Author Topic: Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"  (Read 1709 times)

Offline nils

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Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"
« on: August 26, 2017, 07:00:18 PM »
i have been secretly working on this model for the past 6 months, and yesterday it was revealed to the public.

this model was built for MY WEDDING yesterday, and recieved a lot of compliments on my wedding party, where it was a centrepiece  8)
the party was a huge success by the way and me and the (now) wife couldnt be more happy  :-*

so, here's the Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"  :mellow:











on the bench:
-various models

on the drawing board:
-various 1/72 TinTin aircraft
-1/72 Eurocopter Tiger (Belgian Army)
-various other 1/72 and 1/144 aircraft

Offline Volkodav

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Re: Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2017, 07:05:41 PM »
 :smiley:

Top stuff and a brave man!

Offline The Big Gimper

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Re: Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2017, 07:34:55 PM »
Great idea (I hope this gives you permission to buy another 747 models) and it is very thoughtful.  I wish I had thought of this 29 years ago.

Congratulations.
« Last Edit: August 26, 2017, 08:20:00 PM by The Big Gimper »
Work in progress ::

I am giving up listing them. They all end up on the shelf of procrastination anyways.

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Re: Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2017, 03:36:04 AM »
Congrats on tying the knot ...what are you doing posting here? ;)
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

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Offline buzzbomb

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Re: Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"
« Reply #4 on: August 27, 2017, 04:36:57 AM »
What a fantastic idea.  Great job :D

Offline Acree

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Re: Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"
« Reply #5 on: August 27, 2017, 06:41:56 AM »
Congratulations on the nuptials, and great job on the centerpiece.  I hope your bride loved it!

Chuck

Offline elmayerle

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Re: Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2017, 07:55:39 AM »
Beautiful work!!  My congratulations and felicitations on your wedding.  Tomorrow, 8/27/2017, my lady and I will be celebrating 40 years together and we are still going strong.

Offline Tophe

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Re: Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"
« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2017, 12:24:27 AM »
Beautiful work!!  My congratulations and felicitations on your wedding.
The same from me.

Re: Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"
« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2017, 02:46:35 AM »
Congrats!

Offline ysi_maniac

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Re: Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2017, 05:18:16 PM »
Beautiful and original: :smiley: :smiley:

Offline Brian da Basher

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Re: Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"
« Reply #10 on: August 29, 2017, 02:31:48 AM »
Congratulations on tying the knot and building a wonderful wedding airliner to commemorate it!

Best of luck and all wedded bliss to you and your new missus, Nils!

Brian da Basher

Offline Robomog

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Re: Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"
« Reply #11 on: August 29, 2017, 07:15:22 PM »
Nice one nils, original and well built, the picture on the tail is a very nice touch.

Hope you have a very successful marriage as I have to Mrs Lady Mog

regards

mog  ;)
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Offline Frank3k

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Re: Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"
« Reply #12 on: August 29, 2017, 11:58:20 PM »
Congratulations Nils! That's a clever, inspired and good looking model!

Offline Gingie

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Re: Boeing 747-8 "Wedding Belle"
« Reply #13 on: September 01, 2017, 08:03:20 PM »
Congrats!!