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Lorebor

Caudron G.IV 1/48

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Hi everybody, this is a Copper State Caudron G.IV, 1/48. Figures come from the Eduard range and some of them were slightly modified; everything else was scratchbuilt...hope you like it...

 

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WOW! That's exceptionally good!

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Beautiful. I tried one biplane with the struts etc. and went practically crazy. This project would definitely had done the job 🤪

 

And that is not even talking about the great scratch work!! Stunning

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This is one of the best dios I have seen since some time - love it. I like  especially  the way you weathered the aircraft- well done.

 

Cheers,

Michael

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Very very nice!

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Superb model. Particularly like the pictures on the base. Beautiful detailing.

 

Cheers

 

Malcolm

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In a word: Ah-May-Zing! What a superb build and fibish, and what a great and believable diorama!

 

It should be in a museum somewhere.

 

Kind regards,

 

Joachim

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That is just fantastic! An excellent rendition of an aircraft I did not even know existed prior to opening this thread!

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Dear Lord!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Never saw such a  beautiful excellent built model. 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

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Awestruck question here:  About how many hours do you have in the rigging work? It looks very neat, and I like the use of the tubing, simulating turnbuckles.  And one more question; what are you using for the rigging?    Your work is so inspiring, and I have several models with rigging waiting in the queue,  more info the better!   Thanks in advance!  🍻

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Gary,

I didn't count the hours I put in the rigging process but I can tell you it was a big number 🙂

I started with the rigging of the engines struts because it would be almost impossible to reach them once installed between the upper and lower wings.

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After gluing the engines and the upper wing, I did the rest of the rigging between the wings. Only then, I glued the tail booms and rigged the rest of the plane (tail, landing gear, tail booms)

 

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I used 0.10 mm fishing line; the turnbuckles were made with 0.5 mm Albion Alloys aluminum tube, painted with Humbrol Gold. The fishing line was painted with Humbrol Flat Black, so that I could easily wipe it off the model in case some paint would drip on the surfaces (the model was painted with Gunze).

Hope it helps…

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Lorebor, yes it did help a lot!  Thanks much for the added info.  Were all the rigging attachment points eyeholes, as it appears?  I assume one threads the line through the eyes and then glues the loose end back to the stretched line?   Or am I completely daft in that assumption (that wouldn't be much of a surprise😉).  It seems I've seen a tutorial for that particular technique somewhere...cheers!  Gary 

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