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#4437466 - 09/06/18 11:34 AM OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29  
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Hi all,
I thought you might like to see the start of my next Wingnut Wings model - the Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 (CM3G version), No.2512 flown by Oberleutnant Friedrich Christian Christiansen of ’Seeflugstation 1’, from Zeebrugge in Belgium during July 1918.

So far I've completed the cockpit, which is now enclosed in the fuselage.
I'm currently modifying the Benz III engine supplied in the kit, which although good, either lacks detail or what detail is pre-molded needs to be changed.

The W.29 was a two seat float plane and as such is much larger than most of the single seaters I've built thus far.
I'm hoping to have this model on a water effects base - we'll see.

Who knows - with the release of WOTR I might have to consider WW2 kites in the future, but not right now.

Mike

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#4437476 - 09/06/18 12:37 PM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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You sir are a master modeler very nice thanks for sharing.
John

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Looking very good Sir! Can I assume the white stripes plastic running across the fuselage is for easy handling while painting?


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#4437492 - 09/06/18 02:27 PM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Robert_Wiggins]  
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Hi Rob,
Easy mistake to make given the glare on the photos.
Actually it's a metal wing spar supplied with the kit.
The model is a monoplane, but as it carried a crew of two, not to mention to large floats, the wings were necessarily large.
The metal spar is needed to support the weight of the wings,

Mike

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#4437510 - 09/06/18 05:12 PM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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Wow! Very nice work Sandbagger.

#4437520 - 09/06/18 05:52 PM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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Pro work sir!

#4437695 - 09/07/18 07:57 PM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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Hi all,
The four crank case vents were cut from the photo-etch from 'RB Productions' - ‘RB Productions’ Radiator Mesh (RB-T027). These will be attached to the engine
after it has been painted, when they can be ‘weathered in’.

The engine control linkage is 0.4 mm Nickel-Silver micro-tube for the rods and 0.12 mm copper wire wound around 0.3 mm micro-tube. Again these will be fitted after the engine is installed.

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#4437699 - 09/07/18 08:30 PM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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Tedious work Mike but that is what makes your models stand out Sir!


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#4438168 - 09/10/18 07:12 PM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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Hi all,
Well the engine is done as far as I can go, so now it's onto the airframe.

Mike
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#4438205 - 09/11/18 12:55 AM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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Looking real good my brotha!

#4438216 - 09/11/18 01:40 AM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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That is amazing!


"Take the cylinder out of my kidneys,
The connecting rod out of my brain, my brain,
From out of my arse take the camshaft,
And assemble the engine again."
#4438407 - 09/11/18 07:20 PM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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Just check his website for more of his projects http://igavh2.xara.hosting/#xl_xr_page_index

#4440556 - 09/24/18 01:16 PM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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Hi all,
Exhaust pipes painted and fitted.
Made from brass micro-tube as the kit items are solid molded and not hollow..
Mike

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#4440602 - 09/24/18 04:34 PM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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Looks like it’s ready to go on the test stand and fire it up

Cheers
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#4440693 - 09/25/18 02:56 AM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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Originally Posted by Sandbagger
Hi all,
Exhaust pipes painted and fitted.
Made from brass micro-tube as the kit items are solid molded and not hollow..
Mike


Mike;

With your skills you should be an ambassador for I.P.M.S.


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#4440981 - 09/26/18 09:42 PM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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Hi all,
Front end completed as well as all decals (Aviattic) and smaller parts.
Next step is to assemble the wings and floats plus what rigging is required,

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#4441003 - 09/26/18 11:54 PM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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Well judging from what I see, I just want to know when you plan the first trial run up of the engine! winkngrin


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#4441023 - 09/27/18 03:06 AM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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I've been building 1/72 most of my life, these days mostly for 3D hands-on wargaming. Ever since I first saw some of those larger-scale models I've been thinking about it. Looking good.


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#4441975 - 10/03/18 07:57 AM Re: OT Hansa-Brandenburg W.29 [Re: Sandbagger]  
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Hi all,
Well the aircraft and ground equipment are finished.
The engine access panels will be displayed as removed.
All that's left now is to paint the figures and get it all in its display case.
I'll post completion shots in this thread soon.

Sailor_Steve:
Way waaaay back I used to build in 1/72 scale, but now I stick to 1/32 scale, as I find the level of detail a challenge.
That said the only problem with this scale, especially if you're building a collection, is the space to display them all. This is my 15th WW1 model and I've 49 in my 'stash' with another two on pre-order.
I should live that long!!!

Many thanks for your comments and encouragement throughout this build,

Mike

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Sandbagger;

All I can say is that with quality like your builds you should ensure that your work isn't lost to posterity when you depart this world. It would be a shame to see them discarded.

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