**** FINISHED: 1/48 P-47M - Aircraft Nose Art GB.

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  1. Crimea_River

    Crimea_River Well-Known Member

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    #1 Crimea_River, Dec 5, 2013
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    Username: Crimea River
    First name: Andy
    Category: Judge – Non competing
    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Tamiya
    Model Type: P-47M
    Aftermarket addons: Aeromaster Decals, Eduard PE, Scratch-built Engine wiring and oxygen hose

    Here are the finished pictures of my model of the P-47M-1-RE s/n 4421225 "Fire Ball" flown by Lt. Philip G. Kuhn of the 63rd FS, 56 FG in 1945. Arguably, the 63rd FS M's sported some of the most colourful P-47 schemes of the war so I felt that Fire Ball fit the theme of the build beautifully!

    Here are the mandatory 6:

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    ...and 4 for the road:

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    Outstanding Andy and your attempt a metal paint turned out great.

    Geo
     
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    Looks great Andy.
     
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    Damn fine model CR, well done.

    Cheers

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    Fantastic build!
     
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    Cheers everyone. Wish I'd seen that bit of lint on the lens before I took 30 pictures!
     
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    I love it Andy!
     
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    Thanks Glenn. Means a lot coming form you!
     
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    Wow that is beautiful. Love that camo scheme. Well done sir!
     
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    An outstanding effort Andy, you've done yourself proud again.
     
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    Thanks Vic, Matt
     
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    Fantastic outcome :D :)
     
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    Very striking colors. I believe you have captured the correct profile of this aircraft quite nicely!
    Really impressed with the leading edges though!
     
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    Wojtek, Igor, Paul, much appreciated.
     
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    Fantastic Andy!!
     
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    #17 Crimea_River, Dec 7, 2013
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    Thanks very much gentlemen.
     
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    Great work Andy!
     
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    Cheers Hugh.
     
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    Fine job on her Andy! :thumbright:
     
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