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    Post  Guest on Sat May 22, 2010 8:55 pm

    Define patience:

    The ability to put a single large flat decal on a round 3d object with tappered ends....

    in the next set of pictures that is ONE decal that wraps all the way around the fuel tank....

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    Post  Guest on Mon May 31, 2010 11:59 pm

    I have also been working on a B-25 and was having a very hard time getting this aircraft to sit on its wheels. The model is very tail heavy. To now I have filled the front wheel well, filled the area behind the instrument panel and it still doesn't sit right. The problem here is that aircraft has a glass nose so space to put weights is at a premium. Now I had had to cut out the front of the engine nacelles to put in more weights. I have the first layer down waiting for the glue to dry to put on the second layer...

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    I am now running out of weights as well! Shocked

    Here is the bare minimum for the weights to make this kit sit right.

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    This is after filling the nose wheel bay and behind the instrument panel

    I glued the flattened wheel on the legs and set the plane down and it sits right! (only barely) (if I get to much dust on the tail it will tail sit again.)

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    now to close up the engine nacelles.
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    Post  Guest on Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:02 am

    I have also started this little kit. This one is a just for fun. It will be slapped together quickly....

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    Post  Guest on Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:03 am

    quick update

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    Post  Guest on Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:04 am

    Now ready for paint....

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    Like I said in the first post for this model, this is a speed build. I hope to have it done by the end of next week.
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    Post  Guest on Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:06 am

    I am also doing this one as a quick build....(getting tired of working on the same models all the time.

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    It is not a great kit, but average. There are some problems with sink holes for the injection molds and the sprue attachment point lap over onto gluing surfaces on some pieces...

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    but it was a quick build

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    Right now the intake and vertical tail are just sitting on the kit. I have some other things to do first before attaching them.

    Between the above 2 models and 3 other 1/72 kits I have sitting on my work shelf I have enough models to make going out to the paint booth worth while.
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    Post  slingshot392 on Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:17 am

    That's some really good work on the 25, definitely not easy to hide all of the weight, hopefully it doesn't overstress the landing gear. You can really fly through these models, amazing! The 107 was a pretty cool plane.
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    Post  jojjemannen on Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:18 am

    And I thought that I had a bad attention sp.. oh a buttefly! Razz


    Your not afraid that the lead in the sinks will bleed through the plastic in a few years?

    Keep it up! I'm the same so, having alot of models started, few finished :/


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    Post  Guest on Sun Jun 13, 2010 8:08 pm

    I pulled out my old 1/48 scale F-105G to work on for a while...

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    Post  bcauchi on Sun Jun 13, 2010 8:13 pm

    Great projects going on. factory is the right word, by the way that is some realy nice work with that wraparound decal, what a beauty. well done and keep this up.
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    Post  AdriaN on Sun Jun 13, 2010 10:25 pm

    ARE YOU BUILDING THE REVELL F105G?? Surprised Shocked
    I have it in the stash and am dying to start it!
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    Post  slingshot392 on Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:00 pm

    Nice cockpit for the old Thud.
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    Post  Guest on Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:19 pm

    AdriaN wrote:ARE YOU BUILDING THE REVELL F105G?? Surprised Shocked
    I have it in the stash and am dying to start it!

    Yes it is the Revell Thud...going to do it OOB with the exception of rescribing the panel lines
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    Post  AdriaN on Sun Jun 13, 2010 11:22 pm

    its gr8 your doing the same kit because i know its going to be a hard kit Twisted Evil i can follow your steps or vice versa Wink esp when it comes to the camo...
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    Post  jojjemannen on Mon Jun 14, 2010 4:59 am

    Great work, keep it up!
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    Post  Guest on Mon Jun 14, 2010 5:06 am

    Closed her up tonight....

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    Post  Guest on Mon Jun 14, 2010 5:10 am

    Dusted of the HE-111 and did some more on it...

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    Post  Guest on Mon Jun 14, 2010 5:17 am

    Just for the record these are my current "active" projects...

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    Post  AdriaN on Mon Jun 14, 2010 11:49 am

    affraid if i continue to watch the F105 build im gonna stop my current 2 wip's and start it! Embarassed
    hows it going? are the fittings good? Question
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    Post  Guest on Sat Jul 03, 2010 5:14 am

    AdriaN wrote:affraid if i continue to watch the F105 build im gonna stop my current 2 wip's and start it! Embarassed
    hows it going? are the fittings good? Question


    Only catch I have come across is the cockpit is a shade to narrow for the fuselage, but super glue can pull the two of them together. Nothing major so far.
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    Post  Guest on Sat Jul 03, 2010 5:15 am

    Another one for the shelf display...

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    Post  Guest on Sat Jul 03, 2010 5:18 am

    cranked this one out for a group build on another forum....

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    Post  bcauchi on Sat Jul 03, 2010 1:13 pm

    Nice work on the production line, i love that Luft what if. Looks great!
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    Post  AdriaN on Sat Jul 03, 2010 1:42 pm

    Love the HE finish! the 'spacecraft' looks like a tedious camo. am still waiting for the F105 progress Smile
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    Post  Guest on Sat Jul 03, 2010 3:55 pm

    AdriaN wrote:Love the HE finish! the 'spacecraft' looks like a tedious camo. am still waiting for the F105 progress Smile

    i am in the process of rescribing all the raised panel lines, a nice boring, tedious part of this build. Afraid it will take a while. (lot of d*mn small panel lines on the aircraft)

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