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e-book build log Pat Johnson Firefly
GregCloseCombat
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Posted: Monday, June 21, 2010 - 07:44 PM UTC
I hope by sharing this here, more people will give 1/48 a try. Pat does some excellent work and is to be commended on sharing his knowledge.




The book is 112 pages in length and a little over
45Mb in size. It can be downloaded to your PC,
burned to a CD and taken to your neighborhood copy
center where they can duplex print and bind it for
you at a nominal cost. Of course, you can always
print it out at home if you have adequate equipment
and enough tonot/ink cartridges.
(I printed mine on a color Laserjet in work)

Download the e-Book here:
http://www.4shared.com/document/laqc2e9i/Firefly-Step-By-Step-FINAL.html

We hope that you benefit from this study and that it
encourages those new to the scale and quarterscale
addicts to get started building!

I'm hoping to collaborate with Pat on future step-by-step
tutorials so keep your fingers crossed!

Pat Johnston
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ARMORAMA
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Posted: Monday, June 21, 2010 - 08:20 PM UTC
A very professional piece of work excellently presented, well done and thank you.
Narn08
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Posted: Monday, June 21, 2010 - 11:15 PM UTC
Thank you, it's very useful and professional.
Galwitz
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Posted: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 06:32 AM UTC
It is an absolutely magnificent model, Pat. Thank you both for putting the PDF together.

-Ales
Hisham
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Posted: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 07:12 AM UTC
Excellent, very informative SBS.

Thank you for posting the link

Hisham
Tass-Lee
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Posted: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 08:12 AM UTC
Magnificent work on the Sherman and thank You for the PDF!
gcdavidson
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Posted: Tuesday, June 22, 2010 - 02:01 PM UTC
Great stuff guys!

Pat, you could easily fill a book on 48th Shermans!
Seroster
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Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 07:47 AM UTC
Is there a way to download it without giving away e.g. Facebook information?

clovis899
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Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 08:06 AM UTC
I'm with Chris on this one. Greg, I know you did this out of a sense of sharing and camaraderie but man these sites throw me for a loop. I never know which of the 6 or 7 DOWNLOAD NOW buttons are the real one. Can someone help a computer Neanderthal be sure which is the correct one? I tried two, one sent me to Ashleigh Madison, the infamous have a one night stand site and the other just wanted to download Opera to my operating system. Would love to take a look at Pat's work but where on the page is the actual download?
Cheers,
Rick
Vicious
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Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 10:27 AM UTC
Strange I did download without any problems ... no loop or BS lake that, maybe because I use Firefox with ADBlocks? .....


Thanks for sharing!!!....
berwickj
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Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 11:44 AM UTC

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Is there a way to download it without giving away e.g. Facebook information?




Agreed on this one
Vicious
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Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 01:03 PM UTC

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Is there a way to download it without giving away e.g. Facebook information?




Agreed on this one



i use my old google+ account is without info about me and one email adress i never use.
Seroster
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Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 05:08 PM UTC
Ah, good idea! I have a joke gmail account I made for one of my cats...

I trust that making the PDF more easy to download will be okay, so I have taken the liberty of hosting it on dropbox here where I think it is easier to download. (If not please say the word and I will remove it.)

https://www.dropbox.com/s/ejch9h0x6x734kx/Firefly-Step-By-Step-FINAL.pdf?dl=0

11Bravo_C2
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Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 05:24 PM UTC
Just open a free Google account without your real/personal info and download it. Some of you have not adapted well to the information age


For the guy having trouble with which download to pick.

TopSmith
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Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 05:53 PM UTC
timcc2008
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Posted: Thursday, June 01, 2017 - 06:32 PM UTC
Thanks for the SBS. It was greatly informative!
BornToDig
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Posted: Friday, June 02, 2017 - 05:00 AM UTC
We're not worthy!
Removed by original poster on 06/03/17 - 06:03:55 (GMT).
clovis899
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Posted: Saturday, June 03, 2017 - 01:23 AM UTC
Thanks Chris!
None of the other solutions worked at all but you nailed it!
Cheers,
Rick
oldbean
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Posted: Sunday, June 04, 2017 - 03:00 AM UTC
I just clicked on the link posted in the original tab and got taken to a porn site. Tried it twice with the same result. Chris's link worked though.

Jesse
Vicious
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Posted: Sunday, June 04, 2017 - 04:05 AM UTC

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I just clicked on the link posted in the original tab and got taken to a porn site. Tried it twice with the same result. Chris's link worked though.

Jesse




Lucky you!!... ....I have just a modeling e-Book...
TUGA
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Posted: Monday, June 05, 2017 - 12:54 PM UTC
Hi,

Thanks for sharing.

orange_3D
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Posted: Monday, June 12, 2017 - 11:06 AM UTC
Thanks Greg, Pat, David for making and sharing this article. Also thanks Chris for making available on dropbox.

Cheers,
Sonny