PB2-Y5 Coronado Flyingboat 1/72

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  1. deckape

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    Here is another of my flyingboat collections I built this 43 years ago this is a old sutcliff vacuform kit thats no longer in production from my understanding the comapny went out of buisness in 1972. this was a hair puller kit to build a shell of a kit. to make the kit very strong instead of useing formers I filled the the untire plane with resin and assembled with 24 hour sears filled epoxie the model is exceptionaly strong and heavy. ypou dont see any of these on any forum I guess I am the only fella that has one of these.
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    Now THAT's impressive!!
     
  3. Airframes

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    Nicely done!
     
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    Not bad at all!
     
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    I agree...:)
     
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    I bet that thing weighs a ton! Love that flying boat. Nice job.
     
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    Very nice. Looks like it's flying over water too!
     
  10. deckape

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    Ahoy Fellas
    Thank you for your reply on my twin tailed Dumbo, I always loved the glamour of the fabulous flying boats. The coronado was one of my favorites along with the Martin Marsl. a symbol of a bygone age of aviation, thanks fewllas.

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    Very cool! Nice job :)
     
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    You did a wonderful job on her. :)
     
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    Agreed, and she must weigh a ton! :)
     
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    Neat model.
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    Neat way of dealing with a vac kit, how did you get the resin inside the hull and wings...after, or before assembly?
     
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    Ahoy parsifal
    Thank you for your reply on my Coronado, The epoxie resin was applied before the assembly, assembled only useing epoxie. The epoxie fills the intire structure makeing the intire model strong.

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