Author Topic: Koster Fokker D.VIII  (Read 1373 times)

Offline Charlie Stevens

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Koster Fokker D.VIII
« on: May 19, 2012, 12:01:00 AM »
 Well here's my first and only vac. so far. These little  gems are a challenge.
« Last Edit: May 19, 2012, 04:22:57 AM by Charlie Stevens »

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Re: Koster Fokker D.VIII
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2012, 01:20:45 AM »
  Charlie,
Outstanding project my friend. Congratulations for stepping into the world of vac building. An excellent choice for a first time vacuform too. Please feel free to post additional photos of the build if you'd like.
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Re: Koster Fokker D.VIII
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2012, 03:22:36 AM »
Well done, that's a lovely model indeed.

Regards :)
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Re: Koster Fokker D.VIII
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2012, 05:25:20 AM »
Charlie,

Very nice! How long did it take you to finish it?
Cheers!
Gary

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Re: Koster Fokker D.VIII
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2012, 08:48:22 AM »
 Thanks guys for the encourgment. The Fokker took about two weeks. Mr Koster's vac's are really sharp. I met him at the nationals in St.Louis I believe it was 1991 and bought this from him then.
                                                                                  Regards, Charlie

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Re: Koster Fokker D.VIII
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2012, 08:51:09 AM »
Nicely done!!! He did vacs of subjects that I never dreamed would be injection but here we are!!! All the same they are solid kits.

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Re: Koster Fokker D.VIII
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2012, 04:49:26 PM »
Great model and nicely presented.

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Offline Pete Nottingham

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Re: Koster Fokker D.VIII
« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2012, 07:30:50 PM »
Excellent build Charlie, lovely model.

Cheers

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Re: Koster Fokker D.VIII
« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2012, 12:19:01 AM »
Charlie,
    I've never built a "Vac" but this looks like the way to do it, very nice! The lozenge looks very faded, a great effect. What did you use?
Cheers,
Lance

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Re: Koster Fokker D.VIII
« Reply #9 on: May 21, 2012, 02:19:16 AM »
Outstanding, Charlie.  She's absolutely gorgeous.  I just started a Koster vac, myself, and for you to have finished her so nicely in two weeks is phenomenal.  Brilliant.
Cheers,
Bud
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