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Offline rhwinter

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Re: 1:32nd scale Fokker D.VI
« Reply #30 on: March 31, 2022, 05:18:00 PM »
Simply WOW! Such beautiful work!!

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Re: 1:32nd scale Fokker D.VI
« Reply #31 on: March 31, 2022, 06:04:27 PM »
I agree, great work on the guns and the interior.
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Re: 1:32nd scale Fokker D.VI
« Reply #32 on: March 31, 2022, 08:15:31 PM »
Wow - masterful work thus far

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Re: 1:32nd scale Fokker D.VI
« Reply #33 on: March 31, 2022, 08:19:48 PM »
Your usual elegant, neat and clean work. I am watching with pleasure and interest.
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Re: 1:32nd scale Fokker D.VI
« Reply #34 on: April 01, 2022, 01:08:03 AM »
Your DVI is really looking great Mike !
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Re: 1:32nd scale Fokker D.VI
« Reply #35 on: April 01, 2022, 06:05:22 AM »
Hi all,
Apart from the cockpit surround padding, windscreen, Fokker type panel fasteners and weathering, the forward fuselage is done.

Both machine guns with feed and ejection chutes.
Photo-etch ammunition belts.
Photo-etch blast plates.
Expended rounds counter decal.
Panel between gun breech blocks (omitted from kit),

Mike



« Last Edit: April 01, 2022, 08:17:15 PM by Mike 'Sandbagger' Norris »


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Re: 1:32nd scale Fokker D.VI
« Reply #36 on: April 01, 2022, 06:44:42 AM »
Congratulations Mike, the whole area looks superb. Great work!

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Re: 1:32nd scale Fokker D.VI
« Reply #37 on: April 01, 2022, 06:10:48 PM »
Brilliant work so far, Mike, I will be following with great interest!

Cheers

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Re: 1:32nd scale Fokker D.VI
« Reply #38 on: April 01, 2022, 11:42:33 PM »
The additions and upgrades look great Mike!
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Re: 1:32nd scale Fokker D.VI
« Reply #39 on: April 02, 2022, 08:06:53 AM »
Hi all,
All of the parts have now been primed with white, polished then gloss clear coated.
White because the 'Aviattic' lozenge decals are 'clear' backed, meaning the base colour will show through to give the linen effect.

Mike

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Re: 1:32nd scale Fokker D.VI
« Reply #40 on: April 02, 2022, 11:54:10 AM »
excellent progress Mike. Looking forward to seeing this one covered in Lozenge!
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Re: 1:32nd scale Fokker D.VI
« Reply #41 on: April 02, 2022, 07:44:23 PM »
Looking nice and clean as ever Mike. Great progress and beautifully detailed!

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Re: 1:32nd scale Fokker D.VI
« Reply #42 on: April 05, 2022, 06:58:03 AM »
Hi all,
Just a quick update.
I'm working through applying the lozenge decals to the model.
Upper surfaces are the 'Aviattic' 4 colour faded (ATT32008) and undersides (ATT32010).
The border and rib tapes are cut from ATT32069 for upper surfaces and ATT32071 for the undersides.
The main lozenge decals were cut out and applied over a white gloss base coat to allow the linen effect to show through.
The border and rib tape decals are white backed and applied onto the main decals.
Fokker ignored the specifications of the ‘Idflieg’.
Instead using their standard method of covering the wings, with the lozenge pattern applied horizontally across the top and underside of the wings and the fuselage, with wing border and wing rib tapes of the same pattern.
For the ailerons, the elevator, tail plane and the fuselage sides, the lozenge pattern was applied vertically (front to rear and top to bottom).
Each wing rib was taped but border tape was only applied to the trailing edges of the lower wing and upper wing, across the centre section between the inboard aileron edges.

I still have the border tapes and underside rib tapes to apply,

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Re: 1:32nd scale Fokker D.VI
« Reply #43 on: April 05, 2022, 07:28:54 AM »
The lozenge looks great, Mike! - But... are you sure about the lozenge covered undercarriage wing? As fas as I know it was painted green on the Fokker Dr.I, D.VII and E.V, so probably the same applies to the D.VI

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Re: 1:32nd scale Fokker D.VI
« Reply #44 on: April 05, 2022, 07:50:29 AM »
Nice work on the decaling Mike


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