Revell’s 1/72 B-24D Liberator
This is the very old 1/72 Revell B-24D that was first released back in 1964. This boxing was from the 1979 release (kit # 4403). I built this back in the end of 1986 and remember enjoying the build very much. I did a lot of work to bring it up some first removing all of the rivets, this kit does have recess lines so it was a win/win in my eyes. Scratch built the cockpit and bombardier sections. I did added a table for the bombardier with a map. Build up the nose wheel well area, used parts from Hasegawa’s B-17 (propellers) and Italeri’s B-25 upper turret. Made all of the antennas and aerials from stretched sprue. And had fun painting this with my old favorite, Poly S. Weathering was done by brushing on scraped dry pastels. I finally had a chance to brush off the dust and clean up the clear parts so I can take some shots. After I was done with this build I felt Revell actually made the best B-24 before Academy came out with theirs. Decals are a mix from the kit, Microscale and ESCI.
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