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Re: Consolidated C-4Y Privateer COD
« Reply #15 on: August 19, 2019, 08:55:18 am »

What are the engines from?  Have you told us?


They look a bit like B-26 engines.
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Re: Consolidated C-4Y Privateer COD
« Reply #16 on: August 19, 2019, 12:44:37 pm »

What are the engines from?  Have you told us?


They look a bit like B-26 engines.

C-121 engines?

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Re: Consolidated C-4Y Privateer COD
« Reply #17 on: August 19, 2019, 12:50:11 pm »
Sorry for the late reply. Yes, those are B-26 nacelles with C-121 cowlings and PB4Y engine faces.

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Re: Consolidated C-4Y Privateer COD
« Reply #18 on: August 19, 2019, 01:16:56 pm »
Franken-engines! Or.... Frankengines!  :mellow: :mellow: :mellow:
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Re: Consolidated C-4Y Privateer COD
« Reply #19 on: August 19, 2019, 01:20:36 pm »

Sorry for the late reply. Yes, those are B-26 nacelles with C-121 cowlings and PB4Y engine faces.


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Re: Consolidated C-4Y Privateer COD
« Reply #20 on: August 19, 2019, 01:32:38 pm »
Yeah, the engines are of the mix and match type. I didn't like the B-26's "Elephant ear" intakes on the cowlings. Besides, with the B-26's R 2800 there was still a little more HP or Kn needed to get it airborne from a carrier. Didn't want to add engines (was thinking about podded jets in wingtip pods like some Noratlasses had)  as it wasn't eligeble for the GB. So, figured it needed cowlings with an slightly larger capacity and started looking for C-121 cowlings in which a R3350 fits = more oemphfff to get airborne. ;D

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Re: Consolidated C-4Y Privateer COD
« Reply #21 on: August 19, 2019, 01:59:45 pm »
Thanks for the description of what went into the engines you are using. I was looking for a pair of R 2800's and your talking about the B-26 reminded me that I bought a Revell kit a while back to use as a parts donor and the engines and cowlings were available still  :thumbsup:

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Re: Consolidated C-4Y Privateer COD
« Reply #22 on: August 20, 2019, 05:03:44 am »
Thanks for the engine breakdown Dave.
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Re: Consolidated C-4Y Privateer COD
« Reply #23 on: August 25, 2019, 11:35:42 am »
Major psr is done...only the wingroots to finish.

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Think the B-26's tail planes are to be used as they're just a bit smaller than the PB-4Y's.

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Re: Consolidated C-4Y Privateer COD
« Reply #24 on: September 21, 2019, 12:36:08 pm »
Looks great  :thumbsup:

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Re: Consolidated C-4Y Privateer COD
« Reply #25 on: September 22, 2019, 04:46:54 am »
Any movement? :unsure:
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Re: Consolidated C-4Y Privateer COD
« Reply #26 on: September 22, 2019, 05:24:45 am »
There is something about the proportions of this with make it look like a cartoon plane.
I hope its getting a smiley face...
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Re: Consolidated C-4Y Privateer COD
« Reply #27 on: September 22, 2019, 06:14:05 am »
It's that long, fat nose on such a short body that does it, and I get exactly the same feel about it too.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Consolidated C-4Y Privateer COD
« Reply #28 on: November 23, 2019, 10:40:42 am »

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Will take some better pictures soon.

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Re: Consolidated C-4Y Privateer COD
« Reply #29 on: November 23, 2019, 10:46:08 am »
SWEET!  :thumbsup:
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