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Offline Eddie M.

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Wellington HG
« on: November 19, 2009, 02:37:56 pm »
I've been troubled about missing this build because I would be able to do something up to HOG's legacy, but then I had a thought. He liked my work when I did something my way, so that's how I'll do it. This project is possible because BdaB sent me a Airfix Wellington some time back. I never figured I could come up with a good idea to put it together until now. Photos later....... :cheers:
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2009, 05:53:26 pm »
I'm really glad to see you join in the fun Eddie, and doubly pleased that you found a use for the Wellie, although I have a feeling it may not look like the picture on the box when it's finished.
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2009, 06:04:04 pm »
I'm really glad to see you join in the fun Eddie, and doubly pleased that you found a use for the Wellie, although I have a feeling it may not look like the picture on the box when it's finished.
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It might look a tad different. ;)
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2009, 06:53:32 pm »
Here's the beginnings of the build. I don't want to let the cat out of the bag of what I envision just yet for fear of starting a riot. ;)



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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2009, 08:43:45 pm »
Grab yer pitchforks!!!!! 



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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2009, 10:46:22 pm »
Hmmmm, so you've started by blanking off the wing slots.....
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2009, 11:06:29 pm »
Hmmmm, so you've started by blanking off the wing slots.....

Only one!
He's doing an asymetric gunship :wacko: :blink:
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2009, 02:12:04 am »
Hmmmm, so you've started by blanking off the wing slots.....

Only one!
He's doing an asymetric gunship :wacko: :blink:

Nah, that's just to put us off. It's a Wellicopter!  :lol:
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2009, 02:52:46 am »
Okay, you got my attention......  :thumbsup:
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2009, 03:54:50 am »
Hmmmm, so you've started by blanking off the wing slots.....

Yes and sanding off all the raised detail. I tried cutting and moving the wing slot out in it's self, but that was a pain in the rear, so I filled the other with sheet styrene. Luckily for me, my plans included what were required in the rules or a would have been SOL. I will be adding parts from a Spitfire and F4U. ;D
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #10 on: November 20, 2009, 04:58:42 pm »
Alright Folks, here it is. The "Rutan" Wellington...

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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2009, 09:20:58 am »
Ooohhh!  An early lighter version of the Vickers Type C!  Liking the direction so far Eddie! :party:
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #12 on: November 21, 2009, 02:10:17 pm »
Brilliant Eddie! HOG would be smiling for sure!
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #13 on: November 21, 2009, 03:52:42 pm »
Oh yeah! That's heading in a very promising direction!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #14 on: November 27, 2009, 04:55:30 pm »
The dream has stepped over into reality.

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