P-47N Thunderbolt "Bitter"- Revell 1:72

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  1. hal bregg

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    #1 hal bregg, Jan 14, 2016
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    Hello again!

    To have a 1/72 scale "repulsive thunderbox"-P 47N on shelf, I used two Revell P-47D(M) kits. One- main base, second- only to extend wing iterior parts (accordingly to original P-47N constructors idea):

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    Some parts are taken from Italieri P-47N questionable kit (wheels with struts, propeller, engine with cowling).
    Of course, I added armrests in pilot's seat- essential thing in long distance flight over Pacific (ha! ha!).

    Decals: Kagero by Techmod (Polish producer)

    Paint: Gunze C, Alclad.

    Pilot: Lt. Henry Stampe 19FS/318FG/7AF, Ie Shima, 1945

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    Looks great
     
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    Very nice
     
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    Nicely done.
     
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    I'd agree with that.
     
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    That's gotta be just about the most well-done P-47 model I've ever seen! Impressive! Thanks for posting photos of your scale modelling talent.
     
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    Agreed. Very nicely done.
     
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    Great idea
    Great conversion
    Great NMF
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    That is a Nice Crate!!! The only step I may of taken further was a dark grey wash/black for the panel lines I have only done it on 1/48 Recon birds of P51's.
     
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    Thanks for kind opinions, Cheers!
     
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    Ditto all above. Very good.
     
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    Very lovely P-47! The metal finish is excellent. It looks fantastic all around. By the way, as for your thumbnail pic...I used to love Black Sabbath when I was a kid.
     
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    Well, me too, and I'm keeping this feeling !!!.
     
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    Very nice.
     
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    Fantastic finish.


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