Rocketeer's slow P-51D

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  1. Rocketeer

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    This will not be as exciting as others, say Geedee's, as this is a back burner project, however, it has an identity and shot down a Me163!!

    Anyway, here is the panel finished today....
     

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    Looking very good. :) Nicely done Mate.
     
  3. Airframes

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    Nice work Tony.
     
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    Sweet mate!!
     
  5. Rocketeer

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    Many thanx guys.....it is all brand new made....no original material!! A real kit I suppose!

    The rest of the fuselage will be 85% original wartime manufactured p-51D!!
     
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    Good work!
     
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    Looks great Tony! The instruments aren't original either? They sure look it
     
  9. Rocketeer

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    Glenn, all new!

    I am fitting out my original P39 panel this weekend hopefully!!!

    The P-51D panel can actually be hung on the wall like a picture....which is kind of cool!!
     
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    Nice work on teh instruments particularly. Resin castings mate?
    Top stuff.
     
  12. Rocketeer

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    Yes, all resin....they look pretty ok I think. I am thinking of hanging the P51 panel on the wall of my lounge until it needs to go in the cockpit.
    The P39 panel is coming along and should be finished later this week!

    I will try and sort some phots out in the next few days....doing family stuff at moment, that and painting Titanics!!!
     
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    Whilst the instrument panel is new and 21st century....the majority of the rest is WW2 and Mustang. I will post a few photos of the detail items as and when I can. This project will be slower than the Spit so please bare with me!! If any modeller or enthusiast would like specific detailed pix....just let me know....
     

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    I meant bear with me!!! Don't think you really want a photo of me naked lol!!!!:shock::oops:
     
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    Great progress Tony! As a modelmaker, looking forward to the pics..of the aircraft, that is..!!! :)
     
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    You asked for it A4K!!!......the attached photo shows what I am up against....all you see is real and mostly Fuselage!
     

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    Like a very big model.. :)

    ...and is that a Phantom cockpit section behind it??
     
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    Looks like it to me.

    Very cool!
     
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    Sure looks like an old F4......awesome mate!
     
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    Alas I do not own the F4.....my projects are:-
    Hurricane P3554
    Spitfire V fuselage
    Seafire F46 cockpit
    Mustang P-51D
    Hawker Hunter F1 WT648 cockpit/nose
    Hawker Hunter F2 WN890 cockpit/nose
    Hawker Hunter F6 XG290 cockpit/nose
    The Hunters are complete and finsihed:D
     
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