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Old 21 March 2006, 11:10 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm done

Finally finished the last of my 41 kits in 1:72 scale depicting famous aces and their planes with Max Immelmans' E-III. I added the brass tubing to the cylinders; like the way that turned out. I'm sure experts will notice the rigging is bigger than scale, but that's all I could find at the time. I'll probably change it for skinnier stuff in the near future.



Hope you like it just the same!
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Old 21 March 2006, 11:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I really like the metal effect on the cowling. How did you do that?
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Old 21 March 2006, 12:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Very pretty. Yes, tell us about the metal effect, please?


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Old 21 March 2006, 05:46 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Congrats!

WOW! I'm always left speechless when I peek in here and see what everyone is doing.
Congratulatons and 3 cheers on your achievement!



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Old 22 March 2006, 04:03 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I really like the metal effect on the cowling. How did you do that?
Really simple, actually; I just painted the cowling's main coat in silver, then mixed some flat black with the silver and used an almost-dry brush to do spots overtop of the first coat. The kit is an 1:72 Eduard non-profipack.
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Old 22 March 2006, 05:23 AM   #6 (permalink)
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As everyone else has said, that's a great looking model!

How about some photos of the rest of your collection?

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Old 22 March 2006, 10:32 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Er..ok, here's a couple more...
Auguste Pegoud's MS N


Lanoe Hawker's DH2


Again the rigging on the DH2 is a little thick, will redo soon.
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Old 22 March 2006, 11:07 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Here's more...

Canadian Pilot Atkey's (35vc's)DH4

Bishop's Snipe

Bruno Loerzer's Junkers D1
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Old 22 March 2006, 11:36 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Great stuff! Thanks.

How did you settle on 41 aces, and how did you aquire the kits?

In any event, I'd love to have a collection like that at some point. It's quite an accomplishment -- especially when the models are as well finished as yours are.

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How did you settle on 41 aces, and how did you aquire the kits?
That's all I could fit into the display cabinet. I'll be buying a larger one at some point, then watch out! Most of the kits were bought locally(Ottawa) except for a few (3)from another generous forum member from Louisiana and one ordered from the US through a local store.
Here's the list of the 41 planes:

MVR's Albatros V GER 80
Rene Fonck's Spad XIII FRA 75
Billy Bishop's Sopwith Snipe CAN 72
Ernst Udet's Fokker D-VII GER 62
Mick Mannock's SE 5a ENG 61
Raymond Collishaw's Sopwith 1 1/2 CAN 60
James McCudden's SE 5a ENG 57
Erich Loewenhardt's Fokker D-VIII GER 54
Donald MacLaren's Sopwith Camel CAN 54
Georges Guynemer's Nieuport 11 FRA 53
William Barker's Sopwith Camel CAN 50
Josef Jacobs's Fokker DR1 GER 48
Werner Voss's Fokker F1 GER 48
Albert Ball's Nieuport 17 ENG 44
Rudolf Berthold's Fokker D-VII GER 44
Bruno Loerzer's Junkers D1 GER 44
Paul Baeumer's Fokker DR1 GER 44
Oswald Boelcke's Albatros DI GER 40
Lothar von Richthofen's Fokker DR1 GER 40
Alfred Atkey's Airco DH4 CAN 38
Theodor Osterkamp's Albatros W4 GER 38
Joseph Stewart Temple Fall's Avro 504 CAN 36
Godwin Brumowski's Hansa Brandenburg D1 A/H 35
Frederick Robert Gordon McCall's RE8 CAN 35
Eduard Ritter von Schleich's Rolan CII GER 35
Emil Thuy's Pfalz DIII GER 35
Francesco Baracca's Nieuport 11 ITA 34
Kurt Wolff's Fokker F1 GER 33
Andrew McKeever's Bristol F2B CAN 31
Frank Linke-Crawford's Aviatik Berg A/H 27
Hermann Goering's Fokker D-VII GER 22
Alexander Kozakov's Spad A4 RUS 20
Max Immelmann's Fokker EIII GER 17
Raoul Lufbery's Spad XIII USA 16
Friedrich Christiansen's Hansa Brandenburg W2 GER 13
Arthur Roy Brown's Sopwith Pup CAN 10
George Lanoe Hawker's Airco DH2 ENG 7
Adolphe Celestin Pegoud (Pégoud)'s Moraine Saulnier N FRA 6
A Fokker DVI but the pilot's name escapes me now.. GER
2 bombers(Gotha GV and Felixtowe)
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