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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #15 on: May 01, 2015, 06:47:46 AM »
Thanks, Martin.  I wish I could show it to the folks of Classic Plane if that group still exists (and if my model turns out  ;))

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #16 on: May 01, 2015, 10:24:42 AM »
That looks great Dan, hard to believe it is a vac kit, you have done a superb job.

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #17 on: May 01, 2015, 12:19:22 PM »
Nice work, Dan - already looking like an AEG!

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #18 on: May 04, 2015, 10:55:34 AM »
All,

I have almost all of the interior done but still need some little extras.  I need to add in some side wall materials and extra ammo as well as seatbelts.  I also got the top center section sitting in the correct place along with the associated cabane struts.  They are cemented into the fuselage but only sitting in holes on the underside of the top wing.  Really starting to look like a plane now...







I tried shooting in natural light so my pictures don't look too great.  I should have waiting until dark as usual and use my lights...

Next will be starting to fabricate the two engines and even start some painting too.  Lots needs to be painted before assembly so I'll need to plan things a bit from here on out...

This thing will look so cool next to my Roden Gotha and Staaken.  All I need now is a Friedrichshafen and I'll be set.  Does anyone know if a vac of that one was ever produced???

Cheers,

Dan



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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #19 on: May 04, 2015, 11:32:08 AM »
Looking very good Dan!
  Re the Friedrichshafen G.III, both Sierra Scale and Formaplane made a vac of it. I happen to have both - the Sierra Scale is better, but doesn't have white metal wheels. I would be willing to part with the Formaplane one. It includes white metal wheels and props and I'll add white metal engines too. No decals or instructions, but I could always copy the Sierra scale instructions and include those as a guide.....

Let me know if you're interested.

Ian

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #20 on: May 04, 2015, 11:37:21 AM »
Dan,

That's going to look cool no matter what its next to! It makes me want to start the Rareplanes Gotha I have in the stash but after I get it out and look at it (again!) I realize I might need a bit more experience before tackling something like that.  Someday though!

Dan

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #21 on: May 04, 2015, 06:46:52 PM »
Realy very good Dan.
Martin

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #22 on: May 04, 2015, 08:45:09 PM »
Very fabulous work dan !!! 8)
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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #23 on: May 04, 2015, 09:15:48 PM »
You make everything look so easy, Dan!  You
are doing an amazing job on the AEG, my friend.
Looking forward to the next installment. :D

Cheers,
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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #24 on: May 04, 2015, 10:41:44 PM »
She is really taking shape now Dan  :)





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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #25 on: May 05, 2015, 01:41:05 AM »
wow! Excellent job. I would like to have courage to do some vac plane in a future.
The process meters...  therefore so much models are stuck between start and finish

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #26 on: May 05, 2015, 03:04:20 AM »
She's really looking good, Dan.  This will be a very impressive addition to your collection.
Cheers,
Bud
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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #27 on: May 06, 2015, 01:30:24 PM »
Beautiful work! This is coming along quite nicely!
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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #28 on: June 02, 2015, 01:20:04 PM »
Finally...a bit more!



I got the landing gear on and also am test fitting the top wing.  I also thinned the trailing edges so now I'll start playing with the engines and mounts.



More sooner than later...Dan  ;)
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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #29 on: June 02, 2015, 01:26:25 PM »
Brilliant work, Dan!  That wing looks great.
Cheers,
Bud
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