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  1. gman_93643

    Soda Can Miscellaneous projects completed

    I started this thread to post photos of models other than the prototypical aircraft models you see built from this genre of materials. Much like other forms of modeling, can modeling is not restricted to just aircraft, although many of my contemporaries build only a majority of aviation...
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    Soda Can aircraft projects recently completed

    Here I will post a gallery of recent projects completed. First I will begin with some simple aircraft models created by utilizing the simple FG patterns and then sprucing them up a bit with some added details. Here we have a 1:33 scale Vought F4U-1A Corsair built out of Cherry Pepsi cans and...
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    Soda Can P-40 Warhawk 1:32nd scale using FG pattern

    While I am continuing to update the FG build tutorial on the Grumman Hellcat, I thought I would share the results of another recent build using the FG P-40 Warhawk pattern to build one of my favorite movie aircraft models, Joseph Sullivan's modified P-40 from the film Sky Captain and the World...
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    Soda Can Grumman Hellcat 1:36th scale using FG pattern tutorial

    In this next tutorial, I will demonstrate how to take a basic Fiddler's Green paper model pattern, convert it for use for building with cans and then take you step by step through some of the new techniques I utilize when building can models. As previously stated, the potential for detailing...
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    Soda Can P-51B build tutorial in 1/48th scale

    For this opening tutorial that I was encouraged to post, I chose one of my favorite aircraft to start with, the P-51B Mustang. This was a project that I built a few years ago when I began experimenting with bulkhead and former construction in the evolving process of building with cans. So...
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    Soda Can R2 series Astromech in 1:1 scale

    While I am gathering my materials to post a tutorial thread as requested, I am once again posting photos of a project that have never been seen in their entirety before. This project came about four years ago with the intention of competing for the top prize at a local IPMS competition. We had...
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    Soda Can SR-71 Blackbird in 1/18th scale

    This is the first time I've uploaded the majority of these photos of this project anywhere online. I was commissioned to build this model back in 2010 for an IPMS show in Northern California. Using over 700 Coke Zero cans, aluminum sheeting for strengthening, and mounting bracket hardware to...
  8. gman_93643

    Hello again!

    Hi all, used to be a member here years and years ago, but I can't seem to recall my credentials used back then. Life forced me to step away for a bit due to an illness, but I am back again to participate. My chosen medium is building with aluminum cans and I have been building with them for well...