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Just after completion....with cardboard stand...i promised this model that would change....
12 | 18. June, 05:34
Bernd Korte
I like it a lot!
18. June, 06:10
Łukasz Gliński
Very cool, love it! 👍
18. June, 09:06
Daniel Klink
Beautifully done Sir👍

18. June, 10:54
Robert Podkoński
Another jurassic era kit - beautiful model, congrats!
18. June, 10:55
Lochsa_River
thanks all....a fair amount of giggling took place the whole time the model (and the new winged stand) were underway....just a complete lark...with a giant orange wing....
18. June, 22:00
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1:144 China Clipper (Strombecker D31-89)
 
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1:144 China Clipper (Strombecker D31-89)
Pan American
China Clipper
Strombecker 1:144
D31-89 1957 | New tool
18. June, 05:15

June 15, 2021

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7 | 20. July 2020, 00:28
Lochsa_River
This is the first step in the Vega series project...

bobsmodelcollection.xara.hosting/vega%20series.htm

The interiors and the side windows, which don't add much, won't be used, to move things along...this is mostly a painting and decaling project.
20. July 2020, 00:29

May 26, 2021

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20 | 13. December 2020, 04:48
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Lochsa_River
Scraping and painting and scraping again was the window plan.... it turned out sorta bleah but its time to move on and decide this model won't be anyone's prizewinner but at least its done....
22. May, 01:01
David Taylor
Looks good to me.
22. May, 07:25
Thomas Wirsching
I also think you made a good job in restoring the windows 👍
22. May, 08:30
Lochsa_River
Thank you for those kind comments....the windows?.... only OK but it was time to move on to decals.

Love the footprints!
26. May, 16:08
David Taylor
Looking forward to seeing a swath of orange.
26. May, 16:13

April 28, 2021

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11 | 11. November 2020, 23:20
Bart Goesaert
Also on my ever growing to do list. How was the build of this kit? Result looks great, that is certain...
20. December 2020, 06:13
Lochsa_River
Thank you....the kit was a joy.
20. December 2020, 08:16
Thomas Ehrensperger
Great, very nice built 🙂
I just startet with this kit.
28. April, 13:58
Robert Podkoński
If only these were a bit cheaper... Great build. Congrats!
28. April, 14:15

April 25, 2021

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13 | 2. March, 06:17
Lochsa_River
This little lark and diversion is done...nothing but fun and a bit of a challenge to rig
8. March, 22:57
Łukasz Gliński
Wow, respect. I'm still afraid to start mine because of the rigging.
9. March, 08:47
Lochsa_River
Thank you!
25. April, 19:49
Patryk S.
Great result! Congratulations!
25. April, 19:55
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25. November 2020, 12:48
Lochsa_River
Painting, decaling and panel lines are done...assembly is next
4. December 2020, 06:05
Cuajete
Nice job so far. Following!
4. December 2020, 20:34
Hanno Kleinecke
Very pretty looking detail work on the gearstruts and a very skilled paintjob !👍
Glad, the decals withstood the masking tape......
5. December 2020, 08:02
Lochsa_River
Thanks all! This slightly funky effort is done. Just the photo shoot remains.
6. December 2020, 09:52
Cuajete
Looking so good... Waiting for the final pics.
6. December 2020, 20:24
Mirko Römer
Veeeery nice!
6. December 2020, 21:39
Łukasz Gliński
Pic #8 makes this plane look so nice, I start to want one for myself😉
6. December 2020, 21:41
gorbygould
Beautiful job!
1. February, 15:31
Lochsa_River
Thank you, everyone!
25. April, 19:49
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All done....these were fun...and a bit rough...just like the modeler, so it worked...enjoy. Photos will have to wait fo...
27 | 11. December 2020, 05:43
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JW
Following. I've got this one buried in the stash so I'll follow along.
3. February, 12:57
Lochsa_River
All done....these were fun...and a bit rough...just like the modeler, so it worked...enjoy.

Photos will have to wait for the flash setup to go back up.
17. March, 08:47
Cuajete
Very nice. Congrats!
17. March, 19:37
Guy Rump
Very nice builds 🙂
17. March, 20:22
Lochsa_River
Thank you, everyone!
25. April, 19:49
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8 | 17. June 2020, 23:27
Mark K
Very nice indeed!
18. April, 02:36
Robert Podkoński
Good work (a lot of...). Congrats!
18. April, 06:33
Lochsa_River
Thank you, everyone!
25. April, 19:48

April 17, 2021

Lochsa_River
Bobs models has moved....

http://www.bobs-model-collection.builders/

the previous site was corrupted somehow....hopefully, this one will last....
17. April, 20:20
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Project: USS Arizona
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3 | 10. November 2020, 22:38
Lochsa_River
Bobs models has moved....

http://www.bobs-model-collection.builders/

the previous site was corrupted somehow....hopefully, this one will last....
17. April, 20:17

January 2, 2021

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14 | 10. November 2020, 06:56
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Lochsa_River
It is not obsession...it is a hobby.

So that explains deciding a perfectly decent wing blue section was too dark and not the right color, even though it took three tries to get there....so, a decision has been made to make a custom color for the wing....

...5 parts Mission Models MMP-001 White and just 2 parts MMP-048 Blue make a pretty good match for the FS25184 color that no one seems to make.

....all the lessons learned from finally getting a good mask, etc. will be used on this, now fourth, attempt to paint the wing section...repeat after me...it is just a hobby....
28. December 2020, 05:53
Lochsa_River
The State of play of the Winnie Mae....a modeling rhyme....

....there are about twelve different ways this dude isn't up to snuff..

..the cockpit...the paint that "matched" when i tested it but not when i sprayed it!...by golly, i am going to get decent looking wheel spats...but i have to learn to sand curves....

...folks....there are more "lessons" in this little model....

...it is time to do the best i can and move on...but, i AM going to fill in those spats and try to make better versions....honestly, this has been a fun project...but it is time to move on...
30. December 2020, 06:01
Cuajete
Well done 👍.
30. December 2020, 19:02
Lochsa_River
Happy chaos in 2021...see photo....have a great year, everyone
2. January, 04:49
Cuajete
Happy New... Chaos! 👍
2. January, 19:06

December 30, 2020

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28. December 2020, 01:57
Lochsa_River
Did you ever buy a kit just to see what it looked like?

I'm not going to compete with the world of Spitfire builders out there!

But checking out this Airfix kit, tooled and molded in 2020, was a chance to see the modeling art at its state of the art.
28. December 2020, 02:00
Yes Man
It's probably Airfix's nicest 1/72 kit to date. Panel lines are well defined, good surface detail and a great cockpit out of the box.
30. December 2020, 08:29

December 29, 2020

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December 23, 2020

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23. December 2020, 00:11

December 15, 2020

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15. December 2020, 05:33

December 14, 2020

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December 8, 2020

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8. December 2020, 04:14
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8. December 2020, 04:06
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December 7, 2020

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14 | 7. September 2020, 07:45
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Lochsa_River
RIGGING IS DONE..ALMOST THERE
2. December 2020, 05:55
Lochsa_River
MY EFFORT IS SIMPLE...BUT HERE IS A SHOOT OUT TO SOMEONE WHO TOOK THIS VERY SERIOUSLY...70 HOURS OF BUILDING...25 HOURS OF PAINTING...

https://modelsbyme.wordpress.com/2016/08/29/lindberg-196-fultons-clermont-paddle-wheel-steamer/
2. December 2020, 05:59
Lochsa_River
AND THIS CREW...ACTUALLY GOT IT TO MOTORIZE AND FLOAT...

Youtube Video

 
2. December 2020, 06:01
René "Lord Bilbo" Bartholemy
Yes LR, pardon the pun, but... You're screwed!😉
You'll have to motorize yours, even if it's only to show the inner workings of the steam engine's transmission system.
Have you seen that beam going up and down? Fascinating! 👍 🙂
2. December 2020, 07:55
Lochsa_River
Al done...photo shoot next....fun kit, this one
3. December 2020, 03:05

December 2, 2020

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Lochsa_River
Thank you for your kind words....this was a kick to build.

The paints are Mission Models Russian Green Modern MMP-032

and Mission Models Aircraft Colors- Lichtblau RLM 76 MMP-051
27. November 2020, 09:37
Mark
Great modelling of a wonderful prototype.
27. November 2020, 10:54
Daniel Klink
Great Result Mate!
Stunning and eyecatching like Hell... 👍
27. November 2020, 13:01
Pierre Vauthier
thanks a lot !
27. November 2020, 20:43
Lochsa_River
Mr. Klink! Thank you....its hard not to think of you sorts while building stuff like this....seriously, glad you liked it.
2. December 2020, 00:17

November 25, 2020

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1:48 Supermarine Walrus Mk.I (Airfix A09183)1:48 Walrus Mk.I (Eduard BIG49182)1:48 Supermarine Walrus Mk.I/II (AIMS 48PE009)2+
 
1 | 25. November 2020, 06:25
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25. November 2020, 06:24

November 15, 2020

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15. November 2020, 23:29
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15. November 2020, 23:06

November 2, 2020

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5 | 2. November 2020, 02:00
Lochsa_River
Two versions were completed..one Luftwaffe...the other Spanish Civil War

These are interesting kits but its hard to recommend them...too flimsy....I also noticed the wheels of the Civil War version need attention
2. November 2020, 02:06
Dave Flitton
Oh, don't say that! I have too many of these to build!
2. November 2020, 06:51

October 25, 2020

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11 | 7. July 2020, 02:00
Lochsa_River
Dedicated Web page and WIP photos here...

Lochsa_River bobsmodelcollection.xara.hosting/sopwith.htm
7. July 2020, 02:19
Spanjaard
very nice
7. July 2020, 07:28
Lochsa_River
I once voted for Bob Dole to be President of the United States....because we've never had a president named "Bob".

That made the choice in decal scheme easy!

Go Bob!!

Thanks...this one will bring out the smiles for sometime.
7. July 2020, 08:23
Neuling
Very very nice indeed!
7. July 2020, 17:45
Rui S
Nice clean build 👍
7. July 2020, 17:58
Tom Beighley
Great work! Puts my rigging to shame.
25. October 2020, 04:12

September 22, 2020

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22. September 2020, 03:06

September 19, 2020

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1:72 Zveno-1A (Amodel 72290)
Zveno-1A TB-1 & I-5
Amodel 1:72
72290 2016 | Changed parts
19. September 2020, 02:21
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Cancelled
1:72 NIAI-1 "Fanera-2" (MikroMir 72-004)
 
19. September 2020, 02:02
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1:72 NIAI-1 "Fanera-2" (MikroMir 72-004)
Lisichkin NIAI-1 "Plywood-2"
NIAI-1 "Fanera-2" Soviet light passengers aircraft
MikroMir 1:72
72-004 2014 | New tool
19. September 2020, 02:02

September 14, 2020

Lochsa_River
All my projects have now shifted into parts prep only.....with the smoke in the western US, the windows can't be opened to ventilate for painting....

They say the skies will clear in about 5 days...until then...sanding, trimming and scrapping will be the order of the day.
14. September 2020, 21:26
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In progress
1:72 L. Vega model 5 "Winnie Mae & Lady Lindy" (MPM Production 72523)1:72 Vega Model 5 masks (Peewit M72241)
Lockheed Vega 5c
US Civil Winnie Mae
C/n 122 NR-105-W (Wiley Post, Harold Gatty)
July 1931 Around-the-world flight (Result: success)
FS17875 FS25184 FS25045
 
4 | 14. September 2020, 21:22

August 18, 2020

Lochsa_River
Please add Seaplanes to the Aircraft categories
18. August 2020, 03:36

August 11, 2020

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10 | 6. August 2020, 23:10
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Łukasz Gliński
Fantastic, such a bigi box :o
10. August 2020, 09:01
Juergen Klinglhuber
Looking very good - nice tiny model.
10. August 2020, 10:09
Sebastian Meyner
Really nice work!
10. August 2020, 10:19
Lochsa_River
Thank you folks....those new ICM boxes are little works of art in themselves

Rigging little 1/72 biplanes (this one isn't big...you noticed!) without eyelets was the learning goal...perfection was not achieved but the result showed real promise.
11. August 2020, 06:34
Neuling
Lovely build.
11. August 2020, 08:27

July 23, 2020

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23. July 2020, 04:29

July 21, 2020

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This closeup photo work is a double edged sword.... The engine ring looks good in real life at a normal viewing distance...
8 | 14. July 2020, 10:12
Neuling
A symphony of colors .......
18. July 2020, 18:07

July 19, 2020

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1:72 F4B-4 (Starfighter Decals 7200)
F4B-4 Cockpit Detail Set
Starfighter Decals 1:72
7200 2008 | New tool
19. July 2020, 01:58
Lochsa_River completed this item
1:72 F4B-4 E Z Rigging (Starfighter Decals PE-01)
F4B-4 E Z Rigging for Monogram/Accurate Miniatures
Starfighter Decals 1:72
PE-01 2012 | New tool Multi-topic (1!!)
19. July 2020, 01:58
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1:72 Boeing F4B-4 (Monogram PA209)
Boeing F4B-4 Navy Biplane Fighter
Monogram 1:72
PA209 1968 | New tool
19. July 2020, 01:58

July 6, 2020

Lochsa_River
When creating a project, the photo says it should be 1440x400 pixels, which is a widescreen landscape cropping, cutting off the top and bottom of a normal photo.

However, sometimes, it works the other way and the project photo comes out full frame.

Does anyone know the secret sauce to always get a full frame photo for a project?
6. July 2020, 15:16

July 5, 2020

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5. July 2020, 05:12
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1:72 KhAI-3 (MikroMir 72-014)
KhAI-3 Aviavnito-3
MikroMir 1:72
72-014 2019 | New tool
5. July 2020, 05:11
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5. July 2020, 05:10

July 4, 2020

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Completed
1:32 Sopwith Pup "Gnome" (Wingnut Wings 32055)
 
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July 2, 2020

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June 26, 2020

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26. June 2020, 23:51
Lochsa_River added a new project.
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Completed
1:48 H-81A-2(AVG) (Trumpeter 05807)
 
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22. June 2020, 08:36
scalemates
great looking Auto Gyro! 👍
24. June 2020, 22:13
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25. June 2020, 09:50
Neuling
Nice build!
25. June 2020, 14:09
Lochsa_River
Gracias all...
26. June 2020, 06:05
Lochsa_River added a new project.
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1:25
Completed
1:25 Der Beetle Bus (AMT T-196)
 
1 | 26. June 2020, 05:00
Potchip
Haha that's great now I gotta get one..
26. June 2020, 05:05
Chris Greathouse
So fun! Great job!
26. June 2020, 05:07
26. June 2020, 06:04
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1:350 КРЕЙСЕР "ВАРЯГ" (Zvezda 9014)1:350 Varyag Cruiser (Eduard 53067)
 
2 | 26. June 2020, 05:15
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Completed
1:48 Stearman PT-17 (Revell 85-5264)1:48 PT-17 (Eduard BIG49161)
 
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1:426 USS Arizona (Revell 85-0302)
 
26. June 2020, 05:57
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1:426 USS Arizona (Revell 85-0302)
USS Arizona Pacific Fleet Battleship
Revell 1:426
85-0302 2011 | Changed box
26. June 2020, 05:57
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