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Caudron Cr-7141 (finished page 2)
« on: October 23, 2019, 08:32:48 pm »
As I was buying toys for my son yesterday, I bought for myself a Heller 1/72 model kit: Caudron CR-174.
My plan is to turn it asymmetric and/or pusher and/or twin-boom without gun nor military colours (this is what-if joke/toy, not like the real machine) ;)
« Last Edit: November 02, 2019, 05:37:38 am by Tophe »
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Re: Caudron Cr-7141
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2019, 12:18:09 am »
Fond memories.  :wub:

I built that lovely kit a long time ago, and I was amazed how small it was! And they used it as a FIGHTER!  :o
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Caudron Cr-7141
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2019, 03:27:58 am »
I've always like the look of these and i'm sure you'll do good with it.
Fred

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: Caudron Cr-7141
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2019, 04:00:31 am »
Thanks!
I already made one (or two into one zwilling): C-7114 at https://www.whatifmodellers.com//index.php/topic,6671.15.html
but the new one will be different, from a single kit. ;)
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Re: Caudron Cr-7141
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2019, 05:08:26 am »
It wasn't much good as fighter. A civilian version will be much better.

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Re: Caudron Cr-7141
« Reply #5 on: October 24, 2019, 06:25:53 am »
Fond memories.  :wub:

I built that lovely kit a long time ago, and I was amazed how small it was! And they used it as a FIGHTER!  :o

It is a lovely old kit, isn't it  :thumbsup: The Italian's had a couple of very similar designs. You can imagine them in pre-War touring colours  :thumbsup:
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Re: Caudron Cr-7141
« Reply #6 on: October 24, 2019, 11:21:57 am »
Thanks for your interest in this model source.
I began gluing, with nothing special, but someone rung the bell at the door, maybe it is the butcher of the neighbourhood, you will see tomorrow...
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Re: Caudron Cr-7141
« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2019, 12:41:17 pm »
 :thumbsup:
Caudron's attempt to turn their race-plane types into a fighter.  :thumbsup:

Like the German's they also used ringers, like designating a pure
speed machine as the C.714R, the aircraft was not a C.714 variant.


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Re: Caudron Cr-7141
« Reply #8 on: October 25, 2019, 03:26:19 am »
You are right Jon, while: a speed machine is faster with 2 engines rather than 1: ;)
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Re: Caudron Cr-7141
« Reply #9 on: October 25, 2019, 05:32:04 pm »
someone rung the bell at the door, maybe it is the butcher of the neighbourhood, you will see tomorrow...
Here is the wreckage that the butcher left behind...: :-\

But I will try to build "like an aircraft" from this. <_<
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Re: Caudron Cr-7141
« Reply #10 on: October 26, 2019, 10:34:12 am »
Preparing for putty then first putty addition: <_<
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Re: Caudron Cr-7141
« Reply #11 on: October 26, 2019, 08:14:01 pm »
 :mellow: :mellow: :thumbsup:
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Re: Caudron Cr-7141
« Reply #12 on: October 28, 2019, 06:06:35 am »
Thanks!

Sanding, then putty again...:
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Re: Caudron Cr-7141
« Reply #13 on: October 30, 2019, 04:13:27 am »
Going on: <_<
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Re: Caudron Cr-7141
« Reply #14 on: October 30, 2019, 08:44:01 am »
Now ready for paint: <_<
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