Author Topic: Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919  (Read 3759 times)

Offline Sarcococca

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Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919
« on: September 25, 2017, 12:09:04 AM »
I would like to share in this case the last photos of my Spad Checkerboard diorama.
I think I`ve spend too much time into this lil`project.
But for now I`m still proud coming to an end. Well, now after all those nerve cutting masking tasks, I would say it was all the effort worth.
Some words about this diorama.
The figures are the italion pilot and crewman at rest from Hecker and Goros with minor conversions.
The grass is a mixture of three different types of the brand Mini Nature.
The wooden area is made out of thin wood plates out of a cigar box.
The chickens coming out of the Pegasus Animal Farm Box.

If you wanna look back to the construction of Spad and Ford T conversion, you Will find the thread here:
http://forum.ww1aircraftmodels.com/index.php?topic=5148.0

Greetz
Dirk



DSCN7416 by Sarcococca, auf Flickr

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Offline lcarroll

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Re: Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2017, 12:58:05 AM »
    Magnificent finish Dirk, as I said some time back one of the best aircraft models I've seen here and the Huck's Starter is beautifully done as well. The scene you've composed is very impressive and well presented; all in all a magnificent project and very impressive work!
Cheers,
Lance

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Re: Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2017, 01:34:54 AM »
I can't add much to Lance and Edgar but I will try. What you have achieved with the SPAD is Model painting at the Top Level! An incredible finish! The Hucks starter is an equally Magnificent build! Put together in the diorama with the figures they are a Fine Piece of art!
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Re: Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2017, 01:54:45 AM »
That is absolutely gorgeous! Very nicely done and a great idea for the little diorama. The little touches (tools in the vehicle, chickens, etc) give it that little extra something....

Ian

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Re: Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2017, 03:21:30 AM »
Beautiful diorama, the individual parts are great, together, simply outstanding.  Congratulations.

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Re: Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2017, 07:39:11 AM »
    Magnificent finish Dirk, as I said some time back one of the best aircraft models I've seen here and the Huck's Starter is beautifully done as well. The scene you've composed is very impressive and well presented; all in all a magnificent project and very impressive work!
Cheers,
Lance

Dirk, I couldn't have said it any better.

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Re: Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2017, 08:51:45 AM »
Dittos for all the above comments !   A perfect diorama--instant recognition of a "story", then you look at all the individual details !

Ed
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Re: Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919
« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2017, 02:54:13 AM »
How did I miss this?!  That is a diorama to die for. Superb aeroplane, wonderful Huck's starter and the other details are the cherry on top. Too much time? I for one think not!

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Re: Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919
« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2017, 01:46:30 PM »
Brilliant!  My favorite diorama to date!
Cheers,
Bud
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Re: Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919
« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2017, 04:55:55 PM »
Magnificent!
soft, light, fixed, closed, concept basis
Love it. Top one!
hats off!
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Re: Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919
« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2017, 07:35:19 PM »
Outstanding!
I had the great honour of seeing it in Mol, Belguim. It was clearly a well deserved winner.
Chapeau,
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Re: Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919
« Reply #11 on: October 19, 2017, 05:59:39 AM »
Dirk, I missed it here. Congrats also from my side!
I really like it, alls the details, the Spad painting scheme, the weathering, the car ... all the details. This dio is great!
May be I can see it at some exhibition.

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Re: Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919
« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2017, 09:23:48 PM »
Many, many thanks to all of you for your nice comments.



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Re: Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919
« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2017, 09:32:25 PM »
Outstanding!
I had the great honour of seeing it in Mol, Belguim. It was clearly a well deserved winner.
Chapeau,
Manni

I`ve sen your Libelle in Mol. It is a tremendous work. One of the best Sci Fi Models I have seen in my modelling life. My friends and I were surprised very much about the decision of the jury. We were in firm conviction the fact that your model becomes "Best of all of show".
But that`s life and let me say at last, you would have earned a gold medal.

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Re: Spad XIII 94th Aero Sqd. USAS, Neuwied, Germany Spring 1919
« Reply #14 on: October 22, 2017, 11:39:15 PM »
Dirk,

WHOA!  That is really COOL!!

Paul