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So I bought a Sweet Wildcat, and a Platz Mustang
« on: November 05, 2005, 06:58:25 pm »
They come 2 to a box in 1/144.

What am I gonna do with them?

Oh...not much...


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« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2005, 10:12:36 pm »
:wub:  :wub:  :wub: Very interesting Three-boom Skyrocket... Tell us more, tell us more :P  (if more data or views or status - wif or half-true - are available, I fear not alas :( )
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« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2005, 07:33:49 am »
a slight change to wellcome this great Twincat in my Twinboom collection:
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Dear Proditor, this special F5F is so thrilling, tell us more, tell us more...
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« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2005, 07:44:15 pm »
Well, I lifted the design from the game "Luft Krieg", which is a suppliment to the Dream Pod 9 game called Gear Krieg.  Here's the only other picture (So far).  I intend to take some libertires with the design, but I'll be retaining the triple boom design.


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« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2005, 07:46:23 pm »
Holy smoke-a-rollie....that thing looks awesome !

Love the top view...very powerful looking...........

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« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2005, 07:52:11 pm »
It looks like a beast doesn't it?  The center wing section has me worried as I hadn't fancied making one from scrath, but I may not have a choice if I keep that bit true to the design.

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« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2005, 08:46:48 pm »
* Thanks a lot for the explanation. I conclude that it came from dreamers like us, not from Grumman engineers of the 1940s. Right?
* Thanks for the view from above, I have used it to complete my twin-boom F5F-6 derivative, at http://www.whatifmodelers.com/forum//index...200&#entry97378
* Maybe it would have been simpler to build the F5F-5 at 1:48, as there is already a F5F basis, no?
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« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2005, 10:06:16 pm »
I actually have that kit already, but I'm saving it for a Blackhawks decal job and custom Blackhawk Heroclix figure.  Plus, I'm converting to 1/144 in general across the board except for a few projects, so I figured I'd give it a shot and see what I get.  :)

As to who made the Twincat, yes, it was made up by folks like us over at Dream Pod 9.  They have some very nifty stuff in their Gear Krieg game.  They are at www.dp9.com

 

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So I bought a Sweet Wildcat, and a Platz Mustang
« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2005, 12:27:37 pm »
I've seen that Sweet 1/144 Wildcat built up and it is miniscule

Good luck kitbashing with it in that scale!  I admire your courage!  :ph34r:  
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