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Offline Eddie M.

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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #75 on: January 01, 2010, 04:19:38 pm »
Thanks Brian!

This is the last update before rollout, which will probably be tomorrow. The hinges are basic chevron shapes cut from scrap plastic.

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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #76 on: January 02, 2010, 07:12:20 pm »
The Wellington HG is done. I named her Lola after my recently departed 20yr.old cat. This is not a museum piece but it is a labor of friendship. A build like this would have normally taken quite a bit longer if I had gone into deeper detail, but that was not the intention of this build. I wanted a subject that looked good in a simple way and I hope I've achieved it. Anyway one looks at it, I did in rememberance of Gary.  :cheers:










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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #77 on: January 02, 2010, 07:14:22 pm »
Nicely done Eddie, & a great tribute.
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #78 on: January 02, 2010, 07:51:45 pm »
I like that Eddie,  :thumbsup:  it's given me some ideas for something similar.
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #79 on: January 02, 2010, 07:56:58 pm »
I forgot to add the photos of the bomb bay with a few diffrent payloads I had sitting around.





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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #80 on: January 02, 2010, 08:07:50 pm »
Great Job :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: why do i get the feeling that Dick Rutan will be Calling on You????? This is  Super Awesome!!!!!!! Keep up the Great work. Dan

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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #81 on: January 02, 2010, 08:31:16 pm »
Beautiful, Eddie.  This is the best "build it backwards" bomber conversion I've seen.   :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #82 on: January 02, 2010, 09:02:39 pm »
Damn nice :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #83 on: January 02, 2010, 11:52:36 pm »
Great job. Well done.  :thumbsup:

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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #84 on: January 03, 2010, 03:56:16 am »
Excellent job Eddie, and I'm sure Gary would have loved it.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #85 on: January 03, 2010, 09:45:02 am »
Beautiful work, Eddie - seriously awesome stuff.  Seven shades of it at least.  Love the camo, the four-tone over black is just nice.  I think I'll have to keep the painted canopy idea in mind when I go about 1/144 builds, might look nice on them.
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #86 on: January 03, 2010, 11:45:16 am »
Simply outstanding, Eddie! Your take on RAF camo really works well with the RAF markings and the black and yellow scheme on the undersides! The gold canopy and turrets are a beautiful touch! Both HOG and Lola would be very honored!
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #87 on: January 04, 2010, 01:43:27 pm »
Thank you All for your gracious comments.  :mellow: It was a very gradifying project to finish in the time I worked with. This one's for you HOG! :cheers:

Just a couple more shots..





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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #88 on: January 04, 2010, 02:19:18 pm »
Very cool Eddie, turned out great (as usual for you!).  :thumbsup:

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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #89 on: January 05, 2010, 06:09:06 pm »
Well done, Eddie.  He would have loved this.  Sure love the scheme and the open bomb-bay is outstanding.

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