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Boeing B-47 Stratojet

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Category:Aircraft - Jets
Aircraft - Jets
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Used from:1947–1957
Used by:Military
Manufacturer:US Boeing
Model:B-47 Stratojet

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February 27, 2021

Roland Sachsenhofer added a new photoalbum.
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Project: B-47E Stratojet
1:72 B-47E Stratojet (Hasegawa K7)1:72 Boeing B-47E (Pavla Models C72114)1:72 1000th B-47; WB-47B 51-2115; B-47E: 105th, 301st & 380th BW (Warbird Decals 72007)2+
17 | 16. July 2017, 12:10
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Very nice work
25. February, 01:05
Alex Rodionov
Nice model.
25. February, 04:44
What happened in photo 37? The paint on the engine was sanded off.
25. February, 07:24
Roland Sachsenhofer
Thank you for your interest and your words! And for all those liking, of course!
I was not satisfied with the result of the sanding and filling respectively, so I went back to the start. The front parts of the turbines are not from the kit but were replaced by a resin detail set - a decisive improvement. However, the integration of these different parts was a bit tricky.
25. February, 09:11
A stylish aircraft in perfect presentation. Flawless finish without weathering. I agree with Bill.
25. February, 10:13
Roland Sachsenhofer
Thank you very much for this!
25. February, 15:30
Rui S
Nice clean work
26. February, 19:15
Roland Sachsenhofer
Thank you for this also!
27. February, 08:20

January 27, 2021

Sean A added a new photoalbum.
6 images
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Project: CL-52
1:48 Boeing B-47E Stratojet (Sanger 54)1:72 Boeing B-47B Stratojet - CL-52 (CanMilAir 026-72)
7 | 11. June 2019, 01:11
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Bernd Korte
That's really nice! I didn't know there was a Canadian B-47 until now.
11. June 2019, 14:59
Bernhard Pethe
What you can do with a B-47, respect!
11. June 2019, 16:24
Whoa, that is sweet!
11. June 2019, 18:57
Very beautiful!
11. June 2019, 19:28
Barney Coles
I looked in the Sanger box when it arrived on my doorstep and it scared the hell out of me. This is an amazing result! Thanks for giving me hope. Happy face.
26. January, 20:18
Raphael Bernecole
Very nice !! :)
27. January, 10:10
Bernhard Schrock
A stunning result from a vacuum formed kit! Excellent choice and execution. Thx for sharing this very interesting jet engine test bed.
27. January, 14:01
Rich K.
Wow! Amazing work!
27. January, 22:48

January 3, 2021

November 18, 2020

Selman Yarar added a new photoalbum.
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3 | 18. November 2020, 09:59

November 12, 2020

Adam Barber added a new project.
1:72 B-47E Stratojet (Hasegawa K7)
Boeing B-47E Stratojet
US Military US Air Force (1947-now)
12. November 2020, 13:26

October 7, 2020

Robert W Martel added a new photoalbum.
5 | 7. June 2020, 03:53
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Robert W Martel
Great to see all the interest guys. Like I said I won't be doing much extra on this one. The detail is very light, already the engine pods aren't the best fit. The decal sheet is the skimpiest I've ever seen!. It's just gonna be a plain silver paint, wheels up hang from the ceiling thing. Just a 'quickie". But it is a pretty historic plane.
Wilky, I also have the Valom B-45 in 72nd and it's pretty small compared to this beast. It was a long-range, six-engined, turbojet-powered strategic bomber designed to fly at high subsonic speed and at high altitude to avoid enemy interceptor aircraft. The primary mission of the B-47 was as a nuclear bomber capable of striking targets within the Soviet Union. [Wikipedia] Wingspan of 116 ft, 107 ft long compared to the b-45s 89 ft wing & 75 ft length.
It's a pretty large model, gonna be challenging to paint!!
7. June 2020, 16:58
Robert W Martel
Overall I was disappointed with the fits in this kit. I guess I had higher expectations, as I thought Hasegawa was touted to be "top of the line", up there w/Tamiya! I was sorely disappointed !!!!!!
It's an older raised panel line kit. I could tell right off that the fits would be an issue, so I decided not to put much extra time with extra detailing.
But, it looks pretty good hanging from my ceiling, I won't complain too much!
Next up is to get started on the stagecoach kit.
I've been putting together 2 RC kits so they'll be ready for Christmas for my grandson [and me!]. So as soon as I get that all finished up I'll get going on the stage. Can't Wait !!!!!!!!!!
6. October 2020, 01:30
You'll probably have your Coach finished before I have mine halfway through.
Most of my time is spent waiting for the wood glue to dry
6. October 2020, 04:41
Roland Sachsenhofer
Will follow with great interest!
6. October 2020, 04:52
Well done. Congrats!
6. October 2020, 17:43
Robert W Martel
We'll see wilky!! lol
Thanks guys. Somebody should make a new mold kit of this plane. Would be a great kit!
7. October 2020, 02:47
Looks like they'll just continue chucking it in a new box and catching out some more unsuspecting modellers
7. October 2020, 04:12
Robert W Martel
Yup, wilky. it's not a "great" kit !! But the only game in town. lol
7. October 2020, 23:44