I feel so feeble...
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Posted 20 March 2017 - 03:13 AM
I feel so feeble...
Every time I open up the thread Kev ...
And to make it worse ... today is just the first anniversary of the thread opening! When I think about what I can get done in a year ....
Posted 20 March 2017 - 10:20 AM
Oh man that framework for the pedals is just exquisite! As much as I love the look of the "raw" parts as you make them, there's something about having them "united" in a coat of paint that just makes them look so clean and complete.
I'm drawing heavily on this thread for inspiration as I move into some heavy metal work, if I can make my parts come out even a hundredth as good as these, I'll be pretty darn stoked.
Can't wait to see the cockpit tub in place under all that lovely metal skin
Posted 20 March 2017 - 03:31 PM
HI Peter and all of those of you have contributed to the thread to make it one of the most entertaining and inspiring things I've read, I think ever.
I managed to read through this entire thread and the Tiger thread over the last days (I think it took four as there is so much there to read ) ... It been amazing experiencing the highs, lows and learning curves as well as the ease at which yo seem to switch between mediums, learn new things, have the persistence to rework when you aren't happy with something (that I think the rest of us would already be ecstatic with) and come back from shelves crashing down on precious months of incredible work.
Thanks for sharing and I hope that when I get my first WIP thread up that I am lucky enough to see some of the same support from what appears to be a wonderful community.
ps while I've been modeling for nearly 40 years I can't imagine reaching the heights that most of you here achieve - but I'm inspired by all of you (especially Peter) to try.
On the bench: HPH 1/32 SB2C-4, Wingnut Wings Sopwith Snipe 1/32, Eduard 1:48 Spitfire Mk X1c: Caldercraft Lady Nelson (not really a plane or large scale ;-)
In lala land aka put back under the bed : Tamiya 1:48 A10 A Thunderbolt 2 ( don't like the fit), Tamiya 1:48 F4U1-D (lost the lower glass panel and need to get up the guts to scratch it), 5 wooden ship models - Victory x2, Granada, Astrolabe and Endeavour (gets a bit of attention here and there).
Completed (recently-ish): Tamiya 1:32 F14 A 1992, Eduard 1:32 Hellcat, Tamiay 1:35 Dragon Wagon, Tamiya 1:35 Sherman Tank, Inpact (1968) Gloster Gladiator
Posted 20 March 2017 - 11:04 PM
Wow. Im hoping THIS is the direction the T-Cat will eventually be headed in!
Current Project(s) : F7F-3 Tigercat - BuNo 80405 - VMF 312 MCAS - El Toro, CA 1946 | Icaerodesign Extra 330-SC N73KG
Best of Past Builds : Wilhelm Hipperts Jasta 74 "Mimmie | Kitty Hawk T-28 B/D Trojan | Kitty Hawk OS2U Kingfisher | A6M2-N "Rufe" | Kitty Hawk OV-10A VAL-4 | Kitty Hawk OV-10D Bronco | WnW Sopwith Snipe - 17Sqn | Fw-190 A8 R/2 Sturmbock | HKM Foiled B-25J Strafer | WnW AMC DH-2 | 1/24th CHC II Beaver | ZM A1-H SPAD | Has Foiled RAAF P-40E | SU-30 MKK Flanker
Posted 20 March 2017 - 11:14 PM
Right with you
Posted 21 March 2017 - 01:54 AM
Sometimes that "like this" button is so down on proportion I mean! I've been following this from day 1 and never found the right words!
Edited by kike_gt, 21 March 2017 - 01:56 AM.
Posted 21 March 2017 - 02:05 AM
Posted 21 March 2017 - 09:44 AM
That is remarkable, Peter. Great show.
Completed WiP: Erich Hartmann, Bf109G-14
Idle WiP: Fw190A-5 Black 7, 1/25th IDF Sho't, c.1982, Bf109K-4, I./KG (J)6, Bohemia, Hungarian Bf109G-14, Bf109F-4/Z Trop,, Shelf of DOOM!: Kawanishi N1K1 Kyofu Type 11 Rex , IDF AH-1 Tzefa F, Werfer-Granate 21's,
Posted 22 March 2017 - 01:13 PM
Just a quick note to confirm I am of ,course,still following along here. I haven't posted because I honestly am flabbergasted and really have no words that are different from everyone else about the metallic magnificence that is going on here.
This is really something.
Posted 22 March 2017 - 02:47 PM
Det här är fantastiskt. Jag har inget mer att säga till nästa gång
Posted 22 March 2017 - 03:09 PM
All you'll have left to do Peter is put gas in it. A glorious looking cockpit.
Posted 22 March 2017 - 04:12 PM
Pete, you rock. this is so insanely beautiful.
Posted 22 March 2017 - 04:39 PM
No joke! I am thinking I might just stick to Legos...
I feel so feeble...
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