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MPC 1/24 Space 1999 eagle build
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mach7
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PostPosted: Thu May 03, 2018 10:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Today was plumbing day.

The last major subsystem was built. The engine section.

I still have plenty of glueing to do, but this was the last
"big" section.



Getting everything lined up was interesting. I followed the
instructions mostly, Deviating when it seemed to make sense.



Once it was mostly together I started running in the tenex.
I didnt clamp or tape anything. It just seems to fit together
very well.

I sprang for the metal parts, boy do they look nice! The plastic is very well done, but nothing beats turned aluminum.

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Gord Green
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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2018 12:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Comming along!!
Looks good!

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mach7
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PostPosted: Fri May 04, 2018 1:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I should get the small tanks and the rest of the tubing on today.

I'll have to start thinking about painting soon. I've been using
Tamiya spray cans lately because they do such a nice job,
But I picked up a new compressor and regulator/water trap at
harbor freight a few months ago. This project would be perfect to test it out on.
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mach7
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PostPosted: Thu May 10, 2018 8:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The last subassemblies are done.

The landing gear.

Each gear has 10 parts.



They build into working gear.





I have the aluminum gear shafts, I'll install those in the
final assembly.

Next up is a spray of Tamiya gloss aluminum.
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mach7
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PostPosted: Fri May 11, 2018 9:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A little distraction today:





From Shapeways.
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mach7
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote



starting on the nuclear disposal site accessory set.
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Bud Brewster
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Great pictures, Mach7!

We'd love to see pictures of the area in your home where your magnificent creations or on display! Very Happy

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like it's moving along.
It should make a good looking diorama!

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mach7
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bud Brewster wrote:
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Great pictures, Mach7!

We'd love to see pictures of the area in your home where your magnificent creations or on display! Very Happy


Thanks!

Alright, I'll post my display area. I'll start another thread later today. Hopefully others will post theirs also!
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