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Hi all, Calling this one finished, Monograms 1/48 scale P-47D Bubble top
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done as a pacific aircraft `Passionate Patsy` flown by Lt Ralph Barns, 310th FS/58th FG
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Made a few improvements on the old kit; repositioned gun barrels and replaced with brass tube,
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replaced bombs with drop tanks, redid the mount for the centre line tank
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drilled out formation lights, landing lights and opened up ejector chutes
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and some bits of wire for the ignitionharness and brake pipes
Hope you enjoy

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Lovely build and finish. Great nose art.

Andrew

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Gorgeous finish Russ!! How did you do the NMF?

Tim

Thanks Tim, It`s brush painted Humbrol Chrome 191 over a dark grey undercoat with odd panels painted with Humbrol 11, panel lines drawn in with a mechanical pencil and then various olive drab and dk grey dry brushing to try to simulate grime and oil stains. thanks for looking

Thanks all for looking and commenting !

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