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1/48th US 108gal paper fuel tanks
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England - South East, United Kingdom
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Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 03:31 AM UTC
With metal shortages during the war, the British came up of a novel way of extending a fighters range with drop tanks, made of paper.
Andy Brazier takes a look at Eduard''s resin 108gal paper fuel tanks.

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Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Joined: January 28, 2007
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Posted: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 06:29 PM UTC
Thanks for the review. I think I saw a picture on the forum of a P47 carying both the paper fuel tank as the standard one. That would be a nice idea for my P-47.