellow is a hard color to paint in my opinion and you did great.
     
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    Very nice Ed
     
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    That's different – I like it :) Whose decals?
     
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    They are Micro Scale alphabets numbers applies individually. Thanks guys for your comments. Thank you for the drawings, Fubar57.
    Ed
     
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