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1:144 C-46D Commando
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United Kingdom
Joined: June 11, 2003
KitMaker: 17,437 posts
AeroScale: 12,688 posts
Posted: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 11:24 PM UTC
Here's a look at Platz's very neat new Commando - the first release featuring decals for post war Japanese and USAF service.

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Staff MemberManaging Editor
Tennessee, United States
Joined: December 21, 2002
KitMaker: 7,618 posts
AeroScale: 3,136 posts
Posted: Friday, March 01, 2013 - 04:04 PM UTC
What a good looking Commando! That p/e bulkhead -- ingenious!
Washington, United States
Joined: November 05, 2005
KitMaker: 4,696 posts
AeroScale: 3,029 posts
Posted: Friday, March 01, 2013 - 05:59 PM UTC
Hmm, I may have to reconsider 1/144....
Alberta, Canada
Joined: April 07, 2010
KitMaker: 1,028 posts
AeroScale: 939 posts
Posted: Friday, May 10, 2013 - 03:24 AM UTC
Recently got this kit in the mail, and I can see it's as good as this fine review suggests.
The only issue is that only 4-blade props were supplied, meaning I'll have to pilfer another kit for 3-bladed props. Unless I can find any AM.
Massachusetts, United States
Joined: October 23, 2011
KitMaker: 2,264 posts
AeroScale: 1,714 posts
Posted: Friday, May 10, 2013 - 06:19 AM UTC
Everything Platz makes is beautiful and very well engineered.

re AM props, Welsh models have a variety of white metal props for sale in 1/144, probobly something there that would be a good fit, the DC-4 ones maybe.