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Postby Morris » Sun Sep 06, 2020 12:29 pm

Now working on my next 1/28 Revell WWI kit - Eddie Rickenbacker's Spad XIII :)
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby Morris » Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:41 pm

Continued with building / painting the combination engine bay and cockpit .......
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby Morris » Mon Sep 14, 2020 10:48 am

Switched to painting the tail section and lower wing prior to adding more cockpit details...
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby Mark » Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:53 pm

Odd scale, but a nice subject. Time to get the popcorn out!
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby Morris » Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:02 pm

Thanks Mark...continued with cockpit and inner fuselage additions. :) gauges and such next.
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby Morris » Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:22 pm

Assembled the aft fuselage and tail section...started on detailing the cockpit tub
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby royjess » Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:25 pm

Looking good Morris, some intricate details there :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby Morris » Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:35 pm

Attached the lower wing to the fuselage - added struts and rigging -
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby Morris » Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:14 pm

Continued with landing gear and more rigging
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby Morris » Sat Sep 26, 2020 12:02 pm

Continued rigging and centre struts
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby steve131 » Sat Sep 26, 2020 12:13 pm

Great work 8-)
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby Morris » Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:49 pm

Top wing mounted - continued with front cowl work...
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby Morris » Sat Oct 03, 2020 12:24 pm

Finished the nose area - weathered and set aside awaiting an aftermarket prop.
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby steve131 » Sat Oct 03, 2020 1:50 pm

Rickenbacker gave Richard Bong a case of Scotch for breaking his record .Think your case would be in post .
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby Morris » Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:04 pm

Thank you sir, - weather the landing gear some using the famous pic as a guide sort of....
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby Mark » Sun Oct 04, 2020 6:23 pm

Lovely work Morris. Fantastic job on the figure too :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby Morris » Sun Oct 04, 2020 11:02 pm

Thanks Mark, just waiting a LF prop to be delivered and the Spad can go on the Shelf....on the figure, I had to change the boots, add the medal and 'enhance' the face painting a bit to match photos of Rickenbacker closer :D
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby Morris » Tue Nov 10, 2020 4:32 pm

Completed pictures - thanks for looking :D
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby royjess » Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:24 pm

You've done a cracking job there Morris, you should be proud. Well done :clap: :clap:
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Re: Rickenbackers Spad XIII

Postby Morris » Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:52 pm

Thx Roy, appreciated - those 3 old Revell kits are challenging - grappling with Camel at present :?
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