**** FINISHED: P-51B Mustang "Shangri-La" Cpt D.Gentile 336th FS - A/c of the Aces GB

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  1. tigerdriver

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    #1 tigerdriver, Sep 8, 2011
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    Username: Tigerdriver
    First name: Dave
    Category: Beginner
    Scale: 1/48
    Manufacturer: Tamiya
    Model Type: NA P-51B Mustang
    Aftermarket addons: None planned
    Decals: OOB


    Well heres my first ever finished plane for a GB

    As you will see i managed to make a bit of a horlicks of the canopy, and famously put the stars and bars on the wings backwards ....

    Still it was lots of fun and has me motivated to get better at this milarkly

    Thanks for all the help and interest


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  2. Coors9

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    I think she looks Awesome. Great job. I stand by what I said earlier, she's the prettiest "B" Stang ever.
     
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    Nice work!
     
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    Apart from the obvious errors you pointed out she turned out really well
    Good effort :!:

    Mike
     
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    looks great despite the little errors, well done
     
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    Nice one Dave, well done.
     
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    Nice work there Dave! Nice build skills, good paint job and good weathering. Well Done!
     
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    Not bad at all Dave, errors aside. Well done, and looking forward to your next build.
     
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    very cool.
     
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    Well done Dave.
     
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    Agree with all, well done despite the little things that didn't go quite right....
     
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    Looks great to me!
     
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    Thanks for the kind words chaps

    Not sure they are deserved given the standards of work round here, but the encouragement is most appreciated
     
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    If you are pleased with your work, everything else is icing on the cake and your work looks good.
     
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    Thanks for adding the shot Dave.
     
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    I like it Dave, well done mate :)
     
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    Way to go there Dave. Nice job on the plane. :)
     
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