**** FINISHED: 1/72 B-24H “Booby Trap” - Heavy Hitters II GB

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  1. T Bolt

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    #1 T Bolt, Aug 30, 2013
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    User Name: T Bolt
    Name: Glenn
    Category: Advanced
    Kit: Academy B-24H
    Scale: 1/72nd.
    Accessories: True Details resin wheels. Squadron Crystal Clear top turret and nose window glassing. Homemade nose art decal, other decals from Aero Master. Scratch built bomb bay detail and armored side cockpit windows. Modified bombardiers windows, nose turret installation and waist gun positions. Painted on unit markings.

    Booby Trap was a Liberator I first heard about from my father over 25 years ago. He first saw it when he was with 490th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force in June of 1944 and then when he was transferred to the 484th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force in Italy. I went all out with this one to honor my father who flew 13 combat missions in these aircraft.
     

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    And some extra shots
     

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    very nice Glenn, great tribute
     
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    AAA+ Glenn, an excellent finish, well done!

    Cheers

    Peter
     
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    Thanks guys :D
     
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    A real cracker Glenn !
     
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    Three cheers................. hip hip..............

    Nice finish Glenn. as above, a real cracker.
     
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    Well done Glenn.
     
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    VERY NICE JOB GLENN! That's sharp sir!:thumbright:
     
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    glenn congratulations, very sharp job, nicely paint work, absolutely very good.
     
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    Stunning Glenn!
     
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    From the home made decal to the fine masking and over-all paint work, It looks great!
     
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    Yep, agree with Paul and the others. I beauty!
     
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    Excellent work Glenn!
     
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    What Hugh said...Excellent work Glenn...:D
     
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    Thanks for the wonderful comments guys, I really appreciate it
     
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    Just saw this, Glenn. Really nice job.... I especially like the exhaust stains on the wings.

    Charles
     
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    A great all around build, Glenn. Well done.

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    Fantastic Glenn!
     
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    agreed, of course and home decals work
     
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