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Completed Revell 1:48 Consolidated B-24D Liberator

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  • Member since
    January 2016
  • From: A Galaxy Far, Far Away
Posted by Hunter on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 4:16 PM

Toshi - 

Well Done Sir! Your builds keep getting better and better. Before long we'll be seeing you featured in FSM. Great job Toshi!

Hunter 

      

  • Member since
    March 2015
  • From: Streetsboro, Ohio
Posted by Toshi on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 4:17 PM

1943Mike

I was out of town for a few days (Death Valley NP) and knew that you'd have progressed considerably when I returned and viewed what was going on at Finescale. I didn't think you'd have finished it though - good work as usual - and with the speed of Hermes!

Mike

 

How was your visit to Death Valley?  I hope a well one.  Thank you for the compliments as well as the support you've given me!

Toshi

On The Bench: Revell 1/48 B-25 Mitchell

 

Married to the most caring, loving, understanding, and beautiful wife in the world.  Mrs. Toshi

 

 

  • Member since
    March 2015
  • From: Streetsboro, Ohio
Posted by Toshi on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 4:19 PM

Bish

 

 
Toshi
 
Bish

Looking really nice Toshi, and good choice of markings as well. I always enjoy seing Norfolk based aircraft.

 

 

 

Thank you sir, I figured you'd enjoy this Norfolk based Liberator build.

 

Toshi

 

 

 

I do inded, a great finish, really nice build. Just keeps getting better and better.

 

Thank you Bish, I really enjoy your support in my projects.  It means much to me!

Toshi

On The Bench: Revell 1/48 B-25 Mitchell

 

Married to the most caring, loving, understanding, and beautiful wife in the world.  Mrs. Toshi

 

 

  • Member since
    March 2015
  • From: Streetsboro, Ohio
Posted by Toshi on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 4:25 PM

M. Brindos

Nicely done, Toshi! I bet that looks good hanging next to your tank lol.

Your hand painting of those canopy frames is improving as well I see. Well done, my friend.  :)

You're not quite the ameture anymore. You are going places.  ;)

 

LOL!  Yes, it looks like it belongs hanging from the ceiling next to the tank!  LOL.  In all seriousness, the Liberator was placed on the ceiling today to hang with the rest of my collection.  

There are several Vietnam and Iraqi war veterans at the local VFW.  I'm donating both my tanks (Bulldog and the M1-A1 Abrams) for display at the VFW In honor of them and those that gave up their lives for us.  

Thank you very much for your support, read, and replies, it means so much to me.

Toshi

On The Bench: Revell 1/48 B-25 Mitchell

 

Married to the most caring, loving, understanding, and beautiful wife in the world.  Mrs. Toshi

 

 

  • Member since
    March 2015
  • From: Streetsboro, Ohio
Posted by Toshi on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 4:29 PM

JohnnyK

Great job Toshi!!!  I like that you painted the underside grey. Your model is a nice conrast to my NMF version.  The weathering is really nice. Job well done and keep up the good work.

JohnnyK

 

Thank you JohnnyK.  I am inspired by your NMF build, that's fantastic work sir.  Also, thank you for visiting my build!

Toshi

On The Bench: Revell 1/48 B-25 Mitchell

 

Married to the most caring, loving, understanding, and beautiful wife in the world.  Mrs. Toshi

 

 

  • Member since
    March 2015
  • From: Streetsboro, Ohio
Posted by Toshi on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 4:32 PM

patrick206

Hi, Toshi

Well, what's to be said, beyond what a remarkable job you made of the B-24. Everywhere I look I see attention to details and good craftsmanship.

You have made great advancements with skills and abilities. A modeler to improve this fast I have never seen, and you should be in the Guiness Record Book for speed building.

Thanks for all of the posts and photos, congratulations for your FSM anniversary.

Patrick 

 

Thank you sir for the kind words!  I will continue to post my builds and read all replies, this is the only way I can learn from such great FSM forum members such as yourself!  Thank you for the visit!

Toshi

On The Bench: Revell 1/48 B-25 Mitchell

 

Married to the most caring, loving, understanding, and beautiful wife in the world.  Mrs. Toshi

 

 

  • Member since
    March 2015
  • From: Streetsboro, Ohio
Posted by Toshi on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 4:34 PM

Hunter

Toshi - 

Well Done Sir! Your builds keep getting better and better. Before long we'll be seeing you featured in FSM. Great job Toshi!

 

Thank you Hunter.  Also thank you for the support in my projects!

Toshi

On The Bench: Revell 1/48 B-25 Mitchell

 

Married to the most caring, loving, understanding, and beautiful wife in the world.  Mrs. Toshi

 

 

  • Member since
    February 2012
  • From: Olmsted Township, Ohio
Posted by lawdog114 on Thursday, March 17, 2016 2:52 AM
It's been a year already? Time flies when we're having fun. Indeed modeling is the ultimate stress release (unless your building the SH Blackburn Roc....lol). Thanks for sharing your work with us. .

 "Can you fly this plane and land it?...Surely you can't be serious....I am serious, and don't call me Shirley"

 

 

 

 

  • Member since
    March 2015
  • From: Streetsboro, Ohio
Posted by Toshi on Thursday, March 17, 2016 4:41 AM

lawdog114
It's been a year already? Time flies when we're having fun. Indeed modeling is the ultimate stress release (unless your building the SH Blackburn Roc....lol). Thanks for sharing your work with us. .
 

Oh no.  I want to thank you and FSM forum members for all of your support in my builds.  That has been instrumental in my life!  

Toshi

 

On The Bench: Revell 1/48 B-25 Mitchell

 

Married to the most caring, loving, understanding, and beautiful wife in the world.  Mrs. Toshi

 

 

  • Member since
    November 2008
  • From: Central Florida
Posted by plasticjunkie on Thursday, March 17, 2016 4:51 AM

Looks good from here Toshi. I like those markings. Beer

 GIFMaker.org_jy_Ayj_O

 

 

Too many models to build, not enough time in a lifetime!!

  • Member since
    March 2015
  • From: Streetsboro, Ohio
Posted by Toshi on Thursday, March 17, 2016 4:59 AM

plasticjunkie

Looks good from here Toshi. I like those markings. Beer

 

Thank you PlasticJunkie.  Also thanks for the visit.

Toshi

On The Bench: Revell 1/48 B-25 Mitchell

 

Married to the most caring, loving, understanding, and beautiful wife in the world.  Mrs. Toshi

 

 

  • Member since
    September 2006
  • From: Bethlehem PA
Posted by the Baron on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 7:56 PM

I just got to see the photos tonight, Toshi, and that's a great finish!  I like your weathering and the fading.  Well done!

The bigger the government, the smaller the citizen.

 

 

  • Member since
    March 2015
  • From: Streetsboro, Ohio
Posted by Toshi on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:01 PM

the Baron

I just got to see the photos tonight, Toshi, and that's a great finish!  I like your weathering and the fading.  Well done!

 

Thank you the Baron.  I appreciate you following my builds for support.  

Toshi

On The Bench: Revell 1/48 B-25 Mitchell

 

Married to the most caring, loving, understanding, and beautiful wife in the world.  Mrs. Toshi

 

 

  • Member since
    May 2006
  • From: Chapin, South Carolina
Posted by Shipwreck on Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:45 PM
Toshi, I just cannot keep up with your builds. I have to wonder if you ever stop building in order to eat and sleep! You are on a very fast learning curve and you turned out another good one with your B-24. Here is a thought for you. Earlier in the thread there are some photos of a B-24 in the field. Compare them to your finished model and your model looks like it is setting on a show-room floor. It probably did not look that good when it came off of the production line. It is fine if a show-room finish is what you want; but if you wish to add a little realism to your models you may want to get a little weathering under your belt.

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  • Member since
    March 2015
  • From: Streetsboro, Ohio
Posted by Toshi on Friday, April 1, 2016 3:32 AM

Shipwreck
Toshi, I just cannot keep up with your builds. I have to wonder if you ever stop building in order to eat and sleep! You are on a very fast learning curve and you turned out another good one with your B-24. Here is a thought for you. Earlier in the thread there are some photos of a B-24 in the field. Compare them to your finished model and your model looks like it is setting on a show-room floor. It probably did not look that good when it came off of the production line. It is fine if a show-room finish is what you want; but if you wish to add a little realism to your models you may want to get a little weathering under your belt.
 

Thank you for the tip sir.  I will definitely look into that.

Toshi

On The Bench: Revell 1/48 B-25 Mitchell

 

Married to the most caring, loving, understanding, and beautiful wife in the world.  Mrs. Toshi

 

 

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