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Old 07-08-2024, 04:47 PM
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I have searched through my laptop without success for an image of an early Estes Big Bertha finished in an Air Force scheme. I have decals for the BT-80 Super Big Bertha due to be delivered and I figured that there are no instructions on placement. Anyone have an image?

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I thought I had one or two, but can't find them. This one from TRF looks Iike what I remember, which was a black and white low quality print. These from Stickershock are set in the same location.
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I have searched through my laptop without success for an image of an early Estes Big Bertha finished in an Air Force scheme. I have decals for the BT-80 Super Big Bertha due to be delivered and I figured that there are no instructions on placement. Anyone have an image?

Thanks, Chas

Chas,

I remember seeing one. Let me see if I can find it.

I assume those are from CMR, since they say Tango Papa? Makes sense that they would keep original files instead of editing to change the name.

UPDATE: tbzep posted while I was composing! His pictures are what I recall.
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Thank you Gentlemen. I really thought that I had a saved image. As a retired Air Force missile troop, I didn't want to "Wing" it....

Much appreciated.

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Finally found it.

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Finally found it.

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I found that, but did not post, when I saw tbzep?s pictures. I was not sure that had the detail you expected.
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Finally found it.

C

That's what I remember, though I forgot it used red. My brain was telling me it was a straight black and white litho, but that image might have been the USAF Alpha, which I cloned several years ago guessing on red and blue highlights. I should do a Big Bertha sister ship one of these days.
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Nicely done!
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