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Rod bettencourt

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Rod bettencourt last won the day on August 26

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About Rod bettencourt

  • Birthday 02/16/1969

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  1. Really good looking build! Rod
  2. Horatio, I was unable to find resin tires for this kit. So I had to use the vinyl kit tires. I tried to beat them up as best I could. If you were to look at some of my other builds you would see high inflated are not my style. Thanks for question. Rod
  3. This represents an SBD-3 from VS-6 USS Enterprise June 4th 1942 crewed by ENS Frank O’Flaherty and AMM1 Bruno Gaido. Both Gaido and O’Flaherty were captured by the IJN after ditching their aircraft. After both men were interrogated, they had weights attached to them and thrown overboard to drown. This the Trumpeter Midway “Clear Edition”. As many have stated over the years, this is a pretty good kit! I wouldn’t mind building another one. The only AM used was Yahu IP, my wife made the squadron decal ID numbers for me. I used AK Paints exclusively on this build. This piece was awarded the “Whizzer White Memorial” Navy/Marine Attack Aircraft at the 2021 Las Vegas Nationals. Photos were taken with my iphone.
  4. Hi Gary, It is the Hobby Boss kit. Thanks for your reply. Rod
  5. Thanks for the comments. This build received a third place at the Vegas Nats. Rod
  6. That's a beauty!! Thanks for sharing. Rod
  7. I Like that!! Thanks for sharing. Rod
  8. Hello Bertie, It is 3'x3' piece of particle board. Thanks for your comment. Rod
  9. Thank you to those that left a comment, much appreciated. Rod
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