**** DONE: 1/48 Brewster B-239 - Aircraft in Foreign Service WWII

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  1. le_steph40

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    #1 le_steph40, Jan 5, 2014
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    User Name: le_steph40
    Name: Stéphane
    Category: Intermediate
    Kit: Classic Airframes 4100 4101
    Scale: 1/48th
    Accessories: CMK 4168 control surfaces set for the first, decals InScale72 0748 and self made for the two projects...

    After my 3 Yaks-3, here I am again with 2 B-239... I hope I have the permission... :|

    The first: Brewster B-239 Nr. BW-384 flown by Vaapeli Lauri Nissinen from 3/LL24 based at Lappeenranta during September 1941
    the box
    4101.JPG

    The project
    Nissinen.jpg

    The second: Brewster B-239 Nr. BW-368 flown by Alikersanti Nils Katajainen from 3/LL24 based at Lappeenranta or Mantsy during September 1941 too...
    The box
    4100.jpg

    The project
    Katajainen.jpg

    I'm ready :)
     
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    Awesome! The buffalo is one of my all time favourites!! :cool:
     
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    I agree with Wildcat, excellent choice!
     
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    Permission? What's that? Of course, you're more than welcome to join in the build. Looking forward to this Stephane.
     
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    Great stuff Steph. No problem having two - just create a separate thread for each one please.
     
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    Vic, I had already put your work in my favorites ;)

    Here the beginning:the engine to obtain something like that (Wright R-1820-G5 Cyclone)
    011.JPG

    Some surgery before adding ignition and pushrods
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    The ignition is almost done but it's time to go to bed for me... :)
     
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    That went well.
     
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    Hello,
    Ignition build with copper wires done !
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    Ready to assembly the engine...
     
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    Great choice Stéphane, two very interesting birds of a feather.
     
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    Nice work Steph! :thumbright:
     
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    Great choices Steph! :D
     
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    #15 le_steph40, Jan 8, 2014
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    Hello,

    Engine done and some work on the nose (grid added)
    002 (Copier) (2).JPG
    002 (Copier).JPG

    Let's go to dinner now :)
     
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    Very !

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    Nice work!
     
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    Looks good so far!
     
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    Very nice engine.

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