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Bigrip74
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Texas, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 04:33 PM UTC
John, nice job. Now where are you going to park that monster?

Bob
john41492
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Malacca, Malaysia
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Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 04:05 PM UTC
Greetings all!

After some sleep, I was able to pound out some more 1 gram weights. Adding 10 at a time, it took 30 grams. That plus the 157, and add to it the 3 ml superglue, and 4 ml of epoxy, it comes to 196 grams. So let's just say 200 grams (7.0 ounces). It's a lot of weight, but the structural nature and strong landing gear take it with no problem!



Now, gear doors, gun barrels, and pitot tubes. Then off to the blue cloth for pictures!

Have fun,

John
john41492
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Malacca, Malaysia
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Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 04:32 AM UTC
Hi all,

As I limp back to base, my worst fear is realized. I've got a tail dragger! Despite 157 grams of weight!!



Reevaluation, found that I didn't include the rear turret, or the waist area in my initial weight calculation. Based on the weight of the protective cloth and a lighter... Me thinks another 20 grams. I'll know for sure tomorrow.
RhinoSpit
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Bas-Rhin, France
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Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 07:58 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Neat. Tell us more about the NMF on the nacelles, how did you do it?



Hello,

first i've airbrushed a coat of alclad gloss black primer, then a coat of alclad polished aluminium and finally i airbrush lightly a coat of alclad burnt iron.
john41492
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Malacca, Malaysia
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Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 06:11 AM UTC
Hi All,

Lap, nice finish!

I've been working this one hard. Not a hard kit, just big and a bit ungainly. Makes for cumbersome moves.

Michael, thanks for the extension! Can't work on anything but this one per the commander, so I'm pleased that it's going as good as it is!

Decals going on, and soon done!



Have fun! More to follow.

John
MichaelSatin
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AEROSCALE
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Colorado, United States
Joined: January 19, 2008
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Posted: Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 02:16 AM UTC
Nice work Eman!

Michael
eMan
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Hong Kong S.A.R. / 繁體
Joined: August 08, 2002
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Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 12:01 PM UTC
Lancaster BI No.467 Squadron, No.5 Group finished.




Bigrip74
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Texas, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 04:40 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Neat. Tell us more about the NMF on the nacelles, how did you do it?



Franck, I also would like to know.

Bob
md72
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Washington, United States
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Posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:52 PM UTC
Neat. Tell us more about the NMF on the nacelles, how did you do it?
RhinoSpit
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Bas-Rhin, France
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Posted: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 09:05 PM UTC
i can see the finish line











eMan
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Posted: Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 08:58 PM UTC
Very nice build Bob!

More update pics, almost done.




Bigrip74
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Texas, United States
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Posted: Saturday, March 09, 2019 - 11:57 AM UTC
Thank you Mark and Michael.The photos so not show the junk left by the masking when taken off. I dared not to use a cotton swab with some 91% alcohol so I just used a tooth pick (cocktail stick) to smooth out the canopy and clear parts.

Bob
MichaelSatin
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Saturday, March 09, 2019 - 11:34 AM UTC
Very nice work Bob!

Michael
md72
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Washington, United States
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Posted: Saturday, March 09, 2019 - 10:53 AM UTC
Nice job Bob. Love the panel ines and the orange markings.
Bigrip74
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Posted: Saturday, March 09, 2019 - 06:45 AM UTC
eMan, nice subject.

I am finally finished:



eMan
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Posted: Wednesday, March 06, 2019 - 08:50 PM UTC
Progress update, first primer on.



Bigrip74
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Posted: Tuesday, March 05, 2019 - 06:00 PM UTC
Mark, she is looking good.

I am on the home stretch with decals done a wash and pin detail. Next a flat coat then the gallery photo.




md72
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Posted: Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 08:15 PM UTC
Limits of progress before I take a 2 week leave from the desk.

RhinoSpit
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Bas-Rhin, France
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Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 09:55 PM UTC
Thanks for the extension !

My compressor is dying and i am actually far from my bench due to works in our new apartment.
eMan
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Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 08:49 PM UTC
Lancaster BI progress update, ready to paint.



md72
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Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 09:11 AM UTC
Damn, you gave me enough time to finish this bear. now I HAVE to finish it.
c4willy
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Posted: Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 07:58 AM UTC
Thanks Michael that's great news! I'll take the opportunity to see if I can source some Eduard (or something similar) tape masks to replace the ineffective Montex Ones.
Bigrip74
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Texas, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 12:40 PM UTC
Michael, thanks for the extension.

Bob
MichaelSatin
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 11:33 AM UTC
To heck with it. A one month extension is granted. This campaign will now close on 1 April. Get on it, all (said the guy who won't finish even with the extension)!

Michael
c4willy
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 08:33 AM UTC
An extension would be helpful Michael. I've stalled on the He177 with mask issues they're the vinyl type and curling so I'm losing definition on the glazed surfaces. It's really been rather frustrating as I got the masks to make painting easier!