Author Topic: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"  (Read 5944 times)

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Re: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"
« Reply #50 on: June 06, 2019, 02:12:55 AM »
Looking good.
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Re: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"
« Reply #51 on: June 06, 2019, 03:24:54 AM »
Great recovery Nils

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Re: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"
« Reply #52 on: June 06, 2019, 07:29:54 AM »
Now that's one fantastic save!

Way to go, Nils!
 :smiley:
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Re: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"
« Reply #53 on: June 06, 2019, 08:34:25 AM »
 :smiley:
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Re: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"
« Reply #54 on: June 06, 2019, 08:48:24 AM »
Kudos for saving Junior Electra from the paint demons.  :smiley:    Fine color scheme.

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Re: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"
« Reply #55 on: June 08, 2019, 04:34:32 PM »
Update:

im approaching the end of this build, as later today, i will start on decals on the fuselage and final-assembling all the parts.
all sub-assemblies are now done, the project should be completly finished this weekend.

wheels are on....





propellors are done, ready for decals and detailing....



...and the Sabena logo has been applied on the tail.

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

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Re: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"
« Reply #56 on: June 08, 2019, 10:20:53 PM »
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

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Re: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"
« Reply #57 on: June 11, 2019, 01:03:04 AM »
and we are done, im quite happy with the results, despite the setbacks  8)















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

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Re: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"
« Reply #58 on: June 11, 2019, 01:05:55 AM »
Woh! :icon_surprised:


Fast & funky! Nice build, nils! :smiley: 8)
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Re: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"
« Reply #59 on: June 11, 2019, 01:32:44 AM »
Beautiful!!  Quite impressive!

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Re: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"
« Reply #60 on: June 11, 2019, 02:36:13 AM »
Well done Nils!  Looks great!
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Re: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"
« Reply #61 on: June 11, 2019, 05:27:28 AM »
That's turn out a cracker Nils  :smiley: :smiley: :smiley:

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Re: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"
« Reply #62 on: June 11, 2019, 05:31:46 AM »
That turned out great! Hard to tell that it was a P-3!
« Last Edit: June 11, 2019, 07:44:27 AM by Frank3k »

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Re: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"
« Reply #63 on: June 11, 2019, 06:38:44 AM »
That sure finished up a treat, Nils!
 8)
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Re: 1/72 Lockheed L-188-75 "Junior Electra"
« Reply #64 on: June 11, 2019, 06:44:00 AM »
Cuz my eyes were not tuned to differences, been looking at Electra and P-3 and your model pictures.   Must say, we are seeing a "Junior Electra".   Color scheme and its quality are right on.  :smiley: