Propeller for my B-17G 1/48 Revell/Monogram wanted

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  1. seesul

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    Hello,

    my beloved B-17 fell down from a shelf and one complete propeller of the engine No.2 was broken off and a propeller blade from an engine No. 1 as well.
    Does anyone have this part ( propeller. 1 or 2 pcs) as a spare?
    Or did anyone ever try to ask Revell directly for a spare parts?
    Just can´t get over it:cry:
     
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    That's bad luck Roman. I have the same kit, already built, but I'll have a look to see if I either have something in my spares box, or can alter or make one (or two) for you, and bring them with me when I come over - if I can find/make the props.
    Revell will supply spare parts, and there's sometimes a nominal charge, not very much, just to cover the costs of admin and shipping. For this kit, I think you would need to contact either Revell, USA, or Revell GB, as it is an American made kit.
    Let me know if you have any success, as I can't promise to be able to get the right props.
     
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    Ahoj Romku,

    Je me velmi lito. Maybe you should take the props restoration into consideration.A few pics here wouldl allow to estimate the damage range.
     
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    Thank you Terry and Wojtek, I´ll try to get in touch with Revell.
     
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    Let us know about the Revell's answer.
     
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    I ordered a replacement part for one of my Revell Germany kits almost two months ago. I am still waiting for the part but it does appear that they are planning to send the replacement part - it just takes them a while.
     
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    Thanks! I´ll try it as well...
     
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    #8 B-17engineer, Aug 20, 2009
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    I have both....I can send it to you? I was building it myself when a little brother walked in tripped and broke my model into tiny pieces. Revell 1/48 scale B-17G


    I don't have the piece to place them into the engine. I have 2 Props though the 1 and 2 engines.
     
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    Sounds good Harrison. Roman will be away from home until after Sept 1 or 2, so might not see this post, but I'll tell him when I see him next week. I'm taking a modified prop from a FW190, but yours would be great.
     
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    Okay cool! I don't want him to go through the trouble with ordering new parts!
     
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    That's very nice of you H, I'm sure Roman will be very grateful.
     
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    When are you seeing him next week Terry?
     
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    I'll be leaving home on Wednesday, to go to Duxford first, then flying out on Thursday. Pity you couldn't get them to me in time, as I could take them with me. But there's no way they'd get here before I leave on Wednesday moning.
     
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    Hmmm? Maybe. I had to look at shipping methods and depending on what I find I can ship it out tommorow! (If anything works out)
     
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    Bah.... It's all like 4-7 day shipping and it has to weigh 2 ounces :(


    When you meet Roman will you be near a computer?
     
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    I think he may have a lap top with him, as he'll be in a different town from his own, but I'm not sure. As of today, he can only gain occassional access to a computer, but I can send an e-mail and hope for the best. I can ask him to try to contact you by PM.
     
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    Hi Harrison! I´d really appreciate your offer. I´ll send you my address via PM. Going to pick up Terry and Karl in 2 hours at Brno Airport so I leave in few minutes, so sorry for being so brief now...
    We already have 4 Americans on visit here, there will be another 2 this evening + Airframes and Rochie and 6 more Americans tomorrow...all of them attending this event http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/av...gram-65th-anniversary-commemration-19808.html

    Hey, thx again!
     
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    No problem I'll get it out tomorrow or the day after! I have to pack so the props don't break!
     
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    Thank you so much my friend! My son will be happy as he almost cries as he sees his papa´s Fort grounded8)
    Just a side note- Airframes and Rochie are just on the way back to Brno airport. A friend of mine picked them up.
    Tell me how can I pay it back to you...perhaps...are you old enough to drink alcohol already? If so, I could send you a bottle of firewater that Airframes and Rochie liked so much:)
     
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    Lol not yet! :D But don't worry about it. I couldn't get it out yet I have the package prepaid can you just send me a PM with your phone number so I can put it on the US customs form that needs to be on the outside of the package? Thanks!
     
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