Grumman F6F-5 prototype

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  1. otftch

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    Here is an old Lindberg kit in 1/72 scale done up as the prototype for the F6F-5. The fuselage interior,smaller rear window and the landing gear are the main modifications. Eventually the rear window was completely done away with. I did this one as I liked the "TEST" markings on the fuselage. There was really no prototype for the -5, just the first couple of test aircraft.

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    NICE! It's always good to see an old classic brought back to life. Well Done!
     
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    Good stuff Ed.
     
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    Interesting and very nice build Ed!:thumbright:
     
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    SWEET!!!, Nice build Ed.
     
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    Excellent work!
     
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    Nice one Ed! Good job....
     
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