WWII light fighter models - my gallery (to be cont'd)

Discussion in 'Internet Finds' started by mgolovanov, Oct 3, 2007.

  1. mgolovanov

    mgolovanov New Member

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    Hi all,

    started building a series of WWII light (single-engine) fighters the gallery is at

    WWII light (single-engine) fighters - 1:32, 1:33 - Hobby Photo Gallery - Zealot.com

    By the moment, 3 models obtained from ModelArt have been built.

    My special care with this series was building models that would NOT look like PAPER ones. My last 3 models presented in the gallery are close to this goal. If requested, I am prepared to share details on materials / techniques used.

    Next (and last from ModelArt) will be P-51 - I am still deciding which of them (they at Paper Models from Card-Models.com and at ML Paper Models: Home Page have 3 of them).
  2. cgutzmer

    cgutzmer Guest

    I like em a lot! Thanks for sharing the pics! That is some super clean work you have there :D
    Chris
  3. dansls1

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    Nice looking builds!
  4. Dragos

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    Since I've build the IAR-80 from ModelArt, Dr.Z has my respect for his work.
    Very good models. :thumb::thumb::thumb:
  5. milenio3

    milenio3 Active Member

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    Well, I really really recommend you the Cripes A'Mighty P-51. I've built 2 P-51 from Dr. Zarkov, both are great.

    Here are pictures of mine, and the construction report:

    P-51 Cripes A'Mighty from Gerardo

    Good luck!
  6. mgolovanov

    mgolovanov New Member

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    New photo uploads to my gallery: P-51D MUSTANG 375 FS (ModelArt) - 1:32 paper model

    The model has been built from the downloadable PDF kit by ModelArt (Paper Models from Card-Models.com). Printed on 160 g/m2 glossy photo paper, printed sheets covered with Motip Clear Varnish.
  8. milenio3

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    Very nice and clean airplane you have there!!

    Congratulations!
  9. dansls1

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    Good job - thanks again for sharing ;)
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    Very nice work. You've obviously spent a lot of time smoothing (or replacing?) prop spinners among other things. Very smooth! Are you filling and painting, or are they another material?

    Rick
  11. mgolovanov

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    Thanks Rick

    Yes, indeed, the propeller has been built different from what was offered in the kit.

    The cock was glued from kit parts using 2mm toothpick as it's axis. It then was covered with enough coats of acrylic surfacer, sanded down and finished with gloss acrylic paint (as close to the yellow nose of the fuselage as was possible).

    Blade parts have been taken from Halinski's P-51D (2005-05) - fortunately, this kit was at hand waiting for building, and I was able to scan / print blade details from it - rescaled to 1:32 from 1:33. Assembled blades were also grinded and painted with matt black paint (leaving labels / writing on them not painted of course)

    All other parts were from the original kit.
  12. Janx

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    It is hard to tell they are paper. Superb.
  13. mgolovanov

    mgolovanov New Member

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    New photo uploads to my gallery: Curtiss P-40C AVG (Paper-AircraftWerks) - 1:32 paper model.

    The model has been built from the downloadable PDF kit by Paper-AircraftWerks (
    http://www.paperaircraftwerks.com). Printed on 160 g/m2 glossy photo paper, sheets covered with Motip Clear Varnish.
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    Another nice job!
  15. mgolovanov

    mgolovanov New Member

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    Another series of photos posted to my gallery: Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIc (Answer ModelArt, 3/2007, 1:33)

    Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIc (Answer ModelArt, 3/2007, 1:33) - Hobby Photo Gallery - Zealot.com
    Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIc (Answer ModelArt, 3/2007, 1:33) - Hobby Photo Gallery - Zealot.com
    Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIc (Answer ModelArt, 3/2007, 1:33) - Hobby Photo Gallery - Zealot.com
    Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIc (Answer ModelArt, 3/2007, 1:33) - Hobby Photo Gallery - Zealot.com

    The model has been built from the original kit by Answer (http://www.answer.pl). Typographic sheets covered with acrylic clear varhish. Some details (propeller spinner & blades, chassis wheels & props, guns) hand made. Added missing oil collector ring behind the spinner, "Friend or foe" aerial, gun sight spot.
  16. cgutzmer

    cgutzmer Guest

    That is AWESOME! sweet build my friend :)
    Chris