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Offline Pablo1965

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P-40 Twin engine
« on: November 25, 2010, 06:07:02 pm »
When I see the original P-40 twin I thought it was a imposible bit of metal. I make this transformation to make something more aesthetically acceptable.


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Re: P-40 Twin engine
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2010, 06:29:36 pm »
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Re: P-40 Twin engine
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2010, 08:16:55 pm »
Interesting way of doing it.  I've only seen the above the wing engine pod version which was apparently a real life machine.
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Re: P-40 Twin engine
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2010, 01:02:53 am »
Wonderfull  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: P-40 Twin engine
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2010, 01:13:13 am »
Oh yes - I like it - looks a mean piece of machinery - and I don't even build allies stuff

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Re: P-40 Twin engine
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2010, 02:16:49 am »
I still have two P-40's in the box on the workbench, and I'm tempted to build a variant..
Already knew this one, but it's still inspiring to look at.  :wub:

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Re: P-40 Twin engine
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2010, 02:29:17 am »
I like!  And did something similar to a Spitfire a couple of years ago.
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Re: P-40 Twin engine
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2010, 04:13:27 am »
Just think, you could have THREE sharkmouths on the same aircraft!  ;D
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Re: P-40 Twin engine
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2010, 04:27:20 am »
Nice work!  :thumbsup:

Just think, you could have THREE sharkmouths on the same aircraft!  ;D

Good thinking, Kit!  :thumbsup: Or you could have a shark mouth, a death's head and a parrot on one aircraft (pirate's craft, maybe? :lol:).
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Re: P-40 Twin engine
« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2010, 05:06:56 am »
Just think, you could have THREE sharkmouths on the same aircraft!  ;D

A school of sharks!   :lol:
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Re: P-40 Twin engine
« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2010, 05:33:18 am »
That's really gorgeous Pablo :wub: :thumbsup:
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Re: P-40 Twin engine
« Reply #11 on: November 26, 2010, 05:34:17 am »
 :o :o  Looks so wrong . . . . but SO right!   :cheers: :cheers:

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« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2010, 09:08:14 am »
Nice Work, Pablo. You have blended the engines in exceptionally well.

I have such a project in mind, too. "We" know that Curtiss made a twin-engined P-40 as a mock-up, and several people I know have tried to make one. Yours looks the best, I might add (UNTIL you see mine, perhaps?).

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In the meantime, I will admire yours!  :thumbsup:

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Re: P-40 Twin engine
« Reply #13 on: November 26, 2010, 10:34:32 am »
Delicious model, so pretty... :wub: :wub: (whistle)
Do you know Glenn's model of the 'real' one? ( http://www.whatifmodelers.com/index.php/topic,21379.315.html ) more serious but your one has more beautiful lines, like too pretty to be true :thumbsup: :bow:
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Re: P-40 Twin engine
« Reply #14 on: November 26, 2010, 02:37:39 pm »
That's gorgeous - nice one! :thumbsup:
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