Author Topic: 1/72 Consolidated Liberator Mk III/V...............(Completed 6 Jun 2017)  (Read 428 times)

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lastvautour

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The Liberators were started as a dual project, however time constrains necessitated leaving number 2 on the shelf until now.


The project will continue as a new build although there will be much similarities between the two. This will also be painted in RAF Coastal Command colours as I find those most pleasing.

Lou
« Last Edit: June 06, 2017, 04:27:58 AM by lastvautour »

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Re: 1/72 Consolidated Liberator Mk V - part two
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2017, 11:04:34 AM »
A poor attempt at joining the nacelles to the wing required much wood filler.

Lou

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Re: 1/72 Consolidated Liberator Mk V - part two
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2017, 02:19:36 PM »
My previous post should have read a poor attempt at using Ken N's approach.  I had hope to be able to duplicate his talent but alas my skill failed me.

Lou

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Re: 1/72 Consolidated Liberator Mk V - part two
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2017, 12:31:28 PM »
Mating of the major components. The turret is a bit high!! Pins and wooden pegs are currently holding things together.

Lou


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Re: 1/72 Consolidated Liberator Mk V - part two
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2017, 01:07:36 PM »

 Looks good Lou.

 It is good feeling  to get to the "pinned and taped" together stage.

 Gordon

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Re: 1/72 Consolidated Liberator Mk V - part two
« Reply #5 on: March 21, 2017, 03:08:26 PM »
Thank you Gordon and yes it feel good to see this stage.

Lou

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Re: 1/72 Consolidated Liberator Mk V - part two
« Reply #6 on: March 21, 2017, 04:37:03 PM »
Looking good Lou.

I'm not sure the nacelles on my Halifax fit any better than yours. Yours seem to have turned out well. I'll be adding some wood filler to mine once I get back to work on the wings.

-ken

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Re: 1/72 Consolidated Liberator Mk V - part two
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2017, 04:12:48 AM »
Thanks Ken. You seem to have a better skill with the cutting. 

Lou

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Re: 1/72 Consolidated Liberator Mk III/V
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2017, 02:11:18 PM »
Note the change in tittle to Mk III/V which was an RCAF aircraft. Details at http://www.rwrwalker.ca/RCAF_551_600_detailed.htm

Lou

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Re: 1/72 Consolidated Liberator Mk III/V
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2017, 03:47:55 PM »
Progress shot. Started spraying white bottom.

Lou

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Re: 1/72 Consolidated Liberator Mk III/V
« Reply #10 on: May 21, 2017, 11:41:10 AM »
Coastal paint scheme applied. Next framing the many panes of glass, top turret and decals.

Lou

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Re: 1/72 Consolidated Liberator Mk III/V
« Reply #11 on: June 06, 2017, 04:25:04 AM »
Roll out 6 June 2017.

Lou

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She looks amazing Lou!

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Thank you Peter.

Lou

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Looks great Lou!! Another example of your fine craftsmanship.