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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #15 on: January 26, 2022, 04:30:13 PM »
Looks a lot nicer now it's "decorated", all the yellow looked too much.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #16 on: January 27, 2022, 11:25:52 AM »
Rigged, needs tidying up and a coat of matt varnish.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #17 on: January 27, 2022, 01:24:34 PM »
That looks really nice.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #18 on: January 27, 2022, 03:33:51 PM »
Thanks Chris.
Here are the 3 together.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #19 on: January 27, 2022, 03:35:59 PM »
Here is  1:72 A Model Hawker Fury MkII, a very basic kit.
I am not happy with the Aluminium finish, I used Vallejo silver and the gloss varnish.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #20 on: January 27, 2022, 04:13:13 PM »
Speedy or what?
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #21 on: January 27, 2022, 04:16:55 PM »
Speedy or what?
Or what!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #22 on: January 28, 2022, 12:45:05 PM »
Speedy or what?
Or what!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The build time not the aircraft.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #23 on: January 28, 2022, 12:57:07 PM »
Speedy or what?
Or what!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The build time not the aircraft.
Ha, ha, I got that! I was attempting humour - I know sad.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #24 on: January 28, 2022, 05:44:57 PM »
I am struggling with some A Models biplanes and finding them a real challenge.
Poorly formed parts and so on.
The joys of modelling.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #25 on: January 28, 2022, 08:04:51 PM »
I am struggling with some A Models biplanes and finding them a real challenge.
Poorly formed parts and so on.
The joys of modelling.
I find the smaller Amodel kits use quite a soft plastic which doesn't help.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #26 on: January 30, 2022, 10:54:29 AM »
This is the 1:48 Amodels DH-60G Gipsy Moth.
It will be finished as flown by Amy Johnson.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #27 on: January 30, 2022, 11:56:59 AM »
Found the fit of the parts a challenge.
Here it is after painting various parts and a horrendous assembly stage.
Some very choice words were used.
Just waiting for the gloss varnish to cure before attempting the rigging.
Wing joints had to be strengthened with brass rod.
Even so, I found the fitting difficult.
« Last Edit: January 30, 2022, 01:11:44 PM by zak »
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #28 on: January 30, 2022, 03:22:53 PM »
I feel that I have had lots of problems with this, the colour did not go on well and the varnish seems to be odd, bit I have used it on other kits.
It must be me.
There is some interior detail.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #29 on: January 31, 2022, 02:40:02 PM »
Well apart from varnish and weathering that is it.
One for the shelf of shame maybe.
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