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Old 01-05-2017, 07:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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New year, my new project : cargolux B747-800 with nose-door open - I just finished it and I needed 4 nights to finish it (all my free time in the last days ). This experiment wasn't easy, because you need pair of fine stable hands, otherwise it will be very easy scratches. I made them movable, that means, the cargo doors: front and side, they are movable so I can open, close like the house door. I hope you'll like it!

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Old 01-05-2017, 07:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Made 4 LEDs for inside of fuselage:


















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Amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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A lot braver than I would be to try.
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amazing! - that is the word!
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You're killing me. Incredible.
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Mind blown.............
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Everything that has been said and more. What I like is it looks like that's how the model was made.
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Old 01-05-2017, 10:41 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Looks great, but I would never have the courage to do it...maybe on a zinc rot model. What do you use as the hinge?
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Now to fix the wing flex so it more closely resembles a ground configuration. Beautiful job and great pictures!
Have heard some modelers paint the inside black or some dark color if interior lights are installed. Offered as a tip, not criticism.
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Looks amazing indeed. Did you put in a jc front wheel bogie?
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It's about time hogan to make something like this, as hogan already made 1/400 747 with open doors, why not bigger easier 1/200!?!? Nice work!
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That is amazing work... a lot of patience must have been needed but the result looks great!!
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Great work again. But something happened to the tip of the nose. Was it the drill chuck?
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Now to fix the wing flex so it more closely resembles a ground configuration.
This has always been the biggest gripe for me when it comes to plastic models. Can anyone confirm if this is the Hogan version? If so, can anyone also confirm that the Herpa version does NOT have the wing flex? I've been really considering getting the Herpa version since it has the antennas and the appearance of no wing flex.


Other than that....GREAT job on the cargo doors!! Looks awesome
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truly amazing and bringing collecting to another dimension .. congrats.. I am a fan of your creations !
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I forgot to mention,you must have surgeon like steady hands. This project could easily go wrong. I admire your confidence to make it.
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Very cool execution there Vandan - fascinating to see what's inside those Hogan 748s. I had always assumed they were solid plastic. I wouldn't have the courage to do this to my Cargolux 748F. At least not before JC has released a diecast metal version of this standard livery. :-)

BTW on the subject of the wingflex, has anyone actually successfully managed to straighten the wings on one of these Hogan 748s?
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Your a game man......
and its paid off....well done.
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Wow! How did you put the little hinges on to make them movable? That is really well done, and the lights add to the nice work you have done too.
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Brave soul. Nice work.
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MANY THANKS EVERYONE FOR YOUR COMMENTS AND NICE WORDS. I am very happy and glad to share with you my work. You have already motivated me to make a new project
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Old 01-07-2017, 07:01 PM   #25 (permalink)
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I used this method to make the door open/close, i drilled 4 small holes and I plugged 2 small wires in the holes, I bend the wire and I bend it straight after. Now they're stuck. A other method: you can glue the thin alu flat in the inside of the door and the fuselage, that you can bend








And the nose:





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Now to fix the wing flex so it more closely resembles a ground configuration. Beautiful job and great pictures!
Have heard some modelers paint the inside black or some dark color if interior lights are installed. Offered as a tip, not criticism.


Thanks for you tip, I will also paint the inside black.



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Looks amazing indeed. Did you put in a jc front wheel bogie?

Yes, the nose gear is JCW gear and I also added 4 Antennas and a satellite.



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It's about time hogan to make something like this, as hogan already made 1/400 747 with open doors, why not bigger easier 1/200!?!? Nice work!
I also wonder, Why don't JCW / GJ make it?, for me it is not too hard to make the door open/close!



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Great work again. But something happened to the tip of the nose. Was it the drill chuck?
You have very good eyes, it was an light touch and it was scratched



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This has always been the biggest gripe for me when it comes to plastic models. Can anyone confirm if this is the Hogan version? If so, can anyone also confirm that the Herpa version does NOT have the wing flex? I've been really considering getting the Herpa version since it has the antennas and the appearance of no wing flex.


Other than that....GREAT job on the cargo doors!! Looks awesome

This is a Hogan model, I believe, the Herpa version doesn't have the wing flex
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Very cool execution there Vandan - fascinating to see what's inside those Hogan 748s. I had always assumed they were solid plastic. I wouldn't have the courage to do this to my Cargolux 748F. At least not before JC has released a diecast metal version of this standard livery. :-)

BTW on the subject of the wingflex, has anyone actually successfully managed to straighten the wings on one of these Hogan 748s?

Hi Terence, no risk, no fun
Yes, it doesn't look nice, this is an inflight model. It bothers me totally and I've tried to bend, it was of no use.
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OMG... It's very nice model!! Good job!

(I would like to apply to convert hogan Korean Air B747-8F to Open door model..)
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This is the second time I read this thread and I still found it very impressive. Well done Vandon.
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Again, I really think Hogan should make something like this...
Shouldn't be too terribly hard as Hogan already has done something like this in 1/400.

If HG ever comes out with open door version models, they would be super hot seller.
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This is really cool. It gave me a ton of anxiety, but really cool. No way I would be brave enough to try that.
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