My newest planes

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My newest planes

Postby rcbecker1 » Mon Jan 10, 2011 3:52 am

Well these are some of my newest additions

British:
Blackburn Skau

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Blackburn Roc

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Vickers Wellington

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German:
HE 115

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USA:
Curtis Wright CW-21

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I modified a D.520 by moving the canopy foward but I still need to paint it.
Ill be glad to hear what you think.
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Postby afilter » Mon Jan 10, 2011 10:30 pm

Ray,

I like your planes...you might want to try using some piano wire for the supports in the future. I have had very good results with 0.15 as it is somewhat flexible and not very noticable.

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I originally used small styrene rods, but they proved unreliable as the planes would tend to fall off if jostled. I simpley bend the top of the wire to create more of a surface and rarely do any planes come off.

Just a thought.
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Postby rcbecker1 » Tue Jan 11, 2011 1:50 am

Thanks, Guitar strings might work to. Sometimes I just use whats available then if I find something better Ill change it. But Like you, I have so much stuff now storage and painting is an issue I could paint everyday and they might get done in a year. Some stuff Im not even going to bother since thats why I went with WAS it came painted. Biggest issue is finding out which planes would acually be in the battles.
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Postby Captain Chum » Thu Jan 13, 2011 3:56 pm

Very cool planes! I am still into the ships. I am not sure about the planes. They are pretty small to paint. I will give it a go in the future especially after checking your planes out. :)
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Postby rcbecker1 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 12:38 am

Well remember you need Land based air and carrier air for VAS so you might as well have a good selection for you games
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