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Bernhard Schrock (Yellowwing)
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Vought XF4U-1

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56 11 November 2022, 18:10
Bernhard Schrock
It's stunning: Tamiya released their Corsair more than 25 years ago. About 1997 I build a model and remember that I asked myself the same question about the engine. I think last time I also kind of cheated.
11 November 2022, 18:11
John
Might have to do some cutting and gluing. The 2800 on the far left (Engines & Things?) is a later model with a bolted gear case as found on later P-47s, among others. If the diameter is right, you might take the gear case from the MD and graft it onto the (E&T?) one.
11 November 2022, 19:01
Carlos Cisneros
I was gonna say, look for an earlier model 2800. Look in the Quickboost line for something that would work.
11 November 2022, 19:41
John
Oh yeah, it does look like a Quickboost piece. I was just rummaging through an old kit and found a bolted case R2800 like the one above and it was an E&T, which I think is long defunct.
11 November 2022, 19:45
Robert Podkoński
That's a fascinating idea - following!
11 November 2022, 21:07
Lochsa River
sittin in....
13 November 2022, 02:52
Hanno Kleinecke
Wow, that's what I call a substantiated research on the aileron/ flap alteration !
Let there be light ! 😄
13 November 2022, 13:46
Michael Kohl
Oh. Mr. Schrock is going again the extra mile for this project. I am keen to follow.
13 November 2022, 18:40
Björn Svedberg
Yes, I want to see this, grabbing a chair! 🙂
13 November 2022, 21:12
Pepe
Interesado
19 November 2022, 17:12
Jakub Fiala
Great work, interesting project, following.
30 November 2022, 15:01
Spanjaard
wow!!! and it is just the beginning 🙂
30 November 2022, 18:10
Alec K
What a conversion! Amazing level of detail and research as usual. Taking a seat, of course.
2 December 2022, 14:12
Antoine Meylan
Un projet très intéressant !! Je suis!
2 December 2022, 16:02
Cortex
Ok this is too much modeling lol
Amazing!
2 December 2022, 17:04
Mona
fabulous workmanship ,wow 🙂
5 December 2022, 02:59
Pierre Vauthier
inspiring
5 December 2022, 08:13
Tom Spiegelberg
Moin Bernhard. Das sieht schon wieder ganz hervorragend aus, was Du wieder machst! Freue mich auf weitere Bilder!
13 December 2022, 20:20
Michael Kohl
Finest modelling.
13 December 2022, 22:43
Juergen Klinglhuber
Great skills ! thx for sharing.
20 December 2022, 07:00
Michael Kohl
Where do you get the Ham-Stan logos from?
20 December 2022, 08:55
Bernhard Schrock
I'm glad that you like my conversion. Thx for your nice comments. 🙂. Michael: in my spare box I have "tons" of old and new decal sheets. See picture 87.
22 December 2022, 12:18
Lochsa River
U2, Bernhard
24 December 2022, 17:50
Bernhard Schrock
Because of the different position and angle of the cockpit opening (trapezoid and not rectangular) there was a unique sliding rails configuration.
20 January, 18:26
Arthur Kirkland
👍
22 January, 12:48
bughunter
Total verrückt .... 👍
26 January, 15:49

Project

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1:48
Ideas
1:48 Chance Vought F4U-1/2 Bird Cage Corsair (Tamiya 61046)1:48 Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Early Version (Aires 4265)1:48 F4U Corsair / F6F Hellcat Wheels Smooth Tire (Ultracast 48189)

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Vought XF4U-1 Groupbuild in Hamburg
Vought XF4U-1 Groupbuild

11. November 2022 until 30. March 2023

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