Next build: Steampunk :)

Discussion in 'Science Fiction & Fantasy' started by will69, May 10, 2019.

  1. will69

    will69 New Member

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    This is a build I wanted to do a long time ago..

    Steampunk model by SiriusArtWorks (Richard Cherry) over at DevianArt.

    I plan to laminate this model :wink::wink:

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    /Wilhelm
  2. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    I do have a great weakness for Steampunk models. Looking forward to it. ;)
  3. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    I have always been a HUGE steampunk fan and Victotian Anglophile. This looks like it is good to be interesting to watch. I will be following this thread.
  4. Gandolf50

    Gandolf50 Researcher of obscure between war vehicles... Moderator

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    I also have an affinity with all things Steampunk but haven't really done anything as yet I will also follow this as the designer has several models on his PAGE

    I can only offer this as you build...
  5. will69

    will69 New Member

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    I started with the cockpit.

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    I enhanced the dials and dashboard.
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    I scratchbuilt the safety-belt. I used clear plastic for the dash-board and wind-shield
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    To be continued...:wave::wave:
    /Wilhelm
  6. SCEtoAux

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    I started working on that model and have found a few things that are wrong.
    Parts B2 and B3 go together to form part of the fuselage. Unfortunately the resulting diameter is too big to fit the B4/B5 assembly.
    What I did is to cut down the middle of one of the segments on B2 and B3 then use one of the half segments as a glue tab. You will also need to modify the nose a little to fit the smaller diameter of the B2/B3 assembly. There are no glue tabs to attach the cockpit to the inside of the fuselage so you need to come up with a way to securely attach the cockpit. You could try edge glueing but that does not seem too secure.

    I have only gotten as far as building the fuselage from the nose to the cockpit area and am now slowly putting the cockpit together before attempting to attach it to the fuselage. The work is slow because I do not work on it very often, just a little at a time each day. I am beginning to wonder what other problems are lurking in the shadows with that thing.:facepalm:

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  7. will69

    will69 New Member

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    Thanks for the input, i have the same idea of cutting the parts. There will be a lot of dry-fitting on this model. But I like a challenge...;):lolsign:;)
    / Wilhelm
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  8. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Dry fitting produces the best models, you never know what paper thickness was used, and other variables creep in.
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