**** FINISHED: 1/48th F4U-1D Corsair - Pacific Theatre of Operations II

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  1. dneid

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    #1 dneid, Mar 2, 2014
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    Username: dneid
    First Name: Dale
    Category: Intermediate
    Scale, 1/48
    Manufacturer: Tamiya
    Type: F4U-1D
    Aftermarket: Aries cockpit and engine resin detail, Aries resin main wheel bay. Not sure if I will use all of the resin details yet. I wanted to try resin versus PE and I thought this would be a good time to try.

    Well, the Corsair is wrapped up. I did go back and add the rocket pylons in. The damned aerial wire tested my patience, but I did get it done. Got the photos taken and then my clumsy thumb popped the aerial off the forward mast. I'll get that replaced tomorrow. I did go back and add a tad more wear on the left wing based on Wojtek's pictures of Delong's bird he posted.
    Required pics below:
    DoneFront.JPG DoneLft.JPG DoneLftFront.JPG DoneLftRear.JPG DoneRear.JPG DoneRgt.JPG DoneRgtFront.JPG DoneRgtRear.JPG


    Additional belly pics:
    DoneFrontBelly.JPG
    DoneRearBelly.JPG
     
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    Well done!
     
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    I'll say!
     
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    Looks fantastic, think you got the weathering just right !
     
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    Karls right! Has got the right look about her, well done!
     
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    Great ! :D
     
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    Great Job. Well done.
     
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    Nice one !
     
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    VERY nice Dale. And I agree about the weathering - just right.
     
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    Looks fantastic :D :)
     
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    Hey, Guys,
    Thank you all for your very encouraging and kind comments. I so appreciate you all taking the time to post these.
     
  13. Vic Balshaw

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    That looks great Dale, one small request though. Can you go in and amend your finished page as required for the judges please.
    Should look like this:
    Username:
    First name:
    Category:
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    Extras:
     
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    Hey, Vic,
    THANK YOU for that catch. One of these days, I will get these posts right the 1st time.
     
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    No worries and thanks mate.
     
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    Don't know how I missed this but I agree with all about the weathering. Very nice job Dale.

    Geo
     
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    Nice work Dale.
     
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    Agreed, she looks fantastic!
     
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    very nicely done
     
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