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    Post  bcauchi on Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:20 pm

    Here is my new project, a FW190-D9. This is what i did this weekend.
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    Post  Ray on Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:31 pm

    Looking GREAT as usual Bri cheers
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    Post  bcauchi on Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:42 pm

    Thanks Ray, i just had to start a WWII subject, the King Airs drove me insane, no fun at all.
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    Post  Noel Petroni on Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:56 pm

    I love watching your work!

    What happened to the 109's ? Had you finished them?

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    Post  bcauchi on Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:00 am

    thanks for your comment Noel. Seems like you haven;t been around for some time. The last two models i finished (aircraft) were Bf110's. You can find them further down the list in the aircraft category. Also built a couple of fantasy figures for my friend and two motorbikes for kicks.
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    Post  slingshot392 on Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:47 am

    The pit looks really great! I thought the P-40 had a pretty simple cockpit for its day, but the 190 really had a simplified cockpit!
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    Post  in nannu pec on Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:20 am

    another great project habib...
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    Post  Wayne on Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:52 am


    I will be watching this very closely Brian as the 190 is my all time favourite bird (although I prefer the radial engined version)

    Great work so far, as usual after all Very Happy

    Looking forward to seeing more.


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    Post  bcauchi on Sun Dec 30, 2012 4:43 pm

    Here is the work on the fuselage. Both halves are now glued together. I have decided to go for the stressed skin effect and of course rivets. I have already done this on my previous 190 and i liked the result so here goes.
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    Post  skyhigh on Sun Dec 30, 2012 9:58 pm

    Brain may be you right or may be your wroung.... be careful with the rivest pattern check photos not plans...

    but still I love your brillant builds...

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    Post  Ray on Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:31 am

    Brian, looking forward as usual to your MAGIC cheers

    Now you see plastic Evil or Very Mad now you see painted metal Twisted Evil
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    Post  bcauchi on Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:45 am

    You are right Marco, i seem to have missed a couple of rows of rivets at least but i did work accodring to plans. I guess they were not accurate after all. Maybe you can refer me to more accurate drawings before i start on the wings now that the fuse is totally done and glued together. The wings are next.
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    Post  Ray on Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:39 pm

    bcauchi wrote:You are right Marco, i seem to have missed a couple of rows of rivets at least but i did work accodring to plans. I guess they were not accurate after all. Maybe you can refer me to more accurate drawings before i start on the wings now that the fuse is totally done and glued together. The wings are next.

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    Post  skyhigh on Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:10 pm

    bcauchi wrote:You are right Marco, i seem to have missed a couple of rows of rivets at least but i did work accodring to plans. I guess they were not accurate after all. Maybe you can refer me to more accurate drawings before i start on the wings now that the fuse is totally done and glued together. The wings are next.

    Now that will be a bit difficult.. scratch to find a good detail plan acording to rivets ... and photos a bit to because ...normally they were painted on.... we will see what we can find...... cheers
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    Post  Guest on Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:12 pm

    All looking good, please some paint!
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    Post  skyhigh on Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:29 am

    Brian these are the latest drawings from the kagero Topdrawings 7003 No03 excellent publications..

    But still the rivets does not corrispode as the photo ..( under the canopy )

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    Post  skyhigh on Tue Jan 01, 2013 10:34 am

    Bonus plans...

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    Post  bcauchi on Tue Jan 01, 2013 7:58 pm

    i have checked the drawings and the rivets correspond with those on the drawings i am using. i guess they are both not 100% accurate. In any case, i added the other missing rows of rivets since they were easy to include.
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    Post  matilda on Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:02 pm

    brian magic in action.
    this will be interesting to follow.

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    Post  bcauchi on Sun Mar 17, 2013 7:34 pm

    Aw guys, i finally have some more pics to show you. Have been working on the wheel bay/rear engine bay etc. The rear engine bay as per kit is very sparse with a lot of missing detail in the form or plumbing, wiring and also some linkage controls. These have all been added. Detail has also been added to the wheel wells. The basic painting is done but all the pipes and wiring still need work, and of course no washes have yet been applied so you are seeing a work in progress.
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    Post  Robert on Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:30 pm

    Nice bri..amazing job ....
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    Post  skyhigh on Sun Mar 17, 2013 8:58 pm

    Looks real already Brian......... cheers
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    Post  Dottore on Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:56 pm

    Just love detailed up engines and wheel bays.

    Did you take short cuts on the mould lines, cos u left a couple or the area will be mostly hidden? What do u use for plumbng and wiring fuse wire or lead wire?

    Great work Bri!

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    Post  bcauchi on Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:43 am

    Thanks for your comments. Where there are mold lines, there was raised detail in the real thing, probably casting marks. The rest will be covered up. there is a large central part covering all that detail and much of it will be lost anyway. Still, this is not ready yet, i just wanted to post something.
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    Post  in nannu pec on Mon Mar 18, 2013 9:23 am

    amazing work Brian...amazing work !!!!
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