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World War II: USA
Aircraft of the United States in WWII.
Hosted by Rowan Baylis
Revell P-51D 1/32 New Tooled
BigZimmo
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Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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Posted: Sunday, January 06, 2019 - 06:08 PM UTC
Hi Terri!!!

Only.....WOW!!!
Really looking forward to seeing the finished Mustang.

goodn8
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Berlin, Germany
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Posted: Sunday, January 06, 2019 - 11:53 PM UTC

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Terri,
Just one word to sum it all up: OUTSTANDING

Joel




Nothing else than that!

Th mas
thegirl
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Tuesday, January 08, 2019 - 12:35 PM UTC
Thanks a bunch guys for the continuing encouragement

First coat of paint went on last night and should be good and dry now to start the detailing painting . No pic's of yet . Will have some very soon .




Terri
thegirl
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 12:20 AM UTC
Round one of the detailing painting is done ....







Terri
chukw1
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California, United States
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Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 04:26 AM UTC
That's superb, Terrie- cheers!
thegirl
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 11:57 AM UTC
Thanks my friend




Terri
Totalize
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 03:34 PM UTC
Very nice indeed.
thegirl
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Posted: Friday, January 11, 2019 - 11:43 AM UTC
Thanks Dave



Terri
thegirl
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 12:27 AM UTC
Finished off the detail painting last night and is now dry and ready for the weathering stage . I used various metal shades for the piping and fittings to break up the uniforum shade of just alum .












Terri
Joel_W
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New York, United States
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Posted: Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 03:24 AM UTC
Terri,
you nailed it for sure.
Joel
ColinEdm
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ARMORAMA
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 04:25 AM UTC
Holy cow, amazing detail painting. It is really coming together nicely Terri.
Removed by original poster on 01/13/19 - 01:44:07 (GMT).
thegirl
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Posted: Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 01:55 PM UTC
Thanks guys


More progress , weathering is done with it's seal coat of Testors clear flat lacquer and rest of the wing parts fixed in place . The red scoop didn't fit very well . A fare bit of body work is needed before the painting stage .







Terri
GazzaS
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Queensland, Australia
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Posted: Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 02:56 PM UTC
That looks awesome, Terri!
thegirl
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 11:59 PM UTC
Thanks Gary




Terri
c4willy
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Posted: Monday, January 14, 2019 - 07:00 AM UTC
That is a true work of art Terri! Tres bon mon ami!
thegirl
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 01:56 AM UTC
Thanks Gary and Chris

Chris , not sure of it being a work of art . There is still a million ways for me to mess this up .


Terri
thegirl
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 02:19 AM UTC
Spent the week doing the filling and sanding , more filling and sanding and this part is finished until a coat of primer goes on revealing even more filling and sanding . Haven't started with the cowl yet . Waiting for a 32 scale rivet tool coming in the mail from Ultracast .

While I was waiting the putty to dry I started work on the prop and wheels and these are ready to go with just a bit of weathering left which will be done towards the finishing line .
















Terri
rochaped
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Lisboa, Portugal
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Posted: Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 02:40 AM UTC
Probably the best 1/32 gear bay I’ve seen, and definitely one of the best scratch work in pipes & wires. Superb!
Joel_W
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Posted: Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 03:55 AM UTC
Terri,
The prop/hub assembly, as well as the wheels and tires, really came out looking great. Both certainly will move your build up a notch or two on the ladder scale.
Joel
thegirl
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Saturday, February 02, 2019 - 03:12 PM UTC
Thanks guys for positive comments . I must admit that not much progress has been made , had out of town company for awhile . I did make start on detailing the gear legs with brake lines and their fittings . Will have some pic's up in a few days .




Terri
AussieReg
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Posted: Saturday, February 02, 2019 - 04:32 PM UTC
Hi Terri.

I haven't checked in on this build for a while (busy with Automodeler shenanigans), you have made some super progress! The detailing in those wheel wells is just awesome. I will be checking in a lot more regularly now, looking forward to the next instalment.

Cheers, D
thegirl
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 12:07 AM UTC
Very sorry for the late reply back D , been busy of late and start a WW 1 build for a group build on another site . I have made some progress . Landing legs are done with just some detail painting left to do and I made a start on rest of the body working which is almost finished as well . As soon as my batteries are charged will be able to take some pic's for you folks .


Terri
thegirl
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Alberta, Canada
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Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 11:51 AM UTC
Okay , it has been awhile since I last posted on this build . I finished my CSM N-17 late for a group build and now I'm back on this build . I have made progress pic's following very soon .



Terri
c4willy
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 02:28 PM UTC
Welcome back Terri looking forward to seeing how you're doing!