**** FINISHED: 1/48 Corsair II - Pacific Theatre of Operations II

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  1. Crimea_River

    Crimea_River Well-Known Member

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    #1 Crimea_River, May 18, 2014
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    Username: Crimea River
    First name: Andy
    Category: Judge – Non competing
    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Tamiya
    Model Type: F4U-1D Corsair with Moto-Tug
    Aftermarket addons: Numeral decals priovided by. BPF Roundels from Eduard Hellcat Dual Combo. Eduard PE Cockpit Set. Resin prop. Scratch built side air scoops and bottom vent. Added brake line and springs to landing gear.

    This model depict the Corsair II s/n JT537 flown by Donald J. Sheppard, Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve in which he became the only Fleet Air Arm Corsair ace. Finished pics - mandatory 6:

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    And 4 optionals:

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    She's a beauty Andy. Love the weathering.

    Geo
     
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    Smashing job... :cool:
     
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    Top Effort Andy, well done mate!
     
  5. Crimea_River

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    Thanks fellas. Will drop this one into our regional contest in 3 weeks and see how it goes.
     
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    Bl**dy nice work Andy, and a fine example of how subtle weathering and panel lines should be done !
    Going to get a medal at the show methinks.
     
  7. Crimea_River

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    Thanks Terry. I appreciate it a lot, though, despite my efforts at restraint, I think I overdid the chipping forward of the pit.
     
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    A beauty CR, very well done!

    cheers
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    Beautiful Job Andy. You really did this one up nicely.

    Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Great job Andy! She looks amazing!
     
  11. Crimea_River

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    Thanks a lot guys. I enjoyed this build and appreciate the kind words.
     
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    beauty work, nicely, i like you technique.
     
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    What a stunner!
     
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    A real beauty Andy. Just the right amount of weathering.
     
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    That looks amazing Andy, well done! Can't wait to see it in person.
     
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    HOLY MACKEREL ANDY!! Words don't do it justice sir.
     
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    Great work Andy!
     
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    Thanks all. Very much appreciated.
     
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    Great work Andy.
     
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    Damned nice work, Andy. Let us know how she fairs in the regionals.
     
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