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Old Dec 04, 2010, 10:02 AM
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any ideas on what scheme your going to do? most marine corsairs were beat to death....EXTREMELY worn talking like....1/2 paint sand blased off, 1/2 touch up paint mismatched colors....hand painted insignias....some were pretty bad. the navy corsairs were quite a bit nicer...unless beeing floown from land strips like the marines.....

im partial to the factory fresh all blue corsairs....shows the gorgeous lines of the airplane well.

Originally Posted by strictlyscale View Post
Yeah, the weight does seem high, we'll see. I'll weigh all the components and report on that, as well as being very concious to get the weight as far fwd as possible.

I'm aware that the british (fleet air arm) corsairs had clipped tips. Some of the very early ones didn't however. But...are you sitting down?...I'll likely put this one in american colors...seems more appropriate. Besides, I can't have all my models with 2-tone camo and sky finishes...haha
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