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OFFICIAL: The Lost Art Campaign
eMan
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Posted: Sunday, November 04, 2018 - 01:41 PM UTC
Nice ribbon, Thanks Michael.
c4willy
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Posted: Sunday, November 04, 2018 - 06:54 AM UTC
Thanks for another interesting campaign guys! Looking forward to see what other "trouble" we can get our collective selves into!
tinbanger
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Posted: Saturday, November 03, 2018 - 11:36 PM UTC

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Well, time to wrap this one up. Congrats to those who finished and very nice work all around!

Ribbons have been awarded so if you didn't get one and think you should have, let me know.

Michael



Thank you!
MichaelSatin
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AEROSCALE
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Posted: Saturday, November 03, 2018 - 01:32 AM UTC
Well, time to wrap this one up. Congrats to those who finished and very nice work all around!

Ribbons have been awarded so if you didn't get one and think you should have, let me know.

Michael
eMan
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Posted: Thursday, November 01, 2018 - 01:45 AM UTC
Henschel Hs P87 finished.



tinbanger
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Posted: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 08:16 AM UTC
Calling this one complete:-





This is a very old Welsh Models Vac model.
Thanks for the campaign!
eMan
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Posted: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 06:01 PM UTC
HS P87 progress update.




tinbanger
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Posted: Monday, October 29, 2018 - 09:35 AM UTC

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Beautiful, Richard



Thank you!
b17-peter
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Posted: Monday, October 29, 2018 - 09:30 AM UTC
Beautiful, Richard
tinbanger
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Posted: Monday, October 29, 2018 - 06:55 AM UTC
Almost complete:-



Wheels & Props left to install.
eMan
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Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 08:55 PM UTC
Hs P87 progress update.




lmsharp57
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Posted: Monday, October 22, 2018 - 09:33 AM UTC
Well I seem to have an issue trying to up load my finished images to the campaign folder. Until I can get that issue sorted out here are the finished pic. Enjoy!









lmsharp57
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Posted: Monday, October 22, 2018 - 07:19 AM UTC
Well, here we are at the end. It has been an interesting and educational adventure. I hope everyone who stopped by to see my progress had as much enjoyment as I have had.



Thanks for joining me now lets see if I can get these into the finished gallery... Until next time...
tinbanger
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Posted: Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 12:01 PM UTC
Here is my build update:-



Primed and top coated gloss white, hard to see any detail for now
until more colours are added.
lmsharp57
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 11:25 AM UTC
Almost done here we have the Moonbat finally standing on its own.
Thankfully I did put enough clay and birdshot in the nacelles and nose to make it stand on its own without being a tailsitter.
All thats left is to add the props, paint and attach the canopy, decals and a bit of weathering. Stay tuned for more exciting adventures.
lmsharp57
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 11:18 AM UTC
To make the Exhaust I couldn't find the right size rod to compress, but I did find something that strangely did fit the bill.Rubberized heat shrink tubing.Taking two different sizes squeezed slightly and glued together,painted burnt metal and inserted in to the opening
lmsharp57
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 11:13 AM UTC
From there I added some thin rod that's bendable to the strut

and attached the main wheels,

Nose gear and wheels along with the gear doors.
lmsharp57
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 11:06 AM UTC
Building the landing gear I used brass rod cut and rounded on the ends soldering the axle on and using a smaller rod for the shock strut.Then plastic card to make the compression scissors and I clipped a bouquet pin to make the scissor rods and part of the shocks for the gear and doors. The larger portion of the shocks I used aluminium rod.

lmsharp57
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 10:59 AM UTC
I preshaded the upper and lower fuselage panel lines then sprayed a
light coat of olive drab for the top and Light gull grey for the underneath with a second coat of dark green for the camo effect around the outer edges.
lmsharp57
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 10:55 AM UTC
Adding the rudder and ailerons, I scraped out the plastic to give a ribbing covered fabric look.
lmsharp57
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Posted: Monday, October 08, 2018 - 10:21 AM UTC
Ahh, Coming into the home stretch. Primer coat done. I rescribed(the part I hate the most) Sanded down again with 2000 Grit paper to smooth out.
lmsharp57
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Posted: Friday, September 28, 2018 - 11:30 AM UTC
Finally my primer coat. there are a few areas to touch up but not as much as I feared.


From here the next Item will be to scribe my panel lines back. This is the part I hate with a passion. Never quite seem to get it the way I want. Cross your fingers.
lmsharp57
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Posted: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 09:34 AM UTC
One item I did notice from the previous photo the tail has a decided bend to it. I'll have to see what I can do to straighten it out without cutting and splicing. This is not a model... it's an adventure!
lmsharp57
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Posted: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 09:30 AM UTC
I attached to outside wingtips with some card to use as tabs to hold in place. Unfortunately, the tips don't match neither the leading edge,thickness, nor the panel lines. Thank God for Milliput. speaking of which, isn't this how "Bondo" Brandt got started and gained his nickname? I let this dry and harden the do some more sanding. I'm almost ready to put this plane in the paint. With luck I hope this weekend.
lmsharp57
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Posted: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 09:23 AM UTC
I attached the prop spinners smoothing out the shape to match.