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Offline Des

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Show us your - SE.5a
« on: July 31, 2012, 08:04:50 AM »
This is my WnW SE.5a model, I detailed the engine and left it exposed.

Build link;  http://www.ww1aircraftmodels.com/page15.html

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Re: Show us your - SE.5a
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2012, 08:23:50 AM »
That radiator looks incredible Des. You're a master with Mr. Color my friend.

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Re: Show us your - SE.5a
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2012, 08:33:49 AM »
Thanks Chris, but the radiator is real brass, I used very thin sheet brass and formed it to shape around the plastic kit radiator.

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Re: Show us your - SE.5a
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2012, 08:52:16 AM »
Truly stunning SE, Des.  Absolutely flawless.  That engine deserves full exposure.  When I first saw your SE, I decided I had to build one, ordered the Roden 1/48 kits, started one, then abandoned her for another project.  Thanks for bringing this one back out and giving me the motivaton I need to get back on mine.
Cheers,
Bud
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Re: Show us your - SE.5a
« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2012, 10:36:18 AM »
That scale brass work is just so awesome. Really incredible.

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Re: Show us your - SE.5a
« Reply #5 on: July 31, 2012, 11:55:39 AM »
Beautiful SE.5a Des, great work.

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Re: Show us your - SE.5a
« Reply #6 on: July 31, 2012, 12:04:39 PM »
Des,
    Nice to see this, perfect timing as I just ordered another from WNW last night. My last was "chopped/converted" to McCudden's 4891 with the modified cockpit enclosure and LVG Spinner on a four blade prop; I like the kit so much (and fear a SOLD OUT notice soon) that I ordered a second. I plan on a basic Hisso config, maybe Rhys David's at 56 Sqn as I have the Pheon and Encore Sheets.
   Beautiful Model as always. I have to add that this "Show Me Your..........." category is a wonderful idea; gives everyone an opportunity to showcase their efforts and I certainly enjoy all of the submissions, hopefully others do as well. Most important, it show-cases a lot of the incredible talent resident here and not only provides inspiration for the viewer but also reinforcement for the builder. I'm very proud and pleased to be a member of this Site.
Cheers,
Lance

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Re: Show us your - SE.5a
« Reply #7 on: July 31, 2012, 04:59:02 PM »
Lovely work Des :)

I assume the idea here is to post build links, so here is mine:
http://www.aeroscale.co.uk/modules.php?op=modload&name=SquawkBox&file=index&req=viewtopic&topic_id=131700&page=1&ord=1

Roden 1:48 scale kit, painted in the markings of 2SQN Australian Flying Corps.



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Re: Show us your - SE.5a
« Reply #8 on: August 01, 2012, 01:42:56 AM »
   Des and Brad,
Awesome SE5a project my old friends. Des this "Show Us Your .... was an excellent idea.
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Re: Show us your - SE.5a
« Reply #9 on: August 01, 2012, 02:05:36 AM »
This SE holds a special place in my heart, Brad.  It was from this very model that I learned how to make realistic clear pulley inspection panels using 2 part epoxy.  Brilliant stuff, mate.  As with all your models, this one is truly extraordinary.
Cheers,
Bud
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Re: Show us your - SE.5a
« Reply #10 on: August 01, 2012, 09:25:24 PM »
Beautiful work Brad, and your build log is fantastic for anyone wanting to build this model.

Gregory, the idea for the "Show us yours" came from Carpo, full credit goes to Paul.

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Re: Show us your - SE.5a
« Reply #11 on: August 01, 2012, 11:42:08 PM »
 All,
I guess a SE.5 could fit in here as well. Although it's totally outclassed by Des and Brads I present my little SE.5 project from way back. She's the result of a kitbash between the Monogram and Lindberg kit converted to an SE.5 configuration.










  Thanks for taking a look at my old SE.5 project  my friends.As always any and all comments are welcomed and much appreciated.
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Re: Show us your - SE.5a
« Reply #12 on: August 02, 2012, 12:47:26 AM »
Gregory, I was always impressed with this one.  A courageous bashing resulting in the most convincing SE5 I've ever seen.  Brilliant.
Cheers,
Bud
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Re: Show us your - SE.5a
« Reply #13 on: August 02, 2012, 08:04:56 AM »
Gregory,

Great work - was it difficult combining two different kits together, mate?

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Re: Show us your - SE.5a
« Reply #14 on: August 02, 2012, 08:18:59 AM »
All,

I'll add my two penny's worth (especially when comparing against the brilliant builds by Des and Brad) then and include my build of the 1/72 scale Revell SE5a recently completed as part of this forum's 'old kit group build'.

http://forum.ww1aircraftmodels.com/index.php?topic=551.0





All the best

Dave

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