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1911 curtiss triad A-1
« on: July 25, 2015, 06:03:08 PM »
Hello everyone, this is my 1/32 scratch-built Triad A-1. Built it for the 100th anniversary of U.S Naval aviation, for a contest at Fort Worden, Washington State in 2011. All the usual ingredients: Evergreen Styrene, brass wire and tubing. Home brewed hand carved prop, resin cast struts with wire centers. Took some short cuts; skipped turn buckles, fuel and coolant hook ups as I built it as a museum model. I have to say Des, I think you did a much better job on yours.   Thanks again

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Re: 1911 curtiss triad A-1
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2015, 07:04:03 PM »
You have done an exceptional job with this build Pietro, it is a slightly different version to the one I built but an excellent looking model, congratulations on completing a somewhat difficult scratch build, you pulled it off beautifully.

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Re: 1911 curtiss triad A-1
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2015, 07:31:58 PM »
Excellent model Pietro!
I hope you have more to show us.  :)

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Re: 1911 curtiss triad A-1
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2015, 10:01:47 PM »
Superb scratchbuild, Pietro!

Cheers,
Ernie :)
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Re: 1911 curtiss triad A-1
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2015, 10:06:52 PM »
Nice model, Pietro! That's one of the nicest hand carved props I've seen! Thanks for sharing these pics and again, welcome to the forum! :D

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Re: 1911 curtiss triad A-1
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2015, 11:20:25 PM »
Brilliant work Pietro! I am so glad you have joined us and have begun to share your outstanding work with us!
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Re: 1911 curtiss triad A-1
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2015, 12:57:03 AM »
Outstanding work, Pietro
It deserves a place in a museum's showcase

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Re: 1911 curtiss triad A-1
« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2015, 12:57:32 AM »
She's truly stunning, Pietro!  I'm so glad you got photobucket sorted and are able, now, to post photos of your marvelous work.  Keep 'em coming.
Cheers,
Bud
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Re: 1911 curtiss triad A-1
« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2015, 01:39:18 AM »
Beautiful!

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Re: 1911 curtiss triad A-1
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2015, 02:42:40 AM »
Thank you all so much for the kind words. The Triad was a fun project because of the research and problem solving to complete it. Again, as the best modelers out there, thank you.

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Re: 1911 curtiss triad A-1
« Reply #10 on: July 26, 2015, 02:48:33 AM »
  Pietro,
Outstanding scratchbuilt my friend. Looking forward to seeing more of these wonderful projects from your very talented bench.
Highest Regards,
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Re: 1911 curtiss triad A-1
« Reply #11 on: July 26, 2015, 02:52:44 AM »
Lovely! I love the Curtiss aeroplanes.

Great job.

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Re: 1911 curtiss triad A-1
« Reply #12 on: July 26, 2015, 07:03:06 AM »
What a beauty! And so unusual.
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Re: 1911 curtiss triad A-1
« Reply #13 on: July 27, 2015, 05:45:01 PM »
Thank all of you for your kind words. It's very humbeling.

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Re: 1911 curtiss triad A-1
« Reply #14 on: July 28, 2015, 03:04:44 AM »
Great work sir, I like it.
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