USS Bunker Hill Builds

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  1. Catch22

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    Hey guys, I'm going to post all of the models that I'm building for the USS Bunker Hill here. I've finished the Corsair, the Avenger's started (not enough for progress pics though) and I might get a Hellcat and/or Helldiver. I'm also going to build a section of carrier deck, but I'm not sure if I will put all of the planes on it. All will be 1/48.

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    Great start Catch! look forward to your progress!:D
     
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    The bunker hill upper arrow has ALWAYS been my favorite.
     
  4. Catch22

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    Thanks guys!

    Yeah Matt, it's really sharp, but the yellow has always scared me away from it, and nearly drove me insane this time, but I think it all worked out.
     
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    Nice job mate! :cool:
     
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    wow great Corsair Catch, look foward to the rest :)
     
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    Looking very good to me.Nice work Catch 22.:D
     
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    USS Bunker Hill CV-17, eh? Interesting....! My girl is USS Yorktown, CV-5 and CV-10... Great looking Corsair mate, looking forward to see the Avenger!
     
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    Was their a naval squadron that had a white tail arrow that was horizontal?
     
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    Thanks guys!

    Matt, I'm not sure. I'll look for it, but I tried looking for other tail markings before and failed.
     
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    Here's one, don't know the outfit though...
     

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    Here's one for you Catch of a couple of Avengers in Oz. Source unknown.
     

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    great shots Wildcat, now their's some inspiration for you Catch!:)
     
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    Thanks Wildcat, but I've already started! I'll post pics in the morning. It will be similar to that, except in the tri-colour scheme, which apparently was still around for Avengers.
     
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    Looking real good, Catch. Hope to see more soon. Bravo Zulu, mate...

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    Thank you sir!

    Here are some progress pictures! The fuselage and wings have been painted. The plastic is already white, so I didn't need to paint the bottom of the plane or the arrows, however I will need to touch up the arrows on the side.

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    Looking great Catch, that Heinkel is looking pretty swee too :)
     
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    Thanks Heinz! Better pics of the Heinkel are posted in "The Models that are not yours" thread if you're interested.
     
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    Nice progress their Catch!
     
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