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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  J.Fenech on Sat Oct 26, 2013 8:14 pm

    It is looking very good!

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  Ray on Sat Oct 26, 2013 10:07 pm

    It looks good....very very good infact from ALL angles cheers 

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  in nannu pec on Sun Oct 27, 2013 7:23 am

    Ray wrote:It looks good....very very good infact from ALL angles cheers 

    I second that.....prosit Wayne
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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  skyhigh on Sun Oct 27, 2013 7:38 am

    Very good work , Wayne ......... what did you use for the wash...........Question 

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  Wayne on Sun Oct 27, 2013 7:57 am

    skyhigh wrote:Very good work , Wayne ......... what did you use for the wash...........Question 
    I used a mix of Burnt Umber and Black Oils everywhere except for the aluminium surfaces where I used a bluish-gray wash.


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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  skyhigh on Sun Oct 27, 2013 8:02 am

    Lokks very good......cheers 

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  bcauchi on Sun Oct 27, 2013 8:43 am

    Prosit Wayne, looking really sharp and neat, beautiful work. Last leg of the journey now.

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  Wayne on Thu Oct 31, 2013 4:58 pm

    Took the day off today to start finishing off the model.  One of the tasks I planned for today was to paint and fit the gun sight only to find out that the kit part was nowhere to be found affraid .  Being a transparent part didn't make looking for it easier so after 15mins of futile searching I decided to scratch build the thing,

    Scratch building was not part of the plan so late in the project but here's the result. The bottom lens is made from Kristal Klear which has not set yet so it shows up as a white dot.  Once it turns clear it should look a lot better.







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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  skyhigh on Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:23 pm

    Wayne if you want to check out, this is your gunsight.....





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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  Noel Petroni on Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:56 pm

    Illallu, Wayne! Prosit hey!

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  J.Fenech on Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:04 pm

    Excellent work Wayne!

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  bcauchi on Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:29 pm

    Nicely done Wayne, don;t get lost on the minute stuff and get it done. The gunsight you made is good enough, then if you have time in the end go back to it and maybe add some more detail.

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  bcauchi on Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:32 pm

    By the way Wayne, don;t forget to flatten those tyres a bit, makes a hell of a difference to a model, remember most of the weight of the plane is on the rear tyres, they have to be weighted down, the nosewheel not so much.

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  Wayne on Thu Oct 31, 2013 9:04 pm

    Brian, the wheels are resin items from airwaves and they are already weighted.  the thing is that since the wheels are not perpendicular to the ground, most of the 'weighting' shows on the inside of the wheel.  Granted though that they might not be flattened enough.


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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  bcauchi on Fri Nov 01, 2013 8:41 am

    Sorry they are fine, just seen the photos marco took when you took the plane to the club and they are just fine, just ignore what i said and leave them as they are.

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  Ray on Fri Nov 01, 2013 8:53 am

    bcauchi wrote:Sorry they are fine, just seen the photos marco took when you took the plane to the club and they are just fine, just ignore what i said and leave them as they are.
    I can't help myself ""just seen the photos marco took "" lol! 

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  Wayne on Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:07 am

    Ray wrote:
    bcauchi wrote:Sorry they are fine, just seen the photos marco took when you took the plane to the club and they are just fine, just ignore what i said and leave them as they are.
    I can't help myself  ""just seen the photos marco took "" lol! 
    Actually I think Chris took them and marco stole them lol! lol! 


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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  Ray on Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:17 am

    Wayne wrote:
    Ray wrote:
    bcauchi wrote:Sorry they are fine, just seen the photos marco took when you took the plane to the club and they are just fine, just ignore what i said and leave them as they are.
    I can't help myself  ""just seen the photos marco took "" lol! 
    Actually I think Chris took them and marco stole them lol! lol! 
    And to think it WAS MY IDEA Twisted Evil  as I texted him in the morn Laughing  but I was referring (didn't tell him ta, I just ASSUMED....you see how WRONG it is when you ASSUME!!!) to the baked macaroni Suspect 

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  bcauchi on Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:50 am

    Whoever took them i was not there but iwas under the impression that Marco took them.

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  Ray on Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:33 am

    bcauchi wrote:Whoever took them i was not there but iwas under the impression that Marco took them.
    Who is gonna blame you Bri after looking at 77,000 pics by HIM Suspect ???

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  Wayne on Sat Nov 02, 2013 3:41 pm

    Assembled the seatbelts and test fitted them to seat.  Thank God I did not glue the ejection seat!



    Now its just a question of getting them to sit correctly


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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  bcauchi on Sat Nov 02, 2013 4:03 pm

    They are beautiful but too new, dirty them a bit. Pastels or any other means will do.

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  Noel Petroni on Sat Nov 02, 2013 4:17 pm

    Beautiful seat belts!! Amazing..... so much detail into a little thing!

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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  Wayne on Sat Nov 02, 2013 4:26 pm

    Seatbelts fitted and dusted with dark earth pigment




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    Re: He 162 Salamander 1/32

    Post  skyhigh on Sat Nov 02, 2013 4:32 pm

    Beautiful Wayne ..those seatbelts looks real............cheers 

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