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Offline AndrewF

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Indian Navy F8F-5 Super Bearcat, 1955
« on: March 26, 2020, 09:29:26 am »
I've started another drawing as I'm working from home just now... inspired by the "Rare Bear" Reno racer combined with a standard F8F:

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Re: Indian Navy F8F-5 Super Bearcat, 1955
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2020, 11:09:16 am »
Taichi's drawings for Rare Bear reference?

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Re: Indian Navy F8F-5 Super Bearcat, 1955
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2020, 01:09:12 pm »
Taichi's drawings for Rare Bear reference?
Sorry, I don't understand - did someone do drawings of Rare Bear? I just eyeballed the modifications from a load of photos from different angles found on the Internet. It's not supposed to be strictly accurate anyway, just inspired by it.

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Re: Indian Navy F8F-5 Super Bearcat, 1955
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2020, 11:54:17 pm »
Taichiro Yamashita has a site with lots of racer drawings. He sells prints but there are small previews on his website. Enough to get the proportions, at least:

A few Rare Bear drawings can be found at http://taichi56jp.g1.xrea.com/#Bearcats%20and%20Corsairs

Samples:



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Re: Indian Navy F8F-5 Super Bearcat, 1955
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2020, 12:13:23 am »
Ah, excellent! Thanks Perttime, I wasn't aware of his site - I Image Googled "rare bear plans" but nothing came up. This is very useful, thanks again  :lol:
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Re: Indian Navy F8F-5 Super Bearcat, 1955
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2020, 12:22:13 am »
I can throw these in, Sabre-powered variants, though, from a Canadian illustrator/modeler:


Sabrecat WSR
by François, on Flickr


Canadian Sabrecat
by François, on Flickr


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Re: Indian Navy F8F-5 Super Bearcat, 1955
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2020, 09:54:32 am »
A bit of progress with this: