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Modified 1/72 Airfix P-51D 'Reno Racer'
« on: July 07, 2018, 05:29:06 pm »
Crikey, it feels like an age since I last posted on here! Family life has a habit of getting in the way of the more important things!  ;D

Anyway, please find my slightly modded Airfix P-51D, it's from the older 1/72 offering. Paint scheme was based on the old Le Mans Gulf Porsche 917 colours.
All decals are made by me and were printed using a laser printer. Hope you like it!








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Re: Modified 1/72 Airfix P-51D 'Reno Racer'
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2018, 06:20:01 pm »
That is really great! especially like the colors and the belly radiator deletion! Nice job.
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Re: Modified 1/72 Airfix P-51D 'Reno Racer'
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2018, 12:22:11 am »
Nice job

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Re: Modified 1/72 Airfix P-51D 'Reno Racer'
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2018, 01:47:15 am »
OooOOoh!! Nice!  I love it.
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Re: Modified 1/72 Airfix P-51D 'Reno Racer'
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2018, 02:56:31 am »
Nice  :thumbsup:work
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Re: Modified 1/72 Airfix P-51D 'Reno Racer'
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2018, 04:57:24 am »
Splendid job  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Modified 1/72 Airfix P-51D 'Reno Racer'
« Reply #6 on: July 08, 2018, 09:09:55 am »
Awesome job there, LOVE the Gulf colour scheme!  :thumbsup: :wub:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Modified 1/72 Airfix P-51D 'Reno Racer'
« Reply #7 on: July 08, 2018, 09:19:55 am »
Good model!
Could you photograph it as a profile? (for me to enrich my collection of Mustang profiles, thanks!)
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Re: Modified 1/72 Airfix P-51D 'Reno Racer'
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2018, 12:08:49 am »
Very nice!

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Re: Modified 1/72 Airfix P-51D 'Reno Racer'
« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2018, 11:45:16 am »
Good model!
Could you photograph it as a profile? (for me to enrich my collection of Mustang profiles, thanks!)

Hi yes I'll give it a go when I get back home on Thursday.
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Re: Modified 1/72 Airfix P-51D 'Reno Racer'
« Reply #10 on: July 09, 2018, 11:45:48 am »
Thank you for all your kind words!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Modified 1/72 Airfix P-51D 'Reno Racer'
« Reply #11 on: July 09, 2018, 11:58:50 am »
Awesome job there, LOVE the Gulf colour scheme!  :thumbsup: :wub:

 :thumbsup:yes, can't go wrong with the 'Gulf' colours really.
Pretty much suits anything (IMHO)
Nice job too :thumbsup:

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Re: Modified 1/72 Airfix P-51D 'Reno Racer'
« Reply #12 on: July 09, 2018, 07:02:31 pm »
Could you photograph it as a profile? (for me to enrich my collection of Mustang profiles, thanks!)
Well, even without source photograph, I may try by myself:
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Re: Modified 1/72 Airfix P-51D 'Reno Racer'
« Reply #13 on: July 26, 2018, 06:23:19 pm »
Could you photograph it as a profile? (for me to enrich my collection of Mustang profiles, thanks!)
Well, even without source photograph, I may try by myself:


Mine doesn't have the belly intake though Tophe! I've lost my other pics I had of the model, gawd knows where they've gone to.
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Re: Modified 1/72 Airfix P-51D 'Reno Racer'
« Reply #14 on: July 26, 2018, 09:46:38 pm »
Sorry, I correct immediately!
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