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  1. fubar57

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    #1 fubar57, Dec 11, 2013
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    User Name - Fubar57
    Name - George
    Category - Intermediate
    Kit - Academy "Gabreski"
    Extras - Iliad Decals "RAF Thunderbolts

    This model represents an aircraft with the 73OTU in Fayid, Egypt,1945.

    011.jpg

    The obligatory shots

    001.JPG 002.JPG 005.JPG 006.JPG 007.JPG 009.JPG

    An extra

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    I would like to thanks all those who commented, offered advice and support.

    Geo
     
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    Nice looking machine George.
     
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    I find it hard to make a NMF scheme look weathered, but it looks like you nailed it. Very well done George!
     
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    You have certainly captured the look there George, well done!

    Cheers

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    Beautiful job!
     
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    Thank you all very much.

    Geo
     
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    That might be my favourite of all the ones you've done so far Geo. Good work man.
     
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    Thank you very much Andy. After I posted the finished shots I straightened out the canopy, which can be noticed in the head-on shot and glued the prop...Doh

    Geo
     
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    Great work!
     
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    Very noble of you to point out a fault to the judges after you posted but I would have picked that up anyway. I look at the head on shots very closely for alignments....

    Having said that, there's something on my "Fireball" that the sharp-eyed will catch that I had to fix afterwards.
     
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    Great looking model Geo! Well done mate :)
     
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    Well done Geo.
     
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    Nicely done George!
     
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    love it Geo, looks fantastic, going to do the full sky band when i do my version and can only hope the final result turns out as well as yours
     
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    looks good
     
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    Thank you all very much.

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    Very !!!

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    You've done a great job of aging the finish Geo, very well done.
     
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