**** DONE: 1/48 Douglas SBD-3/4 Dauntless – Carrier Aircraft GB

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  1. destrozas

    destrozas Well-Known Member

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    #1 destrozas, Aug 6, 2012
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    subject: douglas sbd 3/4 dauntless 25º Sq RNZAF.
    name: sergio
    category: intermeate
    kit: accurate minitures
    scale: 1/48
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    little history of this aircraft ( wikipedia source).

    In July 1943, the 25th Squadron of the Royal New Zealand Air Force received 18 SBD-3 from the Marine Corps inventory. Subsequently, the RNZAF would receive 27 SBD-4 and 23 SBD-5 that were used in fighting on Bougainville

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    This addition to the companion plane evan my daughter from the day you saw this because not mount because it is the plane that but I have seen it is like, when I decided to start on this GB models taught to boast for him and decided both she (my daughter) and my wife for this model as well as I had no say or do, I hope to be nice.
     
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    Another great choice Sergio (and a kiwi!), and if both your ladies like it, you've gotta do it! :)
     
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    Great kit! Tons of detail in this one, and as I recall, no major fit issues. The only thing that they missed was the armor plate on the rear gunners weapons, but that is easy to scratchbuild. If, of course, the Kiwi's had it installed.
     
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    One of my favorite aircraft of all time. Do the dive flaps already have holes?
     
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    Good one Sergio!
     
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    Nice Sergio, thinking about doing one of these as well.:thumbleft:
     
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    Great kit Sergio. Very nicely detailed.
     
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    Another good one Sergio.
     
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    Maybe these will help :)

    All the best Paul

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    Excellent, another nice machine and in the Commonwealth colours as well.
     
  12. destrozas

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    thanks Guys

    paul certainly looketh to investigate why I comets

    micdrow thanks

    vic one dauntless in commonwealth colours I have seen is different but very few on the forums and other sites
     
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    A great choice Sergio. You will do this great justice I am sure...
     
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    Your welcome :)
     
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    Agree with all...great choice!
     
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    #16 destrozas, Aug 9, 2012
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    I hope at least as I stay fw190d9, thanks for the support.

    the plane continues its correct large detailed painting the inside by the time I only mounted the sides and not at all.

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    in this part of the fuselage in the tail gunner of a piece that there is upside, this without hitting one placed to the photo, and is glued properly in place and with a wisp of color to highlight a bit more

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    today if I can and my headache will allow me I will give more depth to the entire set, some more color and finish the control panel that is spectacular that brings more accurate detailed
     
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    Looking good Sergio!
     
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    go with the weathering of the interior with acrylic oil paintings of van Gohn (as always), we give the depth

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    of closer control panel

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    the sides of two positions to avoid glare and the brightness of the light

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