Kit 3. P-47D Razorback.

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  1. [SC] Arachnicus

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    I made surety get the landing gear angle right on this one, (thanks for the advice). Again, it's not perfect, but I'm happy with it. The painted lines on the canopy are cleaner then on my first one.

    The next few planes I'm going to not paint the majority of it Aluminum. That color scratches so easily.
     
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    Looks really great would love to see more pics!!
     
  3. [SC] Arachnicus

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    I'll post more once I get my lightbox together.
     
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    Nice looking colour scheme!
     
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    Looking good.
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    Nice one mate!
     
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    Nicely done, and quick too ! The landing gear still looks to be a touch too vertical though, but it could be the camera angle.
     
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    you've done a great job there

    but did the kit instructions tell you to put that paint scheme on as it was from a P-47 N stationed near Okinawa in the pacific ?
     
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    The decals are not from this model, so I did not use the paint instructions for it. It's depicting a P-40 N from the 318thFg 333rdFs The plane is supposed to have a different pin up girl next to "2 Big and Too Heavy" but when you get decals for a different manufacture, you get fitting issues so I had to use the pin-up girl from the plane "They Satisfy" in it's place. Apparently on the other side has a second name "Short Snorter" with a second pin up girl. I have not put that on the other side of it because I was making sure it really had two names. It does so I will put it on.

    noseart_photo.jpg 2bigand2heavy.jpg
     
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    Very nice rochie! Yeah I'm a bit peeved about the original pin up not fitting, but I can live with it.
     
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    Nice job. I like the pin-up girl! Larger picture(s)?
     
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    Once I clean up my garage a bit, I will set up my lightbox, (I do photography as a side job), and will post more detailed images.
     
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    Nice work!

    More and larger pictures would be nice to get a better view of her.
     
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    But then you will see my flaws :p
     
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    All part of the "Helping and Learning" process!:D

    Gotta do a light box setup myself....
     
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    Looks nice, I may have missed it, but what scale?
     
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    Very nice!
     
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    1:48 scale.

    I'm not ready for weathering yet, but I'll try it eventually.
     
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    You have some nice builds going like them alot even ny last few have been clean with no weathering.Sometimes I get to the point I just want to build and produce for the cabinet I guess it might have something to do with 150-200 unbuilts awaiting(pressure :) )
     
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