Curtiss P-40C Warhawk - American Volunteer Group by paper-aircraftwerks

Discussion in 'Aircraft & Aviation' started by cgutzmer, Mar 7, 2007.

  1. cgutzmer

    cgutzmer Guest

    First off thanks to bowdenja for buying this gift for my son. He is pretty excited!

    Here is the page
    http://www.paperaircraftwerks.com/

    2mm formers - kind thick compared to what I am used to but it looks like most can be done with scissors (whew) It seems to be a pretty straightforward build so unless something comes up as complicated I will just show parts made before attaching. then after attaching.

    I am looking forward to the landing gear as this is my first build with the roll up struts. Looks ever so much better I think. Might not be pics for a bit as I like to get all the formers and such cut and ready to go before moving on. One nice touch is that all the formers have the part numbers ON the former itself so this wont make me need to write it on there or chance forgetting what goes where. I hope I can live up to the sales picture.....
    Chris

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  2. milenio3

    milenio3 Active Member

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    Go, Chris GO!!!

    This looks really great, at least in the published site. I don't doubt you'll come up with a great build.

    Keep us posted, man!
  3. cmdrted

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    Have at it Chris, been waitin' for this for some time, good luck!
  4. thewoodengraver

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    Hey Chris,
    do you have enough bibs to go around for this one???
    Can't wait! (Drooooooool):roll:
  5. rlwhitt

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    Hot Dawg, go to it Chris!

    2mm formers? Dang, that's thicker than what I'm doing on the upscale! that'll be a lot of rounds of cuts!

    Rick
  6. shoki2000

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    I just hope you are not planning to go around shooting at my Hayabusa?????!!!!!! :grin:
    Excellent modelling subject, I have this planned for one day when I run out of Japanese planes to build :twisted:
  7. Bowdenja

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    I hope you will enjoy the build as much as he will have playing with it!:grin:

    Michael............... run out of Japanese planes to build................... NOT POSSIBLE!:grin:

    Especially since I hear somebody's got some new releases in the works.............. Susie..........yes thank you!

    john
  8. cgutzmer

    cgutzmer Guest

    I do love the japanese planes. Whats this planes main adversary?
  9. paper warrior

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    Whoops, wrong thread.
  10. rmks2000

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    I started this one but had to put it aside for awhile due to lack of time. Your thread inspires me to get back to it!
  11. shoki2000

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    Ki-27 Nate
    Ki-43 Hayabusa
    Ki-21 Sally
  12. cgutzmer

    cgutzmer Guest

    thanks!
    Chris
  13. B-Manic

    B-Manic Peripheral Visionary

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    That is a nice lookin plane. I look forward to your post. I am thinking of getting the kit myself. This should push me one way or the other.
  14. josve

    josve Active Member

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    I'm looking forward to this one Chris!!
  15. cgutzmer

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    Wow, this is generating a lot of interest, I better do a fine job. I am going to start looking for some models of adversaries for my next build :) preferrably one that hasnt been done as a build thread here before.
    Chris
  16. Clashster

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    This is a great looking plane, Chris! 8) Looking forward to your build! Are you and Elliot watching the History Channel's "Dogfights" tomorrow night? They are highlighting the American Volunteers in China fighting the Japanese...

    Chris
  17. cgutzmer

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    Unfortunately we dont get the history channel with our cheapo package. That is one of the shows I have been wanting to see :(
    Chris
  18. Clashster

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    :cry: I would t-vo it, but I don't have that... :(
  19. cmdrted

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    The dogfight series 1st season is available from amazon @ 50.00 for all the episodes.
  20. cgutzmer

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    I got started on the cockpit last night. Quite the surprise. It does not have the same former build up I am used to. Its a simple fold up box with tabs to attach to the fuselage. No pics but I will snap a couple after the components are installed. Just wanted to make the note while I was thinking of it :)
    Chris