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World War II: USA
Aircraft of the United States in WWII.
Hosted by Rowan Baylis
Pearl 2017...The Subject
Kevlar06
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Washington, United States
Joined: March 15, 2009
KitMaker: 1,336 posts
ModelGeek: 2 posts
Posted: Monday, September 25, 2017 - 05:06 PM GMT+7
Joe,
Welcome back on this one! I've been missing your updates. I'm glad you worked out the wing root problems-- I thought I had that problem licked by gluing the top wing halves to the fuselage, then gluing in the bottom wing halves. By doing it that way I had no gaps at the wing root or engines--- but then I looked at the right wing, out near the wing tip I noticed a significant upward warp-- no gaps, but a wicked warp isn't a good trade off-- so I'm trying to figure out how to fix it now. This kit is a typical Special Hobby kit with some expected warts, but I've never seen one of thier kits with this huge wing issue. Looking forward to your finished product.
VR, Russ
TotemWolf
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Oklahoma, United States
Joined: February 11, 2013
KitMaker: 287 posts
ModelGeek: 0 posts
Posted: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 02:44 AM GMT+7
It's looking really good. Can't wait to see it finished.
fightnjoe
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Washington, United States
Joined: August 16, 2004
KitMaker: 559 posts
ModelGeek: 0 posts
Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 06:02 AM GMT+7
Many many thanks.

Russ just took me a while to get my ducks in a row. Kits like these definitely take a bit of a different approach to get them to play. At least now I can move forward.



Joe
fightnjoe
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Washington, United States
Joined: August 16, 2004
KitMaker: 559 posts
ModelGeek: 0 posts
Posted: Tuesday, December 05, 2017 - 03:09 PM GMT+7
Well my friends we call this one done.

Well we did a while ago just never took the time to finish it out.

Added were custom decals as well as the finishing touches for the props and such.


All in all this is to represent an aircraft of the 1st Bomb Group.








The pictures turned out like garbage though. Not sure how or why. I know that I have something on one of the inner workings that is causing some issue but these show a ton of crap.



All comments, critiques, and criticism are encouraged.




Joe
Kevlar06
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Washington, United States
Joined: March 15, 2009
KitMaker: 1,336 posts
ModelGeek: 2 posts
Posted: Tuesday, December 05, 2017 - 03:27 PM GMT+7
Joe, exceptionally nice job on a not so easy kit. I've been working on my B-18A off and on, and likely got a little carried away with the control surfaces, choosing to separate them from the model, and I've spent more time than I'd like trying to blend in the clear parts. This is not an easy kit to build, but you've done a terrific job. I'd like to build a B-18B, but I'm not sure I've got the energy to tackle this kit again.
VR, Russ
fightnjoe
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Washington, United States
Joined: August 16, 2004
KitMaker: 559 posts
ModelGeek: 0 posts
Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 - 02:51 PM GMT+7
Many thanks. It definitely was a challenge and then some.



Joe