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Grumman F4F Wildcat

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Category:Aircraft - Propeller
Aircraft - Propeller
Also known as:
Used from:1937–1945
Used by:Military
Manufacturer:US Grumman
Model:F4F Wildcat

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Books

 
Grumman F4F Wildcat (Schiffer Publishing 2)
Grumman F4F Wildcat Early WWII Fighter of the US Navy
Legends of Warfare: Aviation Nr. 2
David Doyle
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F4F Wildcat (Squadron/Signal Publications 65)
F4F Wildcat covers all Grummann & General Motors versions
Detail & Scale Nr. 65
Bert Kinzey
2000
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Steven M added a new photoalbum.
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1:48
11 | 27. May, 21:31
Neuling
Good looking build. Paint work and subtle weathering are absolutely convincing.
21. June, 10:31
22. June, 10:07
Cristian Bordina added a new photoalbum.
18 | 1. June 2016, 09:14
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Cristian Bordina
Thank you Clifford, I'm looking forward to see yours 🙂
7. July 2016, 15:19
BC NRA
I'm building this kit right now. I hope mine comes out this beautiful!
7. June, 13:26
Bulldog Scale Models
Excellent work Cristian
17. June, 22:19
Neuling
Top notch!
18. June, 09:08
Rui S
Very Nice 👍
19. June, 19:48
Bernhard Schrock added a new photoalbum.
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1:48
Elongated tail using a piece of plastic.
14 | 28. May 2016, 12:03
Choppa Nutta
Awesome build. 👍
28. May 2016, 12:39
Stefan Fraundorfer
Die Fotos beweisen, dass du auch schon vor 18 Jahren exzellente Modelle gebaut hast.
28. May 2016, 12:43
Hanno Kleinecke
Beautiful cat Bernhard, all those carefully placed details and perfect paintwork make this one unique .
28. May 2016, 14:58
Soeren .
Wonderful work!
28. May 2016, 15:07
Christian Ristits
This is fantastic, could have been an actual one easily!
28. May 2016, 16:35
scalemates
top!!! 👍
28. May 2016, 19:54
Stefan Suessemilch
Awesome cat Bernhard!! 👍
28. May 2016, 19:57
Kerber
Very nice work!
28. May 2016, 21:52
Ben STONE
Wow, amazing detail
29. May 2016, 13:10
Hanno Kleinecke
Even after 22 years, this one still is state of the art 🙂
7. June, 13:06
Lochsa_River
Bernhard.....just a beautiful example of your work and its excellence, going back decades....

....Thank you for letting the rest of us mere mortals on to this build!

7. June, 23:02
Neuling
Top notch, amazing attention to details!
8. June, 09:38
Cristian Bordina added a new project.
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2 | 1. June 2016, 09:14
BC NRA
Molto bello!
7. June, 13:29
Alec K added a new photoalbum.
40 | 16. February, 02:10
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Ricardo Reis
Looks great! 👍
31. May, 20:15
Michal Nebesky
Awesome! Congrats!
31. May, 20:36
Alexander Grivonev
You didn't just go the extra mile, you ran a complete friggin marathon! Awesome effort, love honest craftsmanship, dedication and a no compromise approach 👍
31. May, 20:42
Alec K
Guys, thanks very much for all the kudos. I no longer feel bad putting that much effort into an old kit, particularly one I slated for stash ejection 😛
1. June, 11:51
Lenny Hoffmann
Great job on the F4F. Outstanding paintjob.
1. June, 13:26
Alec K added a new photoalbum.
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My F4F prepares to take off from USS RANGER during Operation TORCH. This photo montage was done using Corel Photopaint.
21 | 28. May, 02:28
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Neuling
A masterpiece. Excellent.
30. May, 09:19
Roland Sachsenhofer
Wonderful, what a modelling gem! The photo-manipulation is quite worth seeing, congratz!
30. May, 09:21
Alec K
Thanks very much all 🙂
30. May, 12:15
Rui S
Great paintjob 👍
30. May, 22:26
Alec K
Thanks Rui!
31. May, 11:52
Joachim F. added a new photoalbum.
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1:32
all the PE parts seem to be too short by 1-2 mm
10 | 14. March, 10:19
Stefan Schacht
nice start, count me in
16. April, 21:13
Joachim F.
You're welcome! I'll pick up the pace as soon as the TF-104 is finished
17. April, 07:05
Alain Brishoual
Great details! I like it !
13. May, 09:56
Łukasz Gliński added a new photoalbum.
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Project: USN Wildcat
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39 | 6. February, 16:07
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Juergen Klinglhuber
You did a good job !! 👍
24. May, 17:13
Łukasz Gliński
Danke Juergen
24. May, 19:59
Gary Kitchen
Fab result Lukasz 👍
25. May, 06:05
Alec K
Your photography is superb mate 👍
28. May, 12:06
Łukasz Gliński
Thank you gents. Glad you like my pics, though I have to fix the white balance being too blueish.
28. May, 12:28
Krzysztof Mag added a new project.
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