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Re: Wingnut Wings 1:32 LVG C.VI
« Reply #150 on: November 08, 2018, 08:38:15 AM »
Great recovery from yhat small decal disaster.
And the fuselage with the cabane section looks gorgeous, too.
It will be a stunner, Lance, I am sure.
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Re: Wingnut Wings 1:32 LVG C.VI
« Reply #151 on: November 09, 2018, 08:25:33 AM »
Oh Lance, what a great project! You try again to invite me to the WNW with such great details .... and then ... I'm gasping!

But the theory was confirmed again:
Accidents in model building can't be avoided, it happens for sure.
The difference between a beginner and a master modeler is the handling after that - you are a true Master!

This will be a fantastic LVG!

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Re: Wingnut Wings 1:32 LVG C.VI
« Reply #152 on: November 09, 2018, 06:41:05 PM »


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Re: Wingnut Wings 1:32 LVG C.VI
« Reply #153 on: November 10, 2018, 01:34:30 AM »
Thanks All for your comments and hopefully that's the only disaster for this Build over with!
von Buckle, what a thoughtful and appropriate gift! I'll keep it close at hand as my record proves I need a lot of help!
Cheers,
Lance

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Re: Wingnut Wings 1:32 LVG C.VI
« Reply #154 on: November 10, 2018, 05:26:07 PM »
Great save there Lance. As Frank says - the difference is holding your breathe and figuring out how to fix. A master modelling outcome and your LVG is back on track.

One way I now try avoid such incidents is to buy a ream of A4 paper from the Supermarket and place a sheet under every modelling action - paint, glue, decal - then screw up the sheet and throw away after the action. A kind of soft tip but it seems to work even if it is a waste of paper! But it gets rid of random glue or paint that finds its way to where you don't want it.

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Re: Wingnut Wings 1:32 LVG C.VI
« Reply #155 on: November 11, 2018, 01:19:49 AM »
Alistair,
    Thank you for commenting and for the inspiration; I'll have to look into some version of your recommended fix, I do have a roll of light weight painters masking paper I may try .......... In the interim I've got the main struts and upper wing installed, really starting to move forward now!
Cheers,
Lance

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Re: Wingnut Wings 1:32 LVG C.VI
« Reply #156 on: November 12, 2018, 08:59:43 AM »
Another update with the main structure assembly more or less complete. First the lower wings were drilled, eyelets installed, and rigging wires all attached. I added 36 Gage Nickel Chromium wire eyelets to 4 GasPatch Type C Turnbuckles for the lower wing root attachment points.



     The wings were installed using 5 Minute Epoxy, propped up, and left to set over night.





    The lower strut connections were added using the same glue to allow a bit of "wiggle" time and the upper wing dry fitted to align the struts. Once dry the second upper wing followed.







    ........ and finally she's a biplane!





    Next comes the rigging and once that's completed I'll add the landing gear.
Cheers,
Lance

   
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Re: Wingnut Wings 1:32 LVG C.VI
« Reply #157 on: November 12, 2018, 10:56:08 AM »
Your usual excellent work and outstand results Lance!
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Re: Wingnut Wings 1:32 LVG C.VI
« Reply #158 on: November 12, 2018, 11:44:25 AM »
    Thanks Rick, it's always such a great feeling when that upper wing is successfully part of the structure! :)
Cheers,
Lance

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Re: Wingnut Wings 1:32 LVG C.VI
« Reply #159 on: November 12, 2018, 05:44:52 PM »
Wow, outstanding result, Lance. This is a real beauty. Everything matches perfect, the light wood tones and the stripes....wunderbar das alles mein Herr!
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Re: Wingnut Wings 1:32 LVG C.VI
« Reply #160 on: November 12, 2018, 06:23:14 PM »
Looking superb, Lance!

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Re: Wingnut Wings 1:32 LVG C.VI
« Reply #161 on: November 13, 2018, 01:22:41 AM »
Von B and Manni,
    Thanks for looking and commenting.
    Rigging is now underway with the victim mounted in the Magic Third Hand device.





    The first step is the main strut cross braces which are being done with Modelkasten elastic thread. The main structural rigging will follow using mono fishing line (Maxima Chameleon 0.12mm) attached to the lower wing fittings earlier.



     The dreaded rigging stage which I actually enjoy......... as long as it goes well!
Cheers,
Lance

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Re: Wingnut Wings 1:32 LVG C.VI
« Reply #162 on: November 13, 2018, 01:28:08 AM »
Looks stunning Lance, will be on her feet before we know it.  Great build all-around.

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Re: Wingnut Wings 1:32 LVG C.VI
« Reply #163 on: November 13, 2018, 04:24:34 AM »
That is looking really good Lance. As usual I thoroughly approve of your jigs to support the wings while they dry out!

Stephen.

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Re: Wingnut Wings 1:32 LVG C.VI
« Reply #164 on: November 13, 2018, 07:51:22 AM »
Lance, this will be again a great model! I really like your detail shots, because in those macros every detail looks real: The fabric, the wood, the strut mounting. Simply fantastic.

Cheers,
Frank
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So I create downscaled originals.