b-17 tattoo

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  1. pikeman7000

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    hi every one im new here, i want to get a b-17 tattoo, but havent been able to find the right photo yet, i want a picture of the b-17 in action, with the top turret looking up, mabey one engine feathered, a bit beat up by flak and fighter attacks, something that shows what the b-17 could take and still come home safe. any help would be appricated, thanks.
     
  2. lesofprimus

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    Try this one....
     

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    I hope you have a good artist.
     
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    the lancaster kicks ass Active Member

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    yeah it's a bit of an odd thing to get a tattoo of, do you have any particular reason?
     
  5. DerAdlerIstGelandet

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    My recommendation is to make it a back piece and get it done in grey scale like a pencile drawing. That would look good. All of my tattoos are done like this and I love them.
     
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    Kind of like these here. Turn them into whole scenes and use the art work as an entire back piece. That would be impressive.
     

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    i think that getting a tattoo of a b-17 is a great idea and i've been thinking of something similar.
     
  8. pikeman7000

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    thanks for pictures and advice DerAdlerIstGelandet, any way you could show your tattos?
     
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    Thanks Les, I did not want to post them again.
     
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    :D Plus mine get shown off too then.
     
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    Adler I like the one with the Girl standing naked.
     
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    Hey, I just got a custom tattoo of my fathers B-17 . I'll post it soon.
     

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    I have one.... got the name "Squirrel" tattooed on my left shoulder in 1952
    in Jax, Fla. It was a nickname as a youngster.

    Since then I've had an auto accident and they had to remove
    most of the muscle in my left shoulder. Now the tattoo looks like
    the tattoo artist hiccuped !

    Remind me to show you my birthmark (!)

    Charles
     
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    That sounds like an awesome tat..with the beautiful lady painted on the side..and definitely a backpiece. I'd love to see picts when its done. :D

    I have 6 of them. I have one more I'd like to get. THEN i'm thinking i'm done, mayyyybe. ;)
     
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    Yeah good luck with that I have 6 myself and each time I say "This will be my last." Im ready to get my 7th now...:lol:
     
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    YEAH..well there is that... I saw some beautiful things done in stone. THOUGH, i'm really into the color, now.
     
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    I always liked this one... and in fact met the pilot of that B-17 and got an autographed print a couple weeks ago.
     

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