Trumpter 1/32 F4 Corsair

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  1. petadel

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    Very nice. I love the Corsair. Building an 82% scale replica, myself. I love your paint job. I want mine to look like a tired old veteran when it is done.:salute:
     
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    Looks great!
     
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    Looks great!
     
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    Echo the guys here ,Looks very well done!
     
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    Very nice mate!:D 8)
     
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    Fantastic weathering! :thumbleft:
     
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    Looks fantastic! 8)
     
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    With all here.:thumbleft:
     
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    Should inspire Dan Boy to do his grandfathers F4U I think! 8)
     
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    NICE! :thumbleft:. I love the weathering on that.
     
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    Very nice. Lot of work gone into the engine by the look of it.
     
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    It looks great.... love the weathering job....

    Charles
     
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    Excellent work, great detailing....

    Dont know if the red bordered insignia goes with the year that bird woulda flown tho...

    And yes, it gets me thinkin about my future build...
     
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    No, they don't unfortunately. They should be the no surround on overall Dark Sea Blue for a -1D.
     
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    Then the color is wrong as well as the red bordered stencil Cory??? Unless that Dark Sea Blue is faded to hell and gone.....

    Petadel, did u use that color and weather it up like that??
     
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    That may be DSB on the top, but it looks more like medium blue to me, and the bottom should not be white. I'm not trying to nitpick petadel!
     
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    SquadronScheme.jpg

    This is the squadron scheme I was following, The technique of weathering has nearly all destroyed the dark sea blue - I was quite violent with the thinners and rags. Even rubbed of the paitner jolly roger - Damn (missed that after it was gone) - may have to paint it again !!

    The red aorund the insignia was tken from the attachment again heavily weatheed as the tropical sun , UV and rain should have played havoc with the paint job.

    I have not converted much of the airframe from the trumpeter kit in so far a making it a -1A. The light sea gray - well not much of it left on the belly may look white, but when you see near the tail gear doors it has a slight grey tone.

    BTW - This was my first serious attempt at weathiering -rather than just panel delineation - so that P40 in the desert had better be ware !!!
     
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