F4U-4 WS18, VMF-323, Korea between July 1950 and February 1951 Group Build

Discussion in '#6 The Cold War Projects' started by Catch22, May 10, 2010.

  1. Catch22

    Catch22 Well-Known Member

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    Name: Cory
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    Not much of a story behind this one. The only thing remarkable about it is it's got a snake on the cowling!

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    Here are a few pics of VMF-323 F4Us with the snake on the cowling. Only the first picture is definitely my Corsair, but the other ones are still interesting.
     

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    nice choice Cory, you going to beat it up a bit like the first picture ?
     
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    Thanks guys!

    Gonna have to I suppose Karl! Going to try and find one of those magic pencil's of Wayne's.
     
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    Cool looking corsair Cory! I didn't know the Navy let the guys use nose art.
     
  6. Catch22

    Catch22 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Glenn. Yeah I thought they were pretty particular about that. Apparently the scheme was short-lived though.
     
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    I really like this suggestion.

    If/When you do do it rustic touches will add to the presentation.

    Overall looks like it'll be neat :).
     
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    I hope so! I'll have to try and find one of those pencils. Maybe at an arts and crafts store.
     
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    I love the death rattler insignia. That's gonna POP when this one is done.

    What type of pencil you after? If it's one of those Pentel pencils, you should be able to get that at any Michaels or any other decent art supply store.
     
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    I love it too, that's what got me into all of the Death Rattler builds.

    I'm not 100% sure on what type of pencil it is. I have to dig up Wayne's guide to weathering and see if it's in there.
     
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    If it's the silver pencil, then it's 'Prismacolor'. Most stationery or art shops stock them.
     
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    You can get these pencils at Michaels or any art store.

    Looking forward to your build Cory.
     
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    #13 Vic Balshaw, May 11, 2010
    Last edited: Jul 22, 2010
    Was going to say 'that's the place', but everyone else has chipped in to say so. Great choice mate and entry No 3, are you aiming to sweep the board????
     
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    Great choice Cory! (notice I finally spelt your name right...:oops: :) )
     
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    Here ya go Cory!:D
     

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    Thanks guys!

    Thanks Wayne, now I know exactly what I'm looking for.

    :lol: I wouldn't worry about it Evan, it's not an uncommon mistake, especially with Maglar here!

    Vic, I most likely will have 4 in. I'm not sure if it'll be the AU-1 or the F9F yet though.
     
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    #17 Catch22, May 11, 2010
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    Dammit!
     
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    Personal preference: AU-1, but an F-9F would be something different..
     
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    Keep working Cory. ......
     
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    Very cool, and I love the snake!
     
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