**** FINISHED: 1/48 F7F-2N Tigercat – Night War of WWII

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  1. T Bolt

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    #1 T Bolt, Feb 14, 2016
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    User Name: T Bolt
    Name: Glenn
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    Kit: AMT Grumman F7F-2/2N Tigercat
    Scale: 1/48th
    Accessories: Some scratch building in the cockpits and CMK resin wheels

    F7F-2N Tigercat BuNo 80323 from VF(N)-52 as seen during carrier qualifications on board the USS Antietam April 1945

    The Tigercat was a bit too late to see combat during the war but it came close. VMF(N)-531, the first unit to fly the F7F-2N had shipped out for combat duty in the Pacific in July 1945 and their ship was nearing Guam when the first atomic bomb was dropped.

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    A Few more shots

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    Really nice job Glenn !
     
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    Turned out a real beaut Glenn - nice one !
     
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    Love the aircraft and a great job all around.


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    I like it. It looks great. Well done. :)
     
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    Fantastic model Glenn.
     
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    That is a sweet crate Glenn.The thing that popped out at me the most was the canopy in the add. photos look's seamless ;)
     
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    You've turned out another great model Glenn, well done mate.
     
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    Lovely work Glenn!
     
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    Tigercat turned out beautifully! Interesting to see how thin the fuselage is on this airplane.
     
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