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16 | 8. June, 18:06
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Bernhard Schrock
Patrick; what is the reason why do you use white as base color? Imo white is not optimal base for colors such orange or red. The "difference" is to great to produce a homogeneous saturation. As usual I'm using for orange yellow as base and for red pinkish grey as base (see f.e. the NH-3 album).
3. August, 07:41
bughunter
Orange? Great copper painting ;) Let's wait for the final pictures. Absolut great work, as usual - in Anlehnung an ein Lied: "Er _ist_ ein Zauberer"!
3. August, 08:47
Oliver Zwiener
Tolles Projekt - erinnert mich an meinen Mitflug mit der UH-1D im Rahmen des ULR 1999 Otto-Lilienthal-Kaserne Heeresflugplatz Roth bei Nürnberg :)
3. August, 09:03
Patrick Hagelstein
Hallo Bernhard, die weisse Grundierung war nur weil ich die neue Tamiya Lacquer Farben ausprobieren wollte. Deswegen hatte ich für eine leichte Grundfarbe gewählt. Leider musste ich etwas schleifen und erhielt so einige dunklere Stellen, die ich nur sehr mühsam bewältigen konnte. Vielleicht dass da eine Schicht gelb besser gewesen wäre. Aaaaaaber, deshalb war es ja auch ein Teststück und habe ich jetzt schon zwei Sachen gelernt. 1) Orange ist, obwohl meine Landesfarbe und meine Lieblingsfarbe, eine sehr schwierig zu bewältigende Farbe, und 2) Eine homogene, bevorzüglich gelbe Grundierung sollte besser wirken. Vielen Dank für diene Erklärung! :)
3. August, 16:43
Slavo Hazucha
Looking almost like the "Bronze Tiger" Typhoon type of Orange in those pics ;) And really good work with the faded touches!

I don't get to do much of Orange works myself unfortunately, but I'd say this color & its tonal brethren really are essentially very social creatures... It just matters that bit more what's under them & next them to bring out the right final tone... :)

Seeing you treat the Geisha-esque art of Orange/Red & White, I'm sure the German Green-Orange coupling will come out just as great...
3. August, 17:09
Pero Sušić
This indeed looks more like a bronze than an orange. But in the end the result is important. Or how we in Germany say: "Entscheidend ist, was hinten rauskommt." :D
And I have no doubts at all that this will end how it has started: exceptional.
3. August, 17:40
Bernhard Schrock
I did not expect to create so much of an impact with my quick pictures shot in bad light... It REALLY is orange. :)
3. August, 19:39
Patrick Hagelstein
Pfew........ ;)

:D :D :D
3. August, 19:39

August 1, 2020

Bernhard Schrock added a new photoalbum.
9 | 26. September 2019, 16:06
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Augie
Berhhard, I've said it before but simply stunning
30. May, 18:08
James C
Very impressive looking build.
30. May, 18:41
Zbynek Honzik
This is something incredible, Bernhard! Fantastic work!
30. May, 19:12
Richmond
Superb
1. August, 07:00
Thomas Hopfensperger
Clearly the best heli ive seen in any scale! Da brauch ich einen ganzen Hutladen: Chapeaus! Hüte ab! :)
1. August, 09:33
Alec K
This is just amazing
1. August, 11:38
Treehugger
And lovely photos, really fun to look at.
1. August, 11:57
Clifford Keesler
Just awesome, well done.
1. August, 21:51

June 17, 2020

Bernhard Schrock added a new photoalbum.
2 | 4. May, 10:37
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Lochsa_River
do you usually use varnish in the mix? Do you have a clear coat on first?

how do you remove the excess wash?

lots of questions...now...how on earth did you sand that styrene so smooth at the front of the plane?
7. June, 08:15
Bernhard Schrock
Moin moin Lochsa-River :) No problem, I'm happy about questions. In the most cases I'm using no clear varnish in the wash-mix, just for white.
Usually I'm using no clear varnish for entire surfaces of the model. That would spoil the effect of an irregular shine of the model. My white (in fact very light grey) was glossy enough for a model in 1:48 in my opinion. I'm convinced that there is also a scale effect in the shininess of the surface. A very glossy surface would look wrong in a 1:48 model und even worse in a 1:72....

Sanding:
before sanding I protect the remaning surface from damage with Tamiya tape. In this case I used Micro mesh 3200 for the transition area between the fuselage front and clear part. So I did not have deep scratches and i could polish the area with a cotton swab & polishing paste quickly.
7. June, 09:24
Oliver Zwiener
So viele klasse Projekte dieses Jahr - da werden wohl 3 Meter in Lingen 2021 benötigt ;)
7. June, 09:50
Bernhard Schrock
Moin Oliver. Danke für die Blumen. Ich vermute bzw. befürchte, dass du mit deiner Einschätzung recht hat. Ich habe mir auch schon Gedanken gemacht, was die aktuelle Situation für den verschobenen Termin für die EME 2020 bedeutet...
7. June, 13:10
Pierre Vauthier
looks so amazing. thanks for giving explanation of the pics. it is inspirational.
7. June, 20:38
bughunter
I want to see those models in real! I certainly can't believe what I see.
7. June, 21:29
Treehugger
Fun seeing these various old style kits that ends up looking this nice. :)
8. June, 16:52
Zbynek Honzik
This is a model of museum quality! And it looks like in 1/32. Excellent work again, Bernhard.
17. June, 06:15

June 7, 2020

Bernhard Schrock added a new project.
1:48
In progress
1:48 UH-1D Huey (Kitty Hawk KH80154)1:48 Bell UH-1D SAR Rivetcounter Edition (DF HeloStuff DF81048)
 
7. June, 05:11
David Funke
geht los!
7. June, 06:38

June 3, 2020

Bernhard Schrock added a new photoalbum.
19. March 2014, 11:45
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Clifford Keesler
Totally awesome job Bernhard.
29. November 2016, 21:51
Soeren .
Wonderful!
29. November 2016, 21:52
Spanjaard
simply stunning....
30. November 2016, 19:24
Burkhard D
I doubt we are ever going to see a better scale model of a Seasprite thna this one! <- Tim, we need stars for Bernhard :)
10. December 2016, 22:22
Erik Leijdens
Incredible indeed! Very very impressive work
10. December 2016, 22:30
Roland Sachsenhofer
A masterpiece- what a pleasure do look at! You did it again, Bernhard :)
11. December 2016, 09:21
Oscar Alonso
Awesome.....super detailed
3. June, 18:08
Zbynek Honzik
I am speechless! This is amazing job Bernhard!
3. June, 18:13

May 11, 2020

Bernhard Schrock added a new project.
1:48
Ideas
1:48 MH-53E Sea Dragon (Academy 12703)1:48 CH-53E exterior (Eduard 48542)1:48 CH-53E interior (Eduard 49364)6+
 
8. May, 13:41
bughunter
Do you still have space for such a monster with the huge amount of your other models?
8. May, 15:19
Bernhard Schrock
I can only secretly build it at night so my wife does not notice :)
8. May, 15:30
Holger Kranich
Wow what is coming this way? Can I have my old seat?
8. May, 15:58
8. May, 17:53
Michael Phillips
YES! Count me in. I am building the same kit right now, although I am just doing the normal US Navy version.
I can only imagine how awesome this is going to be in your hands!
8. May, 20:15
Bernhard Schrock
Hi Mates, a lot of seats free :) Cola or Pepsi? :)
Michael, I saw that you intend to build the same heli and that you have almost the same aftermarket sets I collected. I find you idea very remarkable to riveting the model: a lot of rivets!! Which reference do you have for the Rosie - job?
When do you intend to beginn the project or have you already started? At the moment I'm working on Mr. Mulligan. And after that I'm going to keep my promise and will build KH's Huey in German SAR markings supported by David (DF Helo Stuff). Maybe after that we can do a double feature. Maybe a few more people will join... :)
11. May, 07:27
Bryn Crandell
Joining this party. Pepsi please. Are there decals for the markings in the photo?
11. May, 12:29
Bernhard Schrock
You are welcome Bryn. The decalsheet contains elements for #25,#29 and #31.
11. May, 14:07

May 3, 2020

Bernhard Schrock added a new project.
1:48
Completed
1:48 Mr. Mulligan (Testors 911)
 
3. May, 19:36
Bernhard Schrock
Because I was curious I checked today my stash for other kits of Golden Age planes. I found Mr Mulligan as a Testors reissue from mid 80ies. After I looked at the kit's timeline my jaw dropped: it was issued by Hawk in 1949 (yes 1949!!) and is basically still the same. Just a different box.
Mr Mulligan beat Roscoe Turrner's Weddel Williams #44 and won the Bendix Trophy in 1936.
3. May, 19:38
Hanno Kleinecke
Oho, this promises to be another lecture in how to tickle the absolute maximum detail out of a most basic old kit,
won't be missing that ! Tuning in !
3. May, 19:47
Alex K
Checking in...
3. May, 20:02
Bernhard Schrock added a new photoalbum.
1 | 31. March, 17:40
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Oliver Zwiener
Klasse Ding - einmal mehr !
1. May, 17:47
Wim van der Luijt
another masterpiece, enjoyed this build very much, thank you!
1. May, 18:03
Stefan Schacht
Impressive model and allways helpfull discription of the building progress
1. May, 18:16
Slavo Hazucha
The North pole has been conquered - and it's a no small feat! ;)

I really have no idea what more (in the human-eye visible range) could be added here... a very cool plane presented with every bit of Inginöring competence!
1. May, 18:55
Andy Ball
@Slavo: I hope the South Pole has been conquered too ????
1. May, 22:54
Alec K
Inspirational master building, again. Thank you for sharing
2. May, 00:08
Bernhard Schrock
Thanks for watching the South Pole expedition. I now have another expedition across the Pacific planned. :)
3. May, 05:37
Dick
Very nice build, my compliments!

Imagine trying to land that plane on a white snowy landscape with those little ski's..
3. May, 12:41
Bernhard Schrock added a new project.
2. May, 13:49
Alex K
The Bellanca... The Northrop Gamma... and now this... yes, the master is on a Golden Age winning streak! A must watch!
3. May, 02:31
Gordon Sørensen
Have this kit in the stash, too! Watching for the hints and details....
Read the "Story of Southern Cross" by Kingsford-Smith many years ago. Great read about the preparation and the actual trans-Pacific flight.
3. May, 03:00

April 2, 2020

Bernhard Schrock added a new project.
Albums: 1 with 75 images
1:72
Completed
1:72 Northrop Gamma (Williams Brothers 72-214)
 
30. March, 18:23
Juergen Klinglhuber
Ok. Wieder was auf das man sich freuen kann...bin dabei!
30. March, 19:07
Oliver Zwiener
Following :)
30. March, 19:34
Hanno Kleinecke
Schööön ! Was Du da so für Schmankerln im Keller hast....... checkin'in !
30. March, 20:05
Alex K
Goood! More Golden Age goodies! :)
31. March, 02:30
Bernhard Schrock
You are welcome Mates! I bought this kit about 10 years ago or more and found starting difficult because of the quality of the kit. But I must say that all Williams kits are researched well and are correct in the outer dimensions.
In the last time we have had great interest in polar expedition and so I remembered Ellsworth's polar expedition 1936 and his plane. With this most famous Gamma the modeler has great luck: the Polar Star survived and is exhibited in NASM in Washington DC. The official website offers excellent 44 Mpix pictures: you can see each rivet!
31. March, 10:04
Łukasz Gliński
Oh man, I have to watch it
31. March, 15:55
Ben M
taking a seat
31. March, 16:13
Burkhard D
Pass the popcorn :)
31. March, 19:24
Rafael Lang
woooooooow....
31. March, 19:48
Slavo Hazucha
Joining the expedition! Of course it has to start with some "goose skin" ;)
31. March, 20:44
Thomas Hopfensperger
Wunderbar Bernhard! Hab meine als "Sky Chief" in der Vitrine, ist aber schon letztes Jahrtausend gebaut. Deine wird natürlich besser, ich freu mich drauf!!
2. April, 14:49

March 30, 2020

Bernhard Schrock added a new photoalbum.
1 | 9. March, 20:33
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Jarekk
A beautiful model. Congratulations! I see you corrected the pilots seat. :)

For those who want to know the history of the Adamowicz brothers, I recommend the book "Across the Atlantic: The Adamowicz Brothers, Polish Aviation Pioneers" by Zofia Reklewska-Braun and Kazimierz Braun

poles.org/DB/A_names/Adamowicz_Bros/Adamowicz_bros.html
29. March, 19:03
Łukasz Gliński
@Hanno: As far as I'm concerned they were first Polish aviators to cross the Atlantic, ended on some meadow in France.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adamowicz_brothers
29. March, 19:42
Hanno Kleinecke
Ah, I see ! Thanks for the links, mates, very interesting story I've never heared of so far......
29. March, 20:31
Adam Gudynowski
That was fast! Excellent photos
30. March, 07:29
Slavo Hazucha
Beautiful work Bernhard - a really simple basic shape, but then the "devil in detail" peeks out at you from some corner of the model in every picture... :) And some of those details must be microscopic in real life... I particularly like the open side windows, with that position and super-thin material, they add a lot of life & scale-impression! Top job all over!
30. March, 07:42
Bernhard Schrock
I just had the second cup of coffee and I'm happy the nice comments. Many of the details are indeed quite small but fortunately the Bellanca model is quite a large plane, and larger than f.e. Hughes H1 in 1:48.
30. March, 08:05
Erik Leijdens
Fantastic work Bernard
30. March, 09:29
Hans Haag
Eine kleine Schönheit!
30. March, 09:49

March 10, 2020

Bernhard Schrock added a new project.
Albums: 1 with 53 images
1:72
Completed
1:72 Bellanca J-300 (Dora Wings DW72012)
 
9. March, 20:30
Łukasz Gliński
Watching. The reviews of this kit are rather bad, but I have the very same project on my mind
9. March, 20:50
Alex K
So nice to see another Interwar civil / record flight project, from a master - great! In!
9. March, 23:32
Bernhard Schrock
Hi mates, you are welcome :)
Alex: you statement honored me very!
10. March, 19:43

February 16, 2020

Bernhard Schrock added a new project.
Albums: 1 with 214 images
1:48
Completed
1:48 AgustaWestland Merlin HC3 (Airfix A14101)1:48 AW101 Merlin International (Xtradecal X48-131)
 
25. September 2019, 18:09
Nathan Dempsey
I'll be watching this one for sure. I REALLY want one of these :)
25. September 2019, 22:25
Patrick Hagelstein
A new Japanese helo?.... Off course I'm in!
25. September 2019, 22:31
Oliver Zwiener
Absoluter Wahnsinn - klasse Ding !
16. February, 16:00

January 20, 2020

Bernhard Schrock added a new photoalbum.
2. June 2017, 19:35
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Robert W Martel
Thanks Bernhard, Not sure when I'll get to it, but,,, when I do I'll be looking back at yours ! Cheers
2. November 2017, 17:10
Chris Nally
It is a huge kit isn't it mate :-}
29. November 2017, 10:54
Clint Mecham
Outstanding result!
1. December 2017, 04:03
Paulo Valado
Hi Bernhard! Love your modelling :D I would like to ask you, please, if you may send me the link from Mr. Tom Bigley website. I would like to build my Martin SP-5B Marlin, inspired by yours.
Thank you so much
15. October 2019, 12:08
Bernhard Schrock
Hi Paulo. Thank you for the nice comment :)
look here: tlbigley.com/VP-40/
15. October 2019, 16:28
Paulo Valado
Thank you so much! :D
15. October 2019, 17:02
Neuling
Perfect. Ein Prachtstück.
15. October 2019, 17:12
Yigal Levin
Looking very sharp Well done.
20. January, 17:52

January 9, 2020

Bernhard Schrock will attend Euro Model Expo 2020
Euro Model Expo 2020 in Lingen (Ems)
Cancelled
Euro Model Expo 2020
DE 28. and 29. March 2020, in Lingen (Ems)
9. January, 20:29

October 10, 2019

Bernhard Schrock added a new photoalbum.
7. June 2019, 17:42
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Maciej Bellos
Jaw dropping result, as expected. Hars off Mr. Schrock!
25. September 2019, 19:36
25. September 2019, 20:16
Treehugger
Mesmerizing detailing around the main rotor shaft. :)
25. September 2019, 20:40
Zsolt Czegle
Bernhard, das ist wirklich eine erstaunliche und erstklassige Arbeit!
26. September 2019, 06:24
Dutch
Bestimmt! Genauso! Noch einmal, bitte!
26. September 2019, 12:01
Benoit Mathier
The level and attention of / to details is amazing. Clean work. Exceptional model, congrats
28. September 2019, 11:01
Felix Troschier
Fantastic!
10. October 2019, 08:43
Richmond
Another fantastic build
10. October 2019, 10:55

August 26, 2019

Bernhard Schrock added a new project.
27. July 2019, 07:23
Bryn Crandell
Watching this. Interesting looking fire truck. Russian vehicles are always interesting.
26. August 2019, 13:07
Bill Gilman
Ooh, I like firetrucks! This should be a good one.
26. August 2019, 13:21
Tom Ballhoff
Da hänge ich mich dran. Hab den hier auch noch liegen und bin gespannt was Du da zauberst
26. August 2019, 14:46

August 25, 2019

Bernhard Schrock added a new photoalbum.
30. April 2016, 09:28
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1. May 2016, 00:40
Stephan Ryll
wonderful one
1. May 2016, 14:22
Cuajete
Fantastic job, Bernhard. Congrats!
13. August 2019, 21:50
Andy Ball
Astounding!- the detail and complexity of you rigging that kite in 72nd....baffling
13. August 2019, 23:48
Alec K
One can only aspire to build this good... Fantastic work
24. August 2019, 23:56
Gareth Windsor
A beautiful build Bernhard.
25. August 2019, 01:13
Guy Rump
Gorgeous build and superb rigging :)
25. August 2019, 21:35
Paul Moore
Great subject.
25. August 2019, 23:55

August 18, 2019

Bernhard Schrock added a new photoalbum.
1 | 16. July 2018, 05:53
Hanno Kleinecke
Wow, very authentic looking pictures ! Especially no1, I had to look twice to distinguish model from reality, top result !
16. July 2018, 08:01
Spanjaard
picture number 1 looks like refernce picture from the age... amazing!!!!
17. July 2018, 21:05
Alec K
I agree, excellent work. When was this built?
18. July 2018, 02:41
Bernhard Schrock
Thank you Mates.
This was my first model which I published in the german modeling magazine ModellFan in 1997. I was so proud because I could assist Uwe Lacina (chief editor) by shooting the pictures and by creating the article in Illustrator (!!). In result of this action I wrote more dozen articles for the next 16 years... This was a great time.
18. July 2018, 03:29
18. July 2018, 12:03
Kerry COX
That is a great rendition of a very well known bird that Pappy Boyington would be happy to have on his office table. For sure. : -) He received both the Medal of Honor and the Navy Cross.
18. July 2018, 12:11
Zbynek Honzik
This is a breathtaking result, Bernhard. And those "period" photos. Stunning!
17. August 2019, 21:23
Urban Gardini
Looking great mate. But isn't it F4U-2 that is the right name for this bird?
18. August 2019, 14:29
Bernhard Schrock
Thx Zbynek & Urban, especially for the Dash 2 hint. Indeed, I've forgotten that is a F4U-2 because I build this bird 23 years ago.
18. August 2019, 18:21
Urban Gardini
Strange how it's easier to forget something than it is to remember the same thing...
18. August 2019, 18:43
John Ballman
Very Well done. Your finish is outstanding. JB
18. August 2019, 19:06

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