Author Topic: SM55X flying wing, yellow : primary seaplanes  (Read 190851 times)

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Re: XXX???, red : primary seaplanes
« Reply #950 on: April 12, 2020, 12:55:32 PM »

this one has ingredients from (at least) 3 kits : can you recognize them?




Beautiful, but I can't help but wonder if the tail surfaces need to be farther aft for weight and balance purposes.

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Re: Gladiator, red : primary seaplanes
« Reply #951 on: April 12, 2020, 02:02:43 PM »
Some how some way says 1930s James Bond to me.  :smiley:

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Re: Gladiator, red : primary seaplanes
« Reply #952 on: April 12, 2020, 07:54:47 PM »
 ;)

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Re: Gladiator, red : primary seaplanes
« Reply #953 on: April 12, 2020, 10:14:33 PM »
Some how some way says 1930s James Bond to me.  :smiley:

Nailed it.

Another winner, eric!

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Trojan / Fennec, yellow : primary seaplanes
« Reply #954 on: April 16, 2020, 02:26:05 AM »
thanks


with a quite similar floatplanization arrangement :







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Re: Trojan / Fennec, yellow : primary seaplanes
« Reply #955 on: April 16, 2020, 02:38:16 AM »
OUTSTANDING!  It looks perfect as a float plane. 

I may have to try this with one of my Monogram T-28 Trojans and the float from the OS2U Kingfisher. 
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Re: Trojan / Fennec, yellow : primary seaplanes
« Reply #956 on: April 16, 2020, 03:30:57 AM »
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Re: Trojan / Fennec, yellow : primary seaplanes
« Reply #957 on: April 16, 2020, 04:04:33 AM »

thanx !

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Re: Trojan / Fennec, yellow : primary seaplanes
« Reply #958 on: April 17, 2020, 11:49:47 AM »
That Trojan looks so, so right!

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Re: Trojan / Fennec, yellow : primary seaplanes
« Reply #959 on: April 23, 2020, 08:16:50 PM »

thanks again !

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Twin Mustang & Duck(s), blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #960 on: April 23, 2020, 08:18:26 PM »










 from an idea by Tophe

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Re: Twin Mustang & Duck(s), blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #961 on: April 23, 2020, 09:09:23 PM »
Now that is the best looking amphibian I have seen in a long time!  Excellent combination of parts.  Goal!
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Re: Twin Mustang & Duck(s), blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #962 on: April 23, 2020, 09:48:47 PM »
That's just inspired!  :-* Utterly brilliant!
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Re: Twin Mustang & Duck(s), blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #963 on: April 24, 2020, 01:31:09 AM »
 ;)

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Re: Twin Mustang & Duck(s), blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #964 on: April 24, 2020, 01:47:02 AM »
That's just inspired!  :-* Utterly brilliant!

Absolutely,  brilliant kitbash :-* :-* :-*


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Re: Twin Mustang & Duck(s), blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #965 on: April 24, 2020, 03:47:20 AM »
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Re: Twin Mustang & Duck(s), blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #966 on: April 24, 2020, 10:39:04 AM »
That jus' "works" don't it  :smiley: :smiley:
Twin Mustang with Grumman Duck floats an' gear, well done  :smiley: :smiley: :smiley:
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Re: Twin Mustang & Duck(s), blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #967 on: April 24, 2020, 10:42:22 AM »
What all the others have said, that's just purely inspired with a beautiful aesthetic appeal.

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Re: Twin Mustang & Duck(s), blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #968 on: April 24, 2020, 11:27:53 AM »
What all the others have said, that's just purely inspired with a beautiful aesthetic appeal.

That says it.
How ta heck did you think of / come across this configuration ?

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Re: Twin Mustang & Duck(s), blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #969 on: April 24, 2020, 12:37:31 PM »
I would have never thought of that! Brilliant! Crazy and cool!

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Re: Twin Mustang & Duck(s), blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #970 on: April 24, 2020, 03:28:46 PM »

thanks !

as I said, inspiration comes from a picture by Tophe I saw some time ago

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Re: Twin Mustang & Duck(s), blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #971 on: April 26, 2020, 05:33:44 AM »
And you've done a masterful job on this hommage à Tophe! First rate  :smiley:
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Re: Twin Mustang & Duck(s), blue : primary seaplanes
« Reply #972 on: April 26, 2020, 05:02:38 PM »
 ;)

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BV141, blue (asymmetric) : primary seaplanes
« Reply #973 on: April 28, 2020, 02:39:49 PM »

asymmetric floats for the asymmetric BV141










floats are from a 1/48 Rufe

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Re: BV141, blue (asymmetric) : primary seaplanes
« Reply #974 on: April 28, 2020, 03:34:45 PM »
Looking at BV.141 kit last weekend wondering what could be done with it.   Now here it is, you show us.  :smiley:
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