SBD Revell 1/48

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  1. Flash_Taco

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    Hi gentlemen, Its been a while since I stop and say hi. I finally decided to post one of my works here. It is an SBD from good old (and cheap) Revell, in 1:48 scale. In spite the model being marginally engineered it is still possible to produce a decent looking bird. This is my first attempt to resume modeling after a 20 year window. I hope you like it
     

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    Looks pretty nice. Welcome back to the hobby and join the club!
     
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    Very nice!
     
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    Great job. Love those old kits.
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    That is a very fine job on what is otherwise an uninspiring kit. Well Done!
     
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    Nicely done indeed. I remember this kit from the mid 1960s, sold as part model, part toy, with all the 'gimmicks' of dropping bomb, retracting gear etc. I remember being impressed then, as no one else made kits like that.
     
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    Not bad after a 20 year layoff!
     
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    My thought's also Wayne,Nice!
     
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    I echo Wayne's post.
     
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    Excellent job! I love a good Dauntless. Dive brakes look good.
     
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    Great work!
     
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    Very well done!
     
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    Thank you all for your kind comments.
     
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    That looks awesome! Your weathering is perfect. Bravo.....
     
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    Damn that's nice work. Well done and welcome back!!!
     
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    Beautiful work indeed!
     
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    It feels really good to read such kind comments from you all, specially since most here are extraordinary good modelers. I believe that following some postings of this forum (specially the step by step section) made it easy for me to go back building with competence. Cheers to you all!
     
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    While I don't count myself among the esteemed group of extraordinary good modelers, I must say that if you continue what you did here, you'll be amongst their company in no time, Flash Taco!
     
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    Great work on this kit. I see you got some good decals for it. Revell made the terrible choice of including decals depicting an SBD that had the roundels crudely repainted by hand!
     
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    Nice build.
     
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