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Offline _AH_DarkWolf

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352nd FG P-51 skins
« on: November 29, 2019, 12:34:36 AM »


These are the first P-51 skins I've done for BoX. They are in the markings of the 352nd Fighter Group. Though 8th Air Force they were transferred to the continent on Dec. 22nd 1944 as reinforcements to counter the german offensive in the ardennes and played a much celebrated part in the Bodenplatte attack. They used red, yellow and blue rudders as squadron colors for the 328th, 486th and 487th squadrons respectively.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/wszudtojuyz5vca/P51D15s.zip?dl=0

So if you'd like your own just lemme know the details like which squadron, individual letter, number for the serial, noseart etc.

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« Last Edit: December 10, 2019, 04:28:59 AM by _AH_DarkWolf »


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Re: 352nd FG P-51 skins
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2019, 01:11:45 AM »
487th letter Z please with my regular bombs away nose art please
are you doing P38 skins too??

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Re: 352nd FG P-51 skins
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2019, 01:28:30 AM »
487th letter Z please with my regular bombs away nose art please

Do you have a larger version of that artwork? Cause the one I was using for 1946 skins was just barely big enough for that and these skins are four times as large.

are you doing P38 skins too??

Not yet.

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Re: 352nd FG P-51 skins
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2019, 03:11:32 AM »
was just a pic i got off the internet

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Re: 352nd FG P-51 skins
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2019, 07:18:14 PM »
was just a pic i got off the internet

Alright, well maybe fire up that google image search and see if you can find something similar that tickles your fancy?


There are several other little options :

Do you want the little dude from the 487th FS crest on the left side like mine? Not many aircraft had that.

Do you want the front canopy and mirror painted blue like mine or bare metal like the others?

Do you want the dorsal antenna painted black or bare metal?

There are a few ID stripe variations too. Full set like mine, fuselage only, wings and tail, tail only like the official 352nd bird or none at all.

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Re: 352nd FG P-51 skins
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2019, 09:17:40 PM »
I'd like to add stripes like yours, and swastikas for kill flags.

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Re: 352nd FG P-51 skins
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2019, 09:30:23 PM »



The 1st one if you can... if not the other.. and i wanna be just like you when i grow up so all the other details as you have please.. big brother DW.. :happy-112:

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Re: 352nd FG P-51 skins
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2019, 10:11:05 PM »
The first one is problematic with all the panel lines and rivets going through it. The second one should be doable though, its a good big size. I can always resize smaller but not larger.

I'd like to add stripes like yours, and swastikas for kill flags.

Don't know that I've ever seen 486th D model with ID bands, I'll have to flip through some books.

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Re: 352nd FG P-51 skins
« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2019, 10:22:04 PM »
Should I move to the 328th?

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Re: 352nd FG P-51 skins
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2019, 12:51:46 AM »
No, its just funny that I can't find ANY pictures or profiles of a D from that squadron with any ID bands. Makes you wonder why.

Funny, a Bing image search brings up the screenshot in the first post.  :thinking-008:

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Re: 352nd FG P-51 skins
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2019, 09:36:30 PM »
Alright, I updated the zip in the first post. I tweaked mine and Hogan's and added Bear's.

In the end I didn't add the 487th crest to yours Bear, I thought it looked kinda odd with the two circular artworks on the side. But if you really want it I can add it.

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Re: 352nd FG P-51 skins
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2019, 10:00:45 PM »
Whats the path to the right folder??

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Re: 352nd FG P-51 skins
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2019, 11:22:23 PM »
From your main game directory, data/graphics/skins. All the individual aircraft folders are in there.

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Re: 352nd FG P-51 skins
« Reply #13 on: December 08, 2019, 11:55:01 PM »
i tried that but didnt see them when inna server.. could that have been a server option or do i have something not turned on? I checked i have show custom paint schemes turned on.. not the mods thing tho..
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Re: 352nd FG P-51 skins
« Reply #14 on: December 09, 2019, 12:50:00 AM »
Not sure why it would not show in a server. Do you see it offline?

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