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Re: Curtiss C-46 Jet Commando
« Reply #15 on: February 03, 2019, 06:19:49 am »
Wow, that does look right.  :thumbsup:

It does indeed  :thumbsup:
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Re: Curtiss C-46 Jet Commando
« Reply #16 on: February 03, 2019, 05:27:43 pm »
I've had one of those Williams C-46s for a couple of decades now and STILL haven't finished it.  :banghead:

One problem is the enormous clear canopy has a glue joint right down the centre line, but salvation is at hand because Falcon do a lovely crystal clear one in one of their WWII US sets.

There's not an excuse for me not doing it 'cos I've got the Falcon set!
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Curtiss C-46 Jet Commando
« Reply #17 on: February 03, 2019, 05:33:45 pm »
I think you may have redefined the word AWESOME!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Curtiss C-46 Jet Commando
« Reply #18 on: February 04, 2019, 02:13:25 am »
Ah, the fit of the c-46? Yeah, that's in par with Airfix, Revell of the same age. So, filler will be needed. But beware with too agressive toluene stuff as parts are moulded thinner than the Revell, Airfix stuff..

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Re: Curtiss C-46 Jet Commando
« Reply #19 on: February 04, 2019, 03:57:05 am »
great transformation! :thumbsup:
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Re: Curtiss C-46 Jet Commando
« Reply #20 on: February 04, 2019, 07:47:26 am »
Looks great,
I had the S+M Model C-46 and added the wings from a B-17G. It's not an easy kit to build.

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Re: Curtiss C-46 Jet Commando
« Reply #21 on: February 04, 2019, 08:49:05 am »
I have a Williams Bros. Boeing Model 247 that I'm turning into a USCG PB-1 "Trident". I really need to get to work on it. The parts that have gone together have been quality. So, I'd expect nothing less for the C-46.
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