MEMBERS CHOICE POLL, PTO Group Build #2......

Discussion in '#2 Pacific Theater of Operations' started by lesofprimus, Sep 3, 2009.

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Members Choice Poll....

  1. 109Roaming: F4U-1A RNZAF Corsair NZ5255, Flt/Sgt R L.Bayly No.21 Sgn/4

    2.3%
  2. Airframes: Avenger II, 857 Squadron, FAA, HMS Indomitable, December 1944

    2.3%
  3. DBII: B-17E BLUE GOOSE, 11th BG, 7th AF

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  4. Catch22: F4U-1 Corsair of Lt. Ken Walsh, VMF-124, White 13

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Catch22: Corsair Mk II , JT634, 13-7/P, 1834 FAA Sqn, HMS Victorious

    2.3%
  6. Catch22: Avenger I 832 Sqd FAA, HMS Begum Group Build

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Catch22: SB2C-4E Helldiver, VB-84, USS Bunker Hill, White 207, April 1945

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Imalko: F4F Wildcat Scratch

    4.5%
  9. Javlin: A6M2b

    2.3%
  10. Javlin: KI-48-I Type 99 (Lily)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  11. Lesofprimus: F4U-1A of Lt. Bill Case, VMF-214 Blacksheep, Sept. 1943

    45.5%
  12. Lucke.stz: TBF Avenger from VT-8

    2.3%
  13. Lucky13: SBD-3 Dauntless "White 5" Swede Vejtasa, USS Yorktown CV-5, 1942

    2.3%
  14. Lucky13: F4F-4 Wildcat "13", VF-3, W. N. Leonard, USS Yorktown, Battle of Midway

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  15. Lucky13: F4U-4 of Kenneth Walsh, BuNo: 80879, White 13, Okinawa 1945

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  16. Maglar: P-61 Black Widow of Maj. Carrol C. "Snuffy" Smith

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  17. Maglar: B-24J Liberator, "The Dragon and His Tail"

    2.3%
  18. Muller: A-20G Havoc, RAAF No.22 Squadron, Kamiri 1944

    2.3%
  19. Ozhawk40: P-40N Kittyhawk IV, RAAF 76 Sqn G-SV A29-1140

    4.5%
  20. Rochie: P-47N, 2 Big and Too Heavy, 318th Fg 333rd FS

    2.3%
  21. Rochie: A6M2 saburo sakai, Tainan air group, Denpasar Base, Bali Island, February

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  22. Rochie: Corsair Mk II, JT634, 13-7/P, 1834 FAA Sqn, HMS Victorious

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  23. VikingBerzerker: Brewster Buffalo of 2-VLC-V Netherlands East Indies AAC

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  24. VikingBerzerker: Martin 139 Bomber, Netherlands East Indies AAC - Java Island

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  25. Wayne Little: Ki-84 "White 21" 57th Shimbu-Tai

    20.5%
  26. Wildcat: Spitfire MkVc "Marge" 85 sqn RAAF

    2.3%
  27. Wingnutz: TBF-1C Avenger, VT-19, CV-16 USS Lexington, Oct 1944

    2.3%
  1. lesofprimus

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    I placed my vote for Waynes beautiful Ki-84, superb work my man....
     
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    It's tough, there were a lot of first rate entries.
     
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    Too tough

    I did eny meany miny moe between about 8 builds

    Seriously some top notch builds guys 8)
     
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    I was torn between a few, but I ended up going with Dan's F4U, mainly because of what the purpose was behind it and what it means.
     
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    Agreed very tough choice guys. Went with Waynes in the end, perfection :)
     
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    It's almost impossible to pick the best one out of this group...they are all outstanding.

    It took me about 15 minutes and countless scrolling up down to figure out my choice!

    Everyone here can be given congrats on a job well done! :thumbright:
     
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    Totally agree. This is tough choosing just ONE.
     
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    Agreed. While all the models presented were top notch I had to vote for Les's Corsair for the same reason as Catch. The research, co-operation and input between members, the internal detailing and modifications, and to top it off the weathering performed on the bird to match the photo's of the real birds were simply spectacular IMHO. Great work by all.
     
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    Great job to all, really some out standing work. Dan you got my vote on this one. Heck of a well done job!!!!!
     
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    Wow, what to chose, so many great models!! In the end I put mine in for Javlins awesome Zero :cool:
     
  12. lesofprimus

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    Thanks for all the votes and support guys, Im very pleased with how my Tribute came out, as well as everybody elses models.... So many great kits up there....
     
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    Hey for mre I had to go with Peter's P40,I really liked the suttle weathering and paint it just has that look.
     
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    Thanks Kev - I just had to go with Lucas's Avenger. There are some really fantastic entries, but I have to say that working at 1/144 scares the *%^ out of me. :D. It's my favorite.
     
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    Yea Peter there were a lot of good entries and improvement in peoples skills and unusual planes in there.
     
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    I voted Les.. his model was beyond modeling. Also, it looked amazing! I want to buy that pro modeler weathering wash, heard its the bon diggity higgity, and then some.. :D
     
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    Have not got a fricking clue how to vote here....too many #1 if you ask me!
     
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    For 'overall effect', if I have to choose one, it's Wayne's - that Frank looks REAL!
    A close tie at 2nd Dan's and Terry's.

    Has to be said though that all three have the advantage of large scale, and for pure workmanship, Lucas takes top honours in my opinion.
     
  19. Wayne Little

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    Thanks Evan!:D

    After careful consideration of all entries....and I can't vote for mine....(just yankin' your chain fellas..:lol:)

    i will run with Dan's tribute bird..:salute:
     
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    Great stuff guys and whenever you feel the need to get rid of your model, you know where to send it :lol:

    So hard to choose, I'll not mention them all, as the story would be too long but I would like to pick out a few:
    I must say I loved Vicking's entries for making KNIL aircraft. He really did a good job making them especially as there is not so much info. I noticed he likes making out-of-the ordinary birds (see for instance the next groupbuild). I would like to give him a special nod for that.

    Dan's bird is absolutely awesome. The eye for detail is marvellous and I like the dedication he's put into it. The weathering looks absolutely great.

    Finally Imalko who didn't take the threaded path of a kit, but decided to make it from scratch. Here you don't just show your skills with painting, but you must also be very inventive while building the model. I think that it came out great. With all these exelent builds, there must be a factor why you choose for a model. In this case I go for the originality of Imalko's model. Great job!
     
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