Prompted by a recent comment about the adverts attached to this blog I’ve decided to upgrade my plan at WordPress from the ‘free’ (with ads) to ‘personal’ (without ads). I’m fully aware that adverts on websites can completely ruin reading, so they have been banished. :O) You may need to update bookmarks to the newContinue reading “New Blog Address”
Monthly Archives: Nov 2019
Fire in the shed!
This is a quick post to provide a link to my general modelling blog – latibuliser.com and a post there about a very scary incident in the shed last night. If anyone else also dabbles with a bit of RC do read and check your LiPo batteries and charger.
New Page Added
Today I’ve added a new page to the Construction Stages page, with work starting on the exterior, and time lapse video.
Work on the rear cockpit bulkhead / engine firewall.
Lots of nice, slow work on the plumbing at the front of the engine bay this week. Have a look at more photos in the updated Cockpit page.
Etched metal awesomeness
A quick phone shot of the valve covers for the refuelling system. Etched metal with black paint and Flory Models white weathering wash.
Rebuilding a Wankel (snigger) engine
This is a great video, if you’ve ever wondered how a rotary is built and operates.
An update to the Cockpit page and different approach to modelling
There’s an update to the cockpit page, showing the dash finished and progress on the coaming. Building this model has also refreshed my approach to modelling, with much more time spent on preparation and getting to know the parts before construction. It’s such a complex kit, with so much more detail than the scales I’mContinue reading “An update to the Cockpit page and different approach to modelling”