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Diecast Airplanes
1/72 Warplanes
SkyMax United States


 
Type Fighter/Ground Attack
SkyMax item no. SM1006
Production run Unlimited
 












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Grumman F8F-2 "Bearcat", VF-61, USS Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1949 "Jolly Rogers"
This is an excellent SkyMax model with top-notch manufacturing in both paint application and assembly. A HobbyMaster US Navy pilot fits perfectly in the cockpit. The only chink is that troublesome starboard landing gear, which sticks way out to the right if not trimmed severly. (All Bears seem to share this problem.) Trimming involves filing away part of the upper brace and then making considerably larger the hole in the wing where the end of the brace is supposed to fit. Patience is...
 


















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