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Offline wmoran

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Re: SPAD XIII C.1 in 1:32 scale
« Reply #60 on: May 02, 2018, 03:49:01 AM »
Terrific work on this kit, particularly the modifications to the engine.

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Re: SPAD XIII C.1 in 1:32 scale
« Reply #61 on: May 10, 2018, 05:24:31 AM »
Hi all,
The cockpit is finished now and the fuselage closed up.  As usual most of the modifications etc can't be seen once the 'lid' is fitted but hey-ho.
The last three shots show the 'lid' and engine dry fitted.

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Re: SPAD XIII C.1 in 1:32 scale
« Reply #62 on: May 10, 2018, 06:49:54 AM »
 Mike,
Absolutely beautiful my friend.
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Re: SPAD XIII C.1 in 1:32 scale
« Reply #63 on: May 10, 2018, 08:09:49 AM »
Stunning work all around. Instruments, wood tones, added details, and the engine are all Brilliant!
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Re: SPAD XIII C.1 in 1:32 scale
« Reply #64 on: May 10, 2018, 08:20:00 AM »
The detailing is outstanding.  Looking forward to see what else you have in your bag of magic.

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Re: SPAD XIII C.1 in 1:32 scale
« Reply #65 on: May 10, 2018, 03:50:14 PM »
That is some great detailing!  I can almost see those dials moving!

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Re: SPAD XIII C.1 in 1:32 scale
« Reply #66 on: May 10, 2018, 04:29:04 PM »
Well.... WOW... Just WOW!

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Re: SPAD XIII C.1 in 1:32 scale
« Reply #67 on: May 10, 2018, 06:19:31 PM »
Hi all,
Many thanks for your support and comments - its appreciated, especially given how complex the changes to the basic model were.
I forgot to mention the changes carried out internally to the cockpit:

Mike

- Fuel, oil and vent pipes
- Cockpit frame wire bracing
- Additional instrumentation
- Instruments pipes/cables
- Gun firing cables
- Fuel rip panel T-bar handle
- Mallet (freeing gun stoppages)
- Pilot's seat cushion
- Rudder bar foot straps
- Top frame above pilot's head
- Rudder, Aileron and Elevator cables
- Pilotís seat belts.
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Re: SPAD XIII C.1 in 1:32 scale
« Reply #68 on: May 11, 2018, 12:17:32 AM »
Like I said earlier in this thread I have never seen this kit built to this standard of detail before!
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Re: SPAD XIII C.1 in 1:32 scale
« Reply #69 on: May 13, 2018, 07:51:32 PM »
As a relative newcomer to the site, I continue to be amazed by the quality of inspirational work I am finding. This is very impressive work so far, especially on the struts. Very well done indeed!

I have the Roden SPAD VII in my stash and your work with the struts will give me lots of good ideas when I get round to that one.

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Re: SPAD XIII C.1 in 1:32 scale
« Reply #70 on: May 14, 2018, 01:13:11 AM »
Very nice work. Looks better and better as it all comes together.

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Re: SPAD XIII C.1 in 1:32 scale
« Reply #71 on: May 14, 2018, 01:47:20 AM »
Your detailing is superb and looks nothing like what is included in the box, a testament of your skills.

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Re: SPAD XIII C.1 in 1:32 scale
« Reply #72 on: May 16, 2018, 07:43:34 PM »
Hi all,
Well I'm onto construction and painting at last!!
First off is to represent the internal structure on the underside (CDL) surfaces.
Although most photographs of the Spad show very little 'see trough' from the underside, I wanted to give this effect, otherwise the look would be very 'flat'.
That said, applying the masking took a lot of time and patience but much quicker taking it all off!!
This shot is the airbrushed effect, but has yet to be 'knocked back' and weathered.

Mike

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Re: SPAD XIII C.1 in 1:32 scale
« Reply #73 on: May 17, 2018, 01:32:49 AM »
Looking forward to the end result - that WAS a lot of masking!!


Steve
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Re: SPAD XIII C.1 in 1:32 scale
« Reply #74 on: May 17, 2018, 02:06:44 AM »
Looking forward to the end result - that WAS a lot of masking!!


Steve

Agreed!
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