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Heller 1/400 Jeanne d Arc (81034)
« on: December 27, 2020, 04:34:18 AM »
This is my Heller 1/400 Jeanne d Arc (81034). It was a strictly OOB build with no aftermarket stuff, no etch, no rigging and consequently no stress!



























Dave
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Re: Heller 1/400 Jeanne d Arc (81034)
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2020, 06:21:30 AM »
Very nice work, especially for an OOB build! 

Still, the question needs to asked, how did you manage to fight the urge to not apply a bit of what-if to the project? :smiley:
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Re: Heller 1/400 Jeanne d Arc (81034)
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2020, 06:43:36 AM »
Thanks, Jeffry.

It was extremely difficult to stick to my rules and I even managed to slip up once and add three pieces of thread rigging! Actually, the Jeanne d'Arc looks like it could be a great candidate for a "what-if". I have a 1/1200 scale one in my stash so perhaps one day I could let my imagination run riot.

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Re: Heller 1/400 Jeanne d Arc (81034)
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2020, 07:45:27 AM »
1:200 scale eh?  That would certainly be a hand full and easier on the eyes while building it.  At that size/scale it would certainly be a lot less eye strain. 
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Re: Heller 1/400 Jeanne d Arc (81034)
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2020, 08:13:31 AM »
No, it is 1/1200 which is three times smaller than the build above. Now, that will be bit of an eye strain!

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Re: Heller 1/400 Jeanne d Arc (81034)
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2020, 08:23:01 AM »
No, it is 1/1200 which is three times smaller than the build above. Now, that will be bit of an eye strain!

Blame it on eyesight. 
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Re: Heller 1/400 Jeanne d Arc (81034)
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2020, 02:33:38 PM »
Stress free! How the hobby is meant to be! :smiley:


So. why do I end up nearly bald after every build? ???


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Re: Heller 1/400 Jeanne d Arc (81034)
« Reply #7 on: December 28, 2020, 03:08:35 AM »
Nice work. :smiley:

A 1/350 one would be nice too.
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Re: Heller 1/400 Jeanne d Arc (81034)
« Reply #8 on: December 28, 2020, 01:02:17 PM »
Beautiful!!  If it was in 1/350, I would be tempted to do a subtle whif using French V-22s .

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Re: Heller 1/400 Jeanne d Arc (81034)
« Reply #10 on: December 29, 2020, 06:57:48 AM »