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Old 03-23-2010, 09:07 PM
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What a beauty. Absolutely fantastic job. Congratulations on a great model!
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WOW What a beauty. That's one awesome model!
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Old 03-27-2010, 01:12 PM
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Bravo, Bravo, Bravo. Super build and tutorial, will certainly help when i start my build. Much appreciated.
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Hey........ How the hell did i miss this... What a gorgeous Build of a freakin' AWESOME aircraft. You, my man... should be very proud of yourself - i mean VERY proud indeed. This is one of THE finest builds i have seen and at this scale totally amazing..... i am well and truly
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Old 03-27-2010, 01:37 PM
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Well done on a truly amazing build. Keep up the good work.
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Old 03-27-2010, 03:07 PM
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That is very, very , very nice.

I'll send some photos to Bud, too.
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Hey thanks Peter! Didn't expect to see that particular adjective applied to me and my build after it being used so extensively on Mike's build, but I appreciate it.

Wily, that would be quite an honor having Bud himself look at my build. Thank you.

While I have your attention, you would probably know the history of Bud and this plane better than anyone else on this forum. I was curious whether Bud flew only the P-51B that you're drawing, or if he ever had other Mustangs painted in the Old Crow colors? I know the model I built is based on a currently-flying privately-owned P-51D that is painted to match Bud's P-51B but didn't know if Bud actually flew a D in the war. Do you know if he ever flew in this particular plane recently too? I think it's owned by Anders Saether.
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Old 03-27-2010, 09:33 PM
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cmags -

Bud flew at least two different B models and 2 D/K models.

Have you ever been to his website?

Bud Anderson's P-51 Mustang "Old Crow" Web Page

Also, I suggest you check out his book, "To Fly and Fight." It's a worthy read - you'll probably read it twice.

Right now, I'm doing an "Old Crow" that's the second P-51B bearing the name. He requested that I render the version prior to the D-Day invasion.

Your cardmodel is quite good - you already know that - and I'm sure he'll get a kick out of it.
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Mr. Anderson is a nice fellow. Met him last year at Wings Over Houston.

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Thanks Wily, I did see Bud's site earlier on in my research for pictures of the Scandinavian Historic Flight Old Crow, but this time around I found the forum. I see now the following information:

Bud flew a P-51B-7 and a P-51B-15 both with the Olive Drab scheme, then later a P-51D first in the OD scheme which was cleaned off down to the bare metal scheme when it was decided that US fighters would take a more active roll in enticing German fighters into a fight.

Couldn't find anything on the P-51H you mentioned.

Either way, I'm glad to see that the SHF Old Crow is a fairly accurate representation of one of Bud's planes - the P-51D while it was still in the OD colors. Obviously there are a few changes like cockpit, antenna, and armament.
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