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Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-28-2019, 07:18 PM
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Posted By 707boeing
Re: Test for you model gurus !

Thanks for the kind words Anthony. After reading what Skythings wrote (I can read in between the attempt at being kind) I decided to never come back here again, except for this last post. It is time...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-24-2019, 08:45 PM
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Views: 920
Posted By 707boeing
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-24-2019, 04:21 PM
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Views: 4,925
Posted By 707boeing
Re: New Project: Scratch Build 737

Neil,
What a great job!. I won't talk about the 3d because you are a guru. Period! But the model is perfect. Your decal placing is accurate. This model has charm. I could look at this for hours. Now...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-24-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 920
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Test for you model gurus !

Russ didn't light any fuses. Russ is a fine collector and I respect him. This is a discussion place. A place to share and learn. Collecting and restoring for me it isn't about putting models on a...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-23-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 920
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Test for you model gurus !

I love that stand. The airplane is almost floating in the air. And very steady with a perfect center of gravity. Plus it is welded stainless. No distractions. Let the model speak for itself and not...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-23-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 920
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Test for you model gurus !

I don't quite get your post. Of course I know that other companies have made DC-9's. I have original DFM dc-9's, Fermo's, Pacmin's etc in my collection. The point of my post was historical. Something...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-23-2019, 01:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 920
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Test for you model gurus !

Yes!! David is right.
The company is Nifty of the town of Pori Finland. They are or were a gun making company. Might still be active, I don't know. I checked Pori for any factory of that name and...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-21-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 920
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Test for you model gurus !

No! This is not a reproduction model but a totally original and very rare model. This company only made DC-8's and DC-9's


al
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-21-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 920
Posted By 707boeing
Test for you model gurus !

This is the second time in 6 months that I get a model back, that I had sold to a friend. No better feeling!.
Now, I will let you guess who(m) the maker is. It is in 1:50th and I believe only 20...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-20-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,082
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Conversion to Canadian North CFL Plane 1/100

One thing I forgot to mention, is that when I print my own decals (Color Laser from Micromark) I let them sit for a day and then I spray three coats of Krylon Crystal Clear (41303). Don't hold the...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-18-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,925
Posted By 707boeing
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-18-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,082
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Conversion to Canadian North CFL Plane 1/100

As per our talk. Never ever put masking tape over decals. They will come off! One work around is to put cellophane over the decals and then the tape on top of it. In your case, I would mask the white...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-17-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,082
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Conversion to Canadian North CFL Plane 1/100

Anthony,
That happens all the time with large tail decals printed on laser paper (blue). Too much weight to pull off and that causes the decals to break off. So here are some things I have done...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 01-08-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,082
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Conversion to Canadian North CFL Plane 1/100

I have the 737-200 Canadian North in 1:60th. Way back when, I called their office and asked if they sill had one. Secretary came back and said, I have one left, and she nearly gave it to me. It was a...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-28-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Two Fermo Air Canada DC-9s

Here is a better picture of my SAS DC-9F. It is one of my most cherish model in fantastic mint condition for being approx. 48 years old. The Scale is 1:100


al
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-28-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Two Fermo Air Canada DC-9s

Rear stand like my DC9-F in the pictures with a same scale DC-8-62? I also have 3 of the Air Canada Fermo-DC-9's. Two are still in need of restoration. (I have original stands for those) I made my...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-14-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By 707boeing
Re: New FoMaer Arrivals

If you want to know how old I feel, I actually flew on the C-119 Boxcar in the mid 60's. I was tempted to paint this one in RCAF but it would be criminal :-) It is in mint original and probably over...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-14-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By 707boeing
New FoMaer Arrivals

I received this C-119 in 1:72nd scale today. It is by Fomaer and it has the same feel as my Neptune P2V-7, and also in the same scale of 1:72. I am starting to wonder if the Neptune could be a...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-09-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Need help with maker

Hi Robert,


Thanks for that. That picture is a Tenshodo. But they made only a few and they are in 1:100th scale. Mine is a 1:72nd with a Wing span of 15 and 1/2 inches from outboard sides of tip...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-05-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Need help with maker

Thank you Neil and M404. Makes perfect sense. It lacks the Verkuyl feeling. Probably Tenshodo. It is a very well made model. Now I can research it a bit more. That is the fun part of collecting.

...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 12-04-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By 707boeing
Need help with maker

Hello all
I recently acquired this metal P2V-7 Neptune. It is in 1:72nd and made of metal. Very accurate. The cockpit windows are painted the way Verkuyl painted the F-105's. Makes me think it could...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 11-21-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,925
Posted By 707boeing
Re: New Project: Scratch Build 737

Just unbelievable!! Awesome work.


al
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 11-09-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Can you remove an old post?

I guess if we had a moderator it could be done. But this Forum is computer driven and I have never known of someone in charge.


al
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 11-09-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Can you remove an old post?

Doesn't offer that after a certain amount of time. No "Edit" options.




al
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 11-07-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By 707boeing
Can you remove an old post?

Does anyone if the originator of a post can remove it later on. ??


Al
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 11-07-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,093
Posted By 707boeing
Re: everything is for sale

That was an old post. Please disregard....Al
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 11-03-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,925
Posted By 707boeing
Re: New Project: Scratch Build 737

Neil,


I would certainly be in the market for a couple sets of 1:50th 737-300/400/500 engines with the fans.


al
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 11-02-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,925
Posted By 707boeing
Re: New Project: Scratch Build 737

Fantastic work!!!. All kinds of possibilities. Fans are hard to get a hold of. Parts etc.... Do you have plans for your .stl files ? Sharing ? Selling ? You are obviously a 3D Cad guru. That is...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 10-15-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 620
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Air Columbus-Boeing 727-200

1:72nd scale by Executive models of England (now gone). From what I know, only one was made. Resin. About 2 feet long. Great livery! I have owned it for 18 years or so.


al
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 10-05-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,925
Posted By 707boeing
Re: New Project: Scratch Build 737

Great job Neil!!! For 3D printing it is the rendering that is the hard part. And you obviously have mastered that. Awesome!!


I made a lot of parts with my 3D Flash Forge printer. Then donated...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-30-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By 707boeing
Re: A Blank Model

Wesco were a Mexican company and Pacmin were a start up in California (LA). Eventually Wesco went into financial hardship and Pacmin bought them out. Wesco models were usually all in one piece and...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-30-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By 707boeing
Re: New arrivals

Thank you for that. Yes, that user name is special to me. Don't know what I was thinking when I picked it many years ago (Ebay and chat sites) but it stuck.
My favorite airplane of all times is the...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-29-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By 707boeing
Re: A Blank Model

Hello
I have a few of these. They were made by Wesco for McDonnell Douglas Marketing Aids.
Most that you find will be in Douglas House livery (like the one below) or Transylvania and Mexicana. I...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-29-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 582
Posted By 707boeing
New arrivals

There isn't a better feeling than getting a model back that you let a friend have 7 years ago. This 1:72nd DFM original blank/stand/logo used to be a Boeing House livery but was totally gone. I...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-14-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Decals for Boeing 737 in 1:50th

I print a lot of my own. I buy my decal laser paper from Micromark. I have 2 great color laser printers. I clear coat with Krylon Crystal clear (about 3 coats). The only problem is I can't print...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-13-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By 707boeing
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-13-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Let the work begin!

Yes. I was looking for you. The only thing I could do is make you a mould for each side. They are different from Port/Stdb but if you only had the one you could make it work. Mine came very rough...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-13-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Decals for Boeing 737 in 1:50th

Thank you for that. I go through Russell (Brown) at Airline Hobby Supplies,. He is so knowledgeable and he has a direct relationship with all the decal suppliers, like 26Decals and Greg at Draw...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-13-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Decals for Boeing 737 in 1:50th

Thanks Anthony,


I am in talks with Mike right now. He will probably do a set of 737-200 for me. I have used his decals before and he does excellent work.
Waiting for a set of Viscount from him...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-12-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Let the work begin!

That is a nice model. I am a huge fan of Space. Getting blanks with parts like the engines and pylons, you soon find out why they don't break like the Pacmin's do. They are all one piece and solid as...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-12-2018, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Let the work begin!

The Alclad II is great. I just found out from my friend in Calgary that they sell a special clear coat for it.
Still working on decals. Very hard to find in that scale. I don't need any for the CP...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-11-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Let the work begin!

Thanks,
I haven't forgotten the CC-137!! We'll work on that and will PM you.


al
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-10-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By 707boeing
Let the work begin!

The rainy season has started early on Vancouver Island, so it is back in the shop. Air brushes are all seized up and lots of work to prepare for painting.


Very fortunate to have acquired some...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-09-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By 707boeing
Re: Decals for Boeing 737 in 1:50th

OK Thanks. Many years ago Greg (or is it Craig ?) wouldn't do 1:50th. But I will try him again.


al
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-09-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By 707boeing
Someone was looking for 1:50th elevators for B-737

Hi
Someone contacted me, a couple months ago, looking for elevators for Space model 737 in 1:50th. Can you please PM me. I have lost our conversation details.


al
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-09-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By 707boeing
Decals for Boeing 737 in 1:50th

Hi guys (and gals)


I have 3 Space model 737 blanks in 1:50th. Anyone knows where I can acquire some decals in that scale?. One each series 737-200 737-300 and 737-500


Opened to any livery...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-07-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,408
Posted By 707boeing
Re: A few of my FoMaer collection

Will do. I will open a login at TUMBLR.


al
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 09-01-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,408
Posted By 707boeing
Re: A few of my FoMaer collection

Exemption ran out. :cry:
They're in the shop now. Put up some more shelving.

Cheers

Al
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 08-31-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,408
Posted By 707boeing
Re: A few of my FoMaer collection

I didn't collect military till later. I started with acquiring a CF-104 and then an F-18 and then.........You know how it goes. Models are like fishing rods. They have babies in the winter months :-)...
Forum: Other Scales & Antique Models 08-31-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,408
Posted By 707boeing
Re: A few of my FoMaer collection

No. On my wish list. Very expensive!!! I know where they're are a couple of collectors won't part.


al
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