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      PhotoBucket are no longer permitting 3rd party hosting   01/07/17

      As most of you are now painfully aware, Photobucket (PB) are stopping/have stopped allowing their members to link their accumulated years of photos into forums and the like, which they call 3rd party linking.  You can give them a non-refundable $399 a year to allow links, but I doubt that many will be rushing to take them up on that offer.  If you've previously paid them for the Pro account, it looks like you've got until your renewal to find another place to host your files, but you too will be subject to this ban unless you fork over a lot of cash.   PB seem to be making a concerted move to another type of customer, having been the butt of much displeasure over the years of a constantly worsening user interface, sloth and advertising pop-ups, with the result that they clearly don't give a hoot about the free members anymore.  If you don't have web space included in your internet package, you need to start looking for another photo host, but choose carefully, as some may follow suit and ditch their "free" members at some point.  The lesson there is keep local backups on your hard drive of everything you upload, so you can walk away if the same thing happens.   There's a thread on the subject here, so please use that to curse them, look for solutions or generall grouse about their mental capacity.   Not a nice situation for the forum users that hosted all their photos there, and there will now be a host of useless threads that relied heavily on photos from PB, but as there's not much we can do other than petition for a more equitable solution, I suggest we make the best of what we have and move on.  One thing is for certain.  It won't win them any friends, but they may not care at this point.    Mike.
TEMPESTMK5

Capt Kenneth DAHLBERG Bubbletop 353 Fs 354 Fg Dec 1944

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Good afternoon

My second entry in this Gb will be the aircraft flown by Capt Kenneth DAHLBERG during his tour with the 353Fs 354 Fighter Group in wich He scored 3 kills

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenneth_H._Dahlberg

I am going to replace the seat by a Pavla one and use a Yahuu Instrument panel instead of the part proposed by Tamiya

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Some books

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I started painting the cockpit in interior green , wheel wells in Yellow Zing Chromate , landing gear in silver ..

Patrice

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I would like to know the type of propeller I should use on this aircraft and if someone could help me with some good pics I would be very gratful .

Patrice

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Almost certainly the 'paddle' blade type, which I'm sure was introduced early in 44. I did this one from the Academy kit and it is depicted carrying 3 500lb bombs, as I've seen a pic of either that aircraft or a squadron mate with that load.

thanks

Mike

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Almost certainly the 'paddle' blade type, which I'm sure was introduced early in 44. I did this one from the Academy kit and it is depicted carrying 3 500lb bombs, as I've seen a pic of either that aircraft or a squadron mate with that load.

thanks

Mike

Good evening Mike

Thank you

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:popcorn: .....Looking forward to this Patrice..

Sean

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Welcome back Patrice.

I'm not to familiar with the colour scheme for this aircraft or the aircraft..... a NMF Bubble Top P-47D?

Anyway I look forward to following another one of your great builds

Again good luck and look forward to seeing the finished product.

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Good morning Rich

Thank you

Patrice

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Welcome back Patrice.

I'm not to familiar with the colour scheme for this aircraft or the aircraft..... a NMF Bubble Top P-47D?

Anyway I look forward to following another one of your great builds

Again good luck and look forward to seeing the finished product.

Yes, it's a nmf bubble top with a yellow cowling and Black Skull n Crossbones on the side.

thanks

Mike

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Good morning

Once finished Ken Dahlberg's Jug should look like this one 169993EaglestonsP47.jpg flown by Maj Glenn Eaglestone except for the kill markings and Eagle emblem ..

Patrice

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aarrrr cool colour scheme!!!

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Good morning

Once finished Ken Dahlberg's Jug should look like this one 169993EaglestonsP47.jpg flown by Maj Glenn Eaglestone except for the kill markings and Eagle emblem ..

Patrice

Note that Eaglestone's was a later batch, possibly D-30 as it had the fin fillet but yes, very similar. I have a pic in the 9th AF P-47Aces Book with a plane from that squadron with 3 500lb bombs....

aarrrr cool colour scheme!!!

Yes indeed!

thanks

Mike

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You have an early instrument panel (Yahu) and this is later model of P-47. Are you shure it will suit ?

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You have an early instrument panel (Yahu) and this is later model of P-47. Are you shure it will suit ?

Good afternoon zegye

Oups I posted the wrong pic , dont' worry I have the correct Yahu IP ..

Patrice

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Bonsoir Patrice,

That's a truly fantastic paint scheme you have chosen. Well done! It's going to look real nice.

Re the Yahu IP, I doubt anybody would notice if you used the old type!

Affaire a suivre!

JR

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Bonjour Jean

Thank you.. I would know if I use the wrong Ip ..

By the way yesterday I managed to work on this build I painted the seat and prapred the instrument panel

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Yesterday I also painted the side panels
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Ans glued these parts
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Patrice

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another very nice looking cockpit!

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Good evening

Today I closed the fuselage halves and the wings

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Good evening

Today I placed the wings on the fuselage

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Patrice

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Nice progress Patrice, cool scheme you've chosen,

Sean

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Excellent progress on all three of your builds Patrice. I didn't realize how much the Tamiya Razorback kit differs from the bubble top. It would be nice if the Razorback came with a separate rudder too.

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Nice progress Patrice, cool scheme you've chosen,

Sean

Good morning Sean

Thank you

Excellent progress on all three of your builds Patrice. I didn't realize how much the Tamiya Razorback kit differs from the bubble top. It would be nice if the Razorback came with a separate rudder too.

Good morning Cookenbacher

Thank you , I agree with you it would be a good idea to have a separate rudder ..

It would be nice if the price ot the Razorback was the same as the Bubbletop ...

Patrice

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Good evening

This Week end I worked on the engine

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I also started painting the underside

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Patrice

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you have been busy, nice!

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Good evening

Today I placed the engine and painted the upper surfaces

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Sorry for the poor quality of the pics ..

Patrice

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