**** DONE: 1/48 Curtiss P-40 N "Hep Cat" 75 Sqdn RAAF Commonwealth GB

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  1. rochie

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    #1 rochie, Nov 14, 2010
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    User Name: rochie
    Name: Karl
    Category: intermediate
    Kit: Italeri
    Scale:1/48
    Accessories: none


    ok here we go , my entry for group build No 8
    Italeri's 1/48 Curtiss P-40 N AN29-1021 in the colours of 75 Sqdn RAAF "Hep Cat" flown by S/leader Clive Tolhurst.

    decals have been very kindly supplied by Peter (Ozhawk) many thanks again mate

    i've a few ref's thanks to Ozhawk and Wildcat and any more info would be greatly appreciated.

    as i'm about to enter the very busy Christmas period at work and i also need to get a gas cylinder for the space heater in my workshop, idont expect to make much progress if any untill the new year.
     

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    :lol: I love the pic of the cat. Great choice Karl!
     
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    Nice choice Karl it's a lovely looking aircraft with great lines, looking forward to you performing your magic on this one.
     
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    Me too. Should be good.
     
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    Nice one mate. I believe it's quite a good kit too.
     
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    It's going to look real slick with that white tail Karl!
     
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    Good one Karl!:thumbright:
     
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    Cool plane, love those P-40's :)
     
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    good one Karl!
     
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    Looking forward to it Karl!
     
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    cheers Fellas just need some free time to start it now :rolleyes:
     
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    Their was a bloke in the States, used to frequent the airshows with his P-40. Customary for the show to provide the planes with fuel. He had 2 drop tanks, would fly in with them empty. Didn't take long, he was politely asked Not to show up!
     
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    Thanks for changing my class rating Wojtek, just popped in here to do the very same !
     
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    Nice choice. Can't miss with the P-40.
     
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    well finally got at start made on Hep Cat :)
    cockpit is done, need to fix in place the armor/headrest and the seat
    fuselage sides are together sealing the radiators in place
     

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    Great start Karl. :thumbright:
     
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    thank you my friend
     
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    That's looking really good Karl. :)
     
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    Very nice highlighting on the panel Karl! Good to see you working on it :thumbright:
     
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