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  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
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PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 2:58 pm   Subject: 1/12 APC
Thanx guys,

Each hull weighs approx. 1150 grams. I use 900 grams of epoxy, although some of that ends up in the cup and not in the model. So probably 800 grams of epoxy and about 350 grams on carbo ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2012 1:20 pm   Subject: 1/12 APC
Thanx Joberg,

Next batch of pics...

What...going pep ????

Well, maybe a bit. As i'm using 400gr/m2 biax carbonfibre, it's good to precut the fibre pieces. You cannot pull them apart and add o ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:26 pm   Subject: 1/12 APC
Thank you mr. Berg,

Next batch of pics.

Filled the mold in batches of 4 - 600grams, so as not to waste any silicone. After each pour, i would write down the weight of the batch, for future refer ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Sun Dec 18, 2011 6:37 am   Subject: 1/12 APC
Hey guys,

Just a few more days of push-to-shove work commitments and then i'm off for a short while to work on this.

In the meantime here's some for you to look at.

Probably the only advantag ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2011 2:23 pm   Subject: 1/12 APC
Okay joberg,

Next one up.

Was a good week. As mentioned last week i picked up a large batch of carbon fibre leftovers. Today i got a fresh new batch, on the roll, of some 25m2 412grams biax carb ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2011 6:42 pm   Subject: 1/12 APC
Hey guys,

Thanx Bwood and Joberg. As the cover is only seen in those pics, i believe it is not part of the design, and therefore not included in my APC kit.

Here's todays update.

Machined som ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2011 8:20 pm   Subject: 1/12 APC
Thanx Joberg,

and Harry..the honor is all mine.

Guys,

Here's the cooling fins on top of the spotlight (as seen on the render posted above), now cnc machined from styrene. The fins all have a ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Tue Sep 06, 2011 3:43 pm   Subject: 1/12 APC
Thanx Joberg..

I scored a large batch of carbon laminate, that i'll incorporate into the APC's, that i'll pick up either late this week or early next week.

In the meantime i'm rounding off the t ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 5:44 pm   Subject: 1/12 APC
Thanx Joberg..

Today's update...

I realized i hadn't finalized the artwork for the dry transfers. That has now been taken care off. The only graphics we know off on the APC exterior, are off cou ...
  Topic: USCSS Macondo
wasili

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PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2011 1:46 pm   Subject: USCSS Macondo
very crisp details indeed.

Keep us updated.

Cheers,

Wasili
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2011 1:44 pm   Subject: 1/12 APC
Hey gang,

I was casting the small nuts that go with the APC's, but decided to make them all as cnc-ed parts, as pictured below. So no sanding the tiny pieces. Comes with the tapered top, although d ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Sun Aug 28, 2011 6:58 am   Subject: 1/12 APC
Heya folks,

The time has come for regular updates. Sorry for the delay.

The APC's come with a reference dvd filled with pics on the subject. Next to screencaps, there are a few folders with pics ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:21 pm   Subject: 1/12 APC
Heya Guys,

Here's a rough assembly shot of a few production and pattern parts combined.

And yes, this is the completely finished, refurbished hull. Nearly half of it has been rebuild, most notab ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Sun Jan 23, 2011 4:03 pm   Subject: 1/12 APC
Last week i started (spray)painting, the brown bess paintsamples among other.

Samples on the board.

http://i345.photobucket.com/albums/p377/bubblejumper/APC/Wasili-APCwip113.jpg

Yes, it's tha ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 5:02 pm   Subject: 1/12 APC
Thanx for the kind words guys. Appreciate it..

Update:

Here's the latest and final revision of the canisters on the rear deck. Beware, this is a 3d rendering. The diameter of the canister is a l ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Sat Nov 27, 2010 3:40 pm   Subject: 1/12 APC
Thank you all for the kind words guys. Much appreciated.

Update.

Here's the exhaust, positioned on the rear, directly above the taillights. There's one on each side, and they're identical. I onl ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Sat Nov 20, 2010 10:28 am   Subject: 1/12 APC
Update..

I finished the boxes and have them in silicone.

Redid the axle pivots (bit adhoc, i know). Not really interesting to look at, but a part nonetheless. I'm now at Version3 for them. The p ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2010 11:25 am   Subject: 1/12 APC
Thanx Joberg...

Update..

The two boxes on the rear, next to the taillights. They are similar, but not identical.

Here's the machined pieces that make up both boxpatterns (sorry, doesn't look ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Sat Nov 13, 2010 9:44 am   Subject: 1/12 APC
Thanx Jo and Jt. Oh and Jt, love your avatar.

Here's the next update, dealing with what i believe to be the most difficult part to put together in the kit. So i'll show it step-by-step.

** The m ...
  Topic: 1/12 APC
wasili

Replies: 131
Views: 106960

PostForum: Scale Modeling   Posted: Tue Nov 09, 2010 2:18 pm   Subject: 1/12 APC
Heya folks, time for some fresh updates.

This is a new rearlight cover. There are two on the rear next to those 'boxes'. I machined it from chemiwood/renshape. And not only the outside, also the in ...
 
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