Author Topic: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle  (Read 762 times)

Offline Borsos

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Re: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle
« Reply #15 on: August 22, 2017, 06:16:12 PM »
Looks so cool. I have to build one of these (a submarine probably) one day...
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Re: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle
« Reply #16 on: August 29, 2017, 06:57:23 AM »
That is an incredible piece of modelling. Everything is so clean and precise but also very imaginative indeed. Looking forward to seeing more.

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Re: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle
« Reply #17 on: August 29, 2017, 04:39:20 PM »
Thanks for the encouraging comments. The give me lots of energy.
@ Antonio:
The two tone effect is made by a first layer of black Alclad primer with a coat of AK True metal polishing wax. After that I used a small brush and handpainted the pattern with Tamiya X10 Gun metal

Some more progress:

The dragonfly was equipped with modified 08/15 MGs





A Flarepistol



Reworked wings



Next will be the base and the figures.
Bye,
Manni
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Re: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle
« Reply #18 on: August 29, 2017, 06:38:40 PM »
Simply amazing. That armament adds so much to the overall appearance! I am keen on seeing the model in its diorama setting with figures (but please don't kill the Dragonfly with your electric fly swatter!)
Andreas
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Re: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle
« Reply #19 on: August 30, 2017, 03:01:19 AM »
I just love Steam Punk
What a joy to see your marvellous flying machine (however it flies)
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Re: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle
« Reply #20 on: September 07, 2017, 11:38:31 PM »
Thank you gentlemen for your kind words.
Yesterday I managed to finish this little insect.
So I hope you will enjoy my new pictures.





















On Monday I will return to ordinary WWI modeling. It was a nice fantasy trip and I think I will build an allied counterpart some day.
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Manni
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Re: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle
« Reply #21 on: September 08, 2017, 12:36:50 AM »
Simply amazing! I really love it.
Can you tell me where you bought that great socket?
Andreas
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Re: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle
« Reply #22 on: September 08, 2017, 02:54:35 AM »

Very nice Manni and a great interpretation of the Industria Mechanika kit.



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Re: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle
« Reply #23 on: September 08, 2017, 05:03:01 AM »
Incredible job Manni, congratulations on this beauty.

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Re: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle
« Reply #24 on: September 08, 2017, 08:55:37 AM »
Fantastic Manni!

Beautifully model and very well done.  :)

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Re: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle
« Reply #25 on: September 08, 2017, 02:52:06 PM »
very nice and inspiring, Manni!
someday I will have to decide and build one myself....
really well done!
ciao
edo

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Re: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle
« Reply #26 on: September 12, 2017, 07:20:41 PM »
Thanks to you all for the encouraging comments.

Last weekend the Libelle was awarded with a silver medal at the KMK Modelshow in Mol/Belgium. Now it recieved it's place in my personal hall of fame.



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Manni
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Re: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle
« Reply #27 on: September 12, 2017, 07:45:17 PM »
Congratulations Manni on a well deserved award, the model is amazing.

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Re: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle
« Reply #28 on: September 12, 2017, 07:45:53 PM »
Manni, you deserve that award indeed and probably also something more!

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Re: Fichten Foo's Dragonfly aka Fokker DIXa Libelle
« Reply #29 on: September 23, 2017, 06:09:03 AM »
This is a truly wonderful thing, Sir!

It goes right of the weird and wonderful scale.

Congratulations.