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by midlife
Sat Dec 17, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 853
Views: 374545

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Here's the 1:24 Crusader plan, the 1:12 plan I have is identical just blown up to double the size http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161217/89a0766646db8c6422e27f14149c5dbf.jpg The 1:12 plan is tough to get on one photo lol http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161217/36ac7c8e140fa088fe04caca13c392cb.jpg...
by midlife
Sat Dec 17, 2016 12:32 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 853
Views: 374545

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Nice. Are the plans in the background of the first photo for a model of Crusader ? Yes they are Crusader in 12:1 scale, I wanted to have same scale Crusader & K7 side by side, but I'm getting a bit tied up with my K7 at the moment. I think I have 1:24 Crusader plans around somewhere too. It's a big...
by midlife
Sat Dec 17, 2016 3:42 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 853
Views: 374545

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Well that's it for me tonight, I've spent a lot of time on the sponsons to give approx double scale lift when it gets on plane, my theory is if you scale down the model you must assume scaled up the ripples on the water. I'm going to teach myself vacuum forming tomorrow, could be fun... http://uploa...
by midlife
Sat Dec 17, 2016 12:36 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 853
Views: 374545

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161216/871f965ed4df3c7dbd7c4eef0407b6c2.jpg Tail made & glued into position, thanks to this pic for the detail I needed. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161216/529c7ca36ec929e0a8e4af9c6769f52e.jpg I must have gone through 1000 Gnat photos, it appears no one has e...
by midlife
Fri Dec 16, 2016 9:55 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 853
Views: 374545

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161216/871f965ed4df3c7dbd7c4eef0407b6c2.jpg Tail made & glued into position, thanks to this pic for the detail I needed. http://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20161216/529c7ca36ec929e0a8e4af9c6769f52e.jpg I must have gone through 1000 Gnat photos, it appears no one has e...
by midlife
Fri Dec 16, 2016 2:15 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 853
Views: 374545

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

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On the colour front, we were given plenty of clues
Cheers
Wayne


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by midlife
Fri Dec 16, 2016 2:14 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 853
Views: 374545

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

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This is where I'm upto now, I'll make & fit the tail and cut the engine bay hatch later.
Cheers
Wayne


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by midlife
Fri Dec 16, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 853
Views: 374545

Bluebird & Other Scale Models

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This is the point I realised the plan was pants.
Cheers
Wayne


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by midlife
Fri Dec 16, 2016 11:18 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 853
Views: 374545

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Hi all, I'm new here so please be gentle with me. I've had a fascination with K7 since I was a lad in the 60's, my granddad would tell me stories about DC & Bluebird at bedtime which left me in awe. I've been following Bill, his hat & the teams exploits since the early days, I thoroughly admire thei...