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Pilatus PC 7 - Double Build -

Adding 2 more to my collection....
Special liveries for being 30 and 35 years in service.

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5 | 25. November 2019, 20:58
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Patrick Hagelstein
Interesting build! But man, do I hope you had a dust mask when you drilled out that opening in the back! :o An awful lot of resin dust there!
27. January, 19:04
Juergen Klinglhuber
Hey Patrick! Your are right - it was a mess. ;) And I hope it was worth doing that operation.
27. January, 19:09
Juergen Klinglhuber
I just recently updated with few more pictures - I am a desperate modeler. First time scribing: I am not happy with the output :( I have to take that as a lessons learned....
27. January, 19:12
Patrick Hagelstein
What kind of paint do you normally use? I like to use lacquers and when I doubt my scribing, I spray some gloss lacquer on to see how it looks under paint. After that I just take it off again with 91% alcohol and continue my build.
27. January, 21:55
Patrick Hagelstein
When you don't like your scribing, fill in the grooves with sprue goo, sand flush and scribe in that. Because it cures as plastic, it's a very solid scribing material and much more forgiving than brittle resin.
27. January, 21:57
Łukasz Gliński
Wow, that's a lot of carving, looks like snow :D Following
28. January, 08:45
Juergen Klinglhuber
THX Patrick for your advice. Well noted. That's what I like on scalemates - someone is there to share experiences and to help out,...thx and I will try this by next change.
28. January, 19:25
30. January, 13:49
NorK
Well first the PC-6 now the PC-7... as an Austrian I have them in my stash too ;)
(Took me some effort to get them...)
Good to have a pro to learn and follow :)
30. January, 17:31
Juergen Klinglhuber
Hi & welcome NorK. I know what you mean - Austrian Airforce "Schmetterlingssammlung" is hard to complete. IF you get them, the build can become a pain... e.g. Marivox Saab 105,...
I started a "collection" folder with the aim so list (=build) all flown types since 1955. Well,...kind of challenging. Time will show if that list once get completted. :)
31. January, 16:39
Juergen Klinglhuber
update - I figured out that spinner from the kit(s) to not match the real thing in size and shape. I decided to scratch with spare parts from my rummage box to come closer.
6. February, 18:55
Juergen Klinglhuber
Anyone ever stumbled over Herstal Gunpods in 1/72 ? I did not and decided to scratch them - not sure how they turn out,....
16. April, 19:25
Juergen Klinglhuber
I had the same Issue with LAU32-7 rocket launchers,...was not able to find that one in 1/72. So again some scratch work where required. Meanwhile I have a first layer of dark green on those pods...
19. April, 15:53
Juergen Klinglhuber
Pod and Launcher - done.
21. April, 16:52
Mirko Römer
Great work so far!
21. April, 17:18
Łukasz Gliński
Nice scratchbuilding
21. April, 17:44
Juergen Klinglhuber
Thx Mirko.
Thx Lukasz. That makes it even more interessing,... (to me).
22. April, 20:02
Łukasz Gliński
You made me start thinking of buying the Dutch one, one day maybe... :)
22. April, 20:55
Juergen Klinglhuber
after some months of zero progress I was able to spend some time on my PC7 trainers,....
12. August, 19:56
Andy Ball
Patient work there Juergen!
12. August, 22:17
Łukasz Gliński
Nice to see this couple back on the workbench
13. August, 07:14
Juergen Klinglhuber
Hi Andy, Lukasz - you know that normally I like to puzzle over such kind of tasks and to try to make the best out of such kits (from my perspective of course ;) )
.... to keep the patience and to avoid butchering the kit instead, I take a break sometimes to calm down...so - actually no clue when I will continue ! ( :) kidding)
16. August, 06:16
Juergen Klinglhuber
Cold & Rainy outside - a perfect day to spend time at the paint booth. Some progess on this one....
11. October, 16:12
Gordon Sørensen
Great looking paint, Juergen! I prefer one a little more colourful though...
https://controller.com/listings/for-sale/pilatus/pc-7/aircraft
11. October, 20:44
Patrick Hagelstein
Getting there... :) Or did Gordon convince you to try that lollipop scheme? ;)
14. October, 00:53
Juergen Klinglhuber
:) Gordon, Patrik - I like lollipops. But for this bird I guess I have to stick with my original plans. Sorry.
But bird 2 of this douple build will get a more colourful dress - I hope you will like it ;)
stay tuned...
21. October, 17:40
21. October, 19:41
Juergen Klinglhuber
Paint job #2 ready to go. Gordon...what to you think? ;) not really a lollipop but,...close!
6. November, 19:45
Gordon Sørensen
Orange is my favourite colour! Looking forward to seeing the paint come together. And great job on the builds! Some very impressive scratch building and detailing!
6. November, 19:55
Patrick Hagelstein
Orange??? As a Dutch guy, I'm in! :D
7. November, 01:25
Juergen Klinglhuber
A little update - made some progress on the paint job.
14. November, 17:37
Stefan Fraundorfer
Jürgen, I take a closer look at the two PC-7s.
20. November, 17:03
Juergen Klinglhuber
Hi Stefan. Tricky kits those two ...But I'm motivated to get the best out of it. Only limited by my skills.....on the other hand I learned alot during this build (keyword -Future & Gunze; amongst others...) ;)
21. November, 14:05

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