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Clear Prop
« on: July 02, 2020, 01:21:11 pm »
Puget Sound modeler Jim Bates takes a look at their Gloster Pioneer kit:
https://modelpaintsol.com/reviews/clear-prop-72-gloster-e28-39-pioneer-expert-set-cp72001








The engine can be displayed separately.
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2020, 05:59:25 am »
The engine can be displayed separately...

...or installed into something completely different and inappropriate.

I want one of these.
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2020, 06:19:32 am »
The name 'Clear Prop' must come from the same roots as the 'Lift Here' guys in Croatia, or wherever they are.

I'm expecting a company called 'This way up' to appear before much longer.
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2020, 07:01:09 am »
Wow that engine is spectacular, and as Zenrat mentions begging for an inappropriate type to be fitted into....
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2020, 12:11:16 pm »
The engine would look the part in a futuristic  hoverbike type  contraption
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2020, 02:16:48 pm »
The Snow Scarab that recently appeared on this site might cause comment with this mounted at the rear.
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2020, 07:11:05 pm »
I was actually thinking of something like an FE2...
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #7 on: July 06, 2020, 04:31:57 am »

The name 'Clear Prop' must come from the same roots as the 'Lift Here' guys in Croatia, or wherever they are.

I'm expecting a company called 'This way up' to appear before much longer.


I thought I was joking, but it turns out there really IS a model company called 'This Way Up'!  :o :o

They made 1/43 scale model car engines and stuff, trading under the 'TWU' icon.  Sadly they appear to have gone out of business as their entire range is listed as 'Discontinued'.

A pity, as I already have a 'Lift Here' kit, and I'd love to make a complete set with that 'Clear Prop' Pioneer and a 'This Way Up' kit too.  ;D
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #8 on: July 06, 2020, 09:54:06 am »
I was actually thinking of something like an FE2...

Or the Vickers Type 161.   :wacko:





The conical part between the engine and tail is a non-structural fairing

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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #9 on: July 06, 2020, 09:59:47 am »

The conical part between the engine and tail is a non-structural fairing


Or it could be a jet pipe...……….  ;)
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #10 on: July 06, 2020, 04:17:52 pm »

The conical part between the engine and tail is a non-structural fairing


Or it could be a jet pipe...……….  ;)

Exactly.  ;)
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #11 on: July 06, 2020, 10:21:10 pm »

The name 'Clear Prop' must come from the same roots as the 'Lift Here' guys in Croatia, or wherever they are.

I'm expecting a company called 'This way up' to appear before much longer.


I thought I was joking, but it turns out there really IS a model company called 'This Way Up'!  :o :o

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A pity, as I already have a 'Lift Here' kit, and I'd love to make a complete set with that 'Clear Prop' Pioneer and a 'This Way Up' kit too.  ;D

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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #12 on: July 07, 2020, 05:30:01 am »

All we need is “No Push” and “Remove Before Flight”!


 ;D ;D :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #13 on: July 07, 2020, 06:22:34 am »
The Type 161 has always intrigued me but I can never get my brain round the fact it was a 30's design. It always looks like the perfect anti Zeppelin aircraft to me, and I suppose large airships were still en-vogue at the time, so maybe there was some logic in it ?
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Re: Clear Prop
« Reply #14 on: July 07, 2020, 06:27:42 am »
The Type 161 has always intrigued me but I can never get my brain round the fact it was a 30's design. It always looks like the perfect anti Zeppelin aircraft to me, and I suppose large airships were still en-vogue at the time, so maybe there was some logic in it ?

Or it preempts Schragemusik gear by a decade?
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