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    Post  bcauchi on Mon Feb 03, 2014 2:40 pm

    Thanks Steve, i will try my best not to let you or any of the others down. I hope i can keep up the pace.
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    Post  Robert on Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:52 pm

    wow !!!!!
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    Post  bcauchi on Mon Feb 10, 2014 11:24 am

    Thanks all, here is the rudder pedal assembly for one of my komets. The pedals are photoetched from Radu Brinzan, they are slightly different but good eonough for the early version rudder pedals. Don;t for get that these are pre-production models. The rest of the assembly is scratchbuilt. Hope you like them.

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    Post  skyhigh on Mon Feb 10, 2014 7:53 pm

    I think this realy is going to fly....... looks real..... cheers 
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    Post  Noel Petroni on Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:28 pm

    I don't know... but detail like this pleases the eye.

    It also gives you a sense of satisfaction of knowing that you are caring for every detail.

    Nice work, Brian!
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    Post  Ray on Mon Feb 10, 2014 9:19 pm

    You simply ROCK mate  Twisted Evil
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    Post  Wayne on Mon Feb 10, 2014 10:42 pm

    Ray wrote:You simply ROCK mate  Twisted Evil

    Well said Ray... Brian these are looking amazing.


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    Post  bcauchi on Tue Feb 11, 2014 7:43 am

    A fun project thanks for the comments. A lot of work but very pleasant and rewarding. Now we need to pray for more rain, especially on weekends. Bad weather is a modeler's best friend.
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    Post  Guest on Tue Feb 11, 2014 8:38 am

    Excellent work and detail Brian!!
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    Post  Dottore on Tue Feb 11, 2014 1:20 pm

    Amazing detail and scratching mate...

    Looking forward to more!

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    Post  Ray on Tue Feb 11, 2014 8:53 pm

    Dottore wrote:Amazing detail and scratching mate...

    Looking forward to more!

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    Poor Brian, are you SCRATCHING  Sad Sad Sad 
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    Post  Noel Petroni on Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:08 pm

    bcauchi wrote:A fun project thanks for the comments.  A lot of work but very pleasant and rewarding. Now we need to pray for more rain, especially on weekends.  Bad weather is a modeler's best friend.

    Yes Brian... we are in the wrong country!
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    Post  slingshot392 on Thu Feb 13, 2014 2:47 am

    Don't know much about the details of the cockpit of the 163, but the details you are putting in so far looks amazing! I'd go crazy trying to put in all those details, much less trying to even see them!  Very Happy 
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    Post  bcauchi on Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:01 am

    TOTAL DISASTER!!!! This is what's left of over a month's work on this pit after my dog somehow got to it yesterday. I was close to finishing the work on the sidewalls. Total bloody disaster. I have to start over again. The problem is that i cannot afford such a waste of time. Modeling time is so limited. This set me back a whole month. Well, its back to the drawing board. First job is trying to see what i can salvage from this unholy mess.

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    Post  skyhigh on Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:15 am

    bcauchi wrote:TOTAL DISASTER!!!!  This is what's left of over a month's work on this pit after my dog somehow got to it yesterday. I was close to finishing the work on the sidewalls. Total bloody disaster. I have to start over again.  The problem is that i cannot afford such a waste of time.  Modeling time is so limited.  This set me back a whole month.  Well, its back to the drawing board. First job is trying to see what i can salvage from this unholy mess.

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    What a waste of time ........ Crying or Very sad 

    You should investigate  scratch ..how the ... Evil or Very Mad Twisted Evil ..DOG.... get in touch with such precious work...... scratch
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    Post  Noel Petroni on Sun Feb 16, 2014 12:30 pm

    Wow... Brian...... that is a tragedy!!  Really sorry!

    Did you find the photo etch padels? 

    No words can comfort this disaster. What I can say is don't falter and re-do it because I'm sure that, like me, your other friends are all looking forward to see how this project is going to turn out!


    Count to 10, relax....... break a favorite toy of your dog to get even and look ahead!  Very Happy
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    Post  bcauchi on Sun Feb 16, 2014 3:44 pm

    Marco it is my fault, i left a chair close to the modelling desk and she climnbed onto it and got hold of the parts. Noel, thank God the rudder pedals are a sub assembly and were not fixed to the pit at the time, they are safe. that would have been the ultimate blow, it took me an entire weekend or bad weather to do those.
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    Post  Guest on Sun Feb 16, 2014 3:59 pm

    Salvage and rebuild what you can, don't give up.
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    Post  skyhigh on Sun Feb 16, 2014 8:24 pm

    J.Fenech wrote:Salvage and rebuild what you can, don't give up.  


     cheers cheers 
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    Post  Ray on Sun Feb 16, 2014 8:39 pm

    Keep with the TREND & CRUCIFIX the DOG Brian  lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! lol! 
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    Post  slingshot392 on Mon Feb 17, 2014 3:44 am

    Terrible luck after all of that work! Hopefully some of it can be salvaged
    and it won't take too long to fix.
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    Post  bcauchi on Tue Feb 18, 2014 8:22 pm

    Some progress pics. This is repetitive work but i did have some mistakes to correct so in a way, it is better now.

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    Post  skyhigh on Tue Feb 18, 2014 9:23 pm

    Amazing ......... cheers 
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    Post  Guest on Tue Feb 18, 2014 9:48 pm

    That's the spirit!! Keep posting!
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    Post  Ray on Tue Feb 18, 2014 10:54 pm

    Hope you didn't crucifix the dog for NOTHING then since it sort of happened for a reason  pale pale pale 

    Great work as usual  cheers cheers cheers 

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