**** DONE: 1/48 F4U-1 Corsair, VMF 124 - Carrier Aircraft GB

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  1. rochie

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    #1 rochie, Aug 1, 2012
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    subject F4U-1 Corsair VMF 124 flown by Kenneth. A Walsh
    Name: Karl
    Category: intermediate
    Kit: Academy
    Scale:1/48
    Accessories: none

    my second kit for this GB is a subject i've also been waiting to do since i bought a die cast model of Ken Walsh's Corsair

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    Just a heads up, I build this one many years ago, the only fit problem was the canopy.
     
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    thanks i'll keep an eye out for that when its time to fit the canopy
     
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    Nice one mate.
     
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    thanks all, just noticed differences from the Mark Styling profile and the kit instructions !
    will have to have a look at my books before i do the decals later into the build.
     
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    Don't know how you can build two at one time. However, I may find out if the Hellcat I ordered comes in....

    Jan will love you if you put a # 13 on it...

    Charles
     
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    A '13', eh?




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    Wow Jan, how did you let that happen? Good one Karl.
     
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    :lol: Jan


    Cool choice Karl.
     
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    Looking forward to this one Red Two!
     
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    good stuff Karl!
     
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    just noticed the other corsair i've built was a 13 as well !!!

    thanks guys

    Charles as both models have similar paint on the insides its quite easy to do them both at the same time, esp as i dont use an airbrush !
     
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    Nice Karl, should be a gooder. Just an FYI, the squadron is a typo in your instructions, as he was actually in VMF-124.
     
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    Another good choice Karl.
     
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    yep i noticed that after doing a bit of reading, thanks Cory
    cheers mate
     
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    Looking forward to your working this one Red Two, another quality build! :thumbright:
     
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    hope so mate
     
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