****Finished: Bf109G-6, Yellow 9, of JG54

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  1. lesofprimus

    lesofprimus Active Member

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    OK, cuttin it close on the deadline, but I got her done.... This was an Academy 1/48th Bf109G-14 sent to me by drgondog... It has been backdated to a Bf109G-6 with the tall tail thanks to Waynes help with the decals and canopy....

    Thanks again to all the guys for ur assistance and patience with questions and research....
     

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  2. ccheese

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    Looks good to me, Dan. Love the oil spill on the fuel tank !!

    Charles
     
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    Looks great Dan!
     
  4. lesofprimus

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    Thanks Charles and Cory....
     
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    lovely job
     
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    And this is, what, like ur 3rd!!?? damn, fine looking bird!!!

    And in case anybody noticed and gets the wrong idea, I believe that that is a shadow across the fuselage in pic #5 caused by the antenna wire and not the fuselage halves glued cause I know Dan sanded that area!! Had me going for a sec!
     
  7. lesofprimus

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    Thanks Ellis and Chris, I appreciate it, and yes, thats a shadow....
     
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    Nice work Dan 8)
     
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    Nicely done Dan!
     
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    another superb build Dan, great job
     
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    Nice work Les!! That is one big ass carpet because it looks scaled to 1/72 on it. I love the dirt (oil spill?) on the tank and all the grime under the engine.

    Seems you took after me with the fly-by shot at the end, the almighty finger joint prevails! :lol:
     
  12. lesofprimus

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    Thanks guys... The model is 1/48th scale Maglar, and it is oil that has spilled onto the tank.....

    I was trying to figure out how to show the bottom detail and put it up into the sky.... It worked....
     
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    Nice model.:)
     
  14. lesofprimus

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    Let you in on a secret......there IS a panel line along the top of the spine.....not depicted on most models!

    ...Nice work Dan!!:D
     
  16. lesofprimus

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    Thanks alot Wayne....

    I did a quick look, and every reference I have that shows the top down view, there is no panel line across the top spine, just the antenna cable from the rudder to mast.... Very interesting what u said....
     
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    ohhhh, I got burned! I was just pointing that out so he wouldn't get points taken away! :)
     
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    Another completed build I've missed! Lovely work Dan, I was thinking of adding stains to the droptank on my 190 but it was on before I remembered, nice touch! :thumbleft:
     
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    Thanks man, I appreciate it....
     
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    Just remembered I had this Dan...
     

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