Thunderbolt Mk.II (P-47D)
1/48 scale P-47D Thunderbolt Bubbletop is available online from
Here is my Tamiya P-47
Thunderbolt "Bubbletop" finished as an RAF Thunderbolt Mk.II in SEAC
Engineering and fit is
amazing and this model makes a great weekend project.
The kit was built straight
from the box with the exception of photo-etched seat belts and an aerial
The model was painted in a
SEAC scheme using Gunze and Tamiya acrylics with my Iwata Custom Micron B;
then post shaded with Tamiya acrylics. Paint chipping was done with a
Berol silver pencil.
Decals are from an out of
production Aeromaster set "lent" to me by my friend Groiheimisch MacGinge.
More details about the painting and weathering, and additional images of
Andrew's Thunderbolt, may be found on the
Tamiya America site by following this link.
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Model, Images and Text Copyright ©
2003 by Andrew Dextras
Page Created 27 October, 2003
25 March, 2004
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