**** FINISHED: 1/48 Republic P-47D - Mediterranean Theater of Operations

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  1. JKim

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    #1 JKim, Dec 14, 2014
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    Username: JKim
    First name: John
    Category: Advanced
    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Tamiya
    Model Type: P-47D Razorback Thunderbolt
    Aftermarket addons: Eduard PE Detail Set, Eduard Masks, Rising Decals, maybe a set of Eduard 500# bombs

    P-47D-15-RE of 57th Fighter Group operating out of Corsica, Italy, 1944. This particular plane was christened The Wog and was piloted by Stanley Morrow.

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    BEAUTIFUL JOB!
     
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    You've done a fine job onner mate.
    And..... the photos are topps!
     
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    You've done a fine job onner mate.
    And..... the photos are topps!
     
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    John, that looks amazing.
     
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    Holy smokes...that is soooooo fine.


    Jeff
     
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    Well done John, love the finish and enjoyed the build.

    Geo
     
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    Damned nice job there, Jeff! Love the finish!
     
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    Wow,nice....
     
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    Thank you guys! I really enjoyed this one and I think the quality of the Tamiya kit had a lot to do with that. I am definitely on board the Tamy bandwagon now! I had mixed results with some of the finishing techniques used, especially the hairspray chipping, but I am happy with the way it all turned out.
     
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    You should be. What a beauty!
     
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    Somptueux!
     
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    Wow! Awesome build Jeff. Love the colour variation on the OD. You made this Thunderbolt look like she's been the field a long time. Weathering is excellent.
     
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    Top shelf stuff again John, she is a beaut.
     
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    She came out Great John :thumbright:
     
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    Amazing work John ! A masterpiece :thumbright:
     
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    fantastic build, very well done
     
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