New Gloster Meteor F.1

Discussion in 'Kit Announcements' started by wings, Jun 21, 2004.

  1. wings

    wings New Member

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    Hello Everyone,

    I've been building plastic model airplanes for the past 30 years. But then a couple of years ago, I stumbled across Chip's (Fiddler's Green) website and built some of his free models and I became hooked on card modeling! It also made me want to design my own models.
    I just finished designing my first card model: a 1/32 scale Gloster Meteor F.1. It took me 6 months from start to finish. Hopefully my next model will be quicker to complete.

    http://www3.sympatico.ca/geechen

    Regards,

    Gee
  2. mkchen

    mkchen New Member

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    Gee,
    Looks outstanding, especially for a first effort! What software are you using for your design work? Looking forward to seeing some close-ups.

    Ming
  3. wunwinglow

    wunwinglow Active Member

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    Gee, you certainly know which buttons to push on my dashboard! Am I your first customer??

    Tim P
  4. barry

    barry Active Member

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    Looks brilliant the unlocked file comment should raise a few smiles round here (I hope)

    barry
  5. NOBI

    NOBI Active Member

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    Hi Wings,

    Excellent job. u did a great job on your first model...keep designing, i think u have talent for design.
  6. wings

    wings New Member

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    Thanks guys for your nice comments! I use Adobe Illustrator to design the model. I scan scale plans of the plane into my computer and import them as templates in Illustrator. I basically use trial and error to get the correct shape. People will find a way to defeat locked files, so I figured why bother locking it. Give them what they want and hopefully I will have a satisfied customer.

    Regards,

    Gee
  7. jrts

    jrts Active Member

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    :D

    Gee

    Give up your day job, a great model keep going

    Regards

    Rob
  8. Horus

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    Hi Wings,
    Iv'e just seen your Meteor.
    Good Job.
    You are using the same method as I do for design :lol:
    I look forward to the next one.

    TTFN,

    Marcus