PBY-2 Catalina Waist guns

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  1. mountzionryan

    mountzionryan New Member

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    I am building the Academy 1/72 PBY-2 and was trying to find any pics that showed what the waist guns looked like. This was prior to the waist blister window.

    Thanks in advance.
     
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    All I have is 4 or 5 photos for the PBY-1 waist positions. Don't know if there is a difference between the versions. I can post them is you'd like. If Lucky13 pops in, he would be the one to ask.

    Geo
     
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    If you don't mind, I'd love to see what you've got.

    thanks
     
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    From the Web.....

    pby.JPG pby1.JPG pby2.JPG pby3.JPG pby4.JPG pby5.JPG

    Geo
     
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    #5 Wurger, Oct 30, 2013
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    Thanks for the reply. But in this case, it's the wrong Catalina variant. the PBY-2 had rectangular hatches that could be opened to use the waist guns.
    I can't get to it right now for some reason, but this pic shows what it looks like.
    http://pby.org/WebPages.nsf/Photos+PBY-2/0454.01
     
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    I see. Just posted to show the PBY-5 variant. As far as your PBY-2 is concerned... the variant of Catalina was almost the same inside comparing to the PBY-1. So I think the MG mount for the PBY-2 was the same too.
     
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    Thanks Wurger.
     
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