Revell 1/48 P-51B/C Mustang

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  1. woody

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    I went ahead and started this kit its simple but the detail dont seem to bad.

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  2. Airframes

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    Good stuff so far. The old Monogram/Revell kit still stands up well today, and was the best in any scale in it's time - built a few over the last 30+ years !
     
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    If I recall correctly, the dihedral is tough to get right as the upper wing halves fit too tight. Recommend dry fitting and removing material as needed. Great work so far.
     
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    Good start!
     
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    It is more right than wrong,though not perfect.
    I have one unbuilt,but it won't be hard to put together!
    Cheers
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    Nice start mate!
     
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    Ah, good old Monogram, I was so glad when Revell started re-issuing the classics!
     
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    #8 at6, Apr 2, 2013
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    When this was re-issued, they updated the interior. Much better kit now than when first issued. Would much rather buy a Revell/Monogram kit than most of the over priced competitors. Nice work on the pit.
     
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    Nicely done so far!
     
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    The interior looks the same as the one I built in the early 1980s, unless there's something not yet added in the posted pics.
     
  11. woody

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    Thanks guys, got the fuse closed up and lower wing section on fitting pretty good.

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    Nice going Jerry.
     
  13. at6

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    Much of the molding is the same,but the instrument panel decal is replaced by a nicely molded panel. That was added when things were changed to Pro modeler.
     
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    Interior looks good Jerry. Which decal version are you doing? Curious how the checkers would line up.

    Geo
     
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    Nicely done, Jerry. Liking that interior a lot!
     
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    Thanks at6 - I didn't know about the new instrument panel.
     
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    looking good mate!
     
  19. woody

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    Thanks guys, I got the upper wings sections on and they fit was really nice I was kinda surprised.

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    and the landing gear and tires as you can see injection marks.
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  20. woody

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    Thanks Geo I will be doing as Tex hill as the box art so I wont be using the checkers.
     
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