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It  seems that the Hobby Boss Kit is not the good block version for the Dragon and his tail version.

 

Dragon and his tail WWII aircraft is a B-24J-190-CO 44-40973.

 

Hobby boss one seems to be a  B-24J CF.

Nose Turret is an A15 but the shape around it is not the same.

 

There were no critics about the HB B-24 in my above post.

 

It was just information about the KitWorld decals regarding the HB kit.

 

Sorry if some understood it in another way.

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On 1/16/2019 at 2:20 PM, Jennings Heilig said:

 

Can’t use those on the HB kit unless their drawings are wildly inaccurate.  The problem with B-24 model kits (as I have pointed out many times before) is that B-24s had literally hundreds of variations and sub-variations.  When you pick one (and only one) for a model kit, you automatically eliminate about 98% of possible decal choices.  If a B-24 kit were intelligently, thoughtfully designed, with lots of modularity in the molds and lots (and lots, and lots, and lots) of optional parts, you could go a long way toward doing most of them.  But this is Hobby Booboo.  

Didn't matter to me as it will be wheels up a hanging from the garage ceiling  along with  the HK. B25 and Lancaster.

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I've just found this:

 

Restoring Australia's only surviving B-24 Liberator

 

I've instantly added it to my "Must see while in Australia" list.

Some interesting pictures for reference there:

 

Nose___Turret.jpg

 

Turrets.jpg

 

Instrument_Panel_2002.jpg

 

and more...

 

Juraj

 

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