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almonkey
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Posted: Saturday, July 08, 2006 - 06:38 PM UTC
well, i could'nt resist! yesterday i got stuck in to the eduard fokker triplane that came with the albatros-es? albatri? that merlin sent me. after sorting out what the interior colours should be (thanks jackflash!) i made a start by sanding and filling two ejector pin marks in the front of the nose, then gave it a coat of humbrol 71, followed by hand painting the wooden "cheek" triangles with humbrol 94. i intend to use some leftover ronseal paint and grain to get the wooden finish on it.



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Posted: Saturday, July 08, 2006 - 11:58 PM UTC
More WW I stuff, nice one Phil. Ya can't be rigging this, it is 1/72 aint it? You are nuts
Mal
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Posted: Sunday, July 09, 2006 - 12:13 AM UTC

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More WW I stuff, nice one Phil. Ya can't be rigging this, it is 1/72 aint it? You are nuts
Mal



Mal,,your talking about a man who rigs 1/144 Swordfish,and yes,,,he is NUTS!!!!!!
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Posted: Sunday, July 09, 2006 - 12:14 AM UTC
Looking good so far Phil. And just to agree with the others you are nuts :-) .
Andy
almonkey
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Posted: Sunday, July 09, 2006 - 01:07 AM UTC
but theres only four separate wires on these! two from the fusalage to the top wing (in an "X") and two bracing the wheels. i would recomend a triplane as an easy intro to rigging
but then again i am a bit bonkers! #:-)
almonkey
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Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2006 - 03:48 PM UTC
heres an update on the triplane, its had a coat of lovely pink primer then another rub down with fine wet+dry, a little more filling, then another coat of primer. i mixed the primer myself using thinned down household undercoat mixed with a few drops of red gloss
so here is a triplane of jasta "barbie" 1917
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Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2006 - 03:55 PM UTC
Eeerrrr, i don't think the Red Baron is going to approve of the colour :-) .
Looks a nice clean build so far Phil.
Keep the pics coming, and i can see a train .
Andy
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Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2006 - 04:03 PM UTC
the train just got its own thread andy :-)
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Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2006 - 06:55 PM UTC
Hi Phil.
Looking good mate!
Im sure theres a perfectly good reason for priming it in pink,but you'll have to enlighten us cause I cant think of one,, :-)
Looks more like Jasta Penelope Pitstop than Barbie to me :-)
Nige
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Posted: Saturday, July 29, 2006 - 07:24 PM UTC

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Hi Phil.
Looking good mate!
Im sure theres a perfectly good reason for priming it in pink,but you'll have to enlighten us cause I cant think of one,, :-)
Looks more like Jasta Penelope Pitstop than Barbie to me :-)
Nige


just need some big hippy flower decals then :-)