29. December 2014 at 14:45:36
29. December 2014 at 15:01:45
Agree with Frank... Can you also show us how you finish the wheel, please??? thanks Guy
Fully understand the process so far!!!
29. December 2014 at 15:15:10
Steve I have no other pic's than these - Once you're at pic' 7 - it's about done .................. the rear rim is glued on and then the whole is just sprayed your chosen colour. In this instance I used an Auto' acrylic (Cream), this explains why it looks a bit goopy in some of the "finished shots". I have an airbrush now and this would add a lot of finesse to the project. The whole thing was completed with Car aerosol paints and some detail added with Humbrol enamels .... Real Oldschool, all hand tools and a household drill for a lathe so one must allow for this when standing in judgement. I kind of liked those days - before the internet was there to tell you that every decision you made was wrong or ludicrous ............ or perhaps that's just me?? (he says smiling).
29. December 2014 at 15:32:49
29. December 2014 at 15:34:08
@Andi... Thanks for the extra info, I guess you then trimmed the wire once glue dried.
It's a good method, I've built spoke wheels myself in the past, but never using the kits styrene originals...
So I was interested in how YOU finished these off. Many thanks
29. December 2014 at 15:52:45
Holy Moly this is a very nice modelmaking! The idea and implementation of the spoke wheels is great. Very well done!
29. December 2014 at 20:08:47
30. December 2014 at 08:04:15
Good god.. what a damn good way
30. December 2014 at 20:55:35
absolutely fantastic. is it fishing line or something else. does it hold the weight of the model without any problem?
I did something like that (less spokes for sure), for a 1/12 bike but i did use very thin steel wire, mostly to avoid painting it afterwards. that was maybe an overkill in regards to strength
22. August 2017 at 23:54:14
Wow those spokes are amazing!
23. August 2017 at 00:32:09
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