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Old 11-12-2018, 08:22 AM
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Hello Draco, very well done on the Albatross. I think Bruno has WWI Torpedoes, let me check it out.Regards,Tony.
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Old 11-12-2018, 10:02 AM
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Hello Draco, very well done on the Albatross. I think Bruno has WWI Torpedoes, let me check it out.Regards,Tony.
Thanks, Tony! I found some info about the torpedos, they seems to be LT I A1 F5b, the most used by the Luftwaffe. I hope Bruno has them, if not, I'll have to make them from scratch.
The rear box was made from wood and was designed to break once it sumerged and started the run
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Old 11-13-2018, 12:09 PM
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Hello Draco, this may serve you as a guide. Still searching.
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Old 11-13-2018, 02:49 PM
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Hello Draco, this may serve you as a guide. Still searching.
Doesn't, but I've have almost made mine. Maybe some designer will draw the nose and the cone tail parts?
If not, I'll do them "by hand" after printing this page.
Thanks anyway
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Starting the cardboard reinforcements and the carving of the panels to give more realism to the model.
The Ju-88A Torp models that used the selected camouflage were from the A-4 and A-17 variants. I'm going to make the A-4, as each one had small differences in wingtips, tail/rudder assembly and so on.
You must consider that it was wartime, and many times the changes were made in the factory "on the fly" or made by the squadron mechanics with "field kids". So the best solution is to stick to the best picture or drawing available.
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This weekend assembled the tail and started one of the torpedoes.
I was imagining a lot of options about the rounded front of the torpedo, at last, I just used small triangles glued togheter, leaving a hole where the detonator will be.
The gunmetal color is one of my favourites, it looks very realistic.
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This weekend I finished the body of the torpedo, cut the tail parts, and reinforced all the internal pieces of the bomber.
Remember that I like to paint the model, so the white zones on the torpedos will be covered later.
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