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Old Dec 14, 2012, 02:03 PM
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Cool! I dont know maybe you should cover the entire model and add all the rivits..
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Old Dec 14, 2012, 05:37 PM
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If I had not put the top panels on, i would consider it.

But it is going faster as I remember how to do it.

Steve
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Old Dec 20, 2012, 11:11 AM
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A pic of the rudder hinge and Vstab faring. I put a little "wash" on the hinge detail to get it to show up for this pic. You can make the details more pronounced or subtle with a wash.

Wife's help with her paper cutting machine for the hinge pattern and a few days of dish washing and cleaning house.

Steve
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Old Dec 20, 2012, 11:29 AM
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wow thats is really looking real! ...wish my wife would help me with my projects.....you are lucky better keep that one
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Old Dec 20, 2012, 12:47 PM
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Looks good Steve....I am needing some parting boards...I may be here for the holidays
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Old Dec 20, 2012, 02:01 PM
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Ok Scott

Lets get on it.
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Old Jan 04, 2013, 09:46 PM
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Update.

Inspired by the progress by turbonut, Invertmaster. and Airsally's work, I started hustling a bit to reach their progress.

In the boards with bondo!!

The creature is a clay reproduction that my kid made and will be the first test pilot.

It's a pokemon thing called Tepig

Steve
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Old Jan 04, 2013, 09:55 PM
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man thats going to be SWEEEET!
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Old Jan 04, 2013, 10:13 PM
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where did you get those half round things...my wife looked all over for those.
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Old Jan 05, 2013, 12:35 AM
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I believe they're drawer bumpers/cushions.

She's going to be a special bird. Very nice.
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Old Jan 05, 2013, 01:01 AM
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Thanks Guys

S&W Plastics, acrylic 1/2 spheres . Around 1/2" at base. Smaller ones are hard to keep clean on the dimple side when waxing and molding.

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Old Jan 07, 2013, 04:34 PM
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Hi All

Finally got a surface coat on the thing.

Steve
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Old Jan 07, 2013, 05:17 PM
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Oooo that looks really nice....I will try it on the Arado
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 03:49 PM
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Typical mold work.

I reused the parting boards by putting the stands on the other side to create a opposing side to support the glass molded side of the fuse.

Hard to see in the pics is the clear packing tape I put on the outer edge of the glass mold. This will keep the 2nd 1/2 mold glass bonding to the untrimmed 1st 1/2 since I can't really put any mold release on it.. The tape will also show where the two molds will meet and make it easy to split later for it's 1st time.

Almost there.

Steve
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Old Jan 17, 2013, 05:23 PM
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man thats going to be such a cool model!!!
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