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Offline Pgtaylorart

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #30 on: June 02, 2015, 02:53:11 PM »
Looks great, Dan! I can't wait to get started on mine.

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #31 on: June 03, 2015, 09:34:17 AM »
Looking very good indeed! Now the fun can start - the fuselage lozenge....

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #32 on: June 03, 2015, 02:14:08 PM »
Like the others have said, Looking great!
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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #33 on: June 03, 2015, 02:36:38 PM »
You are doing an excellent job on the wings Dan, looking forward to seeing more.

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #34 on: June 04, 2015, 03:09:35 AM »
Very great work. Looks better and better Dan.
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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #35 on: June 06, 2015, 03:18:29 PM »
Engines are on and the geometry is good enough for me  ::)  It actually looks really cool up close.

It's amazing when you look at pictures and try to figure out how the struts attach, it's all very confusing.  But when you actually start building them, cutting them to length and fitting, everything fits, makes complete sense and is incredibly strong.


This is why I like scratch building and doing vacs...you have to figure it out and learn so much along the way.  ;)

Man, I'm enjoying this build.  I'll only need to tweak the distance between the planes by cutting a tad off the cabanes...but this is coming along extremely well.

Thanks for looking,

Dan

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #36 on: June 07, 2015, 03:39:48 AM »
Exellent work and update, Dan.
Martin

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #37 on: June 07, 2015, 05:15:08 AM »
Wow, Dan!  truly gorgeous work!  Unbelievable that this is 1/72 scale and a vac, to boot!  Brilliant!
Cheers,
Bud
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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #38 on: June 07, 2015, 06:27:46 AM »
Thanks, Martin and Bud!  Tonight I'll test fit the top wing and start painting the interior.  I think, for the exterior, it's going to be based on the test build you see on the WNW page...green with purple and dark green.  That will look cool next to my light blue Gotha and the lozenged Staaken  ;D

More soon and thanks for looking and commenting.

Dan
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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #39 on: June 07, 2015, 08:25:08 AM »
It really does look cool 8)If I was doing this I would try and find the one MVR flew on in his early days.Wonderful stuff Dan.

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #40 on: June 07, 2015, 11:25:22 AM »
Wow, Dan!  truly gorgeous work!  Unbelievable that this is 1/72 scale and a vac, to boot!  Brilliant!
Cheers,
Bud

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #41 on: June 07, 2015, 09:29:28 PM »
Hi Dan!How do you manage to keep it so crisp and clean?My vacs are always smeared with glue along the seams and elsewhere...
lookin' forward to the paint job!

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #42 on: June 07, 2015, 11:00:10 PM »
That really is some handsome craftsmanship, Dan.

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #43 on: June 10, 2015, 02:36:53 PM »
I got a bit of painting done.  I put a light blue bottom on, very light green overall and now I'm covering with my take on darker green and soon to be purple.  I like the colors on the WNW site so I'm doing my interpretation of that scheme.



I also put the base color of a light green/gray in the interior prior to some brush work.  More soon!

Dan

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Re: Classic Planes 1/72nd AEG G-IV
« Reply #44 on: June 10, 2015, 08:05:53 PM »
Awesome paintwork! Better with each update!
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