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Corsairfoxfouruncle

“4-F” a War weary T-bolt.

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Hello all ... This is going to be my entry in this build. I will be using the Academy P-47D Razorback kit. The Checker-tail clan boxing. I will be doing it as war weary hack in the markings of the 356th Fg. Circa August/Sept. 1944.  I will add photo’s of the sprue shots. 

 

Dennis

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Ok so as promised and required these are the obligatory box and sprue photos.

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Heres a photo of 4-F.

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I’ve done 4-F before in 1/48th. But i need to re-do the plane for my project. If something drastic happens, i will fall back on the checkertail markings. 

 

Dennis

 

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Hello everyone ... So got todays update I have finished painting internals. 

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Instrument panel.

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Not much but then again i am dividing my attention between 4 group builds and 5 models. 😉

Questions, comments, and or jokes. 

 

Dennis

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Hello everyone ... So for todays update. I assembled the cockpit, added tape seatbelts. Though I forgot to take photo’s of it before assembly.

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Once that was done I assembled the Fuselage and glued everything together. 

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Just like my Airfix Mustang this thing went together with 0 seams and wont need any filler. With one exception the rudder. The seam splits the rudder horizontally. There shouldn't be a seam there.

Besides that nothing else on the Fuselage. Questions, comments, or jokes ? 

 

Dennis

 

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Last update for today ...  i brought this up to standard of an aircraft. 

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The engine after paint.

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I repainted the wheel wells. 

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Enough for tonight. 

 

Dennis

 

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So for today ... Sanding the seam to make sure theres nothing there. Though i did paint the prop today. 

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The hub needs paint but the blades need to dry first. Once the sanding is done on to paint ... white for the invasion stripes. 

 

Dennis

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Hello everybody ... Sprayed the white today. Then i masked off the invasion stripes. Since this is portraying an aircraft post D-day from august of ‘44. lOCFLQE.jpg

These will be on the lower and mid section of the aircraft. 

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I will spray the black on this the Mustang & the Deuce tomorrow. 

 

Dennis

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Hello Everybody ... This is where 4-F Stands right now. 

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The Yellow is for the nose art.

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I will place the mask for that tonight before i spray the red panel. The cowling cooling vents are masked as thes will be done in polished aluminum. Its seems to be a hallmark of Thunderbolts of the 356th. After that i will spray the green/grey. 

 

Dennis

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Hello Everyone ... I have the nose art panel done and the Neutral grey on. I will paint the O.D. Tomorrow when i paint the Mustang. This is where shes sitting as of tonight.

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I will cut it short for the evening folks. Got some bad news at casa Corsair via my Dr. Today. 

 

Dennis

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Hello Cousin !

Hope that it's not too bad news, take care my friend, I'll send you some positive Energy !

Hey, I missed your Jug ! Great one, Congratulations !!

Nice invasion stripes !! and interesting subject !

Best wishes Cousin !

Sincerely.

CC 

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45 minutes ago, Corsairfoxfouruncle said:

I will cut it short for the evening folks. Got some bad news at casa Corsair via my Dr. Today. 

Hope everything turns out okay, Dennis.

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Thanks @Procopius I was just informed im a prime candidate for a blood clot in my leg. My leg swole up on monday & tuesday and it was from poor compression. I solved the issue and reduced the swelling on my own but still not happy. So we( the Dr. & I ) changed compression leggings, and now hopefully that will help prevent it. Just upsetting but not a imminent concern. 

 

Dennis

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Hello Everybody ... Well I finished painting this and the Mustang today. This is where it sits right now.

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A close up of the nose art.

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With the original,

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One with the Mustang. I will clear coat them both on Monday, we have Family functions over the weekend. Questions, comments, or jokes if you please. 

 

Dennis

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12 minutes ago, Procopius said:

Holy cow, nice job on the 4-F!

 

Certainly is; did you paint it by hand? B)

 

Cheers,

 

Stew

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2 minutes ago, Stew Dapple said:

did you paint it by hand?

Thanks @Procopius, and Stew. To answer your question, No its all airbrushed. The inners and engine are hairysticked. 

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Brilliant love the OD finish Dennis!

Joss

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