**** FINISHED: 1/48 P-51D - Pacific Theatre of Operations II

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  1. fubar57

    fubar57 Well-Known Member

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    #1 fubar57, Mar 25, 2014
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    Username: Fubar57
    First name: George
    Category: Advanced
    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Tamiya
    Extras: Superscale Decals, I'll see what else I can stuff in the cockpit and wheel-wells.

    My subject is from the 45th FS/15th FG based on Iwo Jima, 1945.

    a.jpg b.jpg bc.jpg c.jpg d.jpg e.jpg

    And an extra.

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    My thanks to those who popped in and to those who offered insight and advice.

    Geo
     
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    mikewint Well-Known Member

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    Really nice Geo, from what I can see of your damaged decal it looks perfect to me. Well done
     
  3. fubar57

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    Thanks Mr. Wint. I followed Wayne's tip of doing the black first and then dipped on red. Not perfect but the continuity is there.

    Geo
     
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    Nice one George.
     
  5. mikewint

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    Heck, the real ones were painted on free-hand as well really nicely done
     
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    For those who are interested....

    01.JPG 001.JPG

    Geo
     
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    Thank you Terry and David

    Geo
     
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    That is really nicely done, even close up it looks pristine
     
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    Great build Geo. Could be my favourite so far and great job on the torn decal!
     
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    really nice Geo.
    and we get so wrapped up with invasion stripes having to be soooo clean, they were put on with brushes!
     
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    Very nice work George
     
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    george good job, nice work
     
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    Thank you for the comments gentlemen and get well soon Wojtek.

    Geo
     
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    Good work Geo!
     
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    A lovely build George and a WOW recovery with that decal, well done.
     
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    Nicely done and great recovery on that decal!
     
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    Mighty Nice out come Geo :D fantastic ! :D :) love the repair on the decal too :)
     
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