Author Topic: B-17 repaints  (Read 659 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Silent Disapproval Robot

  • Crossbowman
  • *
  • Posts: 6302
B-17 repaints
« on: December 17, 2018, 01:00:35 AM »
I picked up a 2nd copy of the B-17F and G models for Wings of Glory during the Black Friday sales and had a go at modifying their paint schemes just to add some variation.  They're ahistorical but I think they came out alright.





Original (Memphis Belle) on the left. 





Original B-17G on the right (Bit of Lace).







Offline JudgeDredd

  • Longbowman
  • **
  • Posts: 9549
Re: B-17 repaints
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2018, 02:34:44 AM »
They look crackin'  O0
I AM the Law

Offline Staggerwing

  • Blunderbuster
  • ****
  • Posts: 20580
  • "Today your love... tomorrow the World!"
Re: B-17 repaints
« Reply #2 on: December 17, 2018, 04:36:55 AM »
Nice! How big are those things?
Vitu r enn - ea hvat?  -Voluspa

Nothing really rocks and nothing really rolls and nothing's ever worth the cost...

"Don't you look at me that way..." -the Abyss
 
'When searching for a meaningful embrace, sometimes my self respect took second place' -Iggy Pop, Cry for Love

Offline Silent Disapproval Robot

  • Crossbowman
  • *
  • Posts: 6302
Re: B-17 repaints
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2018, 05:35:06 AM »
1:200 scale.  Approx 4.5 long and 6 wingspan.

Offline W8taminute

  • Landsknecht
  • *******
  • Posts: 4251
  • Aboard the Praetor's Pride
Re: B-17 repaints
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2018, 06:27:00 AM »
Nice job!  O0
Forgive me my old friend.  But I must use all my experience...to get home.

Offline acctingman

  • Man-at-Arms
  • *****
  • Posts: 1052
Re: B-17 repaints
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2018, 12:05:29 PM »
Thanks for the pics and telling us the scale.

I've been wondering if I should go 1/200 or larger for my 15mm world war two gaming. I think 1/200 will be dandy!

Offline DoctorQuest

  • Condottieri
  • ******
  • Posts: 2306
  • I'm not a real doctor.
Re: B-17 repaints
« Reply #6 on: December 17, 2018, 12:54:30 PM »
"Everything you read on the internet is true." - Benjamin Franklin

"Zero-G and I feel fine....." - John Glenn

"I reject your reality and substitute my own." - Adam Savage, inventor of the alternative fact.

Offline Jarhead0331

  • Judge Advocate General
  • Administrator
  • Arquebusier
  • *
  • Posts: 12117
  • Global Moderator, General Counsel, Heavy Weapons
Re: B-17 repaints
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2018, 01:03:33 PM »
Thy look great, but seem to be flying VERY low to the ground. Didn't think B-17s flew nap of the earth.  :2funny:
Grogheads Uber Alles
Semper Grog
"No beast is more alpha than JH." Gusington, 10/23/18


Offline Silent Disapproval Robot

  • Crossbowman
  • *
  • Posts: 6302
Re: B-17 repaints
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2018, 02:55:57 PM »
Id attach them to drones and fly them around the table but the powers that be up here in Canuckistan have decreed that such destructive power would be too much to entrust to the hands of a civilian.  Gotta keep em low and slow.