Tamiya 1/48 F4F-4 Wildcat (the other) finally finished...

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    #1 le_steph40, Dec 23, 2014
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    Hello,
    Here is the second project of the GB#21. F4F-4 "black 53" BuNo 03470? flown by Captain Joseph J. Foss, VMF-121, Guadalcanal during October 1942. He claimed 6 Zeros in two days (20 and 23-10-42) with this aircraft.
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    Good work!!
     
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    Looks great Steph. It was worth the wait.
     
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    Excellent!!!
     
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    Looks like a worn out Wildcat. Great job.
     
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    Another winner from your workbench.

    Cheers,

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    Great !!! :thumbright:
     
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    Agree with all, very nice finish Steph.

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    The subtle tones and light weathering is most welcomed. Great result!
     
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