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Old August 29th, 2018, 06:38 AM
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Thanks Jeremy! Maybe I can find the spruce with the correct tail parts.

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I had one for a while, but I got rid of all my 1/72 stuff a while back! :/
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Anyone have an idea of how accurate the scale drawings (1/48 specifically) are in the back of the Coreman book are? I ask because I always thought the Monogram kit was accurate shape wise but if you line the fuselage halves up with the drawings it's off very noticeably. Even the panel lines are wrong on one or both of them.
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Old September 4th, 2018, 07:09 PM
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the Revell-Monogram kit nails the overall shape very well, but almost every panel line on the kit is suspect.

I've never lined up or looked at Danny's art in the back of the book comparing it to a kit
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Old September 5th, 2018, 12:37 AM
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Cool. Thanks for the help Jeremy. Even with all of the Tomcat books in my library I still think I've learned more from digging into old threads on here and other sites thank to guys like you!
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Question for the Tomcat experts - about when/what year did they start to carry drop tanks regularly? Building the 1976 VF-41 bird from Geoff's sheet (black nosed one) and was wondering whether to include tanks or not. And if so, which end caps were used - the rounded ones or the ones that are flat? Appreciate any insight.
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Old November 1st, 2018, 07:13 PM
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Follow on question - red or white stenciling on the left side of GRU-7s? I have several data decal sheets with both provided. Just wondering which to use for a mid-late 70's F-14.
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Question for the Tomcat experts - about when/what year did they start to carry drop tanks regularly? Building the 1976 VF-41 bird from Geoff's sheet (black nosed one) and was wondering whether to include tanks or not. And if so, which end caps were used - the rounded ones or the ones that are flat? Appreciate any insight.
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Follow on question - red or white stenciling on the left side of GRU-7s? I have several data decal sheets with both provided. Just wondering which to use for a mid-late 70's F-14.
I believe tanks were carried regularly starting in the lat 70's so I would recommend leave them off.

All the seats I've seen and sat in had red/white stenciling on the seat, never say anything else and I've climbed all over those things from 87 to 01.

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Must appreciated Gerry - knew I could count on you! Always appreciate the first hand knowledge!!
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