(Login stratboy) HyperScale Forums from IP address 22.214.171.124
Ok after getting a good look at it in what's new a couple of things, first, not a huge improvement over the kit, but some for sure. The second thing is that darned rear bulkhead we have discussed a few times here. True Details (Squadron) has it so it goes all the way across and has added a fire bottle above the opening. So do they know something we don't? I am very curious here, sorry if the horse is dead, made into a baseball and ready for opening day, but geeze!!
The scan of the blue print below shows the large vertical rails that are on the front of the bulkhead in question (this view is aft, looking forward). The inside one clearly shows the angle inboard part way up, as do photographs of this area.
I am staring to wonder where the information for this full bulkhead comes from. Yet to find any photos/drawings or written word on a 'full bulkhead' in the flying crew station.
What drawins/pictures they used? The closest I have come to the full bulkhead is in one or two pictures of later PV-1s flying over the Pacific, what looks like "maybe" something behind the copilot, but I finally decided it was shadows and not anything. And I would love to find evidence because I built and closed everything up before I noticed it was not correct in the kit, so mines wrong! I wish we knew who designed the set and what refence they used, I mean they added a fire bottle for gosh sakes that is a very specific detail, did they just make that up? Did they use a PV 2 cockpit? Now I am very curious!
Gary Fairfull (Login G.Fairfull) HyperScale Forums 126.96.36.199
Good to see you on here Scott
April 4 2012, 5:07 PM
My eyes always perk up when I see your posts.
Sorry to even associate you with Squadron. I thought you were doing work for Trus Details now. I should have worded that better. I should have stated I know that for sure is not Scott's. Not that can't be Scott's.
I still think your stuff is the best. I still have the two Cutting Edge Hornet cockpits you sent me.
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