Short Stirling

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  1. peter taft

    peter taft Senior Member

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    Hi Guys. It is with great pleasure that i share this W.I.P with you. The Short Stirling is one of the first Heavy Bombers we had here in the UK, but one that had very little respect given to her. This model was designed by Gary Pilsworth - and this is the only paper model available of this beautiful aircraft. The model is nice to build, and can be up-graded for your own personal pleasure. The Up-grades i made to this model was the undercarriage / Tyres / Wheels. The parts supplied do the job, but i wanted a little bit extra in there. Hope you like the WIP pictures and the finished model. Thanks to Gary for the wonderful design :thumb:

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    peter taft Senior Member

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    Stirling Continued:

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    peter taft Senior Member

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    And the last few pictures.

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    Gixergs Well-Known Member

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    :goldcup:Great build of Gary's great model Pete:goldcup:
  5. Bomarc

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    Outstanding build Peter! The custom U-cart came out great, and your Stirling stands every bit the stork like the real deal.

    Mike
  6. peter taft

    peter taft Senior Member

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    Thanks Phil and Mike - means a great deal to me :mrgreen:
  7. Elliott

    Elliott Senior Member

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    Excellent job Peter and Gary!! I've always had a fascination with WWII heavy bombers, ever since I can remember. I'm pleased to see this one available in paper. :thumb::thumb::thumb:
  8. JT Fox

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    You've done the old girl justice.

    Cheers JTF
  9. peter taft

    peter taft Senior Member

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    Thanks Elliott and JTF, glad you like her :mrgreen:
  10. -Jim G

    -Jim G Member

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    Very Nice! Thank you for sharing your build.
  11. peter taft

    peter taft Senior Member

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    Thank you, and it was my pleasure to share :thumb:
  12. Zathros

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    Hey, that models really nice, everywhere!!:mrgreen:
  13. ekuth

    ekuth Guest

    Very nice, very clean! :thumb:
  14. peter taft

    peter taft Senior Member

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    Cheers Zath - Means a lot over there and here :mrgreen:

    Thanks mate, pleased you like her too :thumb:
  15. Elliott

    Elliott Senior Member

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    Hey Zathros! Nice to see you again. Thanks for taking the time to stop by.

    Peter, again, she's a beauty. Thank you for posting your build of her for us to see.
  16. JordanSteitler

    JordanSteitler New Member

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    where can you buy the Stirling at?
  17. mchale

    mchale beach boy

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    it is a free download not for sale
  18. Bomarc

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    As Mchale pointed out, the Stirling, along with all the other Gary Pilsworth designs, is a free download. AFAIK, it is only available in the "Aviation" section of the Papermodelers.com download area:

    http://www.papermodelers.com/forum/downloads.php?do=cat&id=5

    If you're already registered and have made at least one post on Papermodelers, you're good to go for downloading the model. Otherwise, upon registering, the forum administrators require that at least one post be made before getting download privileges. Usually, new folks post an introduction type post in the "Welcome Desk" topic area, but what and where you post on the forum is up to you.

    HTH

    Mike
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    Super stuff. I was watching Peter's build and starting to drool - lots. sign1
    Now you have put a link up to it too Mike. Guess what my next build is going to be then?

    Cheers Mike and Peter for your inspiration.

    Jim
  20. peter taft

    peter taft Senior Member

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    Thanks for giving the help to Jordan Steitler guys. Jim - Enjoy your build of this fine aircraft - another great design from THE Master Gary Pilsworth stables :thumb: