A tale of 2 Me110's

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    Post  in nannu pec on Mon Jan 11, 2010 12:08 pm

    Prosit Brian....as always Master craftsmanship at its best
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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  bcauchi on Mon Jan 11, 2010 12:15 pm

    Min qed jitkellem!! In-nannu churning out those great masterpieces. Whatever PEC stands for it certainly does not stand for impecpec with the minute detail you put into your models.

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  Alex Kontiveis on Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:11 am

    Hi Brian
    It's a very demanding project this old rare kit. Its EMPTY. I'm sure you are gonna make it better than Dragon's one! That's the magic spirit of modeling (according to my opinion)...

    Take a plastic item and give it Life! You Know me. I'm totally against of spending money using aftermarket goodies. Its something like the calculator. By using this continuesly you forget how to make a simple Mathematic division...

    Your Ability and Agility, is Known Worldwide. To everybody. That's a acquis/conquest cause of your efforts on making the impossible without help...

    I'm very glad to meeting you and your club guys. I'm very proud!

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  bcauchi on Tue Jan 12, 2010 9:13 am

    thanks Alex, i am proud to know you too. Your skills are no way less than mine, you build magnificent models and use less aftermarket than i do. i am glad you are liking this build. It is fun!!

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  Noel Petroni on Wed Jan 13, 2010 5:35 am

    Simply......tal genn!!!!! Incredible! Shocked

    The wiring, seat and all those added details is an impressive display of craftsmanship! There's no denying..... you're a master!

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  RayCaruana on Wed Jan 13, 2010 8:42 pm

    Well done Brian! Impressive work as always cheers

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  bcauchi on Sun Jan 17, 2010 7:09 pm

    Hope you all had a good weekend. This is all i managed this weekend. The first step in making the new instrument panel for the revell. It sits here next to the dragon kit panel. There are some differences in the layout and type of the instruments and switches. It is made of aluminium sheet with some brass photoetched bezels, wire, bits of resin, etc.


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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  skyhigh on Sun Jan 17, 2010 8:13 pm

    ( This is all i managed this weekend. ]




    Brian the important thing is, that you are making another masterpiece from an old kit , and of course another legendary aircraft model.... cheers

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  Ray on Mon Jan 18, 2010 12:09 am

    skyhigh wrote:( This is all i managed this weekend. ]




    Brian the important thing is, that you are making another masterpiece from an old kit , and of course another legendary aircraft model.... cheers

    For a moment I thought that it was Marco posting re "This is all I managed this weekend", but alas it wasn't Sad

    Tha saga continues Sad

    Great as usualo Bri cheers

    You're out shining the commercial, new kit with your meticulous work Twisted Evil

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  bcauchi on Mon Jan 18, 2010 8:37 am

    Ray, i am not commenting further about Marco's modeling (OR LACK OF) because he told me at our last club meeting that i was being too hard on him and wanting him locked up in jail with just a model and the necessary aaccessories was uncalled for. So i will not talk about this any longer. He can build (read this NOT BUILD) to his heart's content.

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  Alex Kontiveis on Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:10 am

    Hi Brian,
    At this point I would like to suggest the "sandwich" method for making your instrument panels. I noticed that you used bezels. It would be more realistic.

    Anyway, by this way or another your result is superior. Keep on my friend!!!

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  bcauchi on Tue Jan 19, 2010 10:21 am

    My dear Alex, that is the way it is going to be. this is just the first step. Yesterday i started drilling the holes inside the bezels where the instrument faces will show through but you have to start with the instrument layout. But that is the way it is going to be, thanks for the tip. I am dying to see it done. I might even drill the Dragon panel and use the same technique, i have done it with the Hase and revell Me109's, i hate moulded instruments.

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    Very nice

    Post  Luke on Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:59 pm

    Very nice detail brian Very Happy

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  bcauchi on Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:08 pm

    Thanks Luke

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  bcauchi on Sun Jan 24, 2010 6:45 pm

    This weekend's update, just managed to finish the instrument panel and also the additional detail on the radar/radio.You can see the backing faces for the instruments and the way it will look when put together. I also added the cooling louvers on the side of the radar enclosure and also the back supporting framework. I still need to add the wiring to these two units. Also some additional detail on the rear.






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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  Ray on Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:33 pm

    Getting more interesting with each weekend update Marco....Ooooops Embarassed sowwy Brian I meant pale Laughing

    Great stuff Bri Twisted Evil

    Ray lol!

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  Alex Kontiveis on Mon Jan 25, 2010 11:06 am

    Nice work Brian, I think that the instrument panel will become awesome at last!

    May I suggest a Tip? Before you attach the instruments panel underneath the main panel...take a New packet of cigarettes. (no, no...not for smoking)...Take the thin transparent protective film that covers the packet and place it between the two layers of the panel. That will give a "glass bubbled effect".. Try it..

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  bcauchi on Mon Jan 25, 2010 1:08 pm

    Thanks for the tip Alex, i will do just that and see what happens. i normally use gloss varnish to make the lenses or future. But i shall definitely try this out. The only thing here is the very slow pace i am working at. Not much time left for modeling!

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  J.Fenech on Mon Jan 25, 2010 2:11 pm

    all they need is to attached to the electrical system so they start working. Great detail keep posting.

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    Post  olivermifsud on Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:22 pm

    nice work brian keep it up Very Happy

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  Noel Petroni on Thu Jan 28, 2010 5:28 am

    Incredible, Brian, simply incredible!

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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  bcauchi on Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:08 pm

    Very little accomplished this weekend unfortunately, was very busy, but here is the progress. i finished the radio/radar equipment with the wiring looms and some other minor detail and started working on the pilot's compartment in the cockpit. I started putting in the detail on the sidewalls. there is the trim wheel and some switch consoles on the l.h.s. with more stuff and wiring left to be put in. A large covered box on the rhs. wiring still to come.




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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  bcauchi on Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:09 pm

    Sorry for the last pic but there's not much anyway. Ironically the trim wheel i used came from a spitfire.

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    unpainted model

    Post  in nannu pec on Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:13 pm

    Brian ...you know ....what I would like to see....choose a project ...open it all up and leave it unpainted Cool Cool Cool
    That will be real cool man...
    fANTASTIC CRAFSTMANSHIP XBIN AS ALWAYS... cheers cheers cheers
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    Re: A tale of 2 Me110's

    Post  Ray on Mon Feb 01, 2010 9:58 am

    Little or not, it is always SIGNIFICANT what one manages to achieve in the little time provided during a hectic family weekend.

    Welldone Bri, and three cheers for you mate cheers cheers cheers

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