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Re: P-47A Slim-line T-bolt
« Reply #15 on: December 18, 2010, 12:33:12 pm »
^ If mine are half that good, I'll be happy.  :bow:

Working on the annular engine now. It is going to use a collection of bits from a Fw-190D, a P-47 and a Fiat something.

Also, the ducted spinner Thunderbolt is on the way. Hope to post pics tomorrow.

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Re: P-47A Slim-line T-bolt
« Reply #16 on: December 19, 2010, 02:01:09 pm »









Sorry for the poor quality of the pics. Had no idea my room was so dark! The G.55 doesn't really fit here but I'm quite pleased with the look (the engine is a former water squirter). They'll all need some adjusting, filler, blending etc. but hopefully you'll see where I am going here.

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Re: P-47A Slim-line T-bolt
« Reply #17 on: December 19, 2010, 02:42:55 pm »
The last photo are great, it's a good way to slim that.  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: P-47A Slim-line T-bolt
« Reply #18 on: December 24, 2010, 01:22:01 pm »
Very innovative use of found objects.  Keep it coming.   :thumbsup:
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« Reply #19 on: December 24, 2010, 04:30:30 pm »
I like the ducted spinner.  Looks good.
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Re: P-47A Slim-line T-bolt
« Reply #20 on: December 26, 2010, 06:04:55 am »
Thanks guys. I'm changing the extreme nose of the razorback from a Fw-190D one to a EE Lightning one. It's more in line with the look I'm after.

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« Reply #21 on: December 26, 2010, 09:30:22 am »
I can't wait to see it completed. Definitely a different look for the venerable P-47---more like an elongated P-35 without the deepening of the fuselage.
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Re: P-47A Slim-line T-bolt
« Reply #22 on: December 26, 2010, 01:46:00 pm »
I know for definite that there is an after market annular cowling for the Ta 152 H available in 1/72 if you don't have available any other source of parts for the radiator.

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« Reply #23 on: December 27, 2010, 07:59:35 am »
Really cool series of pics. Between your and JHM's P-47 ideas I am ready to model a few myself  :wacko:
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Re: P-47A Slim-line T-bolt
« Reply #24 on: December 28, 2010, 06:31:35 am »
MMMMMM LOVE THAT LAST PIC :wub:
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« Reply #25 on: December 28, 2010, 09:43:24 am »
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....more like an elongated P-35 without the deepening of the fuselage.

That was exactly what I was going for, an evolved P-35/-41/-43 look!

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LOVE THAT LAST PIC

I'm really happy with the way that one is turning out. I think I can just about squeeze a R-4360 into that nacelle but I'm also thinking about one of P&W's big H engines* with an annular radiator.

* H-3730?