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Building the Bronco Horsa Glider
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Posted: Monday, September 11, 2017 - 08:57 PM UTC
Shane is building the Bronco Horsa glider from WWII. A behemoth of a plane in 1/35 scale.

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If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
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Posted: Monday, September 11, 2017 - 09:30 PM UTC
Studying this one carefully, though who has room for a Horsa dio????
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Posted: Monday, September 11, 2017 - 10:27 PM UTC
looking forward to Part II
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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 01:57 AM UTC
Great job so far. Look forward to the next installment!
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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 11:21 AM UTC
Looks very good!
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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 07:13 PM UTC
Want that! Great build so far. Thumbs up.
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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 07:25 PM UTC
A tour inside one:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKeFl6p8TIs

and an old pilot remembering how it was to fly one:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykakjxlfbs8
His comments on the take-off method are amusing
/ Robin
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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 07:55 PM UTC
Shane- watched your upload on YouTube last night. Great build thus far! Looking forward to Part 2- interior painting.
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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:51 PM UTC
Nice going! I really enjoyed the video — exactly the sort of thing that perks my interest in model building and what makes this site so great. Thank you for sharing!

Cheers!🍺
—mike
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Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 01:26 AM UTC
thanks guys really glad you've enjoyed it so far, hope to get painting the interior this weekend
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Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 03:33 AM UTC
Looking forward to part 2 and all rest.
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Posted: Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 06:26 AM UTC
Wow! That's really large. Would need a complete table top dio to do it justice. Can't wait for the next installment.
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Posted: Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 07:19 AM UTC
Very nice. Thanks Shane
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Posted: Friday, September 15, 2017 - 01:05 AM UTC
Hi Shane

Awesome stuff! Great presentation. I'm really looking forward to following how your build progresses.

I must admit my not-so-secret hope is that this kit is a sufficient success to convince Bronco to also downsize it to 1:48 and hit the cross-over "middle-scale" Aircraft/Armour market.

All the best

Rowan
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Posted: Friday, September 15, 2017 - 01:12 AM UTC
Looking good. I have got to final stages of my build. Decals are on and I just need to add a few final details......then build a base.
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Posted: Friday, September 15, 2017 - 01:31 AM UTC
That thing is huge!
Nice build

Kind regards
Steven
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Posted: Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 11:29 AM UTC
Great video
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Posted: Monday, September 25, 2017 - 12:44 AM UTC
Nice video. What kind of glue are you using?
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Posted: Monday, September 25, 2017 - 02:56 PM UTC

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I must admit my not-so-secret hope is that this kit is a sufficient success to convince Bronco to also downsize it to 1:48 and hit the cross-over "middle-scale" Aircraft/Armour market.

All the best
Rowan



But Why? there is the mood-hoovering FM Version to sharpen your dementor-fighting skills on.. Horsa Wip

and finished:





Shane is doing a grand job on the Bronco Horsa, better than mine
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Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017 - 01:40 AM UTC
hey guys, working away slowly on this monster, don't have as much time now with college but I am soldiering on
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Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017 - 03:28 PM UTC
looks great !
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Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 06:17 AM UTC
Looking good, nice clean lines.
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Posted: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - 06:35 PM UTC
Waiting for Part 2!
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Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017 - 06:20 AM UTC
Still painting and weathering the interior ! its a big model and time has in short supply of late
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Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 04:11 AM UTC
Where did you get it ? I havent seen it yet