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Old 06-19-2002, 02:45 AM
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Who can refer a source to get nose art and decals for my Corsair made? I am using photos from Bob Banka of a plane called " Marines Dream" with a lady on the cowl and red outlined insignia.
I am looking for first rate ,quality work.

Ken
Old 06-19-2002, 03:43 AM
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Ken.

Sent you an email about my graphics services. I can do what you need and can supply samples of prior nose art.

Thanks,
Old 06-19-2002, 11:27 AM
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Check these guys too......

http://www.model-graphics.com/Model_...me/mg_home.htm
Old 06-19-2002, 11:56 AM
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KenR,

I would appreciate any information you get about a graphics set for Marine Dream. I am planning on building a modified Meister Corsair this winter as a F-4U-1 Birdcage corsair and wanted to model it as Marine Dream. I don't know what size you were needing, but maybe two custom graphic sets would be cheaper than one. The biggest thing I would be interested in is a good representation of the nose art. With the size of the cowling on the meister, I am looking for a nose art probably in the range of 6-8 inches, so I would prefer not to have a grainy blob but a good quality print worthy of a Corsair. I can paint the insignias myself if needed.

Also, is the Banka photo set of Ray Dieckman's FG-1D #19 currently flying as Marine Dream, or is it of the original F-4U-1 birdcage #576 Marine Dream flown by (I believe) Ed Olander out of Bouganville?

Thanks for any information,
-Scott Gizzie-
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Old 06-19-2002, 11:58 AM
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#576 Marine Dream off of HyperScale.com
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Another from HyperScale.com
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Old 06-19-2002, 12:48 PM
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Check out the photos here. The current version, #19 is shown here......

http://www.corsairgathering.com/gatheringmain.htm
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You may also want to try this website for graphics and nose art.
Stan did mine and they look great!

www.rcdecals.com
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Dick T did the grafics for my Gee Bee, my Iraqi Sea Fury, my friends "Mr, Mulligan", & Miguel B.'s Constelletion. He does excellant work. Have several projects in the works, and will be contacting him for the grafics.
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Old 04-24-2004, 03:58 AM
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I am looking for a good scan of Marines Dream nose art . I can print it myself but i do not have a good source to print from.
Thank you
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Other than a vinyl decal, there are two things you can try, but you need to find the plastic model decal sheet for both (Eagle Strike Productions has a good website)
1- make your own decal
- purchase decal paper (McGonigal paper has a website mcgpaper.com)
- digital photo and photo edit the decal from the decal sheet
- print your photo onto the paper
I have not tried this with nose art, just sencil lettering. There is a RCU member with Marine's dream done withe McGonigal paper. I believe he found a graphic somewhere on the web and copied it.

2- (the method I prefer) Paint your own
- digital photo and photo edit the decal from the decal sheet
- make masks from frisket paper (low tack plastic film from any art store)
- paint and mask, paint and mask, paint and mask
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Old 04-24-2004, 09:30 AM
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Wow those look very nice. What i am looking for is a good image i can scan from or someone who has nose art on a disk already or even redraw them for me.

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