****Finished - Boston MkIIIA, 88 Sqn. Group Build

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  1. Airframes

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    Name: Terry.
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    Kit: Italeri Boston MkIII.
    Scale: 1/48th.
    Accessories: Aftermarket decals for code letters and serial numbers, some scratch-built details.
    Converted Tamiya Panzer Service Crew and Infantry figures, 'enhanced' Tamiya/Hasegawa
    Japanese pilot figures.

    Well, here she is at last. Could be better in parts, and, as mentioned in the final 'build' post, I need to take some better detail shots, and I also need to add some wood trim to the base edges. But, this little vignette diorama hopefully illustrates the commencement of the last flight of Boston BZ399, RH-F, of 88 Squadron, R.A.F. on 26th July, 1943. Now I have to think about painting the picture for the RNZAF Museum!!
    Thanks very much to everyone for your support, interest and kind comments. Now I need a rest - my eyes are b*lloxed!!
     

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    Amazing!-! Some of the up close pics look quite real, would have fooled me. Top marks old bean!
     
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    DAMN!!!!

    a real beaut mate! :thumbleft:
     
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    Thanks very much guys! Not one of my best, but reasonable, if I say so myself.
     
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    Forgot to add Terry

    Its a fantastic tribute to 'Jack'!
     
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    Thanks Daniel. Do you think the RNZAF Museum would like to have this too? They'd have to take care of the shipping though - although I'd carry it if they asked nicely!!
     
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    They'd love it mate although I reckon you should keep it seeing you've done such a cracka job

    Thats asking abit much , we had to stop having a AF cause the F-wits down government way wanted to spend dosh on BS

    LOL
     
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    i love it terry a cracking job
     
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    Looks wonderful Terry! :)
     
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    Excellent result Terry - really creates a scene. You gotta be happy with that! 8)

    Cheers

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    With all here Terry. Great effect.:thumbright:
     
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    looking good as always Terry
     
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    She came out quite nicely Terry, the dio really sets it off...

    Great work man...
     
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    Great work Terry, Nicely done mate!:D
     
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    Great job Terry. Love the way the dio frames it. :)
     
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    Lovely work Terry. The figures look so real and the chute packs add even more life to the finished project. Well done sir!
     
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    Nicely done!
     
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    another great build

    DBII
     
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    Thanks very much indeed guys, your comments are very much appreciated.
     
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