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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 03-17-2018, 12:54 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
Seats for the driver and radio operator made from...

Seats for the driver and radio operator made from carved plastic and bent wire
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-14-2016, 10:19 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
A more refined cooling compartment. ...

A more refined cooling compartment.
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-14-2016, 10:18 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
Auxiliary radiators done ...

Auxiliary radiators done
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-12-2016, 09:12 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
Thank you! Those are indeed 1 centimeter...

Thank you! Those are indeed 1 centimeter markings. If anyone needs the exact dimensions for the parts, will gladly provide them.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-12-2016, 04:12 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
Thank you Sir, high praise from a modeller such...

Thank you Sir, high praise from a modeller such as you!

The polishing of the rough shapes continues, this time the radiators:
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-09-2016, 09:17 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
Oil tanks detailed and painted ...

Oil tanks detailed and painted
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-06-2016, 03:24 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
Testing the fit of the radiators, everything is...

Testing the fit of the radiators, everything is in order
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-06-2016, 02:02 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
Fabricating the smaller radiators ...

Fabricating the smaller radiators
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-03-2016, 04:20 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
The vertical braces that supported the engine...

The vertical braces that supported the engine deck and doubled as partitions between radiators were removed. This is supported by photographic evidence....
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 09-23-2016, 12:29 PM
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Posted By FlorinM
And the radiators are almost done: ...

And the radiators are almost done:
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 09-21-2016, 03:13 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
The enlarged oil tanks specific to the MB517...

The enlarged oil tanks specific to the MB517 engine, dry fit
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 09-16-2016, 05:01 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
The mufflers for the MB517 engine were cut down...

The mufflers for the MB517 engine were cut down by a third when compared to the previous versions:...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 09-16-2016, 04:59 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
Final mufflers. ...

Final mufflers.

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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 09-16-2016, 04:57 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
Intermediary mufflers ...

Intermediary mufflers

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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-04-2015, 12:06 PM
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Posted By FlorinM
No, Sir, not lost, just put aside. It will be...

No, Sir, not lost, just put aside. It will be completed in a couple of years or so, but it will be done. You have my word on it!
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 10-04-2015, 03:32 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
The skeleton for the MB517 is a DB 605 that was...

The skeleton for the MB517 is a DB 605 that was taken from a 1:24th scale BF 109G kit (it is 2 CENTIMETERS too short). Size and angle of the cylinder banks were corrected.
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 08-11-2014, 03:18 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
The hull is now in its RAL 8012 coat. ...

The hull is now in its RAL 8012 coat.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-hbGjD9Xv2MU/U-h5SMowHSI/AAAAAAAABmY/FaJ5uUp-zAk/s912/DSCF1833.jpg
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 06-18-2014, 05:37 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
That's right, one big, beautiful V12 engine...

That's right, one big, beautiful V12 engine coming up, stay tuned!
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 06-15-2014, 10:02 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
Yeah, but that would ruin its shape, a shape...

Yeah, but that would ruin its shape, a shape unlike any tank before and after it.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 06-15-2014, 07:26 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
The plan is to build it closed up. If feasible...

The plan is to build it closed up. If feasible the various hatches will be made workable.

The framing for the cooling units was built sturdy so it could support the engine deck:
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Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 06-14-2014, 02:02 AM
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Posted By FlorinM
Guilty as charged. Don't know, really, there is...

Guilty as charged.
Don't know, really, there is so much to do! The goal would be a replica as accurate as possible, as detailed as possible.
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 06-12-2014, 08:53 AM
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Views: 62,353
Posted By FlorinM
The three apertures connect the generator to an...

The three apertures connect the generator to an auxiliary motor:

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-PNcLxJp120E/U5muaLPPN_I/AAAAAAAABP8/Hzc9eJmpSdU/s912/DSCF1748.jpg
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-04-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 138
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Posted By FlorinM
I do have a lead. And yes, I own and have read...

I do have a lead. And yes, I own and have read the Frohlich book. My formal training is that of a Historian, and as such it is my job to confirm or refute this rumor once and for all. Let me ask you...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 04-04-2014, 07:39 AM
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Views: 62,353
Posted By FlorinM
I have started a crowd funded campaign to write a...

I have started a crowd funded campaign to write a new book on the Maus. The funds are necessary for research trips to England, where the original factory drawings and plans might be, to France after...
Forum: Photos: In-progress Blogs 03-14-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 138
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Posted By FlorinM
A switch box for the two valve batteries was...

A switch box for the two valve batteries was added to the rear wall. You can also see the handles previously built fit temporarily in their positions....
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