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Lockheed's Lovely Lightning
Jessie_C
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British Columbia, Canada
Joined: September 03, 2009
KitMaker: 6,832 posts
Armorama: 47 posts
Posted: Friday, December 12, 2014 - 07:52 AM UTC
Natural Metal finishes are something of a bugbear to many modellers so it's nice to see one done so well.

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If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
BurtGustaf
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California, United States
Joined: February 10, 2014
KitMaker: 15 posts
Armorama: 0 posts
Posted: Friday, December 12, 2014 - 08:13 AM UTC
A great looking P-38, very nicely done. I love the nose art. Again, very nicely done, very impressive.
tinbanger
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Ontario, Canada
Joined: February 04, 2008
KitMaker: 2,474 posts
Armorama: 88 posts
Posted: Friday, December 12, 2014 - 10:10 PM UTC
Great build and review Joel!
chris1
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Auckland, New Zealand
Joined: October 25, 2005
KitMaker: 948 posts
Armorama: 139 posts
Posted: Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 12:37 AM UTC
Sweet.
Joel_W
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New York, United States
Joined: December 04, 2010
KitMaker: 10,859 posts
Armorama: 1,143 posts
Posted: Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 02:07 AM UTC
Thanks guys for stopping by and liking what you see.
AussieReg
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Victoria, Australia
Joined: June 09, 2009
KitMaker: 7,198 posts
Armorama: 174 posts
Posted: Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 02:22 AM UTC
Beautiful build Joel, very nicely done. I really enjoyed following along in your build thread as well.

Cheers, D
berndm
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Niedersachsen, Germany
Joined: March 26, 2014
KitMaker: 844 posts
Armorama: 40 posts
Posted: Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 02:48 AM UTC
Great Lightning, Joel. Your NMF and the markings came out great on a perfectly build kit. Congratulations!

Best
Bernd
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Krakow, Poland
Joined: August 21, 2010
KitMaker: 475 posts
Armorama: 0 posts
Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 08:44 PM UTC
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One of my favorite planes, congratulations great job !!
Joel_W
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New York, United States
Joined: December 04, 2010
KitMaker: 10,859 posts
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Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 09:04 PM UTC
Again, a sincere thanks to all for stopping by and having a look at my NMF P-38L. So glad that you all like the finished aircraft.

Joel