Decal Fargo Express MK-VIII

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  1. ontos

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    Does anyone have a good picture of the nose art for "Fargo Express"? I'm doing a skin for IL2 and need a copy for my Mk. Thanks.
     
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    Hope this works for you!
     

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    Great pic Dave!
     
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    Whilst you probably know...I will mention it anyway...just in case!

    Fargo Express, markings are HL-K has been depicted on many occasions as HL-X.
     
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    Wow, you're right, Wayne...I always thought that was an X, but after you mentioned that, I looked and sure enough, the K is distorted by the radius of the fuselage!

    I'll have to remember and rename the file :lol:
     
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    Thanks allot Dave, this will work great. Great picture to. I can use the weathering and color scheme. Fantastic. :shock:8)
     
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    Glad I could help...and I learned something, so it was a win-win deal all around! :lol:

    Now we're going to be seeing that skin posted in the IL-2 screenshots thread when you're done, right? :thumbleft:
     
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    No problem mate, I don't take very good screen shots, but I'll do my best. :oops:
     
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    Ahh...but it's quite simple, really!

    Load your aircraft up in Quick Mission, find a nice setting like flying over a cloud, etc...Presse P to pause the action, press F2 for an external view and zoom in with the Delete key, move the mouse around until you get that sweet angle...and press Print Screen!

    Your screenshot will be waiting for you in the IL-2 root folder (as grab0000.tga, etc) and it'll be perfect! :thumbright:
     
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    Glad I mentioned it then!:D
     
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    ICM's 1:48 Spitfire Mk.VIII has markings for Fargo Express, correctly represented as HL-K.
     
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