Migrant's stringy-things

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  1. Migrant

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    Inspired by T-Bolt's excellent biplane thread, here's a selection of my own wire-braced subjects. First up is Gavia's 1/48 Bristol Scout 'C'.

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  2. Lucky13

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    Very Nice! :thumbright:
     
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    Nice one!
     
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    Very nice Migrant! I really should rig mine, It makes a difference!
     
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    Beauty! I really like the 'show through' effect of the upper wing roundel - sorry, cockade - the term roundel hadn't been coined then!
     
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    Very nice,
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    Yes, the see-through effect is very realistic for that era. How did you achieve it? VERY NICE BUILD. Also, what did you use for rigging?
     
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    WOW!!! He takes Stupendous photos and builds spectacular models!!:shock: What's next!:shock: Very nice build Migrant.:thumbright:
     
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    Thanks guys. A pale version of the markings and ribs were painted on the underside of the top wing:-
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    On this model I used monofilament (fishing line) for the rigging.
     
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    I have to admit, that's one nice touch, nicely done!
     
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    Absolutely beautiful, pristine work Mike. I agree with Terry that the see through effect looks very convincing.
     
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    Excellent. So what did you use for the rigging? :)
     
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    Thnaks guys.

    I used monofilament (fishing line), coloured black with a marker.
     
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    This is Eduard's 1/48 Airco DH-2. Lovely little kit, it's the Profipak version so came with all the photo-etch etc. The main modification I made was to replace the booms with carbon-fibre rods, as I thought the delcately-moulded plastic parts would probably start to bend with the weight. Rigging was... interesting, I used a combination of fishing line, ceramic fiber and heat-stretched sprue.

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    That is a fair amount of wiring. Excellent work!
     
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    Wow! Very impressive work. :thumbleft:
     
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    Bl**dy H*ll ! That's fantastic, and very complex!!
     
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    Fantastic job... :)
     
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    When i saw your 'Airco DH-2' i gave birth to a baby boy !! Thats just FANTASTIC.

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    The DH-2................:notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy:
     
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