F7F-2N

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  1. otftch

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    This is a U.S. Navy Grumman F7F-2N tested with an aerial torpedo at the end of the war. The tests went well but the Navy soon phased out aerial torpedos. The kit is 1/72 from Monogram with second cockpit and torpedo added. I couldn't get a good shot of the torpedo without the flashback from the table.
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    Very nice! I love the "oddies" you build.
     
  3. Gnomey

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    Good work!
     
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    The next very nice piece of your collection Ed. :thumbright:
     
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    Nice one matey!
     
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    Very nice Ed!
     
  7. Wayne Little

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    I like it well done Ed!
     
  8. Airframes

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    Nice one Ed. I've always liked the look of that aircraft.
     
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    Looks great! Kudos!
     
  10. Matt308

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    I love that kit. Takes a lot of weight to make it sit on its tricycle landing gear though.
     
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    Great job on another "different" subject. Love your stuff man.

    Ever seen the drone control version of that plane?
     
  12. otftch

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    Ever seen the drone control version of that plane?[/QUOTE]



    Like this one.
     

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    Aaron Brooks Wolters Well-Known Member

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    Excellent work Ed!! She's sharp sir!!:thumbright: I have always liked this craft and you have done both very nicely.
     
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    nicely done mate, well done
     
  15. Wayne Little

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    tigercat does look rather neat...
     
  16. LA2019

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    Looks good Ed.

    I've been eyeing this kit myself...
     
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