Author Topic: Sopwith Triplane 1/48, Upd 16.8.2020 Finale and a riddle again!  (Read 7943 times)

Offline Bughunter

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A small riddle

What's this? Yeah, it's real wood, I can tell. And 1/48.


To easy for all you experts ...
I will be enhanced/changed to a build report soon!

Cheers,
Frank
« Last Edit: August 16, 2020, 09:36:51 PM by Bughunter »
Wikipedia says: A model is a simplified representation of reality.
So I create downscaled originals.

Offline Ryan

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Re: A small riddle in 1/48
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2020, 06:45:51 AM »
I have not a clue.

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Re: A small riddle in 1/48
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2020, 06:49:53 AM »
If it's a hydrofoil-boat it's in the wrong forum, so I guess that is't it... Don't really have a clue either. I shouldn't have read this message before going to bed, as I'm puzzled now!  ;D

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Re: A small riddle in 1/48
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2020, 06:55:43 AM »
Sopwith Triplane Struts  8)
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Re: A small riddle in 1/48
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2020, 07:07:23 AM »
hmm... that seems plausible Rick, I will throw in a second vote for that.

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Re: A small riddle in 1/48
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2020, 08:54:37 AM »
Sopwith Triplane Struts  8)
RAGIII

And a third vote. They look gorgeous; lovely, subtle, in scale wood grain. What materials did you use Frank?

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Re: A small riddle in 1/48
« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2020, 09:46:01 AM »
And a forth one  :)


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Offline gbrivio

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Re: A small riddle in 1/48
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2020, 03:26:51 PM »
Sopwith Triplane Struts  8)
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One more vote for Sopwith tripe!
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Re: A small riddle in 1/48
« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2020, 02:43:25 AM »
Don't know what it is Frank but I sure would (wood!) like to know which wood it is!

Stephen.

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Re: A small riddle in 1/48
« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2020, 05:45:28 AM »
And yet another vote for the tripe.  Struts look greats!
Cheers,
Bud
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Re: A small riddle in 1/48
« Reply #10 on: April 30, 2020, 06:27:25 AM »
Oh yes Rick and all the voters - that was a direct hit! The next project should be a Sopwith Triplane!
Thank you all!

What materials did you use Frank?
Don't know what it is Frank but I sure would (wood!) like to know which wood it is!
Brad and Stephen, this should be pear. May be it is swiss pear, also known in german as 'Elsbeere', which my dictionary translates to 'service tree'.

After a discussion with Stephen about my Albatros Dr.I and Triplanes in general, and Andreas/Borsos with question about PC12 and his Pup, some Triplane build here and more forced me to put the Sopwith Triplane from Eduard in 1/48 near to the bench!

I want to finish running things first, but some planning can be done already and that was the reason, why I showed this wood work already.

Some time ago I bought the kit in used condition, but it looks like it was not stored very dry, so the decals are no more usable. The kit is 8077. Additionally I own the AeroMaster decal set Triplanes Part 2.
BUT: both do not allow the N533 'BLACK MARIA' which I would prefer.
I know, it is often built, but the black cowling, wheels and fin with PC12 would be a nice variation in the cabinet.

I can mask the "C"s, but this little white 'BLACK MARIA'  is to small for my cutter.
So my question: Does anyone have this white lettering to spare? (2 times, left/right)

If I can't do this machine, I have to build another one, but I need to respect this in early state, because the N533 has two Vickers.

Cheers,
Frank
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Re: Sopwith Triplane 1/48, Decal question
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2020, 07:34:31 AM »
As always I will be following along! Looking forward to the next step!
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Re: Sopwith Triplane 1/48, Decal question
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2020, 07:49:34 AM »
Would you like a set of pheon decals 1/48 decals free of charge?I have a set minus 2 roundels. Message me your details if so. I love to see a Triplane!

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Re: Sopwith Triplane 1/48, Decal question
« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2020, 10:05:13 AM »
If you want to see what Richie's offering, here it is:
https://www.pheondecals.com/48004-sopwith-triplanes.html

pretty generous, Richie!
Cheers,
Bud
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Re: Sopwith Triplane 1/48, Decal question
« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2020, 11:09:47 AM »
Frank , let me check my stash and see if I still have them , if so they are yours for free .

You will enjoy the kit . Built one already with another waiting in the stash so will be following this when you get started .



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« Last Edit: April 30, 2020, 11:22:25 AM by Terri »
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