Model Of The Week: Kit Build Goodyear F2G-1 Super Corsair

Discussion in 'Aircraft & Aviation' started by mldixon, May 20, 2010.

  1. Nowhere

    Nowhere New Member

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    Very great job. The engine is for me an absolutely highlight. Look absolutely stunning. I'm impressed.
  2. mldixon

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    Thanks I am glad you liked it. I am going to build the Military version of this in 1:16 scale so come back and follow the new thread.
  3. cgutzmer

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    AWESOME! Cant wait to see it :)
    Chris
  4. mldixon

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    updated model base details

    I have added some details to the base. Fuel Drums on pallet, wheel chocks .

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  5. peter taft

    peter taft Senior Member

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    Love those extra's - Look forward to your next superb model :thumb:
  6. mldixon

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    Thanks

    Thanks Peter
    I knew you were a diorama man at heart.
  7. madchuck

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    Truly an inspiration. It's a beautiful model You did a great job!!
    I have been stalled on my #57 for a long time, mainly on the engine, but your engine work has got me going again.!!!
  8. mldixon

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    Engine

    Thanks Madchuck
    Engines are something you have to love to build , see my spitfire thread for this. I am glad you are at it again, just show that engine a little love and overlook the 27 cylinders:mrgreen: and it will go great for you. Thanks again,
  9. madchuck

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    Hi ML Your engine pictures are very helpful and inspire me to battle on with the build up of it. How did you form the cylinders? I am having trouble getting them formed very frustrating.

    BUT on a good note I had success in making a buck for the canopy from Durhams putty and should be able to get a good vacuum form from it.
  10. mldixon

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    Engine Forming

    Well I used a dowel rod about 6" long to form the paper around. I then used Quick Grab glue. Then I formed the top by applying a glob of glue under it and forming with tweezers to shape. I then slid it off the mandrel and set it aside to dry.
  11. madchuck

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    A dowel, that is a great idea. Thanks Mike.
    Rick
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    Remarkable, I particularly like the propellors. Also I never thought of using my "arm thing" to hold models during building, good idea!
  13. ferrari_5506

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    wooooooooooooooow amazing work, looks like the real size model, congratulations
  14. atamjeet

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    Kudos to you MlDixon... Amazing details and a very neat model. I specially liked the way you have managed to click so many pictures of the entire process.

    Very nice job.. Keep it up.. I made 2 Corsairs earlier, but they were from a different designer. Corsair was my first complicated scale paper model and I love this machine so much...
  15. thegreek270

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    Wooohw, absolutely amazind job. :eek:
    You realy like details as we can see.
    The use of jigs to help you with the construction is are very smart idea.
    I will keep that in mind for my Projects.


    :wave:
  16. great work and thanks for the building tips:thumb:
  17. Biballbon

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    Well done ! Thank for your userfull tips !
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    WOW.
    I stumbled on this thread searching for F2g details for my 1/8 scale R/C build. I've never seen card models and this just floored me. Your build is amazing, and kudos to you and the designer, as this subject is very difficult to emulate in ANY media, be it balsa and lite ply, to paper as you have done here. Now i'm dying to see the military version.

    Bravo!!!
  19. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    Why not introduce yourself and tell us what you may be interested, There are many R/C controlled card models and if you have a good knowledge of aerodynamics, you can make some really excellent looking card models that fly. You have some people who are "paper purists" but I'm not one of them. Especially when it comes to R/C, the techniques used in card models will allow you to make a lot of parts you used to buy, even if you use styrene and glue it together. There is a Warhammer 40K gunship being built here out of sheets of plastic that is beyond belief. Check out the link below.

    http://www.zealot.com/forum/showthread.php?t=170350&page=9


    :)