DONE: 1/48 Brewster Buffalo, Netherlands East Indies AAC - Java Island, Group Build

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  1. vikingBerserker

    vikingBerserker Well-Known Member

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    Seeing all the incredible work you guys/guysettes have been doing, I've been bitten by the modeling bug once again in my life. Hopefully it's not too late to join the Group Build!

    Category 2, 1/48th Tamiya Brewster Buffalo flown with the Netherlands East Indies Air Corp at Batavia Java Island Feb 1942. Spacifically aircraft# B-3110 of the 2-VLG-2.

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  2. Maglar

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    Looking forward to this, I always liked the look of the Brewster.. Short and plump! :D
     
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    Sweet idea!
     
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    Nice addition to the Pacific theme

    look forward to seeing your progress
     
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    good to have you aboard vikingBerserker
     
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    Excellent choice!
     
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    Agree....great choice mate!
     
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    Glad to see you in Viking...:thumbright:
     
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    Great, a Brewster is on my list of builds I'd like to make. Cant wait to see some pictures

    Slaterat
     
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    Very nice, and different!
     
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    #11 Marcel, May 23, 2009
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    Ah, you're going to do Capt. Jacob P. van Helsdinger's crate. Looking foreward to it :thumbright:

    Below with lt. Diebel
     

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    Great to have you in the GB. I'm sure Dan or someone will soon 'sticky' this.
    Nice pic Marcel, don't often get to see pics of Netherlands aircraft in WW2.
     
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    Of course Terry it is sticky now.:)

    I'm looking forward to see more pics of the progress.
     
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    Thanks fellas, I appreciate that!

    Marcel THANK YOU for the pic, I'd been looking for it and have not had any luck!
     
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    #15 Marcel, May 24, 2009
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    You really should get Dutch Profiles, Brewster Buffalo. It gives you all the info you need for your build. Unfortunately I don't have it myself, but I own several others from that series.
    For the colors Oud Blad and Jong Blad:
     

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    Great assist Marcel!:D
     
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    This is going to be an interesting build. I know Marcel will watch it closely....

    Charles
     
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    Thanks Marcel. I just bought the Profile and Squadren Signal books on it, but the more info the better!
     
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    You bet. I just bought the dye cast version from Hobbymaster (yes, I'm lazy). But kuddo's for Viking to do a Dutch a/c for a change. Still waiting for someone to do a D.XXI.... :lol:
     
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    I'm going to watch it too, Mon Ami.... and interesting build.

    Charles
     
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