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Offline Marvin

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One of mine
« on: April 19, 2012, 03:20:37 PM »
Here's my Eduard Siemens-Schuckert D.III that I finished some time ago:



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Re: One of mine
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2012, 04:12:36 PM »
Very nicely done Marvin, that is a very striking colour scheme.

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Re: One of mine
« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2012, 11:30:30 PM »
Thank you, Des, I appreciate it. The color scheme is OOB; I liked the boxtop so I used the kit scheme. The boxtop, BTW, was done by Slovakian artist Vladimir Martinicky...he is simply the best.

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Re: One of mine
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2012, 11:50:32 PM »
Very nice colour scheme. Did you use monofilament and brass tubing for the rigging?

Cheers,

Chris
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Re: One of mine
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2012, 01:09:20 AM »
Impressive work! I have one of those kits started right after it came out. Never got past beginning to use all of that PE interior stuff. Well done.
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Re: One of mine
« Reply #5 on: April 20, 2012, 01:10:39 AM »
Very striking colours, really impressive.

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Re: One of mine
« Reply #6 on: April 20, 2012, 01:12:12 AM »
Excellent job, Marvin.  This is not an easy kit to build.
Cheers,
Bud
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Re: One of mine
« Reply #7 on: April 20, 2012, 02:09:37 AM »
  Marvin,
Stunningly beautiful build my friend. As Bud said it's not an easy kit to build but none the less you've done an outstanding job.I hope to see more from your bench in the future.
Highest Regards,
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Re: One of mine
« Reply #8 on: April 20, 2012, 02:16:21 AM »
Really, really nice -

Was it a straightforward kit to put together Marvin?

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Re: One of mine
« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2012, 03:09:47 AM »
Great paint job Marvin.

Best Regards

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Re: One of mine
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2012, 03:31:47 AM »
Very nice and as others have already pointed out not the easiest build..... I think the Koster Vac kit would actually be an easier build???

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Re: One of mine
« Reply #11 on: April 20, 2012, 09:41:23 AM »
Very nice Marvin, thanks for sharing.

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Re: One of mine
« Reply #12 on: April 20, 2012, 11:36:23 PM »
Very nice colour scheme. Did you use monofilament and brass tubing for the rigging?

Cheers,

Chris
Chris: Thanks for the kind words. Yes, I did use monofiliment for the rigging (2lb test line, IIRC). For the turnbuckles, I just used a little paint to simulate these.
As others have mentioned, this little kit can be tricky to build, mainly due to the delicate PE parts. Once past this, however, the kit goes together pretty quickly.

Thanks to all who have left comments...I appreciate them all.

Marvin

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Re: One of mine
« Reply #13 on: April 21, 2012, 03:18:20 AM »
Great build of a tough one. Udet's markings look good on all types.

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Re: One of mine
« Reply #14 on: May 08, 2012, 12:25:46 AM »
[...] For the turnbuckles, I just used a little paint to simulate these.

Marvin

I join the friends adding my appreciation to theirs...
Could you explain better the technique of using t paint to simulate the turnbuckles?

Thanks

Antonio