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      Post #65001, posted on 11-22-2016 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi,

      I've got the Revell 747-100/200 (1/144), 26 Decals & the Braz RR Engines.

      My question, does anyone know what colour the engine pylons were? Photos seem to show them a very dull natural metal or is it a light grey? It's difficult to tell the difference.

      Plus any input from anyone who has finished this Revell kit would be most welcome. It looks very nice for its age.

      Best wishes

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      Post #65002, posted on 11-22-2016 GMT-5 hours    
      Dull natural metal. 747 pylons were rarely ever painted (never say never, but it was vanishingly rare).

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      Post #65004, posted on 11-22-2016 GMT-5 hours    
      Jennings,

      Thanks, was there a light grey panel on the top of the pylon?

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      Post #65005, posted on 11-22-2016 GMT-5 hours    
      On the outboards (where it meets the l/e of the wing) there was a light grey fiberglass panel.



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      Post #65012, posted on 11-22-2016 GMT-5 hours    
      Awesome childhood memories for me. My Dad was TDY'd in Maidenhead (near London) for two years. We frequently flew on the Speedbird 747-200 to visit home in the States. The sound of those 211s at takeoff power is one of the coolest sounds I have ever heard!

      I do recall the pylons being bare metal with the #1 and #4 glove painted Boeing grey as Jennings says.

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