**** FINISHED: 1/48 Curtiss A-8 Shrike – From WW1 to WW2 GB

Discussion in '#16 From WW1 to WW2' started by T Bolt, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. T Bolt

    T Bolt Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2010
    Messages:
    9,728
    Likes Received:
    194
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Bridge & Highway Construction Inspector
    Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
    #1 T Bolt, Mar 2, 2013
    Last edited: Mar 3, 2013
    User Name: T Bolt
    Name: Glenn
    Category: 1, Advanced
    Kit: Czeck Model Curtiss A-8 Shrike
    Scale: 1/48th.
    Accessories: Kit supplied resin and scratch built guns made from hypodermic needles

    The Shrike was the first of the “Modern” all metal low wing monoplanes. This one caries the markings of an aircraft with the 37th Attack Squadron at Langley Field, Virginia in 1934

    Hope you like it
     

    Attached Files:

  2. Catch22

    Catch22 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2007
    Messages:
    9,562
    Likes Received:
    64
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Graphic Designer
    Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
    Home Page:
    That looks awesome Glenn!
     
  3. Wurger

    Wurger Siggy Master
    Staff Member Administrator

    Joined:
    Jun 19, 2005
    Messages:
    47,655
    Likes Received:
    1,487
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    A retired military Navigator/ATC, FIS controller
    Location:
    Poland
  4. Wildcat

    Wildcat Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2005
    Messages:
    8,857
    Likes Received:
    376
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Workin' for the man....
    Location:
    South East Queensland
    Simply awesome Glenn!!
     
  5. rochie

    rochie Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 9, 2006
    Messages:
    14,633
    Likes Received:
    421
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Head chef
    Location:
    billingham nr middlesbrough uk
    great stuff Glenn, i like it a lot
     
  6. ccheese

    ccheese Member In Perpetuity
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2007
    Messages:
    12,669
    Likes Received:
    96
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Occupation:
    R E T I R E D !!
    Location:
    Virginia Beach, Va.
    Yes ! It certainty is ! That's going to be hard to beat !

    Charles
     
  7. Crimea_River

    Crimea_River Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2008
    Messages:
    25,150
    Likes Received:
    960
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Calgary
    Awesome certainly applies. Marvelous job Glenn.
     
  8. Airframes

    Airframes Benevolens Magister

    Joined:
    Aug 24, 2008
    Messages:
    47,675
    Likes Received:
    1,417
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Retired
    Location:
    Cheshire, UK
    Great job Glenn, it looks bril. Is it really 1943, or should that read 1933 ?
     
  9. Vic Balshaw

    Vic Balshaw Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 20, 2009
    Messages:
    13,125
    Likes Received:
    217
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Occupation:
    Retired
    Location:
    Canberra
    Splendid model Glenn, really looks good.
     
  10. meatloaf109

    meatloaf109 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2012
    Messages:
    6,688
    Likes Received:
    252
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Occupation:
    plumbing "pro" at Lowes in Franklin N.C.
    Location:
    north carolina
    Beautiful work! I loved the clever axle fix you did. Great paint and the scratch gun tubes were inspired also.
     
  11. vikingBerserker

    vikingBerserker Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2009
    Messages:
    24,072
    Likes Received:
    655
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Korporate Kontrolleur
    Location:
    South Carolina
    Beautifully done!
     
  12. T Bolt

    T Bolt Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Mar 24, 2010
    Messages:
    9,728
    Likes Received:
    194
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Bridge & Highway Construction Inspector
    Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
    Thank you much guys it is appreciated!

    And that is a typo Terry. Should read 1934 and has been corrected. It wouldn't have been very fun taking one of those on a ground attack mission in 1943
    :lol:
     
  13. woody

    woody Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2011
    Messages:
    2,334
    Likes Received:
    18
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Location:
    IL.
    Great finish Glenn.
     
  14. N4521U

    N4521U Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2009
    Messages:
    8,633
    Likes Received:
    224
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Occupation:
    reduced to all around slobbing
    Location:
    Miranda, NSW
    beautiful result Glenn.
     
  15. Gnomey

    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2004
    Messages:
    41,753
    Likes Received:
    518
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Doctor
    Location:
    Portsmouth / Royal Deeside, UK
    Home Page:
    Great work Glenn!
     
  16. Wayne Little

    Wayne Little Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2006
    Messages:
    51,168
    Likes Received:
    847
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Location:
    Adelaide Sth. Aust.
    Scrubbed up real nice Glenn...
     
  17. fubar57

    fubar57 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2009
    Messages:
    11,091
    Likes Received:
    1,046
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    Heavy Equipment Operator
    Location:
    Jungles of Canada
    Outstanding Glenn.

    Geo
     
Loading...

Share This Page