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Albatros D.V Jasta 6 Ltn. Adams


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Hello everyone, thank you for your kind comments.

 

Here are some pictures from the cockpit ...................... long time ago that was built.

 

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Here you can see - inside the cockpit on the ground floor -, the two turnbuckles of the rigging cable from the landing gear .

 

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Bertl

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A very simple way to represent the fabric back wall....................... - paper!
A Gunze Sail-color painted paper.

 

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Thereafter, polishing the fabric structure with fine steel wool into the painted paper.

 

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Crumple and wrinkled the paper and glued  - done.

 

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Bertl

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Here is a simple but effective way to make the tubular frame at the rudder visible under the fabric cover.

 

First, the rudder is painted with Gunze "Sail Color".

 

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Then paint the tubular structure with a black pen.
 

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Thereafter, it is painted with highly diluted "Sail Color".

!!Not too much paint, the black tube frame must remain visible!!

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The decals are applied.

Next, Decals are sealed with Tamiya clear coat.
With fine steel wool you can polished in a fine fabric structure, ---- this is clearly visible in the reflection of light.

 

Seitenruder5.jpg

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Bertl

 

 

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Wow! Bertl, could you please tell us in Hints 'n' Tips how you:

-do the rigging and the turnbuckles?

-paint your woodgrain?

 

Thanks!!

 

BTW; you told us how the "Masters" wouldnt tell you their "secrets"? You have found out the first secret for yourself: A good eye for the littlest details and the patience to add them end the patience not to rush them! That really sets your builds apart from all the other -even excellent- ones!

 

I really love your postings for all that exquisite detail ànd the excellent workmanship in the painting and weathering! It really is rare to see that both the engineering/detailing workmanship and the artistic/painting workmanship come together like in your builds!

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Hello Bertl.  Many thanks for the lessons in how to achieve such a high level of scale model aeroplane replication.  Your photos make it very pleasing to study.  Appreciate your generosity when it comes to sharing your modelling interest.  Cheers.  Ralph.

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