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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #100 on: January 07, 2015, 02:55:28 AM »
Superb as usual…and the model is nice too. ;)
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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #101 on: January 07, 2015, 06:26:07 AM »
 :) :) :) Superb as usual WOW  ;D ;D ;D
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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #102 on: January 07, 2015, 01:27:40 PM »
Yup! :)
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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #103 on: January 07, 2015, 05:48:22 PM »
Really coming along well. 

I love watching your work, its the sort of stuff I fantasize about being able to do but lack the bravery (and talent) to do so.

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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #104 on: January 08, 2015, 06:00:46 AM »
That's some of the best detailing and weathering I've ever seen!

The engine is especially nice. Having spent time working for a bunch of mechanics, I can state with some authority you captured the very essence of a motor with some miles on it.

Thanks for the update, Chuk!

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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #105 on: January 08, 2015, 07:20:53 PM »
Dunno what really to say - so - Gads, Wow, Gee Wiz kinda build :-*

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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #106 on: January 12, 2015, 02:16:20 AM »
Hey, thanks, guys!  I was hoping to get in Part 2 today, but work is starting to come in again- ah, the life of a freelancer!  You'll just have to stay tuned, my friends- cheers!

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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #107 on: January 15, 2015, 03:36:36 AM »
Here's Dodging Bullets Part 2- Marina is just tuckered out from all the engine work she's put in.  Read on, Bold Modeler!


















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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #109 on: January 15, 2015, 04:23:07 AM »
I see your postings (appreciated & enjoyed) and excellent build quality :)
Still is beyond me how you manage to do do it.

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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #110 on: January 16, 2015, 09:14:37 AM »
Still awesome, Chuk! :icon_alabanza:
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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #111 on: January 16, 2015, 12:30:52 PM »
Still producing top quality work, inspirational!!!  ;) ;) ;) 8)
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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #112 on: January 18, 2015, 04:00:57 AM »
I can't believe it didn't fit!! Really nice recovery again!

Very helpful tip as always, really appreciate the weathering with pigments. very authentic dusty look
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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #113 on: January 19, 2015, 03:25:09 AM »
Thanks, guys!  I'm working my way through the fiddley bits, crossing items off my Big List.   One more update outta do it.   Cheers!

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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #114 on: January 28, 2015, 03:21:03 AM »
Well, this one's done at last. Like every build, this has been a real learning experience for me, and I hope I've been successful in sharing what I've picked up through the highs and lows. Thanks to all for reading along!

















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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #117 on: January 28, 2015, 03:53:32 AM »
Wow! 8)

Stunning job, chuk! :icon_alabanza:















Um?! Nice ... suspenders ... by the way. :P :-*
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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #118 on: January 28, 2015, 04:53:27 AM »
Great work as usual mate.  Thank you for yet another pleasurable build.
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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #119 on: January 28, 2015, 12:28:51 PM »
Beautifully modelled and finished girls .............  :-[ errrr, modelled and finished plane that is (I keeps gettin' distracted)  :) Another masterpiece for your shelf!!!  8) 8) 8) 8)
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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #120 on: January 30, 2015, 04:32:13 AM »
An absolute tour-de-force, Chuk!

I've always had a soft-spot for the IAR 81, and it's a treat to see one being built so superbly!

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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #121 on: February 01, 2015, 06:47:05 PM »
Chuk, words fail me. Thank you for putting so much effort into taking us through the build and your techniques.
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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #122 on: February 02, 2015, 08:32:04 AM »
Many thanks, my friends!   I'm glad you liked it- I'm glad it's over at last! ;) 

Now, for my next project I'll be finishing up one from my Shelf of Doom:  http://www.modelersalliance.com/forum/chukw/147831-well-provisioned-lil-chuk-builds-some-targets

Then, it's a Vietnam US aircraft in 1/48  Stay tuned!

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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #123 on: February 02, 2015, 12:08:21 PM »
Please be an F-4J, Please be an F-4J, Please be an F-4J, Please be an F-4J, Please be an F-4J, Please be an F-4J ............
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Re: IAR 81C- building the 1/48 Icaerodesign resin kit
« Reply #124 on: February 03, 2015, 02:42:13 AM »

Now, for my next project I'll be finishing up one from my Shelf of Doom:  http://www.modelersalliance.com/forum/chukw/147831-well-provisioned-lil-chuk-builds-some-targets



I remember that one - I thought it was finished.
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