Experimental B-24J-15-CO, 42-73130, with B-17G nose section, containing chin turret

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  1. Snautzer01

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    Now that would make quite a kit.

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    It looks seriously nose heavy
     
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    Good shots! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    looks like it has a cheek full of chew....
     
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    Ive never seen this. Great find!
     
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    I was just thinking if the officer who had the idea was saying to himself ' I know the guys haven't got anything better to do today, lets just graft the front of a B17 onto the rear of a B24 for the fun of it' was hated or liked by the engineers who were given the task.
     
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