**** FINISHED: 1/48 Brewster B-239 – Aces Group Build.

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  1. Vic Balshaw

    Vic Balshaw Well-Known Member

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    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Special Hobby – Brewster Buffalo F2A

    Extras: Mostly OOB which has etched detail and resin parts plus inScale 72 decal set AC007 and Eduard Mask set EX084.

    My thanks to you all for your continued support and encouragement during the build. Because of my big holiday it was a bit of a rush towards the end and I must admit the decaling is not the best partly due to what I suspect was out of date decal solution and decals that were not the best quality, each individual one had to be washed after removal from the backing in order to remove a mucky film.

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  2. Vic Balshaw

    Vic Balshaw Well-Known Member

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    Here are my selected 4 pictures.

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    great job Vic, pretty quick as well
     
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    Fantastic job Vic!
     
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    That looks great!
     
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    The buffalo is squat, ugly, ineligant...

    Yet looks so cool when built up.

    great job Vic.
     
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    Stunning build, Vic. Absolutely brilliant!!!
     
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    Problems or not Vic, it looks the biz mate !
     
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    Sure does look the biz.....
    Glad I don't have to show the underside of my Unofficial GB Brewster.......
     
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    Good work Vic!
     
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    Excellent! Well done Vic!
     
  14. Vic Balshaw

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    Shuck guy's, I've come out all goose bumped. Thanks awfully.
     
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    Very nicely done Vic!!:thumbright: :cool:
     
  16. Vic Balshaw

    Vic Balshaw Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Aaron, appreciated.
     
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    Nice one Vic! Purdy colours!
     
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    great work Vic, I like it!
     
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