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Project LARA - Grumman Model 134 COIN aircraft
« on: December 10, 2010, 04:42:08 am »
What do you get when you combine these two kits?



You get this, the Grumman Model 134 which was a competitor (unbuilt) to the North American OV-10 Bronco in the early 1960s:













Apologies for the poor quality of some of the images.  Damn camera.  :banghead:
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Re: Project LARA - Grumman Model 134 COIN aircraft
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2010, 05:31:23 am »
Nice.

You wouldn't happen to have any in progress pics would you?  Would love to see how you did the nose conversion.
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Re: Project LARA - Grumman Model 134 COIN aircraft
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2010, 05:35:58 am »
No, sorry, I was being a bit of a lazy blighter.  Couldn't be bothered stopping to take photos.  :lol: I was having too much fun doing the modelling.  Basically I cut the nose off the TA-4J, cut the extreme nose off that and cut the cockpit area off the OV-1A and mated the two and then loads of PSR!!   ;D
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Re: Project LARA - Grumman Model 134 COIN aircraft
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2010, 06:26:24 am »
Fantastic conversion of a great pic, a great aircraft, and a great unbuilt variant!

On the JMN side of things, ALL Mohawks were designated Model G-134... but the COIN/LARA proposal that you've modeled here was designated Design 134R, also known as Model G-340! Or did you start from a different proposal? The nose you've done is square off a bit, while the G-340 was streamlined and much shorter...
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Re: Project LARA - Grumman Model 134 COIN aircraft
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2010, 07:06:18 am »
What can I say?  In my What-If world, this is what the Grumman Model 134 looks like.  ;)
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Re: Project LARA - Grumman Model 134 COIN aircraft
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2010, 08:03:39 am »
What can I say?  In my What-If world, this is what the Grumman Model 134 looks like.  ;)

Fair enough!!!  ;)
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Re: Project LARA - Grumman Model 134 COIN aircraft
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2010, 08:05:37 am »
Fantastic  :thumbsup:
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Re: Project LARA - Grumman Model 134 COIN aircraft
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2010, 11:17:11 am »
This is right up my street, very nice :thumbsup:
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Re: Project LARA - Grumman Model 134 COIN aircraft
« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2010, 03:30:33 pm »
NICE!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Project LARA - Grumman Model 134 COIN aircraft
« Reply #9 on: December 11, 2010, 02:43:16 pm »
Yeah, that is cool.  You make it seem so easy.   :thumbsup:
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Re: Project LARA - Grumman Model 134 COIN aircraft
« Reply #10 on: December 11, 2010, 03:10:54 pm »
Really is nicer than the real one.  :thumbsup:

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Re: Project LARA - Grumman Model 134 COIN aircraft
« Reply #11 on: December 17, 2010, 02:23:24 pm »
GULP!!
Good idea!  :thumbsup: :cheers: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow:
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