MInicraft PB4Y-1

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  1. machine shop tom

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    Hi guys. I've been busy since spring and have just got back to my modeling table. My project now is a Minicraft 1/72 PB4Y-1. I will try to pattern it after my friend's dad's plane. He served on one in WWII, based in England. I'll post some pics as soon as I can.

    It's good to be back!


    tom
     
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    Nice to have you back Tom, and looking forward to the build mate.
     
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    Looking forward to it.. :)
     
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    Can't wait, and good to see you again.
     
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    Good to have you back MST and looking forward to the build sir.:thumbright:
     
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    Where you been, Brother!
     
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    Yeah...Where? .....good to see ya back mate!:D
     
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    I finally got back to working on the PB4Y-1. However, I just can't get my mojo into this particular project. While the subject matter (my friend's dad's plane) fascinates me, I'm really having issues with the kit and finding a good idea of what the plane looked like.

    My biggest problem is with the kit. It just seems chintzy. I know it's not an Eduard or Hasegawa, but the white plastic and quality just rub me the wrong way. It's not just this particular kit, I also have the Minicraft Ventura gunship and I have the same issues with it.

    SO....................

    I'm still feeling the urge to do a model, so I have started on another and will start a new thread about THAT one. THIS one will go back into the list of those that will be done someday.

    BTW, I have three kids---one in high school, one in junior (middle) school, and one in elementary school. Therefore my wife and I have little time to ourselves..........

    THAT's where I have been.

    Cheers,

    tom
     
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    Hey man, many of us can relate to that one. :lol:
     
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