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Re: Gloster CXP-1001
« Reply #15 on: June 14, 2021, 10:27:54 am »
assembled and first round of psr on the fuse join complete.



The wing features an interesting wood grain effect - illustrating the limits of resolution (i think of my model rather than printer). A few quirks to, like the under extruded layers.



Rough finish on the tail, like I said, ive mot got it tuned fully yet.

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Re: Gloster CXP-1001
« Reply #16 on: June 14, 2021, 01:30:19 pm »
It looks pretty good! If it's in 1/72 the CXP-1001 was much larger than I had expected!

The "wood grain" effects is due to the changing thickness of the wing - from root to wingtip - and your print layers.

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Re: Gloster CXP-1001
« Reply #17 on: June 14, 2021, 02:35:30 pm »
It is supposed to be 1/72. The CXP-1001 was supposed to be ~ 41ft long, a 262 is ~34ft. So it was big I think its reasonably to scale. Think of it essentially as a single engined Gloster Meteor F8. I may have to get one to sit along side it :)
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Re: Gloster CXP-1001
« Reply #18 on: June 16, 2021, 02:11:35 pm »
Managed to get her stripes on!





I am doing something like this with the decals that I have kicking around:



Got a few details still to paint like inlet, canopy and maybe leading edge yellow strips if I'm feeling brave.
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Re: Gloster CXP-1001
« Reply #19 on: June 17, 2021, 06:22:48 am »
I'm fascinated by seeing this modern tech in action  :thumbsup:
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Re: Gloster CXP-1001
« Reply #20 on: June 17, 2021, 11:00:24 am »
Looks good! If you have any clear decal, you can paint it yellow and cut out the leading edge yellow strips.

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Re: Gloster CXP-1001
« Reply #21 on: June 17, 2021, 11:14:00 am »
With the wings essentially in the middle of the fuselage, should the roundel go in front or behind the wings?
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Re: Gloster CXP-1001
« Reply #22 on: June 17, 2021, 11:40:38 am »
With the wings essentially in the middle of the fuselage, should the roundel go in front or behind the wings?

I always think the roundel looks better on the aft fuselage.
So I got that going for me...which is nice....

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Re: Gloster CXP-1001
« Reply #23 on: June 17, 2021, 11:41:54 am »
With the wings essentially in the middle of the fuselage, should the roundel go in front or behind the wings?

I always think the roundel looks better on the aft fuselage.

As do I
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Re: Gloster CXP-1001
« Reply #24 on: June 17, 2021, 12:30:23 pm »
With the wings essentially in the middle of the fuselage, should the roundel go in front or behind the wings?

I always think the roundel looks better on the aft fuselage.

As do I

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Re: Gloster CXP-1001
« Reply #25 on: June 17, 2021, 01:35:33 pm »
Looking like a real aircraft now!


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Re: Gloster CXP-1001
« Reply #26 on: June 17, 2021, 04:27:23 pm »
It's really coming along!

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Re: Gloster CXP-1001
« Reply #27 on: June 18, 2021, 12:47:16 pm »
Im calling it done! Gloster CXP-1001 dressed up as a Gloster Meteor (ish). My trusty minion is currently printing a stand for it.









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Re: Gloster CXP-1001 - Done
« Reply #28 on: June 18, 2021, 02:16:00 pm »
Amazing! Obviously, thereís improvements that could have been made, but as the first example Iíve seen on a from naught to model printed project, Iím dead impressed!
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Re: Gloster CXP-1001 - Done
« Reply #29 on: June 18, 2021, 05:55:37 pm »
Iím dead impressed!

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