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Old 03-29-2013, 05:10 AM
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Dear Richkat.
That excellent little barn owl can be found with full picture instructions at this Japanese address.
切手の森のペーパークラフト 〜メンフクロウ〜

The key links miraculously, are in English! For the fluidity of the design - it is very lifelike - it is a marvel of simplicity, which is done a disservice by the over simplified head, which can be instantly improved by pinching in the eyes to leave the beak standing (slightly) proud. Better still - design a new one! The download is free. Cheers. Tony
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Old 03-29-2013, 01:50 PM
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Wow thanks so much Tony, I love the pose it's in........Rich
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Old 04-02-2013, 02:07 PM
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Well, the second wing made up with no mishaps. The legs got ripped off and re-attached further apart. Nothing I could do for the rough surface rendering though, so I put it all together and flew it with the rest of the gang ...



Still didn't like the wing root wrappings with any of the available wing positions, nor did any of them look right for an in-flight pose, so I went with Richkat's suggested straight bar option. He looks OK at a distance, but not so well close up ...



He'll do for now, but another build will certainly be made later. If nothing else, he really makes the Osprey into the Star of the show. Both the Osprey and the Bald Eagle are supposed to be 1:2 scale, so I was expecting the eagle to be substantially bigger, but it isn't. A little stouter in the body, but the wings are smaller.

The snow has nearly all gone now, so I may be able to dangle them all from the washing line for some outdoor pictures fairly soon. Or better still, if I rig a mono-filament line between the two flagpoles I should be able to give them a bit of height for some simulated in-flight shots.

If any one else is currently building a bird ... it's over to you for a bit. I'm taking some time out to build a gun or two.

Keep on snippin'

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Actually, the Osprey is lifesize, so says my copy of the kit.
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Old 04-03-2013, 12:13 AM
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Rick - True, but Johnny built a one half scale one for starters!

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Johnny - the Osprey really is the star of the show. The eagles stance looks very odd to me - neither flying nor standing!
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Old 04-03-2013, 10:38 AM
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Rick, I had the original A3 sheets scanned to PDF files by a so called pro. (Still got them. Full size model maybe soon.)

I then opened them one page at a time in 'The GIMP' to trim off the excess area and re-saved as a PDF.

I then used 'PDFTKbuilder' to stitch all the pages together as one multi-page PDF.

Then told my A4 printer to 'fit to page'.

Result = one half scale Osprey. It built up fine with no scaling or fit problems.



It looks sooo much better in Kev's P.shopped picture though ...

http://www.papermodelers.com/forum/o...dpecker-5.html

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Old 04-04-2013, 01:46 AM
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Here's Johnnys Osprey flying past (to save clicking the link!).
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Old 04-04-2013, 01:48 AM
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And Johnny's eagle about to depart......
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The Eagle has landed ...




A fairly simple small model from Konica. Nothing much to shout about, but a beautifully formed head. The square section feet do let it down a bit though.

Johnny.

PS: There's a 1:4 scale Canon Snowy Owl by Nando over on the "birding" thread.
. Excellent job of reduction there mate. Might give that a go myself.
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Old 04-08-2013, 09:37 AM
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Johnny - I thought you were giving the birds a miss!

I was going to make a plastic model but had a disaster!

Time for a plastic model again?
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