DA.C

DA.C (https://www.diecastaircraftforum.com/)
-   1:200 Scale Model Aircraft (https://www.diecastaircraftforum.com/1-200-scale-model-aircraft/)
-   -   Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW (https://www.diecastaircraftforum.com/1-200-scale-model-aircraft/309506-replacement-01-vh-ojb-herpa-jcw.html)

Gold Leader 06-13-2019 10:46 PM

Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Hey all!

Here my first replacement from Herpa Wings PVC to JC Wings diecast metal of the following aircraft:

Boeing 747-438
QANTAS Australia "Wunala Dreaming 01"
VH-OJB "City of Sydney"
Scale 1:200
JC Wings


This model is discontinued and new in old stock, that I reserved at Diecast Trading, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

This one was a very hard one to find in JC Wings version, but patience really paid off well and finally with this all my Australian B747's are diecast metal @ 1:200.
My main objective has been achieved with this beauty. Wunala Dreaming means Kangaroo Dreaming for those wondering.

The photo's are from the seller they are just for reference now, this gallery and it's post will be updated once this B744 arrives, so here they are:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojba5nju0.jpg


https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbbw2kmb.jpg


https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbcu0jfb.jpg


https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbdi8k6d.jpg


https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbe7vk4y.jpg


https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbfi6jg6.jpg



What I also will do is make pics of this newer diecast metal version of the model compared to the PVC version of it from Herpa Wings.
That with Nalanji Dreaming as well with some Wunala + Nalanji set photo's would be cool too :cool:

So for now stay tuned :)

Aussiejets 06-14-2019 04:05 AM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
You will love the detail of this model when you get it Goldie

Gold Leader 06-14-2019 07:55 AM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Yeah I'm sure it is :envy:
That I also noticed with the JC Wings VH-EBU Nalanji Dreaming as well, just wanted to complete my Australian Flying artworks display set :cool:

After this will be this one:

Boeing 747-2D7B
Thai Airways International "Classic Livery 1979-1996"
HS-TGA "Visuthakasatriya"
Scale 1:200
Inflight 200


https://abload.de/img/hs-tgaasfj6r.jpg
My uncle flew this one in the late 1980's to early 1990's, it was in service from 1979 to 1996, I did find one in France, but if there is anyone here at DA.C that can spare me one, that would be great.

But for now I will focus on VH-OJB, one B747 at a time :cool:

Baerke 06-15-2019 03:28 AM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Also very nice that Thai!

Gold Leader 06-15-2019 09:39 AM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Yeah that Thai is pure epic beauty :envy:
it looks simple and still very epic in ways, my uncle flew with the HS-TGA about 5 times, it's just something I need to get, July 24, 2019 will be the day I will add it to my armada of B747's.

But first VH-OJB, also a very hard one to get with the Wunala Dreaming 01 art and from JC Wings, glad I found mine.

snowghost 06-15-2019 05:27 PM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Good find of a nice model. I lost out on that one but was lucky to find the -OEJ in the Wunala Dreaming livery. I did get a tee shirt of it though :)

Gold Leader 06-15-2019 06:24 PM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Yeah this was a worthy find, JC wings made the best VH-OJB imo, their colors are not too overdone, but mainly how thw wings are mounted and the added crystallized landing lights it just looks more complete :cool:

As for VH-OEJ Wunala Dreaming 02 I do have that aircraft but with the Rio Summer Olympic Livery for the Australian Team of 2016 which is also from JC Wings this one that being:

B747 No 31:

Boeing 747-438ER
QANTAS Australia "Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Livery 2016"
VH-OEJ "Wunala"
Scale 1:200
JC Wings


https://abload.de/img/qantasb747-438ervh-oedkkte.jpg
https://abload.de/img/qantasb747-438ervh-oez8kfs.jpg
https://abload.de/img/qantasb747-438ervh-oe4xkbz.jpg

Here the final display with my TNT B747-4HAF/ER/SCD
https://abload.de/img/qftntfinaldisplaya6fj5g.jpg

Gold Leader 06-26-2019 09:39 PM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Hey all :cool:

Yesterday on June 26, 2019 the model finally arrived:
Diecast Trading did a fantastic job with the packing and also many thanks to Kevin for letting me reserve this beauty !

Boeing 747-438
QANTAS Australia "Wunala Dreaming 01"
VH-OJB "City of Sydney"
Scale 1:200
JC Wings


So here the pics of the box:

Top view revealing the Wunala Dreaming artwork:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbboxa2hk0p.jpg

Rear is all red:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbboxbjyksk.jpg

Sides;

This side showing VH-OJB - Wunala Dreaming 01:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbboxccxjok.jpg

And this side VJ-OEJ - Wunala Dreaming 02:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbboxdwjkwq.jpg

Inner packing good as always:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbboxefvkh3.jpg

And box contents:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbboxfp7kdx.jpg

Here the pics of the model:

https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbayfjl6.jpg

I'm glad this shot worked out perfectly :3
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbb35koo.jpg

https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbcp0jue.jpg

https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbd6rkge.jpg

Note the crystallized landing lights in the nose gear & wings and the orange hue's the art has as well:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbepvk23.jpg

Face view of this red giant:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbfdrj2u.jpg

It's packed with details colors you name it, just Perfected! So +1 on that AussieJets!
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbg71j2d.jpg

Top head view:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbhg5j1j.jpg

Here a nice photo I managed to make of the left head side also revealing the Wunala Dreaming name tag just under the blue/black paws of the front roo:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbi9zjfs.jpg

The more I Look at this model, the more photo's I took of it, just happy they worked out exceptionally well.
There by revealing it's orange hue's and other colors that were used for the Wunala Dreaming art, the painted engines, it's Winglets make it very complete:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbjyejja.jpg

Here the lovely painted winglets, the other side is also different as the first model shot reveals:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbkx2jk1.jpg

https://abload.de/img/vh-ojblfij5u.jpg

Here the tail shot:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbmg8jg4.jpg

Gold Leader 06-26-2019 09:40 PM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Rear view:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbpuhkhn.jpg

https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbq3qjww.jpg

Top view:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbnevjh4.jpg

Belly view:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbolekcp.jpg

Stand shots:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbonstandadikyi.jpg

https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbonstandb8vjds.jpg

https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbonstandcgtjgr.jpg

https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbonstanddwjjrp.jpg

VH-EBU Nalanji Dreaming & VH-OJB Wunala Dreaming 01 Combo shots:

Both boxes of Nalanji & Wunala Dreaming:
https://abload.de/img/nalanjiwunala01boxespaka7.jpg

Model shots:
https://abload.de/img/nalanjiwunala01atzj0o.jpg

https://abload.de/img/nalanjiwunala01bodkw1.jpg

This is probably the best photo I made from almost everything I made B747 photo wise:
https://abload.de/img/nalanjiwunala01cp4kg7.jpg

https://abload.de/img/nalanjiwunala01dpxkl3.jpg

https://abload.de/img/nalanjiwunala01esijxz.jpg

Stand shots:
https://abload.de/img/nalanjiwunala01fcnjkn.jpg

https://abload.de/img/nalanjiwunala01ghdjo4.jpg

https://abload.de/img/nalanjiwunala01hbcjyy.jpg

snowghost 06-26-2019 10:13 PM

Beautiful. You are the 747 consummate collector. Kudus to you. ✈️

Gold Leader 06-26-2019 10:53 PM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Still got more incoming haha well photo's but many thanks man it's been an awesome 5 years where of 3 and a half here at DA.C xD

VH-OJB like VH_EBU were not easy finds though, even I was able to buy them both from Diecast Trading s, just comes to show that some of these models shops can be your ultimate gold mine for such lost treasures :)

Anyways on with the rest :envy:

Herpa Wings vs JC Wings the Major Differences Revealed:

Herpa Wings PVC:
https://abload.de/img/hwbrnjn7.jpg

JC Wings Diecast Metal:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbb35koo.jpg

Herpa Wings PVC:
http://abload.de/img/qantaswnaladreaminga0wur2.jpg

JC Wings Diecast Metal:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbepvk23.jpg

Herpa Wings PVC:
https://abload.de/img/hwcd5kdi.jpg

JC Wings Diecast Metal:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbjyejja.jpg

Herpa Wings PVC:
http://abload.de/img/qantaswnaladreamingcawuha.jpg
JC Wings Diecast Metal:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbayfjl6.jpg

Herpa Wings PVC:
http://abload.de/img/qantaswnaladreamingd1huys.jpg

JC Wings Diecast Metal:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbg71j2d.jpg

Herpa Wings PVC:
https://abload.de/img/hwdtxje0.jpg

JC Wings Diecast Metal:
https://abload.de/img/vh-ojbolekcp.jpg

Both Herpa Wings PVC & JC Wings Diecast Metal in combo shots:
https://abload.de/img/hwvsjcwa5okiy.jpg

https://abload.de/img/hwvsjcwb3dkej.jpg

So yeah from PVC to Diecast it was well worth the change alright!
Just more colors, better use of the correct color pallets and much better Art accuracy the patterns of the art are better with the JC Wings by an Air mile and that with all the better details the diecast metal model has over the PVC version as well, it's just the better result for this wonderful model and a true must have for all you die-hard Boeing 747 fans & model collectors.

Final Display:
https://abload.de/img/finaldisplaya3tk1d.jpg

https://abload.de/img/finaldisplaybsgjyz.jpg

32 B747's in main display 30 are diecast metal 2 are PVC, But yea almost there!
https://abload.de/img/32b747s6dke4.jpg

And there you have it, during the making of these photo's and making this long post Lou Reed kept me company, here the concert I had playing all day, this music has good movement it really kept my mind focused:

Lou Reed Live at the Capitl Theatre, Passic, New Jersey, USA (September 25, 1984)
<iframe width="640" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/yOoXjYppyMM" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Just a major Lou Reed & B747 Fan, goes very well together :cool:

Aussiejets 06-28-2019 05:12 AM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
While the Herpa plastics are very nice. It's nice to switch the out to the diecast if the model is available. We done Goldie and nice review. Qantas has just six 747-400ER's left in their Fleet. I will post my inflight200 VH-OEE when is lands it's on short finals now.
Congratulations on your new edition landing home to your place

Agent X20 06-28-2019 08:50 AM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Get 'em up in the air.... :)

https://i61.photobucket.com/albums/h...0747%20001.jpg

Aussiejets 06-28-2019 08:58 AM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Yes indeed. While I love all of your outstanding photography Mr Agent, this Is my favorite. Please check you pm box

DC-10_Tony 06-28-2019 11:59 AM

Congratulations on your Qantas art collection. They go beautifully with your Disney art fleet as well. &#x1f44d;&#x1f60a;

Gold Leader 06-28-2019 06:07 PM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Aussiejets (Post 2704892)
While the Herpa plastics are very nice. It's nice to switch the out to the diecast if the model is available. We done Goldie and nice review. Qantas has just six 747-400ER's left in their Fleet. I will post my inflight200 VH-OEE when is lands it's on short finals now.
Congratulations on your new edition landing home to your place

Hey many thanks man, replacing VH-OJB from PVC to Diecast Metal was really worth it, the complacence photo's really don't lie about it either, the photo's also show the beautiful orange hue's on their red painted bodies as well so it's not only red paint on these.
Quote:

Originally Posted by Agent X20 (Post 2704926)

Don't have the room for that, but always kind of curious why VH-OEJ never had the red aboriginal painted engines like VH-OJB did have, any idea of the actual reason?
Quote:

Originally Posted by DC-10_Tony (Post 2704962)
Congratulations on your Qantas art collection. They go beautifully with your Disney art fleet as well. ����

Hey thanks :cool:

Only thing that isn't Disney related, it's Pokemon actually, it's the ANA B747-481D with the Pokemon Pikachu Pocket Monsters Livery from 1999-2006.
----------------------------------------------

Anyways the one remaining that I am seeking besides PH-MCF is the following:

Boeing 747-2D7B
Thai Airways International Classic Livery from 1979
HS-TGA or HS-TGB
Scale 1:200
J-Fox Models / Inflight 200


Here a photo of HS-TGB from J-Fox Models:
https://abload.de/img/thaihs-tgbz0kt2.jpg
HS-TGA looks exactly the same except the registration & name obviously.

And I can tell you it's not going to be easy, some help is always welcome though.
But hey if anyone has found one could any of you please DM me of it, many thanks :cool:

jcahea 06-28-2019 07:03 PM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Beautiful plane Gold Leader! I have this one as well. I did not get the other one with the silver pylons as I don't really care for the look versus the red pylons with art work.

Also, I love the consistent manor in which you did your comparison shots! Really gives one an easy way to do the comparison and you could probably teach some of the members on this site on how to do comparison shots!

Gold Leader 06-28-2019 10:04 PM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by jcahea (Post 2705026)
Beautiful plane Gold Leader! I have this one as well. I did not get the other one with the silver pylons as I don't really care for the look versus the red pylons with art work.

Also, I love the consistent manor in which you did your comparison shots! Really gives one an easy way to do the comparison and you could probably teach some of the members on this site on how to do comparison shots!

Hey many thanks bud :cool:

As for comparison shots always make the exact same angle shots of the two items you are trying to compare, plus using a white background can help as that will catch the overdose of flash or light, it does for me anyways.
I just used the inner boxes that JC Wings uses to contain pack models, that I used for my background and that really did the job just fine :cool:

The camera I used was a 2003 Sony CyberShot DSC-V3, it's going to get repaired though, which I can get done about 40KM from me at a Camera renovation & Repair store for a good 70 Euro.
It sometimes make a full white over flashed photo but it seems fixable which is brilliant.
Here a review of the digicam I used it was one of the best handhelds of 2003-2004, my dad bought it via is work with a Mini tripod for around 970 euro, it's Karl Zeiss Lens is a major advantage of it.
https://www.dpreview.com/reviews/sonydscv3

Photography with computer hardware & Models has always been something I just enjoy doing but also of landscapes and such, so I kind of maintained the same methods no tri-pod just hold your breath and wait for the perfect moment to take the shot.

Here my gallery from Scandinavia from 2009:
Scandinavia 2009

the best photo's from Sweden are probably these ones:
https://abload.de/img/swedena6wk7n.jpg

https://abload.de/img/swedenb6qkk7.jpg

And these from Norway:
https://abload.de/img/norwayazgjew.jpg

https://abload.de/img/norwayb2bkij.jpg

https://abload.de/img/norwayc4sj3r.jpg

https://abload.de/img/norwaydnnkom.jpg

And at Bergen was the A Hamilton code named "Project Sigma" one of the most expensive personal yachts during the time, registered in The Bahama's:
https://abload.de/img/ahamiltonprojectsigmazvjhs.jpg

https://abload.de/img/ahamiltonprojectsigma6ojqz.jpg

https://abload.de/img/ahamiltonprojectsigmapqjhv.jpg

The best photo from this review is most deffinitely this one:
https://abload.de/img/nalanjiwunala01cp4kg7.jpg
I used it as my wallpapaer as well and feel free to use my photography for such purposes as well :)

But anyways Photography has always been a hobby for me, I never wasted money in smartphones but instead getting proper camera for the job but not too expensive this cam does all I want it to and that is all I seek from a camera

I never took use of photoshop or other such odd methods, such software only makes real photo's look fake and edited imo, a good photographer does not need to reply on such software if the actual images are perfect for their needs, thus I always stuck to the original images as they give me the best of memories and the best example from what I took a photo of :cool:

DC-10_Tony 06-29-2019 01:44 AM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Okay. Now I gotta go to Norway.

Gold Leader 06-29-2019 02:48 AM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by DC-10_Tony (Post 2705064)
Okay. Now I gotta go to Norway.

Haha yeah been there for 5 summers trips of 8 weeks roughly :envy:

Kinda funny tho, them photo's were made by myself back in 2009 that is a good 10 years ago, times moves waaaay too fast man.

Baerke 06-29-2019 04:36 AM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Beautiful landscapes!

Gold Leader 06-29-2019 10:02 AM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Baerke (Post 2705072)
Beautiful landscapes!

Many thanks man , but did you like the model review of VH-OJB as well :envy:

jcahea 06-29-2019 01:50 PM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Great pics Gold Leader! Thanks for the tips and camera info! I'm sure others will find it helpful as well. So true regarding same angle/position with the two subject's you are comparing...consistency is key!

Gold Leader 06-29-2019 10:19 PM

Re: Replacement 01: VH-OJB from Herpa to JCW
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by jcahea (Post 2705196)
Great pics Gold Leader! Thanks for the tips and camera info! I'm sure others will find it helpful as well. So true regarding same angle/position with the two subject's you are comparing...consistency is key!

Hey thanks man and yeah no worries, if anything s helps I'd gladly apply aid to those that can make use from it anytime :cool:


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:08 AM.

Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.