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Offline Des

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Show us your - Bristol F.2b
« on: August 18, 2012, 05:00:28 PM »
This is my WnW 1:32 scale Bristol F.2b, in my opinion it is the best kit Wingnuts has produced, the engine is a model in it's own right.

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Re: Show us your - Bristol F.2b
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2012, 12:58:32 AM »
Spectacular Des! After seeing this, I think mine will remain resting in the box for the foreseeable future.  ;D

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Re: Show us your - Bristol F.2b
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2012, 02:19:31 AM »
Truly stunning, Des.  When you first put this one up on the 'drome, I think that might have been one of the first WNW kits I had seen built.  I was completely blown away.  I still am.  Brilliant work, mate.
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Re: Show us your - Bristol F.2b
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2012, 08:37:56 AM »
I totally agree with Bud here - superb workmanship, Des.

I would love to have a go at one of these, but I would not be able to do the kit the justice it deserves unfortunately!!

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Re: Show us your - Bristol F.2b
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2012, 08:46:07 AM »
Don't be put off by this model Dave, when I say it is the best kit Wingnuts have produced, it is also one of the easiest to build, everything just falls together so easily, it is model engineering at it's best. The only issue some modelers may have is the control rigging, these are double wires so could cause a few problems to the less experienced riggers, it also has double flying wires, but apart from that it is a superb kit.

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Re: Show us your - Bristol F.2b
« Reply #5 on: August 19, 2012, 09:04:18 PM »
Another awesome build from your stable Des.
Superbly done!!

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Re: Show us your - Bristol F.2b
« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2012, 08:12:37 AM »
   Des,
Great to see this awesome project again my old friend. Just as lovely now as she was when she graced the old Drome.
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Re: Show us your - Bristol F.2b
« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2012, 06:41:05 PM »
Great model, Des!

Here is mine. Rodens 72nd scaler.












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Re: Show us your - Bristol F.2b
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2012, 07:40:16 PM »
Outstanding bird PrzemoL and an interesting paint job. Nicely done.

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Re: Show us your - Bristol F.2b
« Reply #9 on: October 08, 2012, 09:40:18 PM »
Beautiful Biff, Prez.  One of my favorite schemes.  Is that the Part pe interior?
Cheers,
Bud
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Re: Show us your - Bristol F.2b
« Reply #10 on: October 08, 2012, 09:50:56 PM »
Thank you, Andrew and Bud.
And yes, Bud, the interior is from Part. So are some other details, as Scarff ring, prop boss, radiator shutters, control horns, etc.
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Re: Show us your - Bristol F.2b
« Reply #11 on: October 08, 2012, 11:36:12 PM »
Przemol & Des,
    Both magnificent examples of the Scale Modelling Art; the detail in 1:72 is unbelievable and as for Des' 1:32 work, I am going to send an order to WNW shortly; so much to do, so little time!
   Thanks for posting these, Guys. They are really beauties to behold.
Cheers,
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Re: Show us your - Bristol F.2b
« Reply #12 on: October 09, 2012, 12:55:44 AM »
What they said and MORE! Beautifully executed builds and that 1/72nd detail......
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Re: Show us your - Bristol F.2b
« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2012, 09:03:20 PM »
Hi Des,

great work on your Brisfit. To show the engine as a unit is a really nice idea. Here is my 1/32 scale Brisfit. I left the cowlings removable.











With greetings from Germany,

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Re: Show us your - Bristol F.2b
« Reply #14 on: October 09, 2012, 11:22:48 PM »
Dirk,
    Magnificent! What else can be said??
Well done!
Cheers,
Lance