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Offline tin shed gamer

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Re: Pulp Plane Library
« Reply #705 on: April 16, 2018, 10:39:01 AM »
That's an interesting idea.
It would be very close to the table top if you waterline  it. I'm not sure just how big a plane it is.I suspect a little two big. I've already got a water line Walrus seaplane (smer),and an Ertl die cast Goose.Plus the card Tri motor,and I'll have the ski plane(once its finished.).

Though...
It'd make one heck of a colourful table next to the Walrus.If I could compress it down to the same wing span as the Walrus. Or the Single engine '39 might be a better option.

Having had a look at the videos. It's look quite unnerving to be a passenger on. As it doesn't So much land on water, As sink and then remember it can float.

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Re: Pulp Plane Library
« Reply #706 on: April 22, 2018, 03:35:22 PM »
I picked one of these kits up today on eBay, for £5.99.  Side-tracked I know but... There's a cunning plan,if its too flimsy to be a piece of scenery. Then I've a perfectly good set of nets for building one in something more resilient.

Mark.

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Re: Pulp Plane Library
« Reply #707 on: April 22, 2018, 06:50:42 PM »
I picked one of these kits up today on eBay, for £5.99.  Side-tracked I know but... There's a cunning plan,if its too flimsy to be a piece of scenery. Then I've a perfectly good set of nets for building one in something more resilient.

Mark.

Schreiber models become amazingly sturdy and tough if built correct. I used to build a dozen planes and even more ships more than 30 years ago and even added the 1/200 Zeppelin for nostalgia 15 years later. I remember a 1/50 scale Junkers Ju 52/3m with detailed interior too.

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Re: Pulp Plane Library
« Reply #708 on: April 22, 2018, 06:59:35 PM »
I forget the manufacturer at the moment, but I eventually plan to do something similar when it comes time for me to make the inevitable tramp freighter. There's an EXCELLENT paper model with varied play areas (lots of levels and gangways and such for cover and movement) and a realistic design (no goofy proportions and whoever made it knows what a ship looks like). I figured I'd make it in plasticard and cardboard instead of paper.

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Re: Pulp Plane Library
« Reply #709 on: April 22, 2018, 09:04:11 PM »
I'll take your word for it .But I won't be making one soon as I've just been sent a refund and told its sold out :(. Serves me right for getting side-tracked, The universe seems to make sure every time, I try to make something just for me its got to be out of bloody cereal packet lol :'( lol

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Re: Pulp Plane Library
« Reply #710 on: April 23, 2018, 07:06:49 AM »
What in the world...

It baffles me how paper model kits ever run out of stock.

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Re: Pulp Plane Library
« Reply #711 on: April 23, 2018, 07:29:45 AM »
What in the world...

It baffles me how paper model kits ever run out of stock.

Did you try to order from their site? http://www.schreiber-bogen.com/cat.php?dev=1&ac=3&t=178

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Re: Pulp Plane Library
« Reply #713 on: April 23, 2018, 11:37:51 AM »
What in the world...

It baffles me how paper model kits ever run out of stock.

They probably source their paper from Wernham Hogg or maybe Dunder Miflin.
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Re: Pulp Plane Library
« Reply #714 on: April 24, 2018, 08:23:38 PM »
If you have an hour or two to spare this thread would be a great starter for some very unique aircraft.

http://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php/topic,27999.1410.html

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