Thursday, 26 November 2015
Bolt Action Big Ass Bird
As I'm painting up a Forward Observer for my late war US infantry platoon, I thought I'd see if I could get hold of a suitable fighter bomber for ground attack missions in 1/48th scale. I have a number of 1/48th scale plastic kits that I could glue together but I haven't got the time, so I went down the ready assembled plastic or die cast route. The end result, after some hunting about on eBay, is a 1/48th scale bubbletop P47D pre-paint by Easy Model, which is perfect for what I want and only cost a tenner with free postage. I'll have a rummage in the bits box for some 500lb bombs to sling under the wings and weather it down a bit, then all I'll need is a flight stand!