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Re: Breguet-Dorand G.V
« Reply #15 on: October 29, 2016, 12:07:26 pm »
Ouch! That's really wild!
And I have missed seeing it this morning!

But you didn't say where the propeller comes from, and the tail cone.
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Re: Breguet-Dorand G.V
« Reply #16 on: October 29, 2016, 01:13:36 pm »
Hahaha, it was right there on the table!

Mmm, maybe I should have noticed you about the model. Didn't it attract your attention?!

The propellors are from a revell He-177 (from the spares box as they came from the Myasichev Projet M) and the tail is from an Academy Grumman Wildcat turned upside down (and the tail+fairing behind the cockpit removed). The left-over is an almost circular fuselage and just carved the propellor ring in the fuselage (razor saw cut in the front, milled in the rear). So the prop doesn't turn! (bugger..) but the rotor does!
Anyway the holes for the stubs of the prop blades where drilled out. At first I started out trying to make it a 5 bladed prop. But made a mistake in setting out the holes for the propblades and became six bladed. (bugger 2...)

But, I hope you enjoyed the show and it been nice meeting you in person! Have a save drive home. It's a long trip.

David

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Re: Breguet-Dorand G.V
« Reply #17 on: October 29, 2016, 01:37:35 pm »
Thanks everybody for the positive replies! Made me laugh couple of times, utterly enjoyed it!

I'll make pictures of it next week if the weather is OK. I think pictures of the model have to be made in the garden as this does more justice to it's sleek shape and bold lay-out.

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Re: Breguet-Dorand G.V
« Reply #18 on: October 30, 2016, 02:25:23 pm »
Hahaha, it was right there on the table!

Mmm, maybe I should have noticed you about the model. Didn't it attract your attention?!

The propellors are from a revell He-177 (from the spares box as they came from the Myasichev Projet M) and the tail is from an Academy Grumman Wildcat turned upside down (and the tail+fairing behind the cockpit removed). The left-over is an almost circular fuselage and just carved the propellor ring in the fuselage (razor saw cut in the front, milled in the rear). So the prop doesn't turn! (bugger..) but the rotor does!
Anyway the holes for the stubs of the prop blades where drilled out. At first I started out trying to make it a 5 bladed prop. But made a mistake in setting out the holes for the propblades and became six bladed. (bugger 2...)

But, I hope you enjoyed the show and it been nice meeting you in person! Have a save drive home. It's a long trip.

David

Thanks for your wishes  <_<. I am at the french base now. Tomorrow another long drive. :rolleyes:
And I didn't think the rear fuselage of the Wildcat was such a regular circular section. It's not easy to "see" the possibilities of a part before cutting up. You have a good "vision".  :thumbsup:
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Re: Breguet-Dorand G.V
« Reply #19 on: October 31, 2016, 06:42:54 am »
New pictures added....

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Re: Breguet-Dorand G.V
« Reply #20 on: October 31, 2016, 07:10:32 am »
That centre prop ring is crazy... in a completely awesome sort of way. I'm imagining if there were two of them... ;)
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Re: Breguet-Dorand G.V
« Reply #21 on: October 31, 2016, 07:59:25 am »
New pictures added....

Thank you  :thumbsup:
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Re: Breguet-Dorand G.V
« Reply #22 on: November 01, 2016, 03:51:46 pm »
I'm speechless!!  :wub: :wub:
I find it very hard to believe Academy would make a mistake like that he said sarcastically...

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Re: Breguet-Dorand G.V
« Reply #23 on: November 02, 2016, 04:44:20 pm »
Its mad! I love it! :cheers:

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Re: Breguet-Dorand G.V
« Reply #24 on: November 02, 2016, 07:21:15 pm »
New pics look great. :thumbsup:
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Re: Breguet-Dorand G.V
« Reply #25 on: November 02, 2016, 07:56:46 pm »
Made me think of a drop tank meets submarine meets chopper! Nice work!
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Re: Breguet-Dorand G.V
« Reply #26 on: November 06, 2016, 07:29:46 pm »
That is so cool ! I'd love to see ( and hear ! ) that thing fly ! Love the natural metal finish and those markings.

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Re: Breguet-Dorand G.V
« Reply #27 on: November 09, 2016, 11:47:39 am »
So you're certain this isn't some Unicraft or Mach2 kit? It is so well done I can't get over it. Bravo!
I find it very hard to believe Academy would make a mistake like that he said sarcastically...

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Re: Breguet-Dorand G.V
« Reply #28 on: November 09, 2016, 11:06:12 pm »
@Strobez: a double prop ring is a nice futher development. By that time it could have been turbo prop powered...well maybe, some day....

@ Kiwizac: No i'm sure it's not produced by Mach2 or Anigrand....:-) It's just a product of al lot of sanding.......In the album are some pictures of the built, but should have made more.

Thanks everybody for the great reactions and the nominatio for the whiffie award.

David