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Slow But Deadly: SBD-3 Dauntless of the Battle of Coral Sea

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About Ralph Emerson M. Dabao (shonen_red)

I love building models and especially painting the interior and those tiny details. As with models, I do prefer building them out of the box and making it out the best I could. It has been 2 years since I started being serious in my hobby and Armorama has helped me a lot - from simple questions to c...


nice work Shonen..congrats.
APR 19, 2004 - 10:01 AM
Yeah... very nice!! That aircraft ranks right up there as one of my (if not thee) all-time favorite WWII Navy a/c! I do believe that was the first a/c model that I ever build... no not AM's version shown here but, someone elses and it was sooooo long ago (1960??) that I don't even remember the scale of it. It eventually went out of a second-floor bedroom window on fire and 'crashed' onto the paved driveway below but, I'll never forget it....
APR 19, 2004 - 12:19 PM
Yup, very impressive work there SR. Cheers!
APR 19, 2004 - 12:39 PM
Thank you all!!! Maybe next time, I'll make another step by step article on how to work on crafts. Thanks again!
APR 19, 2004 - 03:27 PM
Great work on the dauntless, Shonen! The panel lines and the red/white bands on the rudder are great!!
APR 23, 2004 - 05:59 PM