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Offline Leading Observer

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Re: Fairey Great Barracuda
« Reply #15 on: March 11, 2020, 11:42:44 am »
Can't see much of it but it sure looks good from what I can see lol

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Re: Fairey Great Barracuda
« Reply #16 on: March 14, 2020, 08:46:53 am »
For those who appreciate the wonders of the Barracuda, here's some of Glenn's original pics having been de-PB'd.  ;D





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Re: Fairey Great Barracuda
« Reply #17 on: March 19, 2020, 11:35:37 am »
Thanks for resurrecting my beast - it is was fun to do.
Have thought of an RN Pacific War Barracuda with the engine & cowling of a Hellcat - well, it could have been adapted locally from surplus USN stocks - but don't think I will have time to finish the model in time.

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Re: Fairey Great Barracuda
« Reply #18 on: March 19, 2020, 12:13:52 pm »

Have thought of an RN Pacific War Barracuda with the engine & cowling of a Hellcat -


Mine will look a bit like that, apart from the gun turret of course.  ;D
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Re: Fairey Great Barracuda
« Reply #19 on: March 19, 2020, 12:45:07 pm »
Thanks for resurrecting my beast - it is was fun to do.
Have thought of an RN Pacific War Barracuda with the engine & cowling of a Hellcat - well, it could have been adapted locally from surplus USN stocks - but don't think I will have time to finish the model in time.

Not sure that would easily fit, tbh.  Have started a radial Barra of my own but the project was too far down the build road to be GB-able.  Kit and I have PM’ed about it.  Pics after the GB.
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