Author Topic: Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 7.3.2019 Rudder **FINISH**  (Read 7532 times)

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Re: Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 6.1.2019 Brass and squares
« Reply #75 on: January 07, 2019, 12:18:13 AM »
Very nice! From your wooden prop to the brasswork: exceptionell!
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Re: Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 6.1.2019 Brass and squares
« Reply #76 on: January 07, 2019, 07:05:11 AM »
Really impressive -having wrestled 2 simple red bands and a white rear fuselage on my boxy D.VII fuselage, you have my utmost respect!

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Re: Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 6.1.2019 Brass and squares
« Reply #77 on: January 07, 2019, 10:29:24 AM »
BRILLIANT Frank!
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Re: Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 6.1.2019 Brass and squares
« Reply #78 on: January 07, 2019, 01:43:51 PM »
Superb work on the checkerboard finishes Frank, great alignment and coverage, no errors, and neat and clean ........... well done!
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Lance

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Re: Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 6.1.2019 Brass and squares
« Reply #79 on: January 07, 2019, 04:00:10 PM »
Spectacular work all around, Frank! Another masterpiece in the making.
Cheers,
Bud
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Re: Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 6.1.2019 Brass and squares
« Reply #80 on: January 07, 2019, 05:22:59 PM »
Really outstanding results, Frank. I wasn't really online during the holydays and then suddenly you made this great model. This is art! You are a real master  modeler.
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Manni
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Re: Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 6.1.2019 Brass and squares
« Reply #81 on: January 08, 2019, 05:35:44 AM »
Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment Andreas, Jeroen, Rick, Lance, Bud and Manni!

no errors, and neat and clean ...........
Lance, that's why I showed no macro, that you may think, this will be a nice model ;D

suddenly you made this great model. This is art!
Manni, not that suddenly ;) See your posting from March of last year on page 1. Nearly a year ago and still not finished ::)

BTW Manni, this year I will be again at the Wilnsdorf exhibition on 28.4.2019. We can try again to meet there. Please :-*

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Frank

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Re: Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 6.1.2019 Brass and squares
« Reply #82 on: January 09, 2019, 07:01:55 PM »
Very fine. Those squares do look great. It will be a striking scheme on a very cool model.
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Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 11.1.2019 Fuselage
« Reply #83 on: January 12, 2019, 08:53:39 AM »
Thank you!


Fuselage


The fuselade needs to be finished.
The radiator cap of the kit.



I decided for some brass replacement, also for the filler caps. Lathed and milled with different diameters. The hexagonal was a easy task with my dividing attachment.
Some of my models are equippped with those brass filler caps, but on the Dolphin I noticed, it looks to bright and new. So this time I tried a short bath in chemical brown for the heads. I hope the difference is noticeable on the picture.



I added mounting plates to the filler caps.



This was my template.

Quelle: wingnutwings.com


Again masking, this time the squares.



Primed with Alclad grey and sanded.



The upper site, the radiator ring and underside painted with MRP-97 Dark Ghost Gray. Eduard says Gunze H338, but that was a bit bright in my eyes.



The radiator ring plugged on and teh inside was masked. Here the kit do not offer a mask, so I cutted one by hand for the upper side.



For the uderside I used Tamiya masking tape for curves. Great stuff for tasks like this!



The next task was painting of the crocodile head with Gunze H6:



Underside view:


Now it needs to dry. The next step will be painting of the crocodile with oils.


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Frank
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Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 13.1.2019 Scarff ring
« Reply #84 on: January 14, 2019, 09:19:49 AM »
Scarff-Ring


The next thing is a mounting device developed by the gunner Scarff so called Scarff ring, which has a own entry at Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scarff_ring

In set from Part (left in picture) there are PE, but wrong here because there is no double arc on original. I will explain it later. The Eduard PE from the kit is correct and provides a spare part!



The plastic C-frame of the kit is around 0.7mm thick, but with a bit flash. I broke ist during cleanup. So I made a new one from 0.6mm brass tube with turned brass "rolls" and a drilled hole for the new C-frame.



The toothed rack are formed and soldered. All parts together after a layer tin, seems to fit.



Start mounting a - fixed on a strong masking tape to allow better handling. The rear mountings are from the kit C-frame. The toothed rack is mounted with bolts of 0.2mm nickel silver.
Finally I drilled 0.5mm holes and glued short pieces of nickel silver micro tube into the holders.



After black paint I mounted stretched sprue as rubber cord around the rolls. That was the highlight of this mounting - the counterbalance adjustment! The Part PE from the first pic seems to interpret the rubber as another arc, bit it has to be straight.



My Scarff ring compared to the original one.



It only needs to be plugged on on the finished model, because my crocodile do not carry a Lewis or a camera.



What else?
After shading of the tail plane I painted some parts with linen color.
I decided to go with linen, as kit option linen or white/red squares, because the is no picture with a undersite view known.



The air screw tips are different colored, so I go with linen color as on this museums Bristol:

Source: wikimedia.org


The air screw has now also a hub, bolted with 0.2mm nickel silver, a inner ring (not yet glued. Do you like it?) and decals.



Painting of the crocodile is done, blending with oils is in that scale not a easy task for me!





That's all for this weekend!

Cheers
Frank
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Re: Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 13.1.2019 Scarff ring
« Reply #85 on: January 14, 2019, 05:15:15 PM »
It is still unbeliveable for me how you do this tiny soldering stuff and perfect additions to this model. Hopefully I mange it to meet you at Wilnsdorf.
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Manni
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Re: Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 13.1.2019 Scarff ring
« Reply #86 on: January 14, 2019, 07:57:48 PM »
This thread continues to raise the level of my amazement... What a model in the making!
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Re: Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 13.1.2019 Scarff ring
« Reply #87 on: January 14, 2019, 08:49:37 PM »
Amazing micro mechanical jobs making top details to your model. I love every bit of detailing in this build.
Ciao
Giuseppe

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Re: Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 13.1.2019 Scarff ring
« Reply #88 on: January 15, 2019, 12:39:02 AM »
I agree with all of the above comments!
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Re: Bristol F.2B Fighter, Eduard 1/48, Update 13.1.2019 Scarff ring
« Reply #89 on: January 15, 2019, 01:15:13 AM »
Very nice! The scharf ring looks amazing.
One lonely hint: blending oils is much easier on dull surfaces than on glossy ones.
Best regards
Andreas
"Deux armées aux prises, c'est une grande armée qui se suicide."
Barbusse.
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Remarque.