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Re: World War One Whifs
« Reply #210 on: February 11, 2021, 04:11:57 pm »
That looks very striking.

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Re: World War One Whifs
« Reply #211 on: February 11, 2021, 11:23:09 pm »
Very cool. And it looks huge!

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Re: World War One Whifs
« Reply #212 on: February 12, 2021, 02:16:05 am »
What an amazing colour scheme, awesome.  :thumbsup:
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Re: World War One Whifs
« Reply #213 on: February 12, 2021, 02:34:21 am »
 :wub:
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Another ill conceived, lazily thought out, crudely executed and badly painted piece of half arsed what-if modelling muppetry from zenrat industries.

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Re: World War One Whifs
« Reply #214 on: February 12, 2021, 06:52:41 am »
This is going to be glorious once complete  :thumbsup:
Decals my @r$e!

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Re: World War One Whifs
« Reply #215 on: February 22, 2021, 03:25:34 pm »
Thanks for your comments. Iíve added rigging between the interplane struts using invisible thread. Not my favourite modelling task so that will do. Floats are next and the support struts are 30x60thou strip. Individually the legs seem quite flimsy but together they combine to make a solid structure. Each float will be supported by triangular frames braced together. A few time consuming little jobs have been a couple of scratched Schwarlose mgs for the front and rear cockpits and some bomb racks from card and rod.

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Re: World War One Whifs
« Reply #216 on: February 22, 2021, 03:32:41 pm »
Crumbs, I'd be afraid to breathe on it, let alone try and rig it!  :thumbsup:
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Re: World War One Whifs
« Reply #217 on: February 23, 2021, 06:14:07 am »
This will be one impressive beast  :thumbsup:
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Re: World War One Whifs
« Reply #218 on: February 23, 2021, 06:59:40 am »
Crumbs, I'd be afraid to breathe on it, let alone try and rig it!  :thumbsup:

Thanks to the properties of superglue in its various guises it's more solid than it looks.

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Re: World War One Whifs
« Reply #219 on: February 26, 2021, 10:29:21 am »







Final push and got her finished. Would have liked some KUK crowns for the rudders but the spares are no more. Constructed a pair of bomb racks for light projectiles for targets of opportunity. German naval theory at the time thought that a stick of smaller bombs was more likely to hit the target than larger single bombs. Photos suggest a similar liking for this type of bomb load by the AH navy so I devised two racks with four tips sticking out. Two lengths of card with holes drilled through and dark grey rod with rounded tips for the missiles. Props are remnants from Airfix RE8ís and I used the spare gravity tank in the Roden Gotha kits. Iím going to call it the Ufag GWD, a gross wasser doppeldekker, circa October 1918.

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Re: World War One Whifs
« Reply #220 on: February 26, 2021, 10:53:50 am »
Nice one!

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Re: World War One Whifs
« Reply #221 on: February 26, 2021, 10:57:46 am »
Cor, wow, and other expletives!  :o

A wondrous machine to behold for sure.  :thumbsup:
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Re: World War One Whifs
« Reply #222 on: February 26, 2021, 11:03:29 am »
Now that looks nice, Steve! :thumbsup:
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Re: World War One Whifs
« Reply #223 on: February 26, 2021, 11:30:28 am »
That does look the business. :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: World War One Whifs
« Reply #224 on: February 26, 2021, 11:35:11 am »

floats + lozenge : very impressive !