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SB-2U Vindicator
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England - South East, United Kingdom
Joined: October 14, 2004
KitMaker: 4,522 posts
AeroScale: 2,207 posts
Posted: Saturday, July 09, 2011 - 12:11 PM UTC
Allen Berry has submitted some pictures of his 1/48 Accurate Miniatures SB-2U Vindicator of VMSB-241 at the Battle of Midway for the recently finished Anti-Shipping Campaign.

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United Kingdom
Joined: March 22, 2011
KitMaker: 11 posts
AeroScale: 10 posts
Posted: Saturday, July 09, 2011 - 12:33 PM UTC
Fantastic looking Vindicator Allen, superb. How did you find the build?
California, United States
Joined: November 28, 2007
KitMaker: 797 posts
AeroScale: 710 posts
Posted: Saturday, July 09, 2011 - 03:48 PM UTC
I love to see a beautiful build of a beautiful kit- cheers!, Allen! Nicely detailed and accented, to be sure.

A melancholy subject- to think of the brave pilots who flew this outmoded craft into battle against overwhelming odds.

I've got to get me one of these-
England - East Anglia, United Kingdom
Joined: August 29, 2005
KitMaker: 1,267 posts
AeroScale: 49 posts
Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 04:05 AM UTC
Hi Allen,

A beautiful job all around. It looks superb and I hope that both you and sam are well.
New Jersey, United States
Joined: January 19, 2005
KitMaker: 558 posts
AeroScale: 2 posts
Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 04:06 AM UTC
Handsome looking build - well done!
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Florida, United States
Joined: October 17, 2003
KitMaker: 15,320 posts
AeroScale: 836 posts
Posted: Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 12:56 PM UTC
Very nice cean build Allen.
Idaho, United States
Joined: March 09, 2010
KitMaker: 557 posts
AeroScale: 193 posts
Posted: Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 03:31 PM UTC
very nice work,great weathering.
England - North East, United Kingdom
Joined: November 18, 2006
KitMaker: 2,828 posts
AeroScale: 1,720 posts
Posted: Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 08:06 PM UTC
Thank you everyone for the comments

Harry - the buid was ok there was a slight fit issue with the wing to the fuselage and it took a while to clean the seams around the rear end so as not to loose all of the fabric detail.