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Old Feb 17, 2012, 09:17 AM
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Not super scale but that wasn't my goal
Could have fooled me! Very nice.
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Old Feb 18, 2012, 04:58 PM
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Just got back from a 5 hr indoor fly-in here in NVA tons of fun. the Dr-I flew great I have the PZ P-51 in mine so it's pretty quiet. I also added the minor LG rigging and middle wing rigging.

Not done yet but getting there. Waiting for Jin to do a gun kit and I need to do some Kempf decals since I goofed up in my haste to paint and forgot to mask for them

Next build another Nieuport, a 17bis of the RNAS No. 6 Squadron C Flight Cdr. Ernest W. Norton's N3208I like the 17's wing and tail shape better than the 25-27 and I like the Lewis and Vickers guns they used. A good suggestion at the Fly-In for the top wing Lewis gun was to use micro magnets to hold it on that way it might not get damaged if it's whacked it or bumped.

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Old Feb 18, 2012, 07:03 PM
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Just got back from a 5 hr indoor fly-in here in NVA tons of fun. the Dr-I flew great I have the PZ P-51 in mine so it's pretty quiet. I also added the minor LG rigging and middle wing rigging.


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PETE: As usual a great job of scale details!

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Old Feb 18, 2012, 07:56 PM
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Hey Pete
Looks great
what happened to the Kempf scheme?
did you change your mind or is that for another one?
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Old Feb 19, 2012, 09:13 AM
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Hey Dave sorry for my mix up excellent mods on your DR-I

Thanks Billy, Gene's been letting me know what your up to.

John in my haste to get this thing ready for the Fly-In I goofed up and forgot to mask the top and middle wing for the Kempf scheme. Now I have to make white decals (white decal paper is a pain, never really works right for me)

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Old Feb 19, 2012, 11:38 AM
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.... in my haste to get this thing ready for the Fly-In I goofed up and forgot to mask the top and middle wing for the Kempf schemePete
oh too bad!
I've been there

It looked like youwere going to cover the entire wing with printed tissue for the color and lettering
Old Feb 19, 2012, 04:54 PM
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Pete - Another great looking plane! Where do you find the time?

I still need to add some details (Step, hand lifts, engine) but the markings are done.
Old Feb 20, 2012, 06:30 AM
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Awesome stuff guys!
Old Feb 20, 2012, 08:48 AM
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Angelo,

Great job on yor Dr-I love the decals. Time is always hard to find as we all know lots of early and late hours

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Old Feb 20, 2012, 01:25 PM
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Thanks, Pete. By the way, those aren't decals, they're hand cut from sign vinyl. Except for the wing crosses, which are printed on paper, then cut out and attached with spray adhesive. I liked using inkjet decal sheets, but the last few sets I've bought have been terrible, so I went with the vinyl.
Old Feb 21, 2012, 01:38 AM
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Not a DR1 mod per se, but I like flying with the guys in formations of DR1's indoors so much I decided we need something to escort.

To scale - 4' wingspan.

Can you guess what it is?
Old Feb 21, 2012, 03:49 AM
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Gotha bomber
Old Feb 21, 2012, 08:34 AM
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Now that will be interesting. Build thread?
Old Feb 21, 2012, 08:47 AM
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Hepdog,

Should be realy cool. Esp with the escorts. Just need a few Neiuports to intercept.

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Old Feb 21, 2012, 10:50 AM
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Yes! Big bird needs big build thread.
good luck!


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