Thunderbolt "Eileen" 1/48 from Academy!

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  1. ThunderThud

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    I found this to be a very nice kit.went together well,i also liked the color sheme and markings.Instead of the kits decals that sucked i used the sheet from Microscale, has TrueDetail tires from Squadron shop, Painted in Model Masters enamels.most of the model is out of the box except for Hypodermic needle guns.The checker nose was masked and hand painted not a decal.8)
     

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    TT, next cool model for your collection.Very nice P-47.:D
     
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    Uuuuuuuuuhhhhhhh!
    Looks great!
     
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    Real real nice...
     
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    Sweet! It looks great.
     
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    I had this kit in 72nd scale, not surprised to hear about the decals.

    Very nicely done.


    Eighth
     
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    Yes, good job!

    I wonder if anyone has ever made a P47 painted up for one of the 5th AF Thunderbolts.
     
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    Magnnificent!


    Awesome job :)
     
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    very nice! my next model is also a P-47d from academy in 1/72nd.
     
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    Great work TT!
     
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    awsome work man keep it up
     
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    Really nice, TT. That cowl sets it off....

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    I really enjoyed building it ,but the cowl got me buggin as i measured and cut all the little squares to mask the white to spray the black.luckily it came out good.!
     
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    she's a beaut' 'thunderthud', i would have never had thought about using h/needles 8) come to think of it how the heck do you get hold of things like those needles :shock: , hope you don't go around looking in gutters !!

    ...ian:D
     
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    :lol: Heck no Ian, My wife's a Nurse at a Hospital so I can get any Guage Hypo I might need!8) I dont think they will miss one or Two once in a while!
     
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    Luck had nothing to do with it. You took the time to do it right.


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