Trumpeter 1/32 TBM Avenger

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  1. petadel

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    #1 petadel, Jun 21, 2009
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    397 parts - whoo hoo !!:twisted:

    63 parts in the engine plus my beloved fuse wire !
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    Flight Deck detail
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    You know the story all the detail then cover it all up !! (But you know it is there !):shock:
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    Next installment the folding ( :mad: Arrrgghh !) Wings
     
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    Great work so far, Im surprised ur not entering ur Build into our PTO Group Build thats in progress as we type....
     
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    8):D Very nice work!
     
  5. Airframes

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    Nice work, and rather large!
     
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    Was thinking that
     
  8. petadel

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    Leso et al,

    I am afraid that I would either get bogged down and delay the group build - my P40 took me almost 3 months.:oops:

    I can't get a clear run without interruption.:rolleyes:
     
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    Nice work. Question: Is the oil tank and engine mount visible through an access panel on that model? I'm with you on the time it takes to build a model. My last one took me the better part of 5 months. I only build on weekends though and usually that's just Saturday on averages. And, I don't do the work I've seen others do with interior plumbing lines and such. My theory is if it can't be seen without a strong light and jeweler's loop it doesn't get done.
     
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    Uh well....maybe in the future then!:D
     
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    I'm with Wayne. Try to do one for one of the Group Builds - each build lasts three months, so with a bit of planning it can be done. (He said hopefully, thinking of all the work the Beaufighter needs. Slouches off, stage right, grumbling into his beer....)
     
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    Well missed a few photos of the folding wings - must have to admit the Trumpeter wings were much easier on this model than the wildcat by hobbycraft - same fiddely aileron and flap hinges though :twisted:

    So now for panel lines and highlighting.

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    I wiped away the excess to show the detail that Trumpeter has put into the Avenger.8)

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    Nice work man! :D
     
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    I have elected to open a new post Avenger in the completed models page with more photos.

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    Awesome interior construction and paint job!
     
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    Very nice! Good work mate.
     
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    Looks great, would have liked to seen some more in-progress shots tho...
     
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    nice work mate!:thumbright:
     
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