Super Tucano build

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  1. Nothing

    Nothing Longtime Member

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    fuselage coming along. iwas a liitle worried about the forward parts as they are only half fuselages up through the cockpit area. but the first one was no problem at all.

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    more fuselage and cockpit installed.fuselage went together pretty smoothly. i have some doubts as to the exact alignment of the cockpit. so well see if i got it right.
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  3. Hans Christian

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    Its looking great! bounce7
  4. DarthPineapple

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    Very nice! You've done a really good job so far. :thumb:
  5. lriera

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    I like it very much. Well done.
  6. Nothing

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    thanks guys.

    the nose was a real pain for me. some complex curves around the scoop. i think i have it hashed out. looks bad at the moment but it will be cleaned up.
    as a side note, although claudio has provided some really good detailed wheels and gear, i whant to mount this on a stand so the gears will be closed.(i did aganize over this decision for awhile!)

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  7. DarthPineapple

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    Indeed, that nose looks hard to make, yet you still made it very good! :smile:
  8. Nothing

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    i started to do some preliminary clean up......and well got a little carried away!!

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  9. Hans Christian

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    Great work on the nose sir!
  10. lriera

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    You have find your way very well on that nose. The overall airplane is looking very nice to me.
  11. DarthPineapple

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    Wow, it's getting better and better. I must make my own someday.
  12. Zathros

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    Wow. you make it look easy, which we all know it's not. Good Job. Your fast.
  13. Cláudio Dias

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    Hey Nothing, what are doing for cleanup. It looks like the colors are more vivid...
  14. Nothing

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    claudio, after looking at references i noticed that the scheme has a hard edge, and the printed scheme had a feathered edge.that and the digital transfer from file to printer left the colors grainy and lined. so i ended up painting the wole thing by hand.

    let me be clear here, this is not a dump on the kit. i use an epson printer and files created by certain programs do not print well. i dont know what was used to pdf this kit but i also have the same problem with julescrafters kits.

    now i got the horizontals on.

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  15. Nothing

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    ive addedsome scoops,antenne and ive added the top running light and sensor behind the scoop.

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  16. milenio3

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    I chime on also to congratulate you, Nothing. The model is looking very good so far.

    You managed it really nice on the nose!

    And the model itself looks really well designed, as you have no major mistakes on it so far. Good for Claudio!
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    thank you milenio3. this is just an awsome kit. iam really just having a blast building it. i still cant beleive its a freebie!! this kit is better than some of the kits i have paid for. so far i have only 2 minor complaints.1: i wish the instructions had a more precise alignment position for the cockpit and 2:its not a standard scale. both very minor points.
  18. DarthPineapple

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    That looks REALLY good, well done! :cool:
  19. Cláudio Dias

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    Awesome! You're are a Master! :inw:

    I'm thinking about releasing a new texture. The black version

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    What do you guys think?
  20. Nothing

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    that would be cool. id like to see a shark nosed one also.
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    i dont know what country this one is of though.