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Offline avrotim

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Paper Cardstock Modeling
« on: September 30, 2015, 08:08:49 PM »
When I am not wargaming, or doing graphic design for games, I build paper (card-stock) models.  Any other paper modellers around here?
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Re: Paper Cardstock Modeling
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2015, 08:10:03 PM »
I've got a few downloaded here, but haven't put them together yet.  Maybe one of these days I'll get around to it
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Re: Paper Cardstock Modeling
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2015, 08:25:34 PM »
I've done a few buildings but not much else. There is a great paper/card modeling site called Fiddler's green that has lots of cool stuff, including many aircraft, for sale.
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Re: Paper Cardstock Modeling
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2015, 08:32:09 PM »
I have waaay more than I will ever have time to build.  Mostly simple designs; I don't have the ablity to put together a model with 1,000 parts!  The last one I made up had around 35 parts or so.  It was a RCAF Sikorsky R-5.  Not sure what I will build next.  I am about 1/4 of the way through re-colouring a CF-100 but I have run out of steam on that project.

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Re: Paper Cardstock Modeling
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2015, 08:33:23 PM »
Fiddlers Green is an amazing site!  I actually have a subscription to it and have Every model.
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Re: Paper Cardstock Modeling
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2015, 12:11:12 PM »
I have waaay more than I will ever have time to build.  Mostly simple designs; I don't have the ablity to put together a model with 1,000 parts!  The last one I made up had around 35 parts or so.  It was a RCAF Sikorsky R-5.  Not sure what I will build next.  I am about 1/4 of the way through re-colouring a CF-100 but I have run out of steam on that project.



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And Fiddler's Green is very cool. Thanks for the link!
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Re: Paper Cardstock Modeling
« Reply #6 on: October 01, 2015, 06:33:31 PM »
If anyone wants to try a Fiddlers Green model just let me know.  I am always happy to get someone else into the hobby. 
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Re: Paper Cardstock Modeling
« Reply #7 on: October 01, 2015, 07:02:06 PM »
I actually have some unbuilt vintage cardstock model sheets of Dutch windmills which I framed and hung up as decoration in my house.

I also had plates from FG of both Henry David Thoreau's Walden cabin and the Colditz POW escape glider which were lost in a move.
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Re: Paper Cardstock Modeling
« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2015, 08:58:15 PM »
I built both of those!   They got sent to the circular file years ago.  But I still have the pdfs.  Thats the beauty of downloadable paper models- if you mess up or want to build it again, just print up another one.
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Re: Paper Cardstock Modeling
« Reply #9 on: October 02, 2015, 07:43:08 AM »
I started a T-72 and then for some reason I got sidetracked....gotta give it another go !

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Re: Paper Cardstock Modeling
« Reply #10 on: October 02, 2015, 10:25:51 AM »
Hey Avrotim,
Over the years I've built a number of paper models.  I built a few english buildings (coach house, manor house, and gothic church) and the Mig-15, F-86 and Panther F9F from Fiddlersgreen.  Canon papercraft also has lots of good free models.  I started building but never finished the Arc de Triomphe.  I was considering building a "simple" version of the 1/200th scale fletcher class destroyer from digitalnavy for an upcoming convention featuring a Wings of War/Glory tournament, but I simply don't have the time.
FWIW last year I played a game of Air War C21 featuring Vietnam war aircraft.  Great fun...and quite cheap for the game-master to put together.

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