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WIP: Tamiya 1/48 P-51B

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Ralph "Kidd" Hofer's P-51B. (This build is a data gathering exercise for future rebuild of 1/32 21st C. P-51B. If the HK kit comes out before then information will be applied to it.)

 

Yahu I.P.

 

Airscale Placards

 

Aires PE seat belts.

 

Aires Cockpit(modified): 

 

The a/c didn't have the fuselage fuel tank and therefore had a different radio installation than those so equipped. Added s/b SCR-695 IFF and sliding shelf; battery box. Moved SCR-522 and accumulator.

 

Scratched pilots armor as a/c didn't have first-aid pack behind pilot's head.

 

Added SS seat rails.

 

 

First Cockpit shot:

 

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More photos to follow. All comments welcome.

 

 

Cheers,

 

D.B.

 

PS:  Don't have a digital SLR w/ micro lens so detail shots are the best I can get out of my point and shoot. Maybe one day...... :)

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Guest Peterpools

Super work on the front office

Keep 'em coming

Peter

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